Put on your dancing shoes for these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, December 13 through Sunday, December 19, 2021.
This week, Motown legends take the stage in Galveston, rising stars in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B find their way to Houston, and a few holiday traditions return for in-person concerts.
Want to dig deeper for live concerts in Houston this month? Check the 365 Houston calendar for additional shows taking place across H-Town.
And if you’re feeling the spirit of the season, check out our Holiday Concerts guide.
Top 11 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week
- Beach Bunny at White Oak Music Hall | Monday, December 13 – The indie pop group out of Chicago graces the downstairs stage at White Oak to perform recent tracks from their early-2021 EP release, Blame Game, and their acclaimed 2020 debut album, Honeymoon. Tickets are sold out at the venue, but you may find hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7pm.
- Pink Sweat$ at House of Blues | Wednesday, December 15 – The Philly R&B singer-songwriter tours through Downtown while supporting his debut studio album, Pink Planet. $22. 8pm.
- J Stone at Warehouse Live | Wednesday, December 15 – The Los Angeles-based rapper known for his Nipsey Hussle tribute, “The Marathon Continues,” swings through Warehouse Live in EaDo after his recent releases, Stoney Montana 2 & 3. $35. 8:30pm.
- Robert Earl Keen’s The Road to Christmas at House of Blues | Thursday, December 16 – The legendary Texas singer-songwriter returns with his holiday tradition, performing fan favorites and holiday delights set to an annually changing theme. $45 to $99. 7pm.
- Lunay at Warehouse Live | Thursday, December 16 – After dropping multiple platinum singles from his debut album, Épico, the Puerto Rican reggaeton rapper gets back to the road to tour his early summer follow-up, El Niño. $50 to more than $100. 8pm.
- Hayes Carll at the Heights Theater | Friday, December 17 – Tap your toes to the catchy country sounds of Woodlands-native Hayes Carll when he arrives for two shows at the Heights Theater. $24. 7pm and 9:45pm.
- Midland, with Jonathan Terrell and Hailey Whitters at 713 Music Hall | Friday, December 17 – The Texas country group takes the stage at Post HTX’s music venue to play hit singles from their chart-topping album Let It Roll and their recent EP release, The Last Resort. $40 to more than $55. 8pm.
- Apollo Chamber Players present Holiday Voyage 2021 at Various Locations | Friday, December 17 and Saturday, December 18 – The fourth annual concert from Houston’s chamber quartet features a cross-cultural repertoire of Christmas, Jewish and Kwanzaa-inspired music. The Friday concert is at MATCH in Midtown, followed by a Saturday show at First Congregational Church Houston in Memorial. $30; some discounts available. 7pm.
- The Temptations at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston | Friday, December 17 & Saturday, December 18 – The historic opera house in Galveston hosts the legendary soul quintet, who celebrates their 60th anniversary by performing iconic Motown hits like “My Girl,” “I Can’t Get Next to You,” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone.” Tickets are sold out at the venue, but you may find hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- A Christmas Symphony with Sarah Brightman at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, December 18 – The multi-talented, Grammy-nominated English soprano is joined by an orchestra and choir for an evening of show-stopping renditions of holiday classics and fan favorites. $69.50 to $125. 7:30pm.
- Larry June at House of Blues | Saturday, December 18 – The Bay Area rapper with a prolific output of studio albums, mixtapes, and underground projects comes to Downtown’s House of Blues to support his latest studio release, Orange Print. $30 to $40. 8pm.
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