Take your seats for our picks for the best concerts and live shows taking place in Houston in October 2021.
H-Town’s concert schedule is picking up steam this fall with stages across Houston welcoming legends of their genre, worlds of neo-soul, gospel, opera and rock.
We’ve rounded up some of the highlights from this month’s concert schedule.
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 15 Live Shows and Concerts in Houston: October 2021
- TLC with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at Smart Financial Center | Saturday October 2 – Celebrate the historic R&B album from 1994, CrazySexyCool, from that classic ’90s trio when T-Boz and Chilli arrive to perform hits and other fan favorites. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony opens the show. Tickets start at $ 39, 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 Los 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Juanes at House of Blues | Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 October – Colombian singer-songwriter with 20 Latin Grammy Awards to his name arrives downtown for two nights of Latin pop favorites, including a few recent songs from his 2021 release, Origin. Tickets range from $ 69.50 to $ 149.50, but you can find better, cheaper, or hard to get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7 p.m. both evenings.
- Kane Brown at Toyota Center | Friday, October 15 – The award-winning country artist blurs the line between country and R&B, collaborating with musicians from all walks of life including Chris Young, Becky G, Khalid and John Legend. Now he will be stopping downtown after his Rodeo 2020 performance is canceled. Tickets range from $ 40.50 to $ 99.50, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the online marketplace. TicketNetwork. 7 p.m.
- Mavis Staples Series Spectacular at Discovery Green | Friday October 15 | FREE – One of the greatest gospel and soul singers to ever take the stage to take to the Discovery Green Stage downtown for a free show that will headline the upcoming Jazzy Sundays in the Parks concert series. takes place in Houston. 7:30 p.m.
- Long live Latin America at the Wortham Center | saturday 16 october – Concluding Hispanic Heritage Month, the Houston Latin American Philharmonic returns to its annual tradition, presenting a concert program of cultural highlights that includes a tribute to “Los Blanco”, “El Milagro de tus Ojos”, “Bailame” and even more. Tickets range from $ 29 to $ 86. 8 p.m.
- Andrea Bocelli with the Houston Symphony at the Toyota Center | Thursday, October 21 – The legendary tenor released his 17th studio album in late 2020, titled To believe, and will arrive in Houston to perform some of these songs accompanied by the Houston Symphony. Tickets range from $ 80 to $ 360, but you can find better, cheaper, or hard-to-obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30 p.m.
- The Beach Boys at the 1894 Grand Opera in Galveston | saturday 23 october – The iconic rock band with over 50 years of success will perform for two shows at the historic Grand 1894 Opera House on Galveston Island. Tickets range from $ 35 to $ 155, but you can find better, cheaper, or hard-to-obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
- Jonas Brothers with Kelsea Ballerini at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | saturday 23 october – The 2019 Billboard Album n ° 1, Happiness begins, brings the pop rock trio back to Houston, joined by multi-platinum country artist Kelsea Ballerini. Tickets range from $ 39.95 to $ 499.95, but you can find better, cheaper, or hard to get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7 p.m.
- Playboi Carti at NRG Arena | saturday 23 october – The past year has been a big one for the Atlanta-based rapper, topping the charts with his 2020 studio album, Red Lotta Whole, appearing on Kanye West’s summer release, Donda, and goes on tour to support his highly anticipated third album, Narcissistic. Tickets range from $ 44 to over $ 99, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8 p.m.
- Jack Harlow with Babyface Ray at House of Blues | saturday 30 october – With his first album at the end of 2020, This is what they all say, the rapper began to chart a course of well-received releases, including this summer’s collaboration with Lil Nas X on “Industry Baby,” which debuted at No.2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Tickets range from $ 29.50 to $ 49.50, but you can find better, cheaper, or hard-to-obtain seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8:30 p.m.