Grab your seats for our picks for the best concerts and live performances taking place in Houston in April 2022.
April brings a shower of superstars to music venues across the city, as rock, pop, soul and rap legends headline some of the best shows coming to Houston this month.
Plus, you’ll find recent chart-toppers, tribute concerts, and a heartfelt farewell to the Houston Symphony’s Principal Conductor.
We’ve rounded up some of the highlights for this month’s concert schedule.
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 25 Live Shows and Concerts in Houston: April 2022
Week of Monday March 28
- Girl in Red at House of Blues | friday april 1st – The Norwegian indie pop singer-songwriter hit the charts last year with his debut studio album, If I could make it quiet, and will stop at Downtown’s House of Blues to play his latest songs. $28. 8 p.m.
- Remember When Rock Was Young: Elton John’s Tribute at the Miller Outdoor Theater | Friday, April 1 | FREE – The 100th anniversary of the Miller Outdoor Theater is launched with a free performance of Remember When Rock Was Young: Elton John’s Tribute with Craig A. Meyer, considered the best Elton John tribute artist performing today. The seats on the lawn are open to the public; covered seats require a free ticket. 8 p.m.
Week of Monday April 4
- Jazmine Sullivan at 713 Music Hall | Monday april 4th – The Grammy-nominated R&B singer-songwriter comes to The Post to perform songs from his award-winning latest album, Tales of Heaux. $79 and up. 8 p.m.
- Bon Iver on the White Oak Music Hall lawn | Tuesday, April 5 – The indie folk musician takes to the White Oak lawn for a rendition of songs from the Grammy-nominated release, I, I. $65, but you can find hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6 p.m.
- Hillsong United and Chris Tomlin at the Toyota Center | Thursday, April 7 – One of the biggest Christian music concerts of the year takes place at the Toyota Center, as the Australian cult band joins singer-songwriter Chris Tomlin for a much-anticipated show. $20 and up. 7 p.m.
- Charli XCX at House of Blues | saturday april 9 – The English synth pop singer-songwriter appears at Downtown’s House of Blues to perform his critically acclaimed latest album crash. $34.50. 8 p.m.
- Ricardo Arjona at the Toyota Center | saturday april 9 – The Guatemalan singer-songwriter and one of the best-selling Latin American artists of all time comes to Downtown to perform songs from his latest albums, 2020 White and 2021 Negro. $60.99 and up. 8 p.m.
- Tribute to the Queen of Tejano at the Houston Botanical Garden | sunday april 10 – Bring a lawn chair or blanket and sing along to Selena’s hits at this tribute concert held in the beautiful grounds of the Houston Botanic Garden in South Houston. $15. 3 p.m.
- Ice Cube & Scarface at the Smart Financial Center | sunday april 10 – Rap legends unite in Sugar Land when Ice Cube and Scarface take the stage at the Smart Financial Centre. $29 and up. 7 p.m.
- Clairo with Arlo Parks at the Bayou Music Center | sunday april 10 – Downtown welcomes two rising indie pop powerhouses when Clairo arrives to support his latest release, Slingjoined by Arlo Parks, who plays songs from their 2021 release, Collapsed in the rays of the sun. $39.50 and up. 8 p.m.
Week of Monday April 11
- Jhay Cortez on the White Oak Music Hall lawn | Wednesday April 13 – The Puerto Rican reggaeton sensation brings songs from its late 2021 release, timelezz, at White Oak Lawn. $60 in advance; $65 the day of the show. 6 p.m.
- Lil Durk at the Bayou Music Center | friday april 15 – On the release of the March 2022 release of his chart-topping studio album, 7220, the Chicago rapper goes through Downtown in support. $69 and up. 8 p.m.
- Maze with Frankie Beverly and the Isley Brothers at Toyota Center | saturday april 16 – Soul superheroes reunite for a double-headline show downtown, featuring hits like ‘Can’t Get Over You’ and ‘It’s Your Thing’. $69.50 and up. 7:30 p.m.
- OhGeesy at the Warehouse Live | sunday april 17 – Warehouse Live’s studio hosts rising rapper, OhGeesy, who stops by on the US Geezyworld tour, joined by That Mexican OT, Young Hawaii Slim and DJ Vision. $20 and up. 8 p.m.
Week of Monday April 18
- Marco Antonio Solís at the Smart Financial Center | friday april 22 – Los Bukis founder and multiple Latin Grammy-winning musician, Marco Antonio Solís arrives in Sugar Land during Verte’s Qué Ganas world tour. $59.50 and up. 8 p.m.
- John Mayer at the Toyota Center | Saturday April 23 – The Grammy-winning guitarist and songwriter arrives in downtown Houston for his first tour in four years, coinciding with the summer 2021 release of bloody rock. $50 and up. 7:30 p.m.
- Jxdn at the live warehouse | Saturday April 23 – Rising to fame thanks to TikTok, the pop punk singer from Chattanooga comes to Warehouse, performing songs from his debut studio album, Tell me about tomorrow. $30. 8 p.m.
Week of Monday April 25
- Tai Verdes at the White Oak Music Hall | Monday April 25 – After releasing his first studio album, TV, and the single “AOK” certified gold in 2021, singer-songwriter Tai Verdes appears on the Downstairs stage in White Oak. $23 and up. 7 p.m.
- Bon Jovi at the Toyota Center | tuesday 26 april – The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers resume touring after a pandemic hiatus, bringing with them their latest album, 2020, plus other fan favorites. $19.50 and up. 8 p.m.
- Death Cab for Cutie at 713 Music Hall | Thursday April 28 – The indie rock band enters their 25th year of playing, rocking the music room at Post HTX in Downtown to perform songs from their latest album, thanks for today, and other fan favorites. $30 and up. 8 p.m.
- Justin Bieber at the Toyota Center | friday april 29 – Pop sensation Justin Bieber is joined by Jaden on the tour for his sixth studio album, Justice, which brings him to Downtown for a highly anticipated concert. $59.50 and up. 7:30 p.m.
- Snow tha produced at House of Blues | friday april 29 – After picking up her first Latin Grammy nomination last year, the Mexican American rapper hits House of Blues on the Dale Gas Tour ahead of her next studio album, Valemadre. $25. 8 p.m.
- Houston Symphony Presents Mahler’s Resurrection Symphony at Jones Hall | From Friday 29 April to Sunday 1 May | Virtual option – In his final performances as Music Director of the Houston Symphony Orchestra, Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts this resplendent symphony, unmatched in all music. Celebrate the end of an era in the Houston arts scene with a performance that showcases the orchestra at its best. $29 and up (live stream is $20). Friday and Saturday 8 p.m.; Sunday 2:30 p.m.
- Deftones on the lawn at White Oak Music Hall | Saturday April 30 – The Sacramento alternative metal band arrives at White Oak’s Lawn for a highly anticipated show in support of their latest release, ohm. Tickets are sold on the site, but you can find hard-to-get seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 6 p.m.
- Snoh Aalegra at the Bayou Music Center | Saturday April 30 – The Swedish singer-songwriter stops by Downtown to perform songs from her latest album, Temporary highs in the purple sky. $59 and up. 8 p.m.