Top 20 Live Shows & Concerts This Month: December 2022

Alief icon Tobe Nwigwe performs a late December show at 713 Music Hall | Courtesy of White Oak Music Hall

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

This month offers plenty of chances to get a glimpse of the Houston music scene, from local chamber orchestras performing free to some of H-Town’s biggest contemporary artists taking us into the New Year.

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 20 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston: December 2022

  • OMB Peezy at House of Blues | Tuesday, December 6 – The young rapper out of Mobile, Alabama is taking over the House of Blues with his West Coast–meets–Dirty South rap style. $20. 7pm.
  • Sunny Day Real Estate at Warehouse Live | Wednesday, December 7 – The classic American emo band is back on stage celebrating their fourth reunion with support from the Appleseed Cast. $36.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Christmas with the Beatles at Hobby Center | Thursday, December 8 – Abbey Road is resurrecting Beatles’ classics and mashing them up with all of your favorite Christmas tunes for this incredibly special concert experience at Hobby Center’s Zilkha Hall. $39 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Houston Latin Philharmonic presents Latin Christmas at Hobby Center | Thursday, December 8 – Maestro Glen Garido will lead the Houston Latin Philharmonic as they return with their traditional concert of seasonal music of Latin America. $30 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Monarch Chamber Orchestra Holiday Concert at Post Houston | Thursday, December 8 | FREE with RSVP – It’s beginning to sound a lot like the holidays as the Monarch Chamber Players present an intimate holiday concert chock-full of Christmas classics, selections from The Nutcracker, and tunes from holiday films such as The Grinch and The Polar Express. $10 for reserved seats. 7:30pm to 8:30pm.
  • Yung Gravy at 713 Music Hall | Friday, December 9 – The certified platinum artist who boasts a unique style that can be described as classic soul mixed with trap, is bringing tunes from his 2022 release, Marvelous, to the big H. $29.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Rod Wave with TOOSI & Mariah the Scientist at Toyota Center | Friday, December 9 – Soul-trap pioneer Rod Wave is coming through Clutch City touting his third studio release and second consecutive Billboard #1 album, Beautiful Mind, and he’s bringing Toosi and Mariah the Scientist with him. $35 and up. 8pm.
The emo icons, Sunny Day Real Estate, perform live in EaDo this December | Courtesy of Sunny Day Real Estate
  • Béla Fleck and Punch Brothers at Cullen Performance Hall | Saturday, December 10 – The 15-time Grammy Award–winning banjo virtuoso will be live on the University of Houston campus, performing music from his 2021 release My Bluegrass Heart. $37.20 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Sugar Land R&B Music Experience at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, December 10 – It’s getting cold outside but baby, it’s about to be as hot as a Texas summer when queens of R&B Monica, Xscape, Tamar Braxton, 112, and NEXT hit the stage in Sugar Land. $71.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Trey Songz, Ginuwine, and Jaquees at Arena Theatre | Saturday, December 10 – Your R&B favorites are back in the H to make you feel like the only one in the room. $77 and up. 8:30pm.
  • Zoé at House of Blues | Sunday, December 11 – The Grammy and Latin Grammy Award–winning grupo de rock Mexicano are turning up the heat as they take the House of Blues stage. $49.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Måneskin at 713 Music Hall | Monday, December 12 – Maneskin, the Italian rock band phenomenon, are taking 713’s stage with tunes from their recent 2021 release, Teatro d’ira: Vol. I, and songs from their upcoming 2023 release, Rush! $39 and up. 8pm.
  • DaCamera Alumni Artists at the Menil Collection | Tuesday, December 13 | FREE – Two past participants in DaCamera’s Young Artist program, Boson Mo and Yvonne Chen will be performing a concert in the main building featuring works by Sergei Prokofiev, John Corigliano, and Nicky Sohn. 7pm to 8pm.
  • Chris Isaak at House of Blues | Sunday, December 18 – The effortless baritone singer-songwriter, actor, and perennial heartthrob is back on tour celebrating his first release in just over seven years, Everybody Knows It’s Christmas. $35 and up. 7pm.
A soul singer delivers a big note with a neon sign behind her that says "Gulf Coast Soul"
The Suffers & Fat Tony join forces for a New Year’s Eve concert | Courtesy of the Suffers
  • David Archuleta at House of Blues | Wednesday, December 21 – After completing a successful run in Tuacahn’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the pop star and American Idol Season 7 runner-up is ready to hit the Downtown stage right in time for the holidays on his The More the Merrier Christmas Tour. $28 and up. 7pm.
  • 30footFALL Christmas Show at Numbers Nightclub | Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25 – The annual Christmas show extravaganza is finally resuming at the iconic Montrose club as 30footFALL takes the stage for the first time since 2018 and resumes their long-standing tradition. $20. 8pm to 2am.
  • Toadies & Flickerstick at House of Blues | Monday, December 27 – Rulers of the Possum Kingdom, and Texas’ own stalwarts of alt-rock, are back celebrating their debut album Rubberneck at House of Blues, with Flickerstick supporting. $30 and up. 7pm.
  • Los Skarnales at Heights Theater | Friday, December 30 – Hometown heroes, Los Skarnales, are reppin la cultura and are ready to party in the Heights on the eve of New Year’s Eve. $18 and up. 8pm.
  • Tobe Nwigwe at 713 Music Hall | Friday, December 30 – Tobechukwu Dubem Nwigwe is his correct name and he will be playing a monuMINTal homecoming show featuring tunes from his hit 2022 record, moMINTs. $22 and up. 8pm.
  • The Suffers, Fat Tony, Dem Roots at Last Concert Cafe | New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31 – Cap off 2022 with performances by H-Town icons repping the heart of the Houston music scene, the Suffers and Fat Tony; performing in the heart of the Bayou City. $50 and up. 9pm to 12:30am.

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