Snag seats for the must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, July 1 through Sunday, July 7, 2019.
This week, the summer season of shows starts to heat up with free shows, rock and roll Hall of Famers, and some of the biggest names in hip hop and R&B descending on Houston.
Happening This Week
Also in July 2019
Top 12 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week
- Orquesta Akokan at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Tuesday, July 2 | FREE – An assembly of Cuba’s finest players from a wide range of ages, Orquesta Akokan offers a deeply soulful mambo that serves as a throwback to the 1940s and ’50s. This concert is free and open to the public. Covered seating requires a free ticket that can be picked up at the box office. 8:30pm.
- Chicago at Smart Financial Centre | Wednesday, July 3 – One of the best-selling rock groups of all time, this Hall of Fame band returns to Houston for a legendary night of their hits spanning across six decades. Tickets range from $79.50 to $125, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Rick Ross at Clé Houston | Independence Day, Thursday, July 4 – Celebrate Independence Day with the Grammy-nominated rapper, Rick Ross, as he splashes down at Clé Houston’s July 4th pool party. Tickets are $30. 2pm to 8pm.
- Pat Green in Concert: 4th Fest at Valley Ranch – Join your friends and family at Valley Ranch for a festive celebration of our country’s independence. Fourth Fest will feature a country music concert headlined by the Grammy award-winning artist, Pat Green, as well as a BBQ cook-off, fireworks show, cirque acts, and family-friendly activities. Tickets are $25; kids under 12 get in free. 2pm to 10pm.
- Freedom Over Texas at Eleanor Tinsley Park – Ooh and ahh at a dazzling fireworks display and listen to a full lineup of live music as CITGO presents Freedom Over Texas in Eleanor Tinsley Park. Tickets are $8 in advance until Wednesday, July 3, $10 at the gate; children 5 and under are free with paid adult. 4pm to 10pm.
- Steve Earle and The Dukes, with The Mastersons at The Heights Theater | Friday, July 5 – The hailed singer-songwriter arrives in town to play cuts from his March 2019 release, Guy, a tribute album to the work of the late music legend and personal friend, Guy Clark. Tickets range from $34 to $78. 8pm.
- Cuco, with Triathalon, Victor Internet at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, July 5 – The LA-based Chicano producer brings a fresh take on dream pop with Spanglish love lyrics and a chill aesthetic. Tickets are in high demand, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seat using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Betraying the Martyrs, with Entheos, Within Destruction, Sentinels, Defying Decay at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, July 5 – The Parisian metalcore group lands stateside for a tour in support of their fourth studio album, Rapture. Tickets are $13 in advance; $15 day of the show. 6pm.
- Ne-Yo, with Tamia at Arena Theatre | Friday, July 5 – The Grammy-winning R&B singer returns to Houston following his 2018 release, Good Man, which capped his twentieth year of making music. Tickets range from $79 to over $125, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8:30pm.
- Jill Scott, Boyz II Men, Faith Evans, and Lucky Daye at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Saturday, July 6 – The Summer Block Party returns with appearances from heavy-hitters of the 90s and 2000s, as well as up-and-coming artists. Tickets start at $29.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online marketplace.
- Santana, with The Doobie Brothers at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Sunday, July 7 – The iconic Mexican guitarist returns with his twenty-fifth studio album, Africa Speaks, released in early June. Tickets range from $47 to $173, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Young the Giant, with Fitz and the Tantrums, COIN at White Oak Music Hall | Sunday, July 7 – The California indie rockers join forces with neo-soul musicians, Fitz and the Tantrums, for a national co-headlining tour. Tickets start at $45, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online marketplace.
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