In celebration of the most terrific time of year, the bewitching Candlelight series presents several spook-tastic concerts coming to put a spell on audiences in Houston this fall. The stirring sounds of live music will be flooding through some of the city’s most magnificent venues as they light up with the enchanting glow of candlelight for these utterly spellbinding musical experiences.
Audience members can enjoy an atmospheric evening filled with classic renditions of some of your favorite haunting melodies. From the spine-tingling sounds of Tubular Bells in The Exorcist to traditional Mexican folk songs inspired by el Día de Muertos, hear your favorite Halloween-themed tunes inside Lone Star Flight Museum, The Bell Tower on 34th and The Houston Arboretum this fall.
Songs from iconic movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas, Ghostbusters, Beetlejuice and more will be played by a talented string quartet in Lone Star Flight Museum and The Bell Tower on 34th, two atmospherically chilling venues that will be made even more ominous by a sea of flickering candlelight. Prepare to be dazzled by breathtaking live music as you hear the eerie melodies from terrifying horror films as well as kid-friendly Halloween classics and see what Candlelight has up its sleeve this All Hallows’ Eve.
The Houston Arboretum will be lighting up with the glow of hundreds of candles for these unforgettable Candlelight concerts. This November, traditional Mexican folk songs including La Llorona and La Bruja as well as vibrant tunes by the likes of Juan Gabriel, Julieta Venegas and Amparo Ochoa will sound through this magical open-air setting.
On November 1, a gifted string quartet will be putting a classical spin on these beloved tunes to celebrate el Día de Muertos in a new and unique way. The following day, Candlelight is taking these traditional folk songs back to their Mexican roots with electrifying performances by a mariachi band.
Bring in the spooky season with these unforgettable Candlelight concerts. These concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and concertgoers have called them an “extremely intimate experience.”
Shows will begin in October, with two showtimes each evening. Each concert will last 60 minutes and doors open 60 minutes prior to showtime.