Reserve your seats (or watch from home) at our picks for the top virtual and live concerts and performances taking place across Houston in June 2021.
This month, more musicians and bands continue to trickle into Houston as the touring schedule ramps up, featuring acclaimed EDM DJs, living blues legends, Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Famers, and the beautiful harmonies of local and regional acts.
We’ve gathered some of the highlights to be found on this month’s concert schedule, with virtual options you can enjoy from home, too.
Want to dig deeper for live concerts in Houston this month? Check the 365 Houston calendar for additional shows taking place across H-Town.
Top 14 Concerts & Live Music in Houston: June 2021
- The Houston Symphony presents Summer Symphony Nights at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday, June 10 & Saturday, June 12 | FREE | Virtual Option – Experience a fun-filled evening of classical masterpieces when The Houston Symphony returns to Miller Outdoor Theatre for Summer Symphony Nights, featuring outstanding local, national, and international soloists and conductors alongside the outstanding musicians that make up the Houston Symphony orchestra. A livestream can also be viewed on Miller’s website, YouTube, and Facebook page. Seating in the covered area requires a free ticket that can be picked up in advance or at the box office; seating on the hill is free and requires no ticketing. 8:30pm to 10pm both evenings.
- Hayes Carll, with Josh Morningstar at the Heights Theater | Friday, June 11 – The Grammy-nominated Texas singer-songwriter makes his way to the stage at Heights Theater for an evening of the lyricist’s signature style. Tickets range from $26 to $464. There will be an early show at 6:30pm, followed by the late show at 9:30pm.
- Road to Revival Music Fest, featuring John Evans and Two Tons of Steel at Market Square Park | Saturday, June 12 | FREE – The regional concert series brings some of Texas’ best toe-tapping tunes to the outdoor stage at historic Market Square Park. Singer-songwriter John Evans and Texas country band, Two Tons of Steel, are slated to perform. 7:30pm.
- Tiësto at Clé | Sunday, June 13 – The legendary Dutch DJ and “Godfather of EDM”, Tiësto arrives at the Midtown party pool venue for a night of rhythmic revelry. 21+ only. Tickets start at $80, plus fees, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get tickets using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 2pm to 8pm.
- Blue October (Acoustic Set) at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, June 18 – The Billboard-charting band from H-Town returns to the stage at White Oak’s lawn for an acoustic set to bring in the weekend. General admission tickets start at $35, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Leela James, with Anthony David, Avery Sunshine at Arena Theatre | Friday, June 18 – The award-nominated R&B artist, Leela James, brings her diverse song list to the stage for a much awaited performance at Arena Theatre. This show was originally scheduled on Friday, March 27, 2020. Tickets range from $29 to $70, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s online resale marketplace. 7pm.
- Aperio presents Lush Life & Latin Beats at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Friday, June 18 | FREE | Virtual Option – Featuring orchestral showstoppers by Duke Ellington, Chick Corea, Arturo Marquez, and Michael Torke, Friday’s presentation of Lush Life & Latin Beats includes Jazz pianist Phillip Hall with Aperio’s ensemble under the baton of Maestro Marlon Chen. A livestream of the performance will be available on Miller Outdoor’s YouTube. Seating in the covered area requires free tickets that can be ordered online. Seating on the hill is free and does not require ticketing. 8:30pm to 10:05pm.
- A Gulf Coast Juneteenth: Featuring Bobby Rush at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Saturday, June 19 | FREE | Virtual Option – The annual Juneteenth blues and Creole festival returns with the living blues legend, Bobby Rush, taking the stage to perform his revered style of storytelling and howling harmonica. A virtual livestream can also be watched on Miller’s website, YouTube, and Facebook. Free tickets for the covered seating area can be ordered in advance online or picked up at the box office. Seating on the hill is open to the public and does not require tickets. 8:30pm.
- Shakey Graves, with Sir Woman at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, June 19 – After recently celebrating the 10th anniversary of his debut studio album, Roll the Bones, the Texas-based Americana musician known as Shakey Graves returns to White Oak with up-and-coming soul and R&B singer, Sir Woman. Tickets start at $35, plus fees, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Ancient Cat Society at the Continental Club | Friday, June 25 – Hear some beautiful harmonies alongside sounds of pop, indie rock, and Americana when the Houston folk trio, Ancient Cat Society, performs on the MidMain block at Continental Club. $10. 7pm.
- Miller Outdoor Theatre presents An Evening with Christina Wells | Friday, June 25 | FREE | Virtual Option – Houston-native Christina Wells shot to national attention as a semifinalist on America’s Got Talent. Hear her share her stories and songs in this concert, which she calls her “love letter to Houston.” A livestream of the performance will be available on Miller Outdoor’s YouTube. Seating in the covered area requires free tickets that can be ordered online. Seating on the hill is free and does not require ticketing. 8:30pm.
- Buckcherry, with Saliva, Hinder, Drowning Pool & more at Warehouse Live | Saturday, June 26 – Rock out to alt faves of the 2000s when Buckcherry, Saliva, Hinder, Drowning Pool, Tantric, Red, and Saving Abel pack an all-day bill at Warehouse Live. Tickets range from $50 to $200, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get tickets using the TicketNetwork’s online marketplace. 2pm.
- Miller Outdoor Theatre presents Keeping the Music Alive: The Ernest Walker Band | Saturday, June 26 | FREE | Virtual Option – In honor of Black Music Month, this performance showcases the sizzling sounds of R&B and hip-hop legends, including songs by Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Notorious B.I.G., and more. A livestream of the performance will be available on Miller Outdoor’s YouTube. Seating in the covered area requires free tickets that can be ordered online. Seating on the hill is free and does not require ticketing. 8:30pm.
- Chicago at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Sunday, June 27 – Jam out to greatest hits like “Look Away” and “If You Leave Me Now” from Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Famers, Chicago, when they take the stage at the Pavilion in the Woodlands. This show was originally scheduled for June 26, 2020. Tickets range from $30.50 to $130.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on TicketNetwork’s resale site. 6:30pm.
How to Get Vaccinated & Safely Lose the Mask
With the CDC’s announcement that most fully vaccinated people can go maskless indoors and out, many Houstonians are safely returning to normal life and activities.
The safest way to enjoy this and many other events around Houston is to get vaccinated from COVID-19 infection. Many vaccination sites across the city are allowing walk-ins, including at NRG Park and all Houston Health Department sites. Find the nearest site, including major pharmacies, by texting your ZIP code to GETVAX (438829) in English, or VACUNA (822862) in Spanish.
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