Sing along to some of your favorite musicians at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, August 12 through Sunday, August 18, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in August 2019
From classic punk rock to legendary singer-songwriters, a diverse lineup of concerts graces Houston this week with some of the biggest names in music from around the world.
Top 10 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week
- Pedro the Lion, with Mewithoutyou at White Oak Music Hall | Tuesday, August 13 – The Seattle indie group led by David Bazan returns fifteen years after their last release with the band’s fifth studio album, Phoenix, and a tour in support. Tickets are $24 in advance; $26 at the door. 8pm.
- Social Distortion, with Flogging Molly, The Devil Makes Three, Le Butcherettes at Revention Music Center | Wednesday, August 14 – Across forty years, the So-Cal punk group known as Social Distortion can frequently be found on the road performing classic cuts off their seven albums. They swing through Houston with Celtic punk pioneers, Flogging Molly, for a mid-August concert. Tickets start at $49. 6pm.
- Lyle Lovett and His Large Band at Smart Financial Centre | Wednesday, August 14 – The Texas singer-songwriter legend returns to Houston for an evening of music from his extensive song catalog. Tickets range from $59.50 to $124.50 and may sell out. 8pm.
- Hellyeah at House of Blues | Friday, August 16 – The Dallas-based heavy metal supergroup brings together musicians from metal headliners like Nothingface, Mudvayne, and Stone Sour. Tickets range from $34.50 to $65.50. 7pm.
- Vampire Weekend, with Christone “Kingfish” Ingram at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, August 17 – Following a six-year hiatus, Vampire Weekend has triumphantly returned with the critically-acclaimed Father of the Bride and a frequently sold-out tour across the country. Tickets are sold out at the venue, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6:30pm.
- Yellow Claw at Stereo Live | Saturday, August 17 – The world-famous DJ duo from Amsterdam continue their meteoric rise that has landed them on festival mainstages and brought in A-list producers on their three studio albums. They arrive in West Houston for an unforgettable night of hardstyle and hip-hop. Tickets are $50. 10pm.
- The Dan Band at House of Blues | Saturday, August 17 – Appearing in films like Old School and The Hangover, The Dan Band brings a hilarious take on popular covers with original hits sprinkled into a laugh-out-loud concert. Tickets start at $20, but you can receive two free tickets with an RSVP by Thursday, August 15. 9pm.
- Tilian, with Brent Walsh at The Secret Group | Saturday, August 17 – Lead singer of the post-hardcore group Dance Gavin Dance, Tilian Pearson has cultivated a solo career that resulted in his third studio release last September, The Skeptic. He tours through Houston this summer in support of that critically acclaimed album. Tickets are $18 in advance; $20 day of the show. 8pm.
- Jakob Ogawa at White Oak Music Hall | Sunday, August 18 – Wind down with a Sunday evening performance by Norwegian singer-songwriter Jakob Ogawa, who blends soft, smooth vocals and chill indie-pop. Tickets start at $15. 7pm.
- Pepe Aguilar y Familia at Toyota Center | Sunday, August 18 – The Grammy-winning Mexican-American singer-songwriter boasts four decades of best-selling albums and arrives in Houston with a nearly three-hour unique concert experience that includes bull riders, trick riders, 15 horses, rope tricks on horseback, tech, pyro and more. Tickets start at $60.50, before ticketing fees, but you may also find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats on TicketNetwork’s resale market. 7pm.
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