Top 14 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week: May 29 to June 4, 2023

Janet Jackson performs on stage with her arms outstretched
Janet Jackson comes to the Woodlands for a highly anticipated show on Saturday | Courtesy of Janet Jackson

Catch music’s biggest talents at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, May 29 to Sunday, June 4, 2023.

This week, see the Queen of Pop, a Beatles album gets the symphony treatment, Sugar Land hosts a trap superstar, and you can catch a series of free shows around town—including the Jazzy Sundays finale.

Want to dig deeper for live concerts in Houston this month? Check the 365 Houston calendar for more shows happening across H-Town.

Top 14 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week

  • Acid Mothers Temple at Warehouse Live | Monday, May 29 – Take in the spacey psychedelic sounds of Japanese rock band, Acid Mothers Temple, when they land in EaDo on their national tour. $15 and up. 8pm.
  • Golden Dawn Arkestra at Discovery Green | Thursday, June 1 | FREE – Part of the Thursday Night Concert Series, this eclectic ensemble blends a variety of musical styles including punk, disco, soul and more. 7pm.
  • Pat Bryne at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck | Thursday, June 1 – The Upper Kirby pub celebrates its 33rd birthday with a performance by singer-songwriter Pat Byrne, winner of The Voice of Ireland. $30 and up. 7pm.
  • Clan of Xymox at Numbers Nightclub | Thursday, June 1 – The Dutch darkwave band are taking the night over at the iconic Montrose nightclub when they stop through on their 2023 North American tour celebrating four decades together. $25 and up. 9pm.
  • Bryson Tiller at House of Blues | Friday, June 2 – The Back and I’m Better Tour brings the trap-inspired R&B star to the heart of Downtown. $49.95 and up. 7pm.
  • Jay Wheeler at Smart Financial Centre | Friday, June 2 – The Puerto Rican sensation brings a bombastic performance to the Sugar Land stage, celebrating his 2022 release, Emociones. $68 and up. 8pm.
  • Classic Albums Live: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Friday, June 2 | FREE – Known for their note-for-note recreations of iconic records, Classic Albums Live teams up with Houston Symphony for a night of the Beatles’ legendary 1967 album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. 8:30pm.
  • Paper Gliders at Cactus Music | Saturday, June 3 | FREE – The Houston-based indie pop band shows off their rhythmic grooves, lush harmonies and emotional melodies at an in-store performance at Houston’s iconic record shop. 1pm.
  • Rebelution at Bayou Music Center | Saturday, June 3 – The Cali-based legends of rock reggae are bringing all the best vibes to the Bayou Music Center when they hit up Houston while on their massive North American tour. $39.50 and up. 6:30pm.
  • 34th Annual Accordion Kings & Queens at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Saturday, June 3 | FREE – Texas FolkLife celebrates the accordion—the unofficial “National Instrument of Texas”—with a slate of performers from a diverse range of genres that offer their take on the squeezebox. Catch performances from Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole, Grupo Imagen, Alex Meixner Band, and the winners of Texas FolkLife’s Statewide Big Squeeze Youth Accordion Contest. 7pm.
  • Ruel at House of Blues | Saturday June 3 – The mononymous singer-songwriter from the land down under is coming stateside, performing in Downtown on his 4th Wall world tour. $37 and up. 7pm.
  • Janet Jackson, with Ludacris at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Saturday, June 3 – Rhythm Nation stand up when the legendary popstar queen, Janet Jackson, brings her Together Again Tour through the Woodlands with Ludacris in support. $49.95 and up. 7:45pm.
  • Shame at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, June 3 – Fresh off the heels of their February release, Food for Worms, the U.K.-based post punk band comes to the Northside. $20 and up. 8pm.
  • Jazzy Sundays: The Suffers in Concert at Buffalo Bayou Park | Sunday, June 4 | FREE – Rescheduled from an earlier May date, the Suffers take to the Water Works stage at Buffalo Bayou Park for the finale to the three-month concert series that has been taking place at parks across the city. 5pm to 7pm.

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