Project Row Houses hosts "Eldorado Ballroom Dedication, Concerts and Third Ward Market"

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The event celebrates the history of music and dancing at the historic Eldorado Ballroom, where many great African-American musicians performed from the 1940s to the 1970s.

This two-day event kicks off with a ticketed concert, "LIVE at the Eldorado with Milton Hopkins and Jewel Brown," on May 2. The celebration continues on May 3 with a dedication ceremony to unveil the Texas Historic Marker of the 1939 Eldorado building plus a concert, Third Ward Community Market and SLAB cars in Dupree Park.


  • May 2, 7 p.m.-midnight — A night of Jazz music & Happy Feet Dancing
  • May 3, 1-2 p.m. — Texas Historical Marker Dedication of the Eldorado Ballroom
  • May 3, 2-5 p.m. — Dupree Park Concert & Third Ward Community Market



El Dorado Ballroom
2310 Elgin St.
Houston, TX 77251


May 2 concert is $30 - $50; May 3 dedication and events are free to attend.
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