Bayou City Music and Film Festival


The Bayou City Music and Film Festival is a music lovers film festival. Over the course of three days, the event presents numerous Houston premieres, films that celebrate the stories and artists behind great music.

The festival is curated by Peter Lucas, who has curated numerous music-related film programs in association with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Aurora Picture Show, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle International Film Festival, Experience Music Project, Sound Unseen Film and Music Festival and Earshot Jazz Festival.


Dec. 6, 7 p.m. - Opening night party and screening of Bayou Maharaja
Co-presented by Heights Vinyl, the opening party features music by Nick Gaitan & The Umbrella Man.

Dec. 7, 5 p.m. - Film: Texas Blues According to Les Blank
Co-presented by the Houston Blues Society

Dec. 7, 8 p.m. - Film: Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton (This is Stones Throw Records)
Co-presented by Cactus Music and DJ Sun
Reception following the film features DJ Sun and "Stones Throw Celebration" afterparty at the Flat.

Dec. 8, 5:30 p.m. - Film: Heartworn Highways
Producer Graham Leader in attendance; a reception immediately follows the film.

Dec. 9, 7 p.m. - Film: Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

Dec. 10, 7 p.m. - Film: OK Buckaroos: The Life, Music & good Times of Jerry Jeff Walker
Director Patrick Turville in attendance



14 Pews
800 Aurora St.
Houston, TX


Individual films are $10; VIP festival passes are $40; opening night $15.
All events are subject to change due to weather or other concerns. Please check with the venue or organization to ensure an event is taking place as scheduled.