Photo by Tommy Mann Jr.

The holiday season is in full swing, and that means loads of special concerts featuring national artists over the next three weeks. Whether it is Houston or Lake Charles or right here in Orange, you can definitely find something to help make your holiday season special, including the annual Christmas tour from Trans-Siberian Orchestra which returns to Houston for two shows on Friday, Dec. 21.

 

 

 

By Tommy Mann Jr.

The Record

 

There is no shortage of live music events featuring national and international artists for the rest of the fall, winter and well into 2019. Make your plans now and get your tickets asap to one or more of these amazing concerts. Also, don’t forget to check out the schedule for 2019.

 

Dec. 6

Kottonmouth Kings, Scout Bar, Houston

 

Dec. 7

Doug Supernaw, Sawdust Saloon, Beaumont

The Robert Cray Band, The Heights Theater, Houston

The Bellamy Brothers, Dosey Doe, The Woodlands

 

Dec. 8

Flatland Cavalry, Dixie Dance Hall, Beaumont

Mark Chesnutt, Britt Godwin and Company, Honky Tonk Texas, Silsbee

Survivor, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

Martina McBride, Smart Financial Center, Houston

Elton John, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Dec. 9

Elton John, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Dec. 12

Michael Martin Murphy, Julie Rogers Theater, Beaumont

 

Dec. 13

Parker McCollum, Koe Wetzel, Dixie Dance Hall, Beaumont

Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Carpenter Brut, House of Blues, Houston

 

Dec. 14

Aaron Neville, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

Dec. 15

Jon Wolfe, Dixie Dance Hall, Beaumont

 

Dec. 16

Stabbing Westward, The Hunger, Scout Bar, Houston

 

Dec. 18

Michael McDonald, Lutcher Theater, Orange

 

Dec. 20

Faster Pussycat, The Dirty Reckless, Johnny Solinger, Warehouse Live, Houston

 

Dec. 21

Nelly, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

Robert Earl Keen, House of Blues, Houston

Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Dec. 22

Kyle Park with Randall King, Dixie Dance Hall, Beaumont

Tracy Byrd, Jefferson Theatre, Beaumont

Sammy Kershaw, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

Dec. 27

Terry McBride, Dosey Doe, The Woodlands

 

Dec. 28

Rick Springfield, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

Dec. 29

Roger Creager, Dixie Dance Hall, Beaumont

Steve Miller Band, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

Toadies, White Oak Music Hall, Houston

 

Dec. 30

KC and The Sunshine Band, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

Mannheim Steamroller, Smart Financial Center at Sugar Land, Houston

 

Jan. 5

Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

Jan. 10

Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone, Dosey Doe, The Woodlands

 

Jan. 11

Josh Abbott Band, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

Jan. 12

Gladys Knight, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

Jan. 22

Justin Timberlake, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Jan. 25

Randy Rogers Band, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

Jan. 28

Disturbed, Three Days Grace, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Feb. 1

Sevendust, Tremonti, Cane Hill, Lullwater, Kirra, Scout Bar, Houston

 

Feb. 5

Fleetwood Mac, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Feb. 7

Tenth Avenue North, Nick Hall, Land of Color, Jefferson Theatre, Beaumont

 

Feb. 8

Johnny Gill, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

Feb. 9

Jonny Lang, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

Feb. 10

Marc Anthony, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Feb. 14

Liverpool Legends (Complete Beatles Experience), Jefferson Theatre, Beaumont

Y&T, Gilby Clarke, Proof Rooftop Lounge, Houston

 

Feb. 15

Dwight Yoakum, Arena Theatre, Houston

 

Feb. 16

Styx, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

Saxon, Scout Bar, Houston

 

Feb. 22

Reverend Horton Heat, House of Blues, Houston

Muse, Toyota Center, Houston

 

March 2

3 Doors Down, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

March 8

MercyMe, Crowder, Micha Tyler, Ford Park Arena, Beaumont

 

March 9

Red Dragon Cartel, Proof Rooftop Lounge

 

March 19

Pink, Toyota Center, Houston

 

March 21

Queensryche, Fates Warning, House of Blues, Houston

 

March 23

Puddle of Mudd, Saliva, Trapt, Saving Abel, Warehouse Live, Houston

 

March 26

Michael Buble, Toyota Center, Houston

 

April 20

For KING and COUNTRY, Julie Rogers Theater, Beaumont

 

April 26

Boz Scaggs, Golden Nugget Casino, Lake Charles, La.

 

April 28

Rolling Stones, NRG Stadium, Houston

 

May 15

New Kids on the Block, Salt N’ Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson, Naughty By Nature, Toyota Center, Houston

 

March 28

The Steel Drivers, Jefferson Theatre, Beaumont

 

May 19

Ariana Grande, Toyota Center, Houston

 

June 14

Hootie & The Blowfish, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands

 

June 21

Twenty One Pilots, Toyota Center, Houston

 

June 28

Train, The Goo Goo Dolls, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands

 

July 25

Shawn Mendes, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Aug. 31

Backstreet Boys, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Sept. 3

Backstreet Boys, Cajundome, Lafayette, La.

 

Sept. 9

KISS, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Sept. 21

Carrie Underwood, Toyota Center, Houston

 

Sept. 22

Iron Maiden, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands

Carrie Underwood, Cajundome, Lafayette, La.