Act fast to snag a seat at these exciting live shows and concerts around Houston for the week of Monday, October 8 through Sunday, October 14, 2018.
Happening This Week
Also in October 2018
This week brings back many musicians who broke into the mainstream in decades past.
Though the highlight may be the Nobel Prize recipient, Bob Dylan, closing out the weekend in Sugar Land.
Top 11 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week
- Johnny Marr at White Oak Music Hall | Thursday, October 11 – One of the founding members of the Morrissey-fronted band, The Smiths, Marr has played with a who’s who of bands across the last several decades. For this Houston show, he’s gone solo in support of his newest release, Call the Comet. Tickets are $35 in advance; $37 at the door. 8pm.
- ODESZA, with Jai Wolf, EVAN GIIA at Revention Music Center | Thursday, October 11 – Just a year after releasing A Moment Apart, the chillwave duo has circled the globe, playing to hundreds of thousands of fans. You can see them in Downtown with a ticket starting at $55 though you may spot better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6:30pm.
- Garbage at House of Blues | Friday, October 12 – The Shirley Manson-fronted band celebrates the 20th anniversary of their second studio album, Version 2.0. Featuring the hit single, “I Think I’m Paranoid”, the band works through the album in its entirety, along with B-sides. Tickets range from $35.00 to $69.50, but you may find better or cheaper tickets using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Arctic Monkeys, with Mini Mansions at Revention Music Center | Friday, October 12 – Going into the summer, Arctic Monkeys dropped their sixth studio album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, along with their catchy single, “Four Out of Five”. The band from England returns and tickets start at $79 though you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork resale market. 7pm.
- Hocus Pocus Pops, featuring Houston Symphony at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, October 12 – This event brings out all the mummies, daddies, and little ghouls for a Halloween-themed event of orchestral music. Spooky tunes help get the crowd into the spirit as the Pavilion floods with costumed characters. Tickets are $20 for orchestra seating, free for mezzanine and lawn. 7:30pm.
- Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky & Mike, with Joe, Ginuwine, 702 at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, October 13 – Better known as ’80s-era R&B group, New Edition, this new arrangement features Ronnie DeVoe, Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell, and Mike Bivins performing hits from their multiple decades of recording success. Tickets range from $65 to $125, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. 8pm.
- Lecrae, with Andy Mineo at Revention Music Center | Saturday, October 13 – The Christian rapper has found success over the last fourteen years, and his newest release, Let the Trap Say Amen, found him collaborating with Atlanta producer, Zaytoven. Lecrae continues his lyrical excellence on this tour and you can see him with a ticket starting at $48. 7:30pm.
- Bayou City Music Series: Jazz in the Tre featuring Jason Moran at Emancipation Park | FREE – Acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, and Houston son, Jason Moran, headlines an all-ages, evening jazz concert in the Third Ward. Students from the HSPVA jazz program and Houston’s own Horace Grigsby open. 7pm to 9:30pm.
- Kinetic Ensemble presents Ocean’s Call at MATCH | Sunday, October 14 – One of the most versatile and innovative classical groups in Houston, Kinetic Ensemble opens its fourth season with Ocean’s Call, an evocative collage of three works inspired by the captivating interactions of water and physical space. Tickets are $25; $15 for students with valid ID. 6pm.
- Alice Cooper at White Oak Music Hall | Sunday, October 14 – The beloved heavy metal icon returns to Houston for a show in support of his 2017 release, Paranormal. Tickets range from $45 to $75, but you may find better or cheaper tickets using the TicketNetwork resale market. 6:30pm.
- Bob Dylan And His Band at Smart Financial Centre | Sunday, October 14 – The legendary singer-songwriter (and recent Nobel Prize Laureate) arrives for a rare Houston performance following his 2017 release, Triplicate. Tickets range from $59.50 to $129.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
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