Circle these dates during a busy holiday week of live shows and concerts around Houston for the week of Monday, July 2 through Sunday, July 8, 2018.
Also in July 2018
Happening This Week
While you’re likely to find yourself gazing up at the fireworks on Wednesday, there are still plenty of chances to be all over Houston for a slate of free shows and top headliners.
Local acts highlight the week with Middlechild’s EP release on Friday and a show celebrating the highly anticipated release of Wild Moccasins’ new album, Look Together, on Saturday night.
Top 10 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week
- Chubby Checker & The Wildcats at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Tuesday, July 3 | FREE – The rock n’ roll legend that brought us “The Twist” comes to Hermann Park and Miller Outdoor Theatre for a free show just ahead of the Independence Day celebrations. If you want to grab a seat, free tickets for the reserved seating area can be picked up at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office. Seating on the hill overlooking the theatre is open and free, as well. 8:30pm.
- Star-Spangled Salute, featuring Houston Symphony at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Tuesday, July 3 | FREE – Ahead of Wednesday’s fireworks and festivities, the Houston Symphony performs a selection of patriotic anthems for the 28th year in a row at the Woodlands Center. This is a free event and tickets are not required. 8pm.
- Thirty Seconds to Mars, with Walk The Moon, K. Flay, Welshly Arms at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, July 6 – The rock band fronted by actor Jared Leto released their newest album, America, and have embarked on a supporting tour with fan favorites sprinkled throughout their set. Tickets range from $29.50 up to $99.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on Ticket Network’s resale marketplace. 6pm.
- Middlechild, with Narrow Head, Young Mammals, Since Always at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, July 6 – Fans of local music looking for a show on a budget should find themselves at the release of Middlechild’s Daisy EP, along with a full slate of supporting local acts. This show is free for adults 21 and over; $5 cover for those under 21. 8pm.
- Wild Moccasins (Album Release), with Camera Cult and El Lago at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, July 7 – Four years from their release of 88 92, the hometown Wild Moccasins return with Look Together, a tour de force that blends poppy, shimmering rhythms along with lyrics that don’t shy from deep introspection and unapologetic honesty. Join them for the album release, along with locals Camera Cult and El Lago. Tickets are $10 for the performance at White Oak’s upstairs venue. 8pm.
- Miguel, Fantasia, Ne-Yo, and Tank at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Saturday, July 7 – Majic 102.1 hosts it’s annual Summer Block Party in The Woodlands with singer-songwriter Miguel headlining an exciting lineup featuring some of the best R&B talent performing today. Tickets range from $59.50 to $150, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale website. 5pm.
- Hal Ketchum at The Heights Theater | Saturday, July 7 – With his country roots from the heart of Nashville, Hal Ketchum returned to recording after a lengthy absence with his 2014 release, I’m the Troubadour, and he hasn’t missed a beat since. You can see him perform at The Heights Theater with tickets ranging from $22 to over $350. 7pm.
- Vans Warped Tour ’18 at NRG Park | Sunday, July 8 – After 23 years, the famed Vans Warped Tour stops in Houston for the final time. With a packed lineup featuring 3OH!3, The Used, and Simple Plan, say farewell to one of the biggest music festivals in the last few decades. Tickets range from $30 to $45, but you may find better or cheaper tickets on the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. 11am.
- GOT7 at NRG Arena | Sunday, July 8 – The South Korean boy band stops by Houston as part of their second world tour on the heels of K-pop’s rising popularity stateside. Catch them at NRG Arena with tickets ranging from $59 to over $250, but you may be able to find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- The Devon Allman Project with Duane Betts, Ally Venable Band at The Heights Theater | Sunday, July 8 – A new musical group, formed by sons of members from the heralded Allman Brothers rock band, embarks on a world tour with a stop in the Heights neighborhood. You can see the re-tooled Devon Allman group with tickets starting at $26. 7pm.
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