Catch music’s biggest talents at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, September 18 to Sunday, September 24, 2023.
This week’s biggest concert is none other than Beyoncé, who performs two nights at NRG this weekend, but Houston also plays host to Drake, indie rock royalty, a free concert from Kam Franklin, and much more.
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
- Drake at Toyota Center | Monday, September 18 – 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. $74.50 and up. 8pm.
- Paris, Texas at House of Blues | Monday, September 18 – The dynamic hip-hop duo has reemerged into the rap scene with their first studio album, Mid Air, and is bringing tunes to the H when they pull up to the House of Blues. $26.50 and up. 7pm.
- Chicago at Smart Financial Centre | Wednesday, September 20 – The Hall of Fame band with over five decades in the biz, countless chart-topping hits, and mind-boggling album sales is back on the road, stopping by Sugar Land. They’ll be bringing many fan favorite tunes, plus songs from their 38th studio album, Born For This Moment. $84 and up. 8pm.
- Broken Social Scene at White Oak Music Hall | Thursday, September 21 – The beloved indie rock band returns to Houston, celebrating the 20th anniversary of their seminal record, You Forgot It In People. $30 and up. 7pm.
- Christian Nodal at Toyota Center | Thursday, September 21 – Fusing mariachi and norteño, the Latin Grammy-winning Mexican singer-songwriter comes to Houston fresh off his latest EP release, Forajido 2. $66 and up. 8pm.
- Jelly Roll at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, September 22 – The rap artist–turned–country singer, fresh off multiple wins at the CMT Music Awards, makes a stop in the Woodlands. He calls his work “real music for real people with real problems,” according to the New York Times, and his songs often reference his journey to sobriety and celebrations of life. $96 and up. 7pm.
- Kam Franklin at Axelrad | Friday, September 22 | FREE – The singer -ongwriter, activist, and powerhouse lead of Houston’s own Gulf Coast soul band The Suffers, is taking over the neon beer garden for a free Friday night show. 8pm.
- Switchfoot at The Heights Theater | Friday, September 22 – The Grammy-winning rock band celebrates the 20th anniversary of their triple-platinum record, The Beautiful Letdown with the last of two shows at the Heights Theater. $42 and up. 8pm.
- Los Fabulosos Cadillacs in Concert at Smart Financial Centre | Friday, September 22 – The Argentine music group that blends ska and Latin rock with other styles takes to the stage in Sugar Land. Across four decades of recording, they’ve evolved, pushed the music envelope and collaborated with singers like Celia Cruz and Mick Jones of the Clash. $52 and up. 8pm.
- Shinyribs in Concert at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Friday, September 22 | FREE – The Austin-based band, led by Kevin Russell, comes to Houston, performing its signature blend of Texas Blues, New Orleans R&B funk, horn-driven Memphis Soul, country twang, border music, big band swing, and roots-rock. Look for selections from their latest record, Transit Damage and more. 8pm.
- Beyoncé at NRG Stadium | Friday, September 22 & Saturday, September 23 – Get into formation because the Universe’s Queen Mother and Third Ward-native Beyoncé is bringing her highly anticipated, record-breaking Renaissance tour to her hometown for two nights of gilded magic at the biggest venue in town—her first hometown show in exactly 7 years. $230 and up. 8pm.
- Houston Symphony presents Blockbuster Broadway at Jones Hall | Friday, September 22 & Saturday, September 23 – The Symphony is joined by Norm Lewis, the Broadway actor who originated the role of King Triton in Disney’s The Little Mermaid and appeared with John Legend in Jesus Christ Superstar Live, for an evening of songs from the Great White Way, including “Stars” from Les Miserables, “I Got Plenty o Nuttin” from Porgy and Bess, “Being Alive” from Company, and more. $34 and up. 8pm.
- Edén Muñoz at 713 Music Hall | Saturday, September 23 – The chart-topping Regional Mexican singer-songwriter stops by the Post Houston stage while on his Consejos Gratis 2023 tour. $20 and up. 8pm.
- Buxton: Reunion Show at The Continental Club | Saturday, September 23 – Houston’s own Americana five-piece reunites for the re-release of their 2008 album, A Family Light. Narcons opens the show. $5 in advance; $10 at the door. 9pm.
- Corey Taylor at House of Blues | Sunday, September 24 – The Slipknot vocalist brings a solo set to House of Blues in Downtown, supporting his brand new release, CMF2. $45 and up. 6:30pm.
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