Music to Our Ears

Day for Night Is Finally Here

Our musically-inclined art director shares her favorite acts performing this weekend.

By Tanyia Johnson December 16, 2016

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Day for Night, the internationally acclaimed (and much-anticipated!) music and art festival, brings the best sights and sounds to Houston. Only in its second year, this electronic multimedia experience, held on four stages at the former Barbara Jordan Post Office, has out-of-towners trekking to the Bayou City for the ultimate music and visual arts experience.

Below, we rounded up our five favorite not-to-miss acts performing this weekend. P.S.: Tickets are still on sale. What are you waiting for? 

Björk Digital

Friday, Dec 16; 7:30–8:50. Sunday, Dec 18; 8:20–9:50 | Blue Stage 


The Icelandic artist presents her only U.S. exhibition of Björk Digital—a multi-room experience that combines music with visual art and digital effects.

Aphex Twin

Saturday, Dec 17; 10–midnight | Red Stage


The notoriously reclusive electronic musician makes his first U.S. appearance in eight years!


Saturday, Dec 17; 8–9:30 | Red Stage

Seattle's electronic duo never fails to get heads bopping and hips shaking.

John Carpenter

Saturday, Dec 17; 9:45–10:45 | Blue Stage

The legendary horror composer, known for the Halloween trilogy, brings his hauntingly good tunes to Houston.

Travis Scott

Sunday, Dec 18; 11–midnight | Green Stage


Hear the local hip-hop artist sing "Pick Up the Phone" and other hits.

Day for Night

Dec 16–18. From $170. 401 Franklin St.

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