Put on your dancing shoes for these must-see shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, October 4 through Sunday, October 10, 2021.
Houston is graced with a huge list of hitmakers and hit-toppers this week, including a legendary neo-soul pioneer, beloved indie rock bands, hip-hop legends, a Nigerian superstar, Three Nights of Chicano musicians and much more.
Want to go a step further for some live gigs in Houston this month? Check the 365 Houston schedule for additional shows taking place across H-Town.
Top 12 Live Shows & Concerts In Houston This Week
- Big Freedia at White Oak Music Hall | Tuesday, October 5 – The bouncy music of the Queen of New Orleans energizes Big Diva as she returns on tour that will take her through the White Oak stage downstairs. Tickets cost $ 23, but you can find better, cheaper, or hard-to-obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7 p.m.
- The Flogging of Molly and the Violent Women at the Bayou Music Center | Wednesday October 6 – A double folk punk show arrives at the downtown Bayou Music Center, uniting the Celtic sounds of Flogging Molly with longtime alternative rock band Violent Femmes. Tickets range from $ 45 to $ 99.50, but you can find better or cheaper tickets using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7 p.m.
- Band of Horses with Robert Ellis at House of Blues | Wednesday October 6 – The Grammy-nominated indie rock band take a stroll through the city center on their fall tour. Longtime Houston singer-songwriter Robert Ellis opens the show. Tickets range from $ 35 to $ 59.50, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8 p.m.
- 42nd Annual Chicano Festival at the Miller Outdoor Theater | from Thursday October 7 to Saturday October 9 | FREE – The annual Chicano Festival returns to the Hermann Park stage, highlighting the artistic creativity that has developed in the Chicano cultural experience. Concerts for the three-day event include Little Joe y La Familia alongside Los Texmaniacs on Thursday; Ram Herrera with Grupo Aviso, plus Adalberto, JR Gomez and Demmi Garcia on Friday; David Lee Garza y ââLos Musicales will perform on Saturday with Shelly Lares, which will also be broadcast live. 7 p.m. every evening.
- Erykah Badu at the smart financial center | Thursday October 7 – A leader of the neo-soul genre, the Mom’s gun the singer stops at Sugar Land on the Live from Badubotron 2021 tour. Tickets range from $ 44.50 to $ 134.50, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8 p.m.
- Waves at the satellite bar | Thursday October 7 – The San Diego quartet is back on tour for their latest album, Refuge, after a four-year registration interruption. Tickets cost $ 22. 8 p.m.
- Modest Mouse with Future Islands at White Oak Music Hall | Friday October 8 – Alternative rock band Modest Mouse takes a psychedelic path with their seventh studio album The golden coffin, and brings these latest tracks along with fan favorites to the White Oak lawn, joined by Baltimore-based Future Islands. Tickets cost $ 45, but you can find better, cheaper, or hard-to-obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6 p.m.
- Dave Bennett & Houston Symphony Big Band: All Lotta Shakin ‘ at Jones Hall | From Friday October 8 to Sunday October 10 | Virtual option – Let multi-instrumentalist Dave Bennett and the Houston Symphony Big Band take you on a musical journey through the decades with hits from the Swing era to classics by Glenn Miller, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and more. Saturday’s performance will also be broadcast live; tickets for this cost $ 20. In-person tickets range from $ 29 to $ 114. Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. Sunday 2.30 p.m.
- surfaces at the Bayou Music Center | Friday October 8 – Hailing from College Station, the upbeat duo brought the island vibe with their mix of pop and calypso, recently releasing their fourth studio album this summer, Peaceful. Tickets range from $ 27.50 to $ 45. 8 p.m.
- Legends of the Streetz, featuring Rick Ross, Jeezy, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Lil Kim and more at Toyota Center | saturday 9 october – A star-studded lineup of hip-hop legends arrives at the downtown Toyota Center, featuring Rick Ross, Jeezy, Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Fabolous, Lil Kim, Boosie Badazz and more. Tickets range from $ 65 to over $ 600, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7 p.m.
- WizKid at Bayou Music Center | Sunday 10 October – Outside Nigeria, artist Afrobeats takes to the downtown stage while on the Made in Lagos tour, celebrating the release of her critically acclaimed fourth studio album of the same name. Tickets range from $ 32.50 to over $ 42.50, but you can find better or cheaper tickets using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8 p.m.
- J. Cole with 21 Savage, Morray at Toyota Center | Sunday 10 October – Joined by his collaborators from “My Life”, 21 Savage and Morray, J. Cole stops at the Toyota Center to perform songs from his album n Â° 1, Off-season, released in May. Tickets range from $ 79.50 to $ 225.50, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8 p.m.