Best concerts in Houston: August 22-28, 2022

Electronic trio known as Swedish House Mafia return to tour with a stop in Houston this week | Courtesy of Swedish House Mafia

Discover the biggest talents in music at these must-see shows and concerts around Houston from Monday, August 22 through Sunday, August 28, 2022.

This week, Houston sees the Legends return on tour, a Ukrainian fundraiser in Montrose, a 50 Cent comedy and music showcase, a K-pop supergroup and much more.

Want to dig deeper for live gigs in Houston this month? Check the 365 Houston schedule for additional shows taking place in H-Town.

Top 12 Live Shows and Concerts in Houston This Week

  • BLXST at the House of Blues | monday august 22 – Hot off the heels of receiving his first platinum certification, rising rap star BLXST is coming to Downtown for his Before You Go Tour. $35+. 6 p.m.
  • SKAI in Avant Garden | Tuesday, August 23 – Ukrainian American Culture Club Invites Ukrainian Rock Band SKAI to Houston to Celebrate Ukraine’s 31 Years of Independence; funds raised from ticket sales will benefit Ukraine House, a US-based charity. $60 and up. 6 p.m.
  • The Get Up Kids at White Oak Music Hall | Tuesday August 23 – Alternative rock veterans the Get Up Kids come to Houston to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their debut album, 4 minutes thousand, supported by Sparta. $25 and up. 7 p.m.
  • Joyce Manor at Warehouse Live | Tuesday August 23 – Emo punk pioneers Joyce Manor are back on tour with their sixth studio album, 40 oz in Fresno. $20 and up. 7 p.m.
  • Sebastián Yatra at the Smart Financial Center | Thursday August 25 – Latin pop sensation Sebastián Yatra is heading to Sugar Land and bringing enough vitality, warmth and energy for everyone to share. $41 and up. 8 p.m.
  • Tycoon Houston Comedy Music Fest at Toyota Center | Thursday August 25 – Rapper 50 Cent hosts a comedy and musical performance double in Downtown, with nine stand-up acts including B-Simone, Bill Bellamy, Jess Hilarious, Gary Owen and more, in addition to appearances by Fetty Wap, Flo Rida, Rotimi and more. $49 and up. 8 p.m.
  • Jack Johnson with Ziggy Marley at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | friday august 26 – Soft rocker Jack Johnson demonstrates sustainable touring practice on the way to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, with support from reggae royalty Ziggy Marley. $42.50 and up. 7 p.m.
  • Loona at 713 Music Hall | friday august 26 – K-pop girl group Loona are coming to party with Houston on their first ever world tour and they’ve brought all the fun, energy and pop magic with them. $65 and up. 7:30 p.m.
  • BORIS at the White Oak Music Hall | friday august 26 – The Japanese improvised experimental rock trio are on tour with their astonishing twenty-eighth studio album heavy rocks in order to commemorate both their 30th anniversary and their continued evolution. $25. 8 p.m.
  • National Battle of the Bands with Migos at NRG Stadium | Saturday August 27 – Quavo and Take Off are your bandleaders for this high-energy night featuring some of the best marching bands in the country, battling it out on the Texans’ grill. $20 and up. 6 p.m.
  • Lyle Lovett and his large group at the Smart Financial Center | Saturday August 27 – Houston’s own native son, Lyle Lovett, comes home and brings music from his first studio album in ten years, June 12, in Sugar Land. $59.50 and up. 7:30 p.m.
  • Swedish Mafia at Toyota Center | Saturday August 27 – House music trio Swedish House Mafia stop in H-Town on their world tour following the release of their first ever studio album, lost in paradise. $39.50 and up. 8 p.m.

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