Top 25 Live Shows & Concerts This Month: June 2022

Backstreet Boys stop by Houston for a night of boy band classics | Courtesy of Backstreet Boys

Snag your seats for our picks for the top concerts and live performances taking place across Houston in June 2022.

The official start to summer brings a massive slate of rock ‘n’ roll legends, unstoppable boy bands, local fundraisers, and plenty more.

We’ve gathered some of the highlights to be found on this month’s concert schedule.

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 25 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston: June 2022

Week of Monday, May 30

  • Kenny Chesney at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Thursday, June 2 – The highly decorated country artist most recently released his 19th studio album back in 2020, Here and Now, which brings him to the Woodlands at last. $39.50 and up. 7:30pm.
  • The Suffers Album Release Concert at the Secret Group | Thursday, June 2 – Houston’s own soul slingers celebrate their latest release, It Starts With Love, It Ends With Love Part 1, with an album party in EaDo. $25 and up. 8pm.
  • Steely Dan at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, June 3 – The legendary yacht rockers stop by the Woodlands while on the Earth After Hours Tour, joined by the Grammy-winning ensemble, Snarky Puppy. $29.50 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Tiwa Savage at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, June 3 – The downstairs stage at White Oak hosts Nigerian singer-songwriter Tiwa Savage as she delivers songs from her 2021 Afrobeats album, Water & Garri. $37 and up. 8pm.
  • Texas Folklife’s 33rd Annual Accordion Kings & Queens at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Saturday, June 4 | FREE | Virtual Option – Enjoy a night of roots music that celebrates Texas accordion genres, featuring Las Fenix, RJ & Kreole Smoove, Cameron Dupuy & the Cajun Troubadours, and the 2022 Big Squeeze Champions. 7pm.
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Picnic at Continental Club | Sunday, June 5 – This afternoon picnic session and fundraiser combines a group of women-fronted rock bands with foods from some of Houston’s master chefs, including Evelyn Garcia (KIN), Anita Jaisinghani (Pondicheri), Monica Cobb (Monica’s Restaurant, Spago), Julia Doran (Tiny Champions), and more. Funds go toward the 1973 Project, which supports bodily autonomy for service industry workers and Texans. $25 and up. 2pm to 6pm.

Week of Monday, June 6

Black Joe Lewis resumes touring with a stop in the Heights | Courtesy of Black Joe Lewis
  • Amos Lee at Cullen Performance Hall at UH | Friday, June 10 – Singer-songwriter Amos Lee brings his blues folk to the University of Houston’s Cullen Theater for a night supporting his latest release, Dreamland. $33 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Machine Gun Kelly at Toyota Center | Friday, June 10 – Houston is the second stop on the Mainstream Sellout Tour, the multi-platinum rapper and pop rock singer’s first arena tour, joined by Blackbear and Iann Dior. $29 and up. 8pm.
  • Koe Wetzel at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Saturday, June 11 – The Texas-native artist brings his blend of rock and country to the Woodlands’ outdoor stage to play fan faves and songs from his latest, Sellout. $35 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Ebi at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, June 11 – The legendary Iranian pop singer brings beloved ballads from more than 50 years of musicmaking to a Sugar Land audience. $39 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Brit Floyd at Smart Financial Centre | Sunday, June 12 – The internationally-touring Pink Floyd tribute spectacle comes to Sugar Land, delivering all the lights and sounds of the ’70s legends of classic rock. $49.50 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears at the Heights Theater | Sunday, June 12 – At long last, the blues guitarist returns to touring and is joined by his band and Grammy-nominated bluesman, Cedric Burnside. $24 and up. 8pm.

Week of Monday, June 13

Swedish pop singer Léon comes to White Oak | Courtesy of Léon
  • Backstreet Boys at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Tuesday, June 14 – The Woodlands plays host to the best-selling boy band of the ’90s, Backstreet Boys, who amassed countless No. 1 hits and well over 100 million albums sold. $39 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Audien at Stereo Live | Friday, June 17 – The Grammy-nominated progressive house DJ heads to West Houston for a pulse-pounding Friday night show. $22 and up. 10pm.
  • Houston Symphony presents The Music of Led Zeppelin at Hobby Center | Friday, June 17 & Saturday, June 18 – Hear the hits from one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time when lead singer Randy Jackson and a full rock band backed by the Houston Symphony take you through the greatest hits of Led Zeppelin. $29 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Road to River Revival Music Fest: Texas Gentlemen, Hector Ward & the Big Time at Market Square Park | Saturday, June 18 | FREE – The historic park space in the heart of Downtown hosts the genre-bending country brass of Texas Gentlemen, as well as Hector Ward’s eight-piece that grooves horns and guitar together. 6:30pm.
  • WOMH Benefit Show at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, June 18 – Hear icons of pop as played by local bands when they switch gears to perform as beloved groups like Incubus, the Beatles, Misfits, Journey, Pixies and more at this benefit show that raises money to provide mental health services for the Houston music and art scene. $10. 7pm.
  • David Lee Murphy, with Texas Hill at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Saturday, June 18 | FREE – The “Dust on the Bottle” country artist arrives in Houston on the No Zip Code tour, joined by the Craig Wayne Boyd-led Texas Hill. 8:30pm.
  • Léon at White Oak Music Hall | Sunday, June 19 – The downstairs stage at White Oak welcomes Swedish pop singer Léon when she comes to town with songs from her latest release, Circles. $23 in advance; $25 day of show. 7pm.
  • Houston Symphony presents The Music of Whitney Houston at Hobby Center | Sunday, June 19 – Rashidra Scott’s powerful vocals join the mix as the Symphony performs some of the biggest hits of pop diva Whitney Houston’s storied career, including “Saving All My Love,” “How Will I Know?” and “I Will Always Love You.” $34 and up. 7:30pm.

Week of Monday, June 20

Chicago and Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson take the stage in the Woodlands | Courtesy of Chicago
  • Mewithoutyou at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, June 24 – The indie rock band draws its 20-year career to a close with a farewell tour that brings them through White Oak’s downstairs stage. $30. 7pm.
  • Jesús Adrián Romero at Hobby Center | Friday, June 24 – Arriving in Downtown while on El Tour de la Esperanza, the Latin Grammy–nominated Christian singer from Mexico brings his message of hope and faith to the Hobby Center. $35 and up. 8:30pm.
  • Chicago & Brian Wilson at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Saturday, June 25 – Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson joins the brassy rock ‘n’ roll band in the Woodlands for a grand show that brings together Hall of Fame legends. $35.50 and up. 7pm.
  • Denzel Curry at 713 Music Hall | Saturday, June 25 – The Florida rapper just recently dropped his fifth studio album, Melt My Eyez See Your Future, which is doing work on the Billboard charts as he comes to Post Houston’s concert stage. $32 and up. 8pm.
  • 5 Seconds of Summer at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Sunday, June 26 – Out of Australia, the pop rock foursome hits the stage in the Woodlands on the Take My Hand World Tour, promoting their forthcoming fifth album, 5SOS5. $29.50 and up. 7pm.

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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.