Top 25 Live Shows & Concerts This Month: April 2023

Taylor Swift poses on stage with the microphone by her side
Taylor Swift spends a weekend at NRG Stadium in April | Courtesy of Taylor Swift

Snag your seats for our picks for the top concerts and live performances taking place across Houston in April 2023.

This month brings a slate of star-studded headlining concerts to Houston, farewell shows, and a three-day Taylor Swift bonanza at NRG Stadium.

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: April 2023

  • The O’Jays at Smart Financial Centre | Wednesday, April 5 – After more than 65 years in the biz, the legendary American R&B soul group, the O’Jays are hanging it up and heading to Sugar Land for their Last Stop on the Love Train tour. $49.50. 8pm.
  • Built To Spill at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, April 7 – The pillar of indie alt-rock, Built to Spill is back in Houston celebrating their ninth studio album, When the Wind Forgets Your Name. $25 and up. 8pm.
  • Skinny Puppy at Bayou Music Center | Friday, April 7 – A pioneer of industrial dance music, the Canadian Skinny Puppy is gracing the Bayou City’s stage for the last time as they say come through on their final tour. $35 and up. 8pm.
  • Allstars Legends of Hip-Hop: Juvenile, 8 Ball & MJG, Ying Yang Twins, & Z-Ro at Arena Theatre | Friday, April 7 – The best of Southern hip-hop are convening in Southwest Houston for a legendary showing that’ll have the whole place poppin’. $75 and up. 8pm.
  • Blue October at 713 Music Hall | Friday, April 7 & Saturday, April 8 – The sons of Houston who once got started by performing at Pappadeaux, Blue October is gracing the 713 stage on back-to-back nights following their latest release, Spinning the Truth Around. $29 and up. 8pm.
  • Paul Cauthen at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, April 8 – Big velvet is back in the Bayou City, taking over the downstairs stage at White Oak with music from his 2022 release, Country Coming Down. $30 and up. 8pm.
  • Pouya in Concert at House of Blues | Sunday, April 9 – The indie rapper from Miami arrives in Downtown, performing records from his brand new album, Gator. $30 and up. 7pm.
  • NCT Dream at Toyota Center | Wednesday, April 12 – The K-pop band so good they have their own sub-units, NCT is sending out NCT Dream, and they’re taking over the Toyota Center with Dream the Dream Show2: In a Dream, a high-energy and spirited show. $69.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Ana Gabriel at Smart Financial Centre | Friday, April 14 – La Luna de América, Ana Gabriel, will be commanding the Sugar Land stage when she stops through on her Por Amor A Ustedes World Tour. $68 and up. 8pm.
  • M83 at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, April 15 – The French electronic dream pop band is back with their first record in four years— Fantasy—and the vibe on White Oak’s lawn is sure to match. $40 and up. 7pm.
  • Grupo Arriesgado at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, April 15 – The regional Mexican gospel band out of Dallas is heading over to Sugar Land for a powerful and energy-filled performance. $35.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Tyler Childers at 713 Music Hall | Wednesday, April 19 – The neotraditional country, bluegrass, and folk singer-songwriter out of Kentucky is at 713 for his Send in the Hounds tour touting his late-2022 release, Can I Take My Hounds to Heaven. $151 and up. 6:30pm.
  • Taylor Swift at NRG Stadium | Friday, April 21 to Sunday, April 23 – Pop princess, multi-platinum artist, and countless award-winning singer-songwriter, Taylor Swift is taking over the city and she’s bringing us along on a tour of the music which made her a superstar. Tickets are sold out, but you may find hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6:30pm.
  • The New Pornographers with Wild Pink at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, April 22 – The masters of indie rock are coming through Northside with music from their brand new 9th studio release, Continue as a Guest, with Wild Pink in tow. $25 and up. 7pm.
  • Key Glock at Bayou Music Center | Saturday, April 22 – The Tennessee-based protegé of late rapper Young Dolph is in the Bayou City with an arsenal of music from his third studio album, Glockoma 2. $39 and up. 8pm.
  • Caroline Polachek with Toro y Moi at White Oak Music Hall | Monday, April 24 – Polachek is on fire right now with music from her second studio album, Desire, I want to Turn Into You, and she’s bringing it and a very special guest in Toro y Moi to the lawn at White Oak. $45 and up. 6pm.
  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Wednesday, April 26 – The living legend and former Led Zeppelin frontman, Robert Plant and his musical partner, the formidable violinist and bluegrass singer Alison Krauss, are back on tour together performing music from their second collaborative record, Raise the Roof. $55 and up. 8pm.
  • Molchat Doma at Bayou Music Center | Wednesday, April 26 – The Belarusian indie punk pop band is stopping through the H on their world tour. $16 and up. 8pm.
  • Kali Uchis at 713 Music Hall | Wednesday, April 26 – One of the hottest R&B and neo-soul singer-songwriters in the world is gracing Houston with her presence when she performs music from her March 2023 release, Red Moon in Venus. $109 and up. 8pm.
  • Ween at White Oak Music Hall | Wednesday, April 26 – The stalwarts of alt-rock who have been around for nearly forty years are bringing their signature sound to the White Oak lawn. $50 and up. 6pm.
  • Yves Tumor at Warehouse Live | Thursday, April 27 – The Milan-based multi-talented artist is bringing his signature style of eccentric high-energy electro-indie pop to EaDo in celebration of his most recent album, Praise a Lord Who Chews but Which Does Not Consume; (Or Simply, Hot Between Worlds). $34.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Seal at Bayou Music Center | Friday, April 28 – The mononymic icon is on a massive world tour celebrating the pearl anniversary, thirty years, of his legendary records. $49 and up. 8pm.
  • Tribeville Concert Series at NRG Arena | Saturday, April 29 – The first ever concert series showcasing Black music from across the world is at NRG Park, celebrating various genres of music such as Afrobeats, Soca and Dancehall. $55 and up. 5:30pm.
  • Hip-Hop Classics Tour at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, April 29 – Sugar Land is about to play host to a score of hip-hop legends like Scarface, Doug E Fresh, Rakim, Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane, and DJ Jazzy Jeff when they take the Smart Financial stage. $49 and up. 6:30pm.
  • Yaeji with Jessy Lanza at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, April 29 – The Korean American hip-hop and house music–making phenom, Yaeji is pulling up in the Northside and she’s taking over the downstairs stage at White Oak with music from her forthcoming debut record. $25 and up. 8pm.

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