Circle these dates during a busy week of live shows and concerts around Houston for the week of Monday, July 9 through Sunday, July 15, 2018.
This week is highlighted by local performances across town, from a free Dollie Barnes show at Market Square Park to a back-to-back Suffers album release celebration.
Those feeling a bit of nostalgia can take in classic new wave or prepare to sing all night to Boy George and The B-52s.
Happening This Week
Also in July 2018
Top 10 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week
- Alison Krauss at Smart Financial Centre | Wednesday, July 11 – With 27 Grammy wins, Alison Krauss has found success across multiple genres and has paired up for duets with performers from Brad Paisley to Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant. Tickets start at $69.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Dollie Barnes, VODI at Market Square Park | Thursday, July 12 | FREE – Part of the Backyard Jams Concert Series at the Downtown park, this free show welcomes musicians Dollie Barnes and VODI for a relaxing evening of local tunes. 7pm.
- Unknown Mortal Orchestra, with Shamir at White Oak Music Hall | Thursday, July 12 – With the release of their fourth studio album, Sex & Food, the New Zealand group fronted by Ruban Nielson brings their indie psychedelia sound to the downstairs room at White Oak for a Thursday night performance. Tickets start at $20, but you may find better or cheaper tickets on the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. 8pm.
- The Suffers (Album Release), with guests at The Heights Theater | Thursday, July 12 and Friday, July 13 – For this local soul band that has exploded in recent years, it’s only appropriate that their album release stretch over back-to-back nights. Their Thursday night appearance with The Tontons and Friday night spot with Black Pumas promises a double-header of fun and positive vibes to celebrate their release, Everything Here. Tickets for these events are sold out. 7:30pm.
- Paramore, with Foster The People at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, July 13 – More than a year after releasing After Laughter, the pop-punk Paramore continues their fifth tour along with indie pop sensation, Foster the People. Tickets range from $35.50 to $89.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. 6pm.
- Jimmie Vaughan and his Tilt-A-Whirl-Band, with Matt Mejia at Rockefellers | Friday, July 13 – The older brother of Texas blues legend, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmie brings his Tilt-A-Whirl-Band to Rockefellers for an electric night of blues and rock. Tickets start at $22, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30pm.
- The Donkeys, with Buxton, Velveteen Echo at The Continental Club | Saturday, July 14 – The San Diego indie rock band has been touring over the last fifteen years, with frequent visits to Houston, often playing alongside locals Buxton. Come see them at The Continental Club in Midtown. Tickets start at $12. 8pm.
- Echo & The Bunnymen, with Violent Femmes at Revention Music Center | Saturday, July 14 – Both of the historic bands on this double-bill can claim careers spanning four decades and they arrive in Houston for a night of post-punk and new wave classics as well as recent works. Tickets range from $22 to over $60, but you may find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Deafheaven, with Drab Majesty, Uniform at White Oak Music Hall | Sunday, July 15 – Arriving in Houston just two days after the release of Ordinary Corrupt Human Love, Deafheaven brings their droning and abrasive black metal sounds to the delight of their fans. Tickets start at $18, but you may spot better or cheaper tickets on the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Boy George & Culture Club, with The B-52s and Tom Bailey at Smart Financial Centre | Sunday, July 15 – A blast from the past arrives in Sugar Land as ’80s icons assemble for one night of neon-trimmed hits. From “Karma Chameleon” to “Love Shack”, there’s plenty of reason to bust out your karaoke skills. Tickets range from $59.50 to over $125, but select premium seats have been discounted between $52 to $82 and you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online resale market. 6:30pm.
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