Top 9 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week: December 20 to 26, 2021

Mannheim Steamroller hits the stage in Sugar Land for a holiday spectacle | Courtesy of the band

Put on your dancing shoes for these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, December 20 through Sunday, December 26, 2021.

This week, many touring acts take a break for the holiday season, but there’s still some live music goodness to get into. Whether you’re looking to feel the spirit of the season, or just want to get down to a groove, Houston will host a concert event that’s right for you.

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 9 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week

  • Pentatonix in Concert at Smart Financial Centre | Tuesday, December 21 – Sugar Land welcomes the chart-topping, Grammy-winning a capella group known for their sensational renditions of pop hits and Christmas faves, including their latest holiday release, Evergreen, which brings them on tour to Smart Financial Centre. $39.50 to $149.50. 8pm.
  • Gracias Christmas Cantata at Toyota Center | Thursday, December 23 | FREE – Touring globally, this Christmas musical event is free and open to the public, spreading the word of hope, love and God’s forgiveness. 7pm.
  • John Evans at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck | Thursday, December 23 – The Texas singer-songwriter takes to the Upper Kirby stage for an evening performance. $30 to $240. 7pm.
  • Joe Burlison’s Christmas Jazz Concert at Dosey Doe: the Big Barn | Thursday, December 23 – The seven-piece jazz ensemble led by Joe Burlison takes the stage in the Woodlands for a night of holiday favorites. $18 to $28. 8pm.
  • Club 2K at Warehouse Live | Thursday, December 23 – Lonny and Krys “2K” Kyle lead multiple DJs in a R&B experience that will get feet shuffling to the groove. Advance tickets are $15; $30 day of the show. 9pm.
  • DJ Deorro at Stereo Live | Thursday, December 23 – Get rolling to House and EDM music from Deorro when he takes to the decks at Stereo Live in West Houston. $28. 10pm.
  • DJ Saeed Younan at Bauhaus | Sunday, December 26 | FREE – On the cusp of Downtown, the bar and EDM venue hosts dance music DJ and producer, Saeed Younan, who stops by to promote his recent album, Morph. Free with RSVP. 4pm.
  • Mannheim Steamroller at Smart Financial Centre | Sunday, December 26 – Celebrating their 35th anniversary of music making, the new age prog rock group returns to their annual Christmas tour, bringing musically rich renditions of holiday classics and original songs, perfect for the day after Christmas. $45 to $85. 7:30pm.
  • The Real Energy at the Secret Group | Sunday, December 26 – The local punk group that last released an album in 2014, Beyond Delay, gets back together for a reunion show in EaDo. $10 to $20. 9pm.

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Justin Jerkins
A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins always keeps an eye out for what's ahead on Houston's horizon while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston. When he's not passing along the latest events, destinations and hidden treasures in H-Town, he loves diving into the city's food scene, shopping local and learning about Houston's rich history.