Reserve your seats (or watch from home) at our picks for the top virtual and live concerts and performances taking place across Houston in July 2021.
This month, live music is back in full force across Houston. You can catch concerts from Houston rap legends, chart-topping bands from yesteryear, and virtuoso performers filling some of the biggest venues in H-Town for exciting shows.
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 15 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston: July 2021
- Soicyboyz X RBMG, featuring Gucci Mane, Pooh Shiesty, Big Scarr, and Doe Boy at Toyota Center | Thursday, July 1 – Less than two weeks after the release of Ice Daddy, Gucci Mane headlines an Independence Day Weekend concert at Toyota Center, joined by Pooh Shiesty, Big Scarr, and Doe Boy. Tickets range from $89.99 to $350, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Apollo Chamber Players presents Latin Beats at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Saturday, July 3 | FREE | Virtual Option – Explore the music of Brazil, Cuba, Venezuela, and the Andes with this multi-faceted performance featuring guest dancers from Houston Ballet and Houston Contemporary Dance Company, as well as Venezuelan virtuoso violinist Eddy Marcano, pianist Baden Goyo, and Spanish-born percussionist Jesús Pacheco. This performance will also be broadcast on Miller Outdoor’s YouTube channel. Tickets for the covered seating area are free and can be reserved in advance online. Seating on the hill is free and does not require tickets. 8:30pm.
- Everclear, with Hoobastank, Living Colour, and Wheatus at Arena Theatre | Thursday, July 8 – Known for their 1997 smash hit, “Father of Mine,” Everclear teams up with alt rock groups Hoobastank and Living Colour, who themselves notched a Grammy for their 1988 single, “Cult of Personality,” for the Summerland 2021 tour at the Sharpstown theater. Tickets range from $39 to over $90, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 9pm.
- Clay Walker, with Randall King and Laine Hardy at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, July 9 – One of the first concerts to return to the Woodlands outdoor pavilion, country music superstar Clay Walker comes to town with brand new songs from his forthcoming album, Texas to Tennessee, which releases later this month. Tickets range from $24.50 to $74.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Please note there will be no lawn seating at this show. 7pm.
- Banda MS at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, July 16 – The Mexican Banda from Mazatlán smashed through the Billboard charts five years ago, racking up awards for their 2016 release, Qué Bendición, and now find their way back to the stage for a night to celebrate their deep catalog of hits. Tickets range from $39.50 to $299.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Z-Ro, K-Rino, K.O. at Scout Bar in Clear Lake | Saturday, July 17 – The Mo City Don and K-Rino team up for a night of legendary Houston rap at the Clear Lake venue, featuring tracks from Z-Ro’s most recent release, 2 The Hardway. Advance tickets are $25, $30 at the door; $50 for a reserved table. 10pm.
- Trae Day, featuring Trae Tha Truth and friends at White Oak Music Hall (Lawn) | Friday, July 23 – Recently honored with a Billboard Change Maker Award for his philanthropic work and social justice advocacy, Trae Tha Truth has organized another Trae Day Weekend in H-Town, featuring a concert with surprise guests and friends on the lawn at White Oak. Tickets are $20; VIP packages are $85 and includes a meet and greet. 7pm.
- Lindsey Stirling, with Kiesza at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Saturday, July 24 – The versatile violinist is known for her crossover abilities to play strings through many genres, from classical and pop to electronic dance and post-hardcore. Stirling will be joined by dance pop performer, Kiesza. Tickets range from $49.50 to $199.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Please note there will be no lawn seating at this show. 7pm.
- Green Day, with Fall Out Boy, Weezer at Minute Maid Park | Thursday, July 29 – Five Grammys and 30 years later, Green Day show no signs of slowing down, finding their way to the Downtown ballpark for the Hella Mega tour, accompanied by Fall Out Boy and Weezer for an unforgettable night at Minute Maid. Tickets range from $29 to over $190, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 5:30pm.
- Summer Mixtape Series at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday, July 29 to Saturday, July 31 | FREE | Virtual Option – Catch some of Houston’s independent jazz, punk, reggae, indie pop and country acts in this three-day showcase of local talent, including Dende, the Broken Spokes, El Lago, Raycheal Winters, and more. You can also catch a livestream of these performances on Miller Outdoor’s YouTube. Seating in the covered area requires a free ticket that can be reserved online. Seating on the hill is open to the public and does not require ticketing. 8:30pm each night.
- 3 Doors Down, with Seether at Smart Financial Centre | Friday, July 30 – The hard rock band shot to fame with their 2000 debut studio album, The Better Life, which featured popular tracks “Kryptonite” and “Be Like That”. They’ll make a stop in Sugar Land to celebrate the album’s 20th anniversary, joined by Seether. Tickets range from $29 to $129.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Caifanes at House of Blues | Friday, July 30 – A hugely influential rock band from Mexico City, Caifanes rose to prominence in the late ’80s and early ’90s with multiple releases following their debut studio album in 1988. The group stops by Downtown’s House of Blues for an evening celebrating their popular hits. Tickets range from $59.50 to $99.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Robert Ellis, with Belaver at the Heights Theater | Friday, July 30 – The Lake Jackson native cut his teeth on the Texas concert circuit in the early 2010s, making Houston a home base for his twangy, pop-influenced tunes. Now, he returns to H-Town to perform tracks from his 2019 acclaimed release, Texas Piano Man, and more. Tickets range from $22 to $36. 8pm.
- Jason Mraz, with Southern Avenue at White Oak Music Hall (Lawn) | Saturday, July 31 – The Grammy-winning folk pop musician takes to the White Oak stage on the lawn for an evening of songs from his summer 2020 release, Look for the Good. Advance tickets are $50.50; $53 day of the show, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Yngwie Malmsteen, with Paralandra, Images of Eden at Warehouse Live | Saturday, July 31 – One week after the release of his 22nd studio album, Parabellum, the virtuoso guitarist headlines a show at the EaDo venue which promises to be a face-melting experience. Tickets range from $19 to $40. 7pm.
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