Put on your dancing shoes for these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, October 11 through Sunday, October 17, 2021.
Some of the biggest names in Latin pop take stages across the city this week, while Discovery Green will host a bonafide legend, an H-Town rapper comes home, an award-winning country superstar heads Downtown, and more.
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 12 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week
- Juanes at House of Blues | Tuesday, October 12 & Wednesday, October 13 – The Colombian singer-songwriter with 20 Latin Grammy Awards to his name arrives in Downtown for two nights of Latin pop faves, including some recent songs from his 2021 release, Origen. Tickets range from $69.50 to $149.50, but you may find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm both nights.
- Fat Tony with Cadence Weapon at White Oak Music Hall | Wednesday, October 13 – After dropping Exotica in late 2020, H-Town’s own Fat Tony teams up with Canadian rapper Cadence Weapon (who himself released an award-winning album in April, Parallel World) in a return to nationwide touring. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of the show. 7pm.
- Morat at Arena Theatre | Thursday, October 14 – The “Cuando Nadie Ve” folk pop band out of Bogotá makes a stop in Southwest Houston to support the release of their third studio album, ¿A Dónde Vamos? Tickets range from $36 to more than $115, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8:30pm.
- Kane Brown at Toyota Center | Friday, October 15 – The award-winning country artist blurs the line between country and R&B, collaborating with musicians across the spectrum, including Chris Young, Becky G, Khalid and John Legend. Now, he’ll make a stop in Downtown after his Rodeo 2020 performance was cancelled. Tickets range from $40.50 to $99.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Mavis Staples Series Spectacular at Discovery Green | Friday, October 15 | FREE – One of the greatest gospel and soul singers to ever grace the stage will make her way to the Discovery Green stage in Downtown for a free show that headlines the ongoing Jazzy Sundays in the Parks concert series taking place across Houston. 7:30pm.
- Tuba Skinny at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Friday, October 15 | FREE | Virtual Option – Marvel at street musicians-turned-ensemble when Tuba Skinny bring their traditional New Orleans sound to the Hermann Park stage for an evening that weaves music of spirituals, Depression-era blues, ragtime, traditional jazz and more. This performance will also be livestreamed. 7:30pm.
- 2021 Houston Afrifest at Houston Baptist University | Saturday, October 16 – The Nigerian-American Multicultural Council is hosting its 8th annual Houston Afrifest to celebrate all things Africa through live music, performances, art, crafts and fashion. This festival serves as a melting pot to celebrate the entire continent and the variety of cultures it encompasses. Tickets are $5 in advance, $10 the day of. Noon to 6pm.
- Dia de la Hispanidad featuring Jorge Luis Chacín at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Saturday, October 16 | FREE | Virtual Option – Marvel at the Latin Grammy-nominated music of Jorge Luis Chacín when the Institute of Hispanic Culture presents a Dia de la Hispanidad celebration featuring the musician and producer’s folk rhythms and Zulian bagpipe. This performance will also be livestreamed. 7:30pm.
- Viva Latin America at Wortham Center | Saturday, October 16 – Closing out Hispanic Heritage Month, the Houston Latin American Philharmonic returns to their annual tradition, performing a concert program of cultural highlights that include a tribute to “Los Blanco,” “El Milagro de tus Ojos,” “Bailame” and much more. Tickets range from $29 to $86. 8pm.
- La Adictiva with Impacto at Arena Theatre | Saturday, October 16 – Celebrating their thirtieth anniversary, La Adictiva arrives for an unforgettable performance at the historic Arena Theatre, joined by special guests, Impacto. $75 to over $150, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Maluma at Smart Financial Centre | Sunday, October 17 – The Latin Grammy–winning urbano sensation swings through Sugar Land in support of his chart-climbing fifth studio album, Papi Juancho. Tickets range from $67 to $767, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- James Taylor & His All-Star Band, with Jackson Browne at Toyota Center | Sunday, October 17 – Head Downtown for an unforgettable performance when Toyota Center welcomes the legendary Grammy Award winner and singer-songwriter, James Taylor, for a live concert. Jackson Browne opens the show. $59 to $350. 7:30pm.
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