Top 12 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week: October 3 to 9, 2022

Carly Rae Jepsen lands at 713 Music Hall this week | Courtesy of Carly Rae Jepsen

Catch music’s biggest talents at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, October 3 through Sunday, October 9, 2022.

This week, you can catch some indie rock legends gracing the stages across Houston, plus an annual Festival Chicano return to Miller Outdoor, a free DaCamera concert at the Menil, 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 12 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week

  • The Smashing Pumpkins, Jane’s Addiction & Poppy at Toyota Center | Monday, October 3 – The stars align and the moon is in Capricorn when two rock behemoths meet in the Space City on their Spirits on Fire Tour. $45 and up. 6:30pm.
  • Andrew Bird & Iron & Wine at White Oak Music Hall | Monday, October 3 – The Outside Problems Tour brings the indie rock maestro through the Bayou City in support of his sixteenth studio album, Inside Problems, while indie folk icon Iron & Wine are coming along for the ride. $45 and up. 7pm.
  • Ceramic Animal at Warehouse Live | Tuesday, October 4 – The indie rock band is in town touting their 2022 release, Sweet Unknown, produced by none other than the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach. $15 and up. 8pm.
  • The Young Dubliners at Dosey Doe: the Big Barn | Wednesday, October 5 – The California Irish band, the Young Dubs, are going strong into their third decade as a band and will be in town to spread the Celtic rock fusion vibes as they get ready to release their tenth studio album and first new record in almost ten years. $18 and up. 8pm.
  • The 43rd Annual Festival Chicano at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday, October 6 to Saturday, October 8 | FREE – The Hermann Park stage again hosts this annual festival celebration of vast Chicano culture with performances across three nights, featuring Jay Perez and David Farias Band on Thursday; Elida Reyna y Avante with La Fiebre on Friday; and a Saturday night performance from Ram Herrera and Little Joe y La Familia. 7pm nightly.
  • Whiskey Myers at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, October 7 – Though they may be from a small town, the Southern rockstars are bringing larger-than-life tunes from their sixth studio album, Tornillo, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country charts. $29 and up. 7pm.
  • Houston Symphony presents She’s Got Soul at Jones Hall | Friday, October 7 to Sunday, October 9 – Capathia Jenkins is bringing all-time soul classics to life as she sings hits by the likes of Toni Braxton, Chaka Khan,  Stevie Wonder, and more. Come for the powerhouse vocalist, and stay for the dance party after her performance on Saturday night. $29 and up. Times vary.
  • Houston Symphony presents Celebrating Black Composers at Jones Hall | Saturday, October 8 – Take yourself back in time and trace the creation and evolution of music at the hands of prolific Black composers and musicians through this special concert that celebrates artists like Duke Ellington, Jimi Hendrix, and many others. $22 and up. 10am and 11:30am.
  • DaCamera presents Stop, Look and Listen! at the Menil Collection | Saturday, October 8 | FREE – Pianist Jose-Miguel Yamal and his quartet are putting on a special jazz, funk, and soul performance en plein air at one of the most chill and aesthetically pleasing environments in all of Houston. 3pm.
  • Bonobo at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, October 8 – The Los Angeles-based, Brit-born, trip hop master Bonobo is celebrating the release of his seventh studio album by swinging through the H on the Fragments Live tour. $35 and up. 8pm.
  • Carly Rae Jepsen at 713 Music Hall | Sunday, October 9 – Have a good time and get your dance on when CRJ bounces through the H on her So Nice Tour with the support of dream-pop royalty, Empress Of. $32 and up. 8pm.
  • Los Ángeles Azules at Smart Financial Centre | Sunday, October 9 – The prolific family cumbia sinfónica band with Mexican roots is in Houston celebrating longevity and the endurance of their special talents on their 40 Años Tour. $25 and up. 8pm.

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