Top 12 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week: April 18 to 24, 2022

John Mayer performs at the Toyota Center this week | Courtesy of John Mayer

Catch music’s biggest talents at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, April 18 through Sunday, April 24, 2022.

This week, some of the city’s biggest concerts fall on the weekend, with Latin Grammy sensations, a unique performance from the Polyphonic Spree in Sugar Land, a tribute to the Queen of Soul in Downtown, and a swoon-worthy guitarist at Toyota Center.

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

  • Citizen Cope at House of Blues | Thursday, April 21 – Listen as grassroots singer-songwriter Citizen Cope takes the stage in support of his latest album, Heroin and Helicopters. $29.50 and up. 7pm.
  • Billy Strings at 713 Music Hall | Thursday, April 21 – Known for his bluegrass music, the Grammy Award-winning artist mixes it up with his latest album, Renewal, incorporating elements of heavy metal, classic rock, and psychedelic music. $39 and up. 8:30pm. 
  • Party on the Plaza: Claremont Heir at Avenida Houston | Friday, April 22 | FREE – After a two-year hiatus, Party on the Plaza is back with alt rock band, Claremont Heir. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Marco Antonio Solís at Smart Financial Centre | Friday, April 22 – Los Bukis founder and multiple Latin Grammy–winning musician, Marco Antonio Solís arrives in Sugar Land while on the Qué Ganas de Verte World Tour. $59.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Shinyribs at Last Concert Cafe | Friday, April 22 – The Austin-based genre-crossing group led by Kevin Russell passes through Houston to support their upcoming album, Late Night TV Gold. $25 and up. 8pm.
  • Houston Symphony presents Aretha: Queen of Soul at Jones Hall | Friday, April 22 to Sunday, April 24 – Vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Ryan Shaw, along with the Houston Symphony, pay respect to the Queen of Soul over a three-night performance weekend. $29 and up. Showtimes vary
  • Kaleidoscope Festival at Sugar Land Town Square | Saturday, April 23 | FREE – Commemorate the grand opening of the immersive Department of Wonder experience at Sugar Land Town Square with a musical and theatrical performance by Texas choral rock group Polyphonic Spree, plus interactive activities, art exhibits, a kid’s disco dance party, and more. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Susan Alcorn at the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art | Saturday, April 23 – Listen to the sounds of the pedal steel guitar as Texas-based artist Susan Alcorn takes the stage at the eclectic art park. $25. 6pm to 10pm.  
  • John Mayer at Toyota Center | Saturday, April 23 – The Grammy-winning guitarist and songwriter arrives in Downtown Houston for his first tour in four years, coinciding with the summer 2021 release of Sob Rock. $50 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Houston Pride Band presents Starry Night at MATCH | Saturday, April 23 – Enjoy a cosmos-themed concert with music from Star Wars, The Planets, Star Trek, and more. $15. 8pm.
  • Pom Pom Squad at Satellite Bar | Saturday, April 23 – The New York-based rock/grunge band passes through EaDo in support of their album, Death of a Cheerleader. $16. 8pm.
  • Jxdn at Warehouse Live | Saturday, April 23 – Rising to prominence through TikTok, the Chattanooga pop punk singer comes to Warehouse, performing songs from his debut studio album, Tell Me About Tomorrow. $30. 8pm.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and much more while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.