Great music events in Houston this weekend

If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From a ukulele concert to a Saint Patrick's Day party, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

First, hear everything from songs by the Rolling Stones to Queen to Beethoven by the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain on Sunday at the Wortham Theater Center. The group of eight musicians have been bringing the joy of the ukulele to audiences across the globe for more than 30 years. 

When: Sunday, March 17, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Wortham Theater Center - Cullen Theater, 500 Texas Ave.
Price: $30-$40

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Flea by Night presented by Green Mountain Energy

Find hidden gems and handmade items at the Flea by Night flea market on Saturday night at Discovery Green. The monthly event, held through June, will also feature live music and food trucks. 

When: Saturday, March 16, 6 p.m.
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney

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You're In LUCK!

Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day at Beans Cafe Coffee House, which will have live music from Wylde Meade playing Irish songs and keeping the mood festive. Beans Cafe Coffee House serves hot and iced coffee, cappuccino, latte, mocha and non-coffee beverages, including beer and wine. as well as small bites such as bagels, paninis, grilled cheese, hummus and grapes and cheese plates.

When: Sunday, March 17, 1-3 p.m.
Where: Beans Cafe Coffeehouse, 1127 Eldridge Parkway, Suite 100
Price: Free

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54% Off Friends of Africa Charity Benefit with Aramide

And lastly, score discount tickets for the Friends of Africa Charity Benefit with Aramide on Saturday, March 23. The event includes an open bar, a gift bag and a performance by the Nigerian musician.

When: Saturday, March 23, 6:30 p.m.
Where: 810 Richey St., Downtown Houston
Price: $20 (54 percent discount off regular price)

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