Rice Shepherd School students bring shows to Alta Arts, Rodeo Houston and the Ion March 5-7 via The Concert Truck

Photo of The Concert Truck

Fresh off its first visit to Houston in Fall 2023, The Concert Truck will return to Houston for more shows with students from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music March 5-7.

A photo of The Concert Truck outside Brockman Hall for Opera at Rice University.
The Concert Truck. Photo by Sean Scheidt.

The talents of Rice’s world-class musicians will be on full display aboard this 16-foot box truck that’s been converted into a fully functioning mobile concert hall, complete with lights, sound system and piano. And to put a true Texas spin on things, the rolling concert venue will make a stop at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for two performances March 6 in addition to shows at Alta Arts March 5 and the Ion March 7.

More details on the shows are listed below.

March 5
Alta Arts
1 p.m.
Free admission.

March 6
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo - Kroger Gate
10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Free rodeo admission until 12 p.m.; afterwards, grounds tickets are $20 per adult and $10 per child.

March 7
Ion - Ion Plaza
4:30 and 6 p.m.
Free admission.

Media interested in covering any of the performances can contact Amy McCaig, senior media relations specialist at Rice, at 713-348-6777 or amym@rice.edu.