AvantGarden was founded by Mariana in 2007, creator and owner of Mausoleum Café Bar and Helios Art Center since 1995.


Houston Live Music at AvantGarden


"Whether you pick blues on a six-string or spin dance records on the decks, AvantGarden will give you a place to perform." 


Houston Live Music Venue - AvantGarden


The rambling converted three-story house on lower Westheimer has a total of three performance areas: There are stages upstairs, downstairs and one outdoors for special occasions. On any given night you might find erotic poets, theater plays, belly dancers, hip-hoppers, rockers, mods, hippies, punks and goths, or any combination thereof. Best of all, virtually every band there is local. 


Houston Music Venues - AvantGarden


"Owner Mariana knows that talent seldom arrives fully formed, and it's places like hers where legends are brought into the world kicking and screaming." - Houston Press


Houston Night Life Scene - AvantGarden

For shows schedule and information, visit our Events Page

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To book a show, email Mariana

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