Top 10 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week: January 7 to 13, 2019

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Add some music to your calendar this week with these live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, January 7 through Sunday, January 13, 2019.

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This week brings a slate of current bands playing punk, pop, country and more.

Later in the week, Houstonians will have the rare chance to see an iconic Persian legend play Downtown.

Top 10 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week

  • Lincoln Durham at White Oak Music Hall | Wednesday, January 9 – The one-man band known as Lincoln Durham crafts a blend of genres including Americana, blues, and alternative rock for a moody throwback to many of Texas’ unsung songwriters. Tickets are $10. 7pm.
  • The Amity Affliction, with Senses Fail at House of Blues | Wednesday, January 9 – Following the release of their sixth studio album, Misery, the Australian metalcore group have embarked on an international tour that brings them to Houston this week, supported by Senses Fail. Tickets are $25. 6pm.
  • Lindsay Ell at House of Blues | Thursday, January 10 – After bursting onto the scene with her 2017 studio release, The Project, Canadian country star Lindsay Ell has made another mark with her follow-up album, The Continuum Project this past summer. Tickets are $15. 7pm.
  • Bayside, with Kayleigh Goldsworthy at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, January 11 – The pop-punk group out of Queens is nearly twenty years old with seven studio albums under their belt and a fresh acoustic release, Acoustic Volume 2, that dropped in September. Singer-songwriter Kayleigh Goldsworthy supports. Tickets are $22. 8pm.
  • Danity Kane at House of Blues | Friday, January 11 – The R&B group that spawned from P. Diddy’s Making the Band reality show, Danity Kane reunites against for a tour that highlights each of the member’s solo efforts, as well as a throwback to fan favorites like “Showstopper” and “Damaged”. Tickets start at $25, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. 7pm.
  • Ran Blake at MATCH | Friday, January 11 – The deeply introspective playing of influential pianist and composer, Ran Blake, is performed live to a curated collection of classic film noir excerpts. Tickets start at $10. 8pm.
  • Culture Wars at Warehouse Live | Friday, January 11 – Out of Austin, the electro-rock trio Culture Wars has been making a splash with a new musical direction that is flourishing. Tickets start at $10. 7pm.
  • Calpurnia at House of Blues | Saturday, January 12 – Calpurnia is a young indie rock band, meaning they’ve only just formed in 2017 but also are made up of young teenagers led by Stranger Things actor, Finn Wolfhard. See them at House of Blues in Downtown with tickets starting at $25. 7pm.
  • Googoosh at Hobby Center | Saturday, January 12 – One of the most iconic singers in the Persian speaking world, the Iranian actress and pop singer Googoosh achieved great success in the ’70s before returning to music in 2000. Now, she brings her hits to the Hobby Center for a rare Houston performance. Tickets start at $64, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork resale marketplace. 8:30pm.
  • The Murder City Devils, with Deep Creep at White Oak Music Hall | Sunday, January 13 – The garage punk band has been playing shows since 1996 and is still going strong, with a setlist packed with recent songs from their 2014 release, The White Ghost Has Blood on Its Hands Again, and deeper cuts from their multiple decades of music-making. Tickets are $20 in advance; $22 at the door. 7pm.

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