Top 15 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week: September 11 to 17, 2023

An aerial view of a concert taking place on the Avenida Houston plaza
Avenida Houston hosts a free concert on Saturday to celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month | Courtesy of Avenida Houston

Catch music’s biggest talents at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, September 11to Sunday, September 17, 2023.

This week, you can catch beloved indie bands, double threat actress-singers, kick-offs for Hispanic Heritage Month, and global superstar Drake.

Fill your week with a mix of genres and jams hitting stages across the Greater Houston area.

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

Top 15 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week

  • King Krule at White Oak Music Hall | Monday, September 11 – Fresh off his fifth album Space Heavy, the English rocker returns to White Oak with another performance that blurs the lines of genre. $51 and up. 7pm.
  • Cold Cave at Numbers Nightclub | Monday, September 11 – Dark wave, post-punk, and synth pop collide when Cold Cave comes to Numbers to play tunes spanning all five of their reissued records. $31 and up. 7pm.
  • First Aid Kit at White Oak Music Hall | Tuesday, September 12 – The indie folk duo out of Sweden returns to Houston with songs from Palomino, their follow up to three straight chart-topping albums. $36.50 and up. 7pm.
  • Daniel Caesar at 713 Music Hall | Tuesday, September 12 – The R&B soul and hip-hop singer-songwriter is making a stop in the 713 on the second leg of his Superpowers World Tour touting his third studio release, Never Enough. $99 and up. 8pm.
  • Matt & Kim at White Oak Music Hall | Wednesday, September 13 – The OG’s of the NYC electro-indie scene, Matt & Kim are taking over the White Oak stage for a midweek show. $30 and up. 7pm.
  • Aly & AJ at House of Blues | Thursday, September 14 – The indie pop duo, sisters Aly & AJ, head to the heart of Downtown Houston with music from their fifth studio album, With Love From. $39.50 and up. 7pm.
  • Viva LatinoAmerica Fundraiser Concert at Wonky Power | Friday, September 15 – This East End celebration features local Latin musicians like Orion 224, Vortxz and more performing alongside a bustling market of Latin vendors to kick off Hispanic Heritage Month. All ticket sales and donations go toward providing vital health screenings for underserved Latinx individuals in the Houston area. $10 in advance; $12 to $15 at the door. 7pm.
  • Reneé Rapp at Bayou Music Center | Friday, September 15 – The Broadway actress known for her role as Regina George in Mean Girls turns to the studio, bringing her debut release, Snow Angel, to the Downtown venue. $40 and up. 7pm.
  • Explosions In The Sky at White Oak Music Hall | Friday, September 15 – The epic instrumental rock band hits the lawn at White Oak to perform songs from their first release in seven years, End. $32. 7pm.
  • Keke Palmer at House of Blues | Friday, September 15 – Actress and R&B singer Keke Palmer tours through Downtown Houston with songs from her brand new album, Big Boss. $30. 7pm.
  • El Grito with Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Friday, September 15 | FREE – Miller’s annual kickoff for Mexican Independence Day and Hispanic Heritage Month returns with a free night of classic Mexican music from Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán, a 15-member group with a rich legacy of more than 50 years of mariachi music. 7:30pm.
  • Party on the Plaza at Avenida Houston | Saturday, September 16 | FREE – The Downtown plaza hosts a night celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with Mexican Norteño tunes from Grupo Vadenagi and Latin music by Shekere Band. Stop by Discovery Green across the street and you can also shop local vendors at the Flea by Night event. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Dwight Yoakam at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, September 16 – The legendary Grammy Award—winning country star and bonafide actor Dwight Yoakam will be taking Sugar Land’s stage by storm when he stops by with his new album, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… $50 and up. 8pm.
  • Twin Shadow at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, September 16 – Indie musician Twin Shadow celebrates the 10th anniversary of albums Forget and Confess with an acoustic performance at White Oak. $25 and up. 8pm.
  • Drake & 21 Savage at Toyota Center | Sunday, September 17 – Drizzy’s rescheduled June show is finally here and the multi-platinum pop star is performing with 21 Savage on their co-headlining It’s All a Blur Tour in celebration of their joint release, Her Loss. A second performance also takes place on Monday, September 18. $74.50 and up. 8pm. 

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