Get these dates circled on your calendar for these live shows and concerts around Houston for the week of Monday, August 13 through Sunday, August 19, 2018.
Also in August 2018
Happening This Week
Fans of any genre have plenty to pick from as this week highlights rap artists on top of their game, a legendary singer-songwriter, and hard rock heroes playing in the Woodlands.
Top 9 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week
- J. Cole, with Young Thug at Toyota Center | Wednesday, August 15 – After watching his most recent release, KOD, rise to the top of the charts (his fifth number-one album), rapper J. Cole has embarked on a 34-date North American tour that swings through Houston this month. Tickets range from $49.50 to $149.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats on the TicketNetwork resale market. 7:30pm.
- Bush, with The Cult, Stone Temple Pilots at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Thursday, August 16 – A three-headliner tour arrives in Houston, boasting three giants of alternative rock. With each band performing full sets, this is an extended show that promises to revel late into the night. Tickets range from $25 on the lawn to $199.50 for reserved seating, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online market. 6pm.
- Corrosion of Conformity, with Mothership, Heavy Temple at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, August 17 – Now into their fourth decade of crafting crunching, heavy metal rhythms, Corrosion of Conformity stops by to play their recent release, No Cross No Crown, along with some older favorites. Tickets are $25 in advance; $29 day of show. 7pm.
- Rob Zombie, with Marilyn Manson at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Saturday, August 18 – Following up the raucous 2012 Twins of Evil Tour, Zombie and Manson have paired up again for the tour’s sequel in a co-headlining event that brings the Big Rock Show to town. Tickets start at $25 up to $99.50 for pit access, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Roky Erickson, with Flower Graves at The Continental Club | Saturday, August 18 – Erickson is hailed as a pioneer of psychedelic rock after emerging in the 1960s with his band, 13th Floor Elevators. Now touring solo, the cult-hero is supported by local psychedelia band Flower Graves, for this show in Midtown. Tickets are $25 and can be picked up at the nearby record store, Sig’s Lagoon. 10pm.
- Lisa Morales at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck | Saturday, August 18 – Lisa Morales delivers an Americana-Latin blend that shifts between English and Spanish seamlessly, with deeply personal roots exposed in her songs. She plays at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck near Richmond Avenue and Upper Kirby. Tickets cost $20 advance; $22 at the door. 7pm.
- Bruce Robinson & Kelly Willis, with Ben Danaher at The Heights Theater | Saturday, August 18 – The husband-and-wife country-and-western duo have earned the attention of honky tonk fans following their 2014 release, Our Year. Returning to the stage, Willis brings songs from her first solo release in a decade, Back Being Blue, produced by her husband. Tickets range from $22 to $34. 7pm.
- Latino Mix Live, featuring Nicky Jam, Prince Royce, Wisin, and more at Toyota Center | Saturday, August 18 – This weekend draws to a close with a huge concert at downtown’s Toyota Center. Music artists from Puerto Rico, Miami, Mexico, and Colombia highlight a packed night of Latin talent, headlined by the reggaeton rapper, Nicky Jam. Tickets range from $39.50 to $159.50, but you might find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Lupe Fiasco, with Kota the Friend, Billy Blue at House of Blues | Sunday, August 19 – Since emerging in 2006, the Chicago-based Lupe Fiasco has garnered awards, gold sales, and sent fans flocking to his shows around the world. His conscious style of hip-hop highlights social issues, explores struggles local and abroad, and delivers a storytelling punch that grips attention. Tickets are $32.50, but you may find better or cheaper tickets using the TicketNetwork resale market. 7pm.
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