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Nameless Sound was established in 2001 to present the best of international contemporary music and to support the exploration of new methods in arts education. Nameless Sound presents concerts by premier artists in the world of creative music. In addition, Nameless Sound artists work directly with students from Houston’s public schools, community centers, and homeless shelters. Nameless Sound’s educational work helps to nurture a new generation of artists and inspire tomorrow’s creative thinkers.


Nameless Sound and Lawndale present...

Stay tuned. . .

experimental sound-making, improvised music, noises, the sounding of art, the performance of art and . . .

They, Who Sound

Stay tuned

Different Artists and Performers
Every Monday
Two distinct sets each night

Doors open at 7pm

at Lawndale
4912 Main St.
(Parking behind the building on Travis & Rosedale)

returns on January 27, 2020
and will feature:

Bob Hoffnar
Rachel Hulsey/Gregory Smith/Aga Żebrowska

Bob Hoffnar (Austin) - pedal steel guitar

Rachel Hulsey (Houston) - synthesizer
Gregory Smith (Houston) - synthesizer
Aga Żebrowska (Houston) - synthesizer

FREE ADMISSION. Donations to They, Who Sound welcome.

Coming soon...

Please check back for updates on our Creative Music Concert Series...



They, Who Sound


Youth and Special Needs Classes

at MECA, 1900 Kane St., Houston, TX
Nameless Sound's Ensembles at MECA are open to all and unite a diverse range of young people from throughout Houston.

Fall classes are in session now.

See our Creative Music Communities Ongoing Classes and Workshops page for class descriptions and times.

Nameless Sound in the communities:
Each week, Nameless Sound's Creative Music Communities workshops serve over two hundred young people in homeless shelters, refugee programs, public schools, and community centers. Classes often feature hands-on workshops by visiting artists, some of the most innovative and pioneering musical thinkers in the world. If you would like to host a workshop in your community, please contact us!

Volunteers are a valued part of our organization and are essential to the success of the concerts we present. If you’re interested in helping out, please email administration@namelesssound.org or call (713) 928-5653. Your help will allow you and a guest to see whatever concert you’re volunteering at for free.

Nameless Sound is funded in part by:

  HAA CoH         NEA          Simmons          Brown Foundation         

Houston Endowment               Joan Hohlt & Roger Wich Foundation          TCA