Top 15 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week: October 2 to 8, 2023

Alejandro Fernandez waves a Mexican flag while performing on stage
Alejandro Fernandez returns to Toyota Center this weekend | Courtesy of Alejandro Fernandez

Catch music’s biggest talents at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, October 2 to Sunday, October 8, 2023.

This week, celebrate Latin culture with a slate of festivals and must-see concerts, catch alt-rock bands taking over stages across the city, and see the first of two massive shows from the Jonas Brothers.

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

  • Death Grips at Bayou Music Center | Tuesday, October 3 – The ever-energetic industrial experimental hip-hop trio Death Grips is back in the H to perform a high-octane show for the first time since the pandemic. $39.50 and up. 8:30pm.
  • 44th Festival Chicano at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Thursday, October 5 to Saturday, October 7 | FREE – Celebrate Chicano culture at Hermann Park as the annual festival comes around that will see performances across three nights, featuring David Lee Garza y Los Musicales on Thursday, Los Palominos on Friday, and a Saturday night performance from Little Joe y La Familia. 7pm.
  • Static-X & Sevendust at 713 Music Hall | Friday, October 6 – It’s an industrial metal and rock extravaganza when two of the heaviest hitting acts join together to bring the 713 Music Hall down. $17.50 and up. 6:15pm.
  • Chevelle & Three Days Grace at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, October 6 – Stalwarts of the post grunge alt-rock scene, Chevelle are bringing buds Three Days Grace to the Woodlands for a co-headlining tour in celebration of Chevelle’s forthcoming tenth studio album. $29.50 and up. 7pm.
  • Houston Symphony presents Lang Lang in Concert at Jones Hall | Friday, October 6 – The world-renowned pianist, called “the hottest artist on the classical music planet” by the New York Times, joins the symphony for a concert featuring Berlioz’s Symphony Fantastique and Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2. $95 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Zhu at Bayou Music Center | Friday, October 6 – The electro pop producer and singer is bringing his Grace tour to the Bayou City in anticipation of fourth studio record, to be released at the start of next year. $43.24 and up. 8pm.
  • Alejandro Fernandez in Concert at Toyota Center | Friday, October 6 – The highly decorated Grammy Award winner, mariachi singer, and ranchera music royal, El Potrillo joins his son Alex on stage in a stunning tribute to Mexican and Latin music, and culture. $49 and up. 9pm.
  • Jonas Brothers at Toyota Center | Saturday, October 7 – The superstar brothers are fresh off the release of Summer 2023’s The Album, and are putting on a massive show when they bring all five of their albums, in full, to the Toyota Center stage. A second show was also added to meet demand on Monday, October 23. $49 and up. 7:30pm.
  • Ajj at the Secret Group | Saturday, October 7 – The American neo-folk and punk band out of Phoenix is back in EaDo for a show touting their 2023 release, Disposable Everything. $22 and up. 8pm.
  • FKJ at Bayou Music Center | Saturday, October 7 – The French multi-instrumentalist and nu jazz musician comes to Downtown armed with music that has made him a must-see at festivals like Coachella and Lollapalooza. $39.95 and up. 8pm.
  • Jazz Picnic in the Park with Raquel Cepeda | Saturday, October 7 – Jazz vocalist Raquel Cepeda performs at this jazz picnic held at an undisclosed park location revealed after purchase. You’ll receive a curated picnic basket of local bits that include charcuterie or sandwiches, along with optional add-ons like wine, flowers and sparkling water. $90 for 2. 8:30pm.
  • Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra & Chorus presents Straight from the Soundtrack: Westerns at Stafford Centre | Sunday, October 8 – This afternoon concert celebrates the epic adventure of the Western, with themes to TV shows such as Gunsmoke and The Lone Ranger, choral renditions of the theme to The Alamo and Rawhide, plus other favorites like “The Yellow Rose of Texas.” $15 and up. 2pm.
  • Shinedown at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Sunday, October 8 – Close out the week with a mix of alt-rock acts in the Woodlands as Shinedown takes the stage with support from Papa Roach and Spiritbox. $29.50 and up. 6:30pm.
  • Alejandro Sanz at Smart Financial Centre | Sunday, October 8 – The Spanish pop artist and decorated Grammy-winning musician heads to Sugar Land, performing songs from his 2021 self-titled album and other fan faves. $75 and up. 8pm.
  • Tono Rosario y Los Hermanos Rosario in Concert at Arena Theatre | Sunday, October 8 – La Dinasta Rosario tour is coming through the H and it’s bringing a hurricane of energetic merengue magic as Tono Rosario y Los Hermanos Rosario take over the Southwest Houston stage. $60 and up. 8:30pm.

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