Stake out your front row spot at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, August 26 through Sunday, September 1, 2019.
Happening This Week
Also in August 2019
A soul legend’s birthday bash, arena-filling boy bands, and some of the biggest names from EDM to emo grace the stage in Houston this week.
Top 10 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week
- Tessa Violet at White Oak Music Hall | Tuesday, August 27 – The indie-pop artist found prominence on the pages of YouTube before beginning to release her own music in 2013. She tours through Houston in support of her album release of, Bad Ideas. Tickets are $15. 7pm.
- Hawthorne Heights, with Emery at Scout Bar in Clear Lake | Tuesday, August 27 – A chart-topping emo band that burst onto the scene in the early 2000s, Hawthorne Heights returns to the stage after their seventh album release in 2018, Bad Frequencies. Tickets are $21 in advance, $25 at the door, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Rascal Flatts, with Jimmie Allen at Smart Financial Centre | Thursday, August 29 – The chart-topping country group finds their way to Sugar Land for the “Summer Playlist Tour”, chock full of hits from their twenty years of music-making. Tickets range from $35.50 to $99.50. 7:30pm.
- MFAH Music on the Plaza, with Handsomebeast at Glassell School of Art | Friday, August 30 | FREE – Head for The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza outside of Glassell School of Art for an evening of live poetry performance by Zachary Caballero and music from Handsomebeast. Food vendors and a cash bar will be on hand. 6pm to 9pm.
- Carlos Rivera at Arena Theatre | Friday, August 30 – The Mexican pop star and actor known as Carlos Rivera performs on the rotating Arena Theatre stage in support of his 2018 release, Guerra. Tickets range from $36 to over $110, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8:30pm.
- Why?, with Barrie at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, August 31 – Blending the sounds of indie-rock with hip hop, Why? is led by rapper Yoni Wolf and they hit the road in support of the early-August release, AOKOHIO, their sixth studio album. Tickets are $15 in advance; $17 at the door. 8pm.
- Backstreet Boys, with Baylee Littrell at Toyota Center | Saturday, August 31 –Their most expansive tour in nearly two decades, Backstreet Boys embark on an around-the-world tour in support of their ninth studio album, DNA. Tickets range from $45 to $199 with VIP packages available, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Afrojack at Stereo Live | Sunday, September 1 – From the Netherlands, Afrojack is one of the most sought after DJs in the world, playing his brand of Dutch house music in sold-out venues around the globe. Tickets are $40, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 10pm.
- Molotov at White Oak Music Hall | Sunday, September 1 – The Mexico City rap-rock group has a long catalog of hits from their mid-90s release, ¿Dónde Jugarán las Niñas?, to their 2014 Latin Grammy-winning album, Agua Maldita. Tickets are $42 in advance; $45 at the door. 7pm.
- Archie Bell’s 75th Birthday Bash at The Continental Club | Sunday, September 1 – The Houston soul legend throws a 75th birthday celebration in the Mid Main superblock with his band, The Allen Oldies Band, Roy Head, DJ Tempty and more. Tickets range from $18 to $189. 7pm.
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