Top 12 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week: May 2 to 8, 2022

Coldplay takes to NRG Stadium for one of the biggest shows this month | Courtesy of Coldplay

Catch music’s biggest talents at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, May 2 through Sunday, May 8, 2022.

This week, massive names in the world of country music come to multiple venues in Houston, Cinco de Mayo celebrations get underway at Miller Outdoor, indie rockers take to Downtown stages, and NRG Stadium plays host to a globally-loved rock band.

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

  • The Avett Brothers at the Lawn at White Oak Music Hall | Tuesday, May 3 – The folk rock group offers an evening of tunes from their Grammy-nominated catalog and latest album, 2019’s Closer Than Together. $55. 7pm.
  • Live Nation Concert Week | Starts Wednesday, May 4 – Score $25 All In Tickets—which includes all ticketing fees—for more than 3,700 upcoming shows around the U.S., including Houston shows like Ben Rector, Coheed & Cambria, Encanto: The Sing Along Film Concert, Danzig, Cheer Live, Incubus, Haim, New Kids on the Block, Los Angeles Azules, Steely Dan, Swedish House Mafia, and more. $25. Continuing through Tuesday, May 10, the discounts begin at 9am.
  • Jeff Goldblum & the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra at Hobby Center | Wednesday, May 4 – The legendary actor and also accomplished jazz performer hits Downtown to answer questions, deliver jazz standards alongside the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, and crack you up. $40 and up. 7:30pm.
  • The Offspring at Bayou Music Center | Wednesday, May 4 – The longtime punk rock band swings through Downtown in support of their first album in nine years, 2021’s Let the Bad Times Roll. $49.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Kurt Vile at White Oak Music Hall | Wednesday, May 4 – The indie rock singer-songwriter brings songs from the brand new album, Watch My Moves, as well as singalong-worthy tunes from past records. $30 and up. 8pm.
  • Rotimi at House of Blues | Thursday, May 5 – Known for his television roles on Boss and Power, the American actor and singer finds his way to the Downtown stage at House of Blues to perform songs from his 2021 studio album, All or Nothing. $25 and up. 8pm.
  • Miranda Lambert & Little Big Town at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, May 6 – Joining forces as they did in 2018, Grammy-winning country acts Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town bring a slew of toe-tapping tunes and country belters to the outdoor stage in the Woodlands. $40 and up,. 7pm.
  • Haim at 713 Music Hall | Friday, May 6 – The indie rock sister trio head to Post Houston’s stage to perform songs from their Album of the Year–nominated Women in Music Pt. III, and other fan faves. $29.50 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Cinco de Mayo at Miller: Jarabe Mexicano at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Friday, May 6 | FREE – Get in the Cinco de Mayo groove when the versatile, multi-genre quintet known as Jarabe Mexicano brings a Mexican Folk journey to the Miller stage. 8pm.
  • Turnpike Troubadours at the Lawn at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, May 7 – The chart-topping country six-piece heads outside at White Oak for a night of the band’s popular hits from albums like A Long Way From Your Heart. Tickets are sold out at the venue, but you may find hard-to-get tickets on the online resale market. 7pm.
  • Coldplay at NRG Stadium | Sunday, May 8 – Building on the critically-acclaimed release of late 2021’s Music of the Spheres, the pop rock band known the world over will grace the stage at Houston’s biggest venue for a night of their latest tunes and singalong hits. $57 and up, but you may find better or cheaper seats on the online resale market. 7pm.
  • The Who at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Sunday, May 8 – Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend head to Cynthia Woods for a night of iconic hits and rock ‘n’ roll anthems from the decades-spanning catalog of The Who. $33 and up, but you may find better or cheaper seats on the online resale market. 7:30pm.

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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.