Updated Monday, August 15 at 8:15pm
Catch music’s biggest talents at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, August 15 through Sunday, August 21, 2022.
This week, an Americana legend performs his last Houston shows, arena rockers blow open the lid on Minute Maid, DaCamera hosts the annual Houston SummerJazz concert series, and more.
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 15 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week
- Echo & The Bunnymen at House of Blues | Wednesday, August 17 – The ’80s English rock band, Echo & The Bunnymen celebrates 40 years of music with a performance at House of Blues. $45 and up. 8pm.
- Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Poison & Joan Jett at Minute Maid Park | Friday, August 19 – Legends of arena rock join forces for a supersized show at Minute Maid Park, featuring Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Poison, and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. $59 and up. 4:30pm.
- Incubus at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, August 19 – Catch a live set from the rock band, Incubus along with Sublime with Rome and The Aquadolls at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. 7pm.
- Prince Tribute: The Purple Xperience at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Friday, August 19 | FREE – Led by Marshall Charloff, this five-piece out of Minneapolis brings the many hits of the singular pop superstar to the stage in Hermann Park. 8:15pm.
- Austin Meade at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, August 19 – White Oak Music Hall welcomes Texas indie artist Austin Meade on their upstairs stage. $15. 9pm.
- Robert Earl Keen & Friends at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Saturday, August 20– Joined by Todd Snider, Hayes Carll and other friends, the Texas songwriter performs his last show in the Houston area before wrapping up his farewell tour in September. $49.50 and up. 2pm.
- Seventeen at Toyota Center | Saturday, August 20 – K-pop band Seventeen travels to Houston in support of their May 2022 release, Face the Sun. $59.50 and up. 7:30pm.
- Matute at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, August 20 – The Mexican pop cover group, Matute, take the stage for their Quinceañera World Tour at Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. 8pm.
- Classic Albums Live presents The Beatles’ Let It Be at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Saturday, August 20 | FREE – Classic Albums Live returns to the Miller stage to recreate one of the best-selling album of all time, The Beatles’ Let It Be—note for note, cut for cut—on the stage at Hermann Park. 8:15pm.
- DaCamera presents Houston SummerJazz 2022 at Multiple Venues | Friday, August 19 & Saturday, August 20 – This 2-day festival brings a trio of Grammy-nominated jazz artists—Jazzmeia Horn, Pedrito Martinez Group (you can secure up to 4 free tickets to this show if you email now), and Joshua Redman—to stages in Downtown’s Theater District. Free opening and closing concerts also take place at Market Square Park, featuring the Jalen Baker Quartet on Friday and a Latin jazz dance party with Pedrito Martinez Group on Saturday. Times vary.
- Latin Jazz Dance Party with Pedrito Martinez Group at Market Square Park | Saturday, August 20 | FREE – Houston SummerJazz 2022 comes to a close with a free performance from the acclaimed percussionist and singer, Pedrito Martinez. 9pm.
- Kevin Gates at 713 Music Hall | Saturday, August 19 & Sunday, August 20 – Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates performs back-to-back nights at Post Houston in Downtown. $45 and up. 8pm.
- Strings Beyond Borders at MATCH | Sunday, August 20 – Vishnu R. and Russ Hewitt join together for a high energy blend of Indian, Jazz and Spanish music in this cross-cultural collaboration. $20. 5pm.
- Rob Zombie & Mudvayne at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Sunday, August 20 – Rock icon and filmmaker Rob Zombie headlines along with special guest Mudvayne at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in the Woodlands. 6pm.
- James Bay at Warehouse Live | Sunday, August 21 – English singer-songwriter James Bay travels to Houston for The Leap Tour 2022. $27.50. 8pm.
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