Opt for Clutch City Squire this October: Downtown Houston’s neighborhood bar offers a casual retreat

Clutch City Squire, downtown’s cozy neighborhood bar, is the spot to spend cool fall nights – with cool drinks, a casual vibe, local art and music by local DJs.

The bar, located in the bustling scene of bars and restaurants surrounding Market Square, is open Monday through Saturday from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Upcoming events include:

-- On Wednesday evenings, stop by for Analog Blitz! Check out vinyl DJ Danny Chingersen, as he mixes protopunk, dirty blues, soul, glam, New Wave, funk and garage. Pair the music with the evening’s drink special – an Old Fashioned for $5 or a $3 Karbach cans from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

-- Every first, fourth and fifth Friday, enjoy all vinyl spinner DJ Tempty, who will take you back with early doo-wop, rock and roll, ‘60s pop and ‘70s soul and funk. Just a man and his records – turning Clutch City into a dance party.

-- On the first AND third Saturday of every month, experience Lock ‘N’ Load – an evening of full sonic turbulence, war-dancing, sweet romancing, and exquisite cocktails. Bar-goers will hear the sounds of post-punk, Britpop, electro-funk and synth n’ soul – spun by Danny Chingersen.

-- “The sights! The sounds! The most fun downtown!” Reverberation hits the second Saturday of the month for Bayou Boogie! It’s all vinyl with the best of 50s and 60s funk, soul and dirty rock ‘n’ roll. Stop by for Downtown’s biggest monthly dance party!

-- And don’t miss Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! The event is scheduled for the second Sunday of the month on the 300 to 400 block of Main Street and features a line-up of various vendors and live music.

Clutch City Squire also offers:

-- Bike Special Monday, giving happy hour prices for anyone who is on a bike from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. 

-- Happy hour lasts all day on Sundays, and from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. the rest of the week.

-- Every Tuesday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., enjoy a Beer and Shot Special with $2 off any beer/shot pairing in the house. 

-- Every Thursday night, enjoy specials on Jim Beam and Southern Star tallboys- $3 each, from 9-close.

For more information about Clutch City Squire’s events, follow the bar on Facebook, Twitter at @ClutchCityHTX or by email at