December 27, 2018

31 Concerts Happening in San Antonio in 2019 That We're Totally Excited About

We're fully aware that we're going into the new year in just a few days – but we can't help but ask anyway: what year is it?! With acts coming to the Alamo City in 2019 like Kiss, the Beach Boys, and New Kids on the Block, it's hard to believe that we're going forwards and not backwards. On the other hand, with both popular and fresh acts like Ella Mai, Black Violin, and Ariana Grande, it's perfectly believable. Regardless of your taste, there's a name on this list that will excite just about every music lover. 2019 is *definitely* going to be a great year.
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Puddles Pity Party
$35-$100, Tue March 19, 7pm, Empire Theater, 226 N St. Mary’s St, (210) 226-5700, majesticempire.com
Known as “the sad clown with the golden voice,” Puddles the Clown will be returning town, like many of the names on this list, in March. Made famous from his appearance on America’s Got Talent, and is currently famous for his extensive touring across the United States and appearances at festivals worldwide, Puddles will be bringing your favorite tunes with, of course, his own vintage twist.
Photo via Instagram / puddlespityparty
Puddles Pity Party
$35-$100, Tue March 19, 7pm, Empire Theater, 226 N St. Mary’s St, (210) 226-5700, majesticempire.com
Known as “the sad clown with the golden voice,” Puddles the Clown will be returning town, like many of the names on this list, in March. Made famous from his appearance on America’s Got Talent, and is currently famous for his extensive touring across the United States and appearances at festivals worldwide, Puddles will be bringing your favorite tunes with, of course, his own vintage twist.
Photo via Instagram / puddlespityparty
John 5 and the Creatures
$18, Sat March 2, 7pm, The Rock Box, 1223 E Houston St, (210) 255-3833, therockboxsa.com
Excited to return to San Antonio, John 5 will be returning to in March to perform at the Rock Box. Bringing intense guitar solos, prog-rocky nu-metal, and guest star Jared James Nichols, this is a show that true rock fans won’t want to miss.
Photo via Instagram / john5official
John 5 and the Creatures
$18, Sat March 2, 7pm, The Rock Box, 1223 E Houston St, (210) 255-3833, therockboxsa.com
Excited to return to San Antonio, John 5 will be returning to in March to perform at the Rock Box. Bringing intense guitar solos, prog-rocky nu-metal, and guest star Jared James Nichols, this is a show that true rock fans won’t want to miss.
Photo via Instagram / john5official
Xavier Omar
$18-$48, Sun Feb. 10, 7pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N St. Mary’s St., (210) 841-3771, papertigersatx.com
Get ready for some soul to visit San Antonio! This R&B artist on the rise has made big strides in the soul scene, even claiming San Antonio as the “launch pad” for his music. You better get your tickets while they’re available – his last tour sold out.
Photo via Instagram / xvromar
Xavier Omar
$18-$48, Sun Feb. 10, 7pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N St. Mary’s St., (210) 841-3771, papertigersatx.com
Get ready for some soul to visit San Antonio! This R&B artist on the rise has made big strides in the soul scene, even claiming San Antonio as the “launch pad” for his music. You better get your tickets while they’re available – his last tour sold out.
Photo via Instagram / xvromar
Ariana Grande
$107-$699, Fri May 17, 7:30pm, AT&T Center, 1 AT&T Center Parkway, (210) 444-5000, attcenter.com
Full stop. Another big name that will be coming to San Antonio this spring and playing the AT&T Center will be Ariana Grande. Not much more needs to be said other than you should get your tickets while you can, because we’re guessing they’ll probably go fast.
Photo courtesy of Republic Records
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Ariana Grande
$107-$699, Fri May 17, 7:30pm, AT&T Center, 1 AT&T Center Parkway, (210) 444-5000, attcenter.com
Full stop. Another big name that will be coming to San Antonio this spring and playing the AT&T Center will be Ariana Grande. Not much more needs to be said other than you should get your tickets while you can, because we’re guessing they’ll probably go fast.
Photo courtesy of Republic Records
A$AP Rocky
$13-$179, Fri Jan. 25, 8pm, AT&T Center, 1 AT&T Center Parkway, (210) 444-5000, attcenter.com
A$AP Rocky will be hitting the road this winter on Injured Generation tour, which will hit eighteen cities in the U.S., including a stop right here in San Antonio. This tour is coming shortly after the release of his third album, TESTING.
Photo via Instagram / asapmob
A$AP Rocky
$13-$179, Fri Jan. 25, 8pm, AT&T Center, 1 AT&T Center Parkway, (210) 444-5000, attcenter.com
A$AP Rocky will be hitting the road this winter on Injured Generation tour, which will hit eighteen cities in the U.S., including a stop right here in San Antonio. This tour is coming shortly after the release of his third album, TESTING.
Photo via Instagram / asapmob
Watsky
$17-$85, Sat March 9, 7pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N St. Mary’s St., (210) 841-3771, papertigersatx.com
You heard us: Watsky will be visiting the Paper Tiger this March to spit some fast rhymes here in San Antonio. While he’s not the fastest rapper in the world, you better hold onto your eyebrows if you go to this show, otherwise they might just burn off. 
Photo via Instagram / gwatsky
Watsky
$17-$85, Sat March 9, 7pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N St. Mary’s St., (210) 841-3771, papertigersatx.com
You heard us: Watsky will be visiting the Paper Tiger this March to spit some fast rhymes here in San Antonio. While he’s not the fastest rapper in the world, you better hold onto your eyebrows if you go to this show, otherwise they might just burn off.
Photo via Instagram / gwatsky
Weird Al
$35-$55, Fri April 26, 8pm, Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Cir, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org
Don’t even consider missing out on this comedy recording artist. Weird Al will be coming back to San Antonio during his 2019 Strings Attached tour. Unlike his previous, more intimate and original tour from 2018, 2019’s Strings Attached will feature not only his greatest hits, but also, for the first time, a full orchestra. And, we will not forget to mention, costumes and props.
Photo via Instagram / alfredyankovic
Weird Al
$35-$55, Fri April 26, 8pm, Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Cir, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org
Don’t even consider missing out on this comedy recording artist. Weird Al will be coming back to San Antonio during his 2019 Strings Attached tour. Unlike his previous, more intimate and original tour from 2018, 2019’s Strings Attached will feature not only his greatest hits, but also, for the first time, a full orchestra. And, we will not forget to mention, costumes and props.
Photo via Instagram / alfredyankovic
Black Violin
$19-$49.50, Fri March 22, 8pm, Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Cir, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org
With influences from R&B, funk, bluegrass, rock, jazz, and classical, Black Violin is the hip-hop duo that you won’t want to miss. Bringing high-energy shows and original hits, Black Violin is anything but your traditional violin concerto.
Photo via Instagram / blackviolin
Black Violin
$19-$49.50, Fri March 22, 8pm, Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Cir, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org
With influences from R&B, funk, bluegrass, rock, jazz, and classical, Black Violin is the hip-hop duo that you won’t want to miss. Bringing high-energy shows and original hits, Black Violin is anything but your traditional violin concerto.
Photo via Instagram / blackviolin
Pink Martini
$34.50-$75, Wed April 10, 7:30pm, Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Cir, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org
Blending both modern and vintage, jazz and lounge, and upbeat and serious, Pink Martini was originally founded to combat the lackluster event music that founder Thomas Lauderdale often encountered. With a mini orchestra in the wings and lead singer China Forbes in the lead, this show is certainly worth putting on a black tie and watching.
Photo via Instagram / pinkmartini
Pink Martini
$34.50-$75, Wed April 10, 7:30pm, Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Cir, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org
Blending both modern and vintage, jazz and lounge, and upbeat and serious, Pink Martini was originally founded to combat the lackluster event music that founder Thomas Lauderdale often encountered. With a mini orchestra in the wings and lead singer China Forbes in the lead, this show is certainly worth putting on a black tie and watching.
Photo via Instagram / pinkmartini
Sevendust
$26.50, Sun March 3, 6pm, Vibes Event Center, 1211 East Houston, (210) 255-3833, vibeseventcenter.com
Sevendust will be returning to San Antonio in 2019, at the Vibes Event Center, bringing with them their nu-metal style to the city that once was the heavy metal capital of the world. While San Antonio gets its fair share of metal, fans can never seem to get enough. Don’t miss this awesome show with their special guest, Tremonti. 
Photo via Instagram / sevendustofficial
Sevendust
$26.50, Sun March 3, 6pm, Vibes Event Center, 1211 East Houston, (210) 255-3833, vibeseventcenter.com
Sevendust will be returning to San Antonio in 2019, at the Vibes Event Center, bringing with them their nu-metal style to the city that once was the heavy metal capital of the world. While San Antonio gets its fair share of metal, fans can never seem to get enough. Don’t miss this awesome show with their special guest, Tremonti.
Photo via Instagram / sevendustofficial