Top 15 Live Shows & Concerts in Houston This Week: October 9 to 15, 2023

Chris Stapleton and his band performing on stage
Chris Stapleton heads to the Woodlands this week | Courtesy of Chris Stapleton

Catch music’s biggest talents at these must-see live shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, October 9 to Sunday, October 15, 2023.

This week, take your pick between superstars Foo Fighters and Janelle Monae on the same night, celebrate the legacy of Project Row Houses, catch a free concert from Los Lobos, and 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

  • Foo Fighters at 713 Music Hall | Tuesday, October 10 – Dave Grohl brings the Foo Fighters to the 713 in celebration of their eleventh studio album, But Here We Are, the band’s first release since losing their longtime drummer and Foo family member Taylor Hawkins. Tickets are sold out at the venue, but you may find hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7:30pm.
  • Janelle Monae at Bayou Music Center | Tuesday, October 10 – The singer-songwriter, rapper, actor, and straight up renaissance figure Janelle Monae is taking over the Bayou City with music from their fourth studio album, a reawakening and symbol of personal evolution, The Age of Pleasure. $61.50 and up. 8pm.
  • Owl City at House of Blues | Wednesday, October 11 – Owl City brings an energetic show to the House of Blues when they stop by in support of their seventh studio album, spring 2023’s Coco Moon. $29.50 and up. 6:30pm.
  • Avenged Sevenfold at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Thursday, October 12 – The American heavy metal band is storming through the Woodlands, bringing music from their most existential, introspective, and eclectic record yet, Life is But a Dream. $35 and up. 7:30pm.
  • The All-American Rejects at 713 Music Hall | Thursday, October 12 – The emo pop rock band is celebrating nearly 25 years together with their first headlining tour in ten years when Wet Hot All-American tour comes through the 713. New Found Glory, Motion City Soundtrack, and the Get Up Kids are in support. $69.50 and up. 7pm.
  • Chris Stapleton at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Friday, October 13 – The Kentucky country legend is bringing special guests Charley Crockett and Nikki Lane to the Woodlands in celebration of his upcoming fifth studio album, Higher. $87 and up. 7pm.
  • Cigarettes After Sex at 713 Music Hall | Friday, October 13 – The indie dream pop band out of El Paso are bringing their trademark ethereal and intimate show to the Post Houston stage. $150 and up. 8pm.
  • Lucero y Mijares at Smart Financial Centre | Friday, October 13 – The dynamic duo is back in Sugar Land with a dynamic show filled with sensational music and memories. $50 and up. 8:30pm.
  • PRH Block Party at Project Row Houses | Saturday, October 14 | FREE – Celebrate the 30-year legacy of Project Row Houses in Third Ward with an all-day bash with food trucks and live performances, kids activities, local vendors and more. Enjoy music from Yung Joc, Devin the Dude, Lil Keke, Marium Echo, and others at this celebration of PRH and its founders. 1pm to 9pm.
  • An Evening with Los Lobos at Miller Outdoor Theatre | Saturday, October 14 | FREE – The Chicano rockers are celebrating a prolific 50 years in the biz with a night of their many hits. One of Miller Outdoor’s signature shows of their 100th anniversary, Los Lobos will help close out Hispanic Heritage Month festivities. 6:30pm.
  • Suki Waterhouse at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday, October 14 – The dreamy vibes abound as English singer-songwriter, model and actress makes her debut performance at White Oak. $25 and up. 8pm.
  • SZA at Toyota Center | Saturday, October 14 – The Grammy Award–winning icon finally lands in H-Town, touting her fire sophomore album SOS with a dramatic show in Downtown. D4VID will be supporting. $173 and up. 8pm.
  • Pearland Art on the Pavilion at Pearland Town Center | Saturday, October 14 & Sunday, October 15 | No Cover – Hit up Pearland’s outdoor shopping district for a two-day juried art market featuring regional artists showcasing and selling one-of-a-kind artwork, with performances by Tucker Hart and Joe Calderon on Saturday, and Sunday tunes from Wendy Elizabeth Jones, Patty O’Beers and Anthony Puskas. 10am to 5pm.
  • Sounds to Live By at the Menil Collection | Sunday, October 15 | FREE – On Menil’s outdoor lawn, this annual music event brings a free show featuring selections by Peter Lucas, visual artists Tierney Malone, Jamal Cyrus and Alexis Pye, plus sounds from DJ and music historian Flash Gordon Parks. 3pm to 6pm.
  • Sting at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | Sunday, October 15 – The mythical mononym is set to headline at Cynthia Woods with a lifetime of hits from his arsenal when he brings his My Songs tour through the Woodlands. $51.50 and up. 8pm.

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