In Concert

Crossing Vineyards & Winery

1853 Wrightstown Rd., Washington Crossing; 215-493-6500. www.crossingvineyards.com. Christmas Tree-O Sing-Along. $45. 12/7. 7 pm.

Electric Factory

421 N. Seventh St.; 215-569-9400. www.livenation.com. Asking Alexandria. $25. 12/7. 7:30 pm. Dethklok. $45.55-$143.85. 12/11. 6:30 pm. Matisyahu. $29.50. 12/12. 8 pm.

First Unitarian Church

2125 Chestnut St.; 267-765-5210. www.r5productions.com. Rachael Yamagata. $14-$16. 12/7. 8:30 pm. Farout Fangtooth. $10. 12/8. 8 pm. Nada Surf. $20. 12/12. 8:30 pm.

Keswick Theatre

291 Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650. www.keswicktheatre.com. Keith Sweat. $52.50-$62.50. 12/7. 8 pm. Maxi Priest. $30-$40. 12/8. 8 pm. Judy Collins. $29-$49. 12/9. 7 pm. Wayne Newton. $51.50-$61.50. 12/11. 7:30 pm. The Manhattan Transfer Christmas. $38-$58. 12/13. 8 pm.

Kimmel Center

Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999. www.kimmelcenter.org. Peter Nero & the Philly Pops: Holiday Pops. $26-$111. 12/7. Keep Talking: Improvisation is Conversation. 12/8. 11 am.

Painted Bride Art Center

230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. John Hollenbeck. $25; $18.75 students and seniors. 12/7. 8 pm.

The Philadelphia Society for Art, Literature & Music

5841 Overbrook Ave.; 215-477-7578. www.thepsalm.org. Beaucoup Blue. $25 day of show. 12/7. 8 pm. Dan May. $20 advance; $25 day of show. 12/8. 8 pm.

Prince Music Theater

1412 Chestnut St.; 215-569-9700. www.princemusictheater.org. Most Powerful Voices Gospel Competition. 12/8. 3-6 pm.

The Record Collector

358 Farnsworth Ave., Bordentown; 609-324-0880. www.the-record-collector.com. Successful Failures. $15 day of show. 12/7. 7:30 pm. Spanking Charlene. $12 advance; $15 day of show. 12/8. 7:30 pm. Odessa Klezmer Band. $12 advance; $15 day of show. 12/13. 7:30 pm.

Sellersville Theater 1894

Main St. & Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808. www.st94.com. Eilen Jewell. $21.50-$30. 12/7. 8 pm. Eddie Money: An Acoustic Christmas. $39.50-$55. 12/8. Sha Na Na. $39.50-$55. 12/9. Richard Marx. $35. 12/12. 8 pm. The Gathering. $25-$39.50. 12/13. 8 pm.

Susquehanna Bank Center

1 Harbour Blvd., Camden; 856-365-1300. www.livenation.com/. The Smashing Pumpkins. $25-$65. 12/8. The Killers. $35-$65. 12/13. 8 pm. Sold out.

Temple University Liacouras Center

1776 N. Broad St.; 215-204-2400. www.liacourascenter.com. TobyMac. $29-$40. 12/8. 7 pm.

The Theater of the Living Arts

334 South St.; 215-922-1011. www.theateroflivingarts.net. Anthony Green. $20 day of show. 12/7. 7 pm. New Found Glory. $28 advance; $32 day of show. 12/9. 6:30 pm. 2 Chainz. $30 advance; $32 day of show. 12/10. 7:30 pm. Every Avenue. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 12/12. 6 pm. Tyler Ward. $15 advance; $18 day of show. 12/13. 7 pm.

Trocadero Theatre

1003 Arch St.; 215-922-5483. www.thetroc.com. D.R.I. $19 day of show. 12/7. 7:30 pm. United Kingdom. $8. 12/8. 9 pm. Aaron Lewis. $32.50 advance; $34 day of show. 12/9. 8 pm. Of Montreal. $20. 12/13. 7:45 pm.

Wells Fargo Center

3601 S. Broad St.; 215-336-3600. www.wellsfargocenterphilly.com. The Who. $36.50-$126.50. 12/8. 8 pm.

World Cafe Live

3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400. http://www.worldcafelive.com. The York Street Hustle Holiday Spectacular. $10. 12/7. 9 pm. Sold out. Carbon Leaf. $19 advance; $21 day of show. 12/8. 8 pm. Transistor Rodeo. $7. 12/8. 9 pm. Rockdale Music School Showcase. $4. 12/9. 12 pm. Will Hoge. $18 advance; $20 day of show. 12/9. 8 pm. Passenger. $12 advance; $15 day of show. 12/9. 8 pm. Sold out. Monday Jazz Jam. $5. 12/10. Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit. $15-$22 advance; $17-$24 day of show. 12/10. 8 pm. Sofia Rei. $8 advance; $10 day of show. 12/11. 8 pm. Raul Malo. $32 advance; $35 day of show. 12/11. 8 pm.  

 

World Cafe Live at the Queen

500 N. Market St., Wilmington; 302-994-1400. queentickets.worldcafelive.com. 4W5 Blues Jam. 12/12. Jeffrey Gaines. $24 day of show. 12/7. 8 pm. Eric Hutchinson. $31-$41. 12/7. 8 pm. Peanut Butter & Jams Welcomes the Rockdoves. $10; $7 children 1-12; free under 1. 12/8. 11:30 am. Eilen Jewell. $11. 12/8. 8 pm. Blackmore's Night. $41-$51 advance; $45-$55 day of show. 12/9. 7 pm. Groove Night. $5. 12/10.

Clubs & Coffeehouses

Philadelphia

The Barbary 951 Frankford Ave.; 215-634-7400. www.myspace.com/thenewbarbary. The Dangerous Summer. $10. 12/13. 7 pm.

The Blockley 38th & Chestnut St.; 215-222-1234. www.theblockley.com. Ill.Gates. $13-$15. 12/9. 8 pm. Fear Nuttin Band. $8-$10. 12/12. 8 pm. Splintered Sunlight. $6-$8. 12/13. 9 pm.

Chris' Jazz Cafe 1421 Sansom St.; 215-568-3131. www.chrisjazzcafe.com/. Tony Miceli Trio With Chris Farr. $15. 12/7. 8 pm. The Webb Thomas Quartet. $20. 12/8. 8 pm. The Flail. $5-$10. 12/11. 7 pm. Noah Gershwin Band. $5-$10. 12/12. 7 pm. Julian Hartwell Band. 12/13. 10 pm. All Star Jazz Quartet. $10. 12/13. 7 pm.

Fergie's Pub 1214 Sansom St.; 215-928-8118. www.fergies.com. Traditional Irish Session. 12/8.

The Fire 412 W. Girard Ave.; 267-671-9298. www.iourecords.com/thefire/. St. James & the Apostles. $10. 12/7. 9 pm. Disco Machine Gun. $6. 12/8. 8 pm. Gasoline Heart. $8. 12/9. 8 pm. Dani Mari. $7. 12/12. 8 pm. Hostage Calm. $8 advance; $10 day of show. 12/13. 7 pm.

The Grape Room 105 Grape St.; 215-930-0321. www.graperoommusic.com. Kid Felix. 12/7. 9 pm.

Johnny Brenda's 1201 Frankford Ave.; 215-739-9684. johnnybrendas.com. Frog Holler. $10. 12/7. 9:15 pm. Bitter Bitter Weeks. $10. 12/8. 9:30 pm. Unfold Ordinary Mind. $15. 12/9. 8:30 pm. Mates of State. $14. 12/10. 9 pm. Sera Cahoone. $10. 12/11. 9 pm. Southwork. $10. 12/13. 9 pm.

Kung Fu Necktie 1248 N. Front St.; 215-291-4919. www.myspace.com/kungfunecktiebar. Guards. $10. 12/7. 7:30 pm. Archnemesis. $8. 12/7. 11 pm. KingSnake. $8. 12/8. 7:30 pm. Rock Steady Soul Club. 12/8. 11 pm. Panic Years. $10 advance; $12 day of show. 12/9. 8 pm. Warrior Soul. $10. 12/10. 8 pm. The Winter Sounds. $8 advance; $10 day of show. 12/11. 8 pm. Ton-Taun. $5 advance; $8 day of show. 12/12. 8 pm. Something Like a Monument. $5. 12/13. 7:30 pm. Real Time. 12/13. 11 pm.

Legendary Dobbs 304 South St.; 215-925-4053. www.dobbsphilly.com. The Lux. $10. 12/7. 9 pm. Boogieman DeLa. 12/8. 7 pm. Bong Hits for Jesus. 12/11.

North Star Bar 2639 Poplar St.; 215-787-0488. www.northstarbar.com. Clashing Plaid. $10. 12/7. 9 pm. The Sharkskins. $10. 12/8. 9 pm. Charis Garwood. 12/10. 8 pm. Boy Meets Ghoul. $5 advance; $7 day of show. 12/11. 7 pm. The Apache Relay. $10. 12/12. 8 pm. Mean Lady. $8. 12/13. 8 pm.

Ortlieb's Lounge 847 N. 3rd St.; 215-568-1616. www.ortliebslounge.com. Open Mic Soul Jam. 12/12. Sittin' Back With Slo 'n Shakey. 12/13. Jazz Jam Session. 12/11.

The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts 736-38 S. Broad St.; 215-893-9912. www.clefclub.org. World Reggae Concert Series. 12/8. 9 pm.

Plough & The Stars 123 Chestnut St.; 215-733-0300. www.ploughstars.com/. Traditional Irish Music Session. 12/9.

 Silk City Diner & Lounge 435 Spring Garden St.; 215-592-8838. www.silkcityphilly.com/. Hot Mess. $5. 12/7. Anything U Can Shake YrHips2. $7; $3 ladies. 12/8.

Tin Angel at Serrano 20 S. 2nd St.; 215-928-0978. www.tinangel.com. Riley Etheridge Jr. $10. 12/7. 8 pm. Sonoma Sound. $10. 12/8. 7:30 pm. Smash Palace. $10. 12/8. 10:30 pm. Jennifer Knapp & Margaret Becker: The Hymns of Christmas. $20. 12/12. 8 pm. John Fullbright. $10. 12/13. 8 pm.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Blarney Stone 1227 W. Chester Pike, West Chester; 610-436-5222. Third Man In. 12/7. 8 pm. Bob Croce. 12/8. 8 pm.

Burlap & Bean 204 S Newtown St., Newtown Square; 484-427-4547. www.burlapandbean.com. The Stray Birds. $12 day of show. 12/7. 8 pm. Ben Arnold. $15. 12/8. 8 pm. Ethan Pierce. $8 advance; $10 day of show. 12/12. 8 pm.

Kennett Flash 102 Sycamore Alley, Kennett Square; 484-732-8295. www.kennettflash.org. Ted Vigil. $25 day of show. 12/7. 8 pm. Ana Egge. $18 advance; $21 day of show. 12/8. 8 pm. Blue Monday Jam. $5; $3 players. 12/10.

MilkBoy Coffee2 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore; 610-645-5269. www.milkboycoffee.com. Dante Bucci. $8-$10. 12/7. 8 pm. Max Seidman. $8-$10. 12/8. 8 pm. Jazz Open Mic. 12/10.

The Note 142 E. Market St., West Chester; 800-059-4849. www.thenotewc.com. Mod Sun. $15 day of show. 12/7. 8 pm. Sonata Arctica. $22 advance; $25 day of show. 12/8. 9 pm. Eve 6. $20-$25. 12/10. 8 pm.

Puck 85 Printers Alley, Doylestown; 215-348-9000. www.pucklive.com. Lizanne Knott. $10 advance; $12 day of show. 12/8. 7 pm.

Steel City Coffeehouse 203 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-933-4043. www.steelcitycoffeehouse.com/. Suzie Brown. $15 day of show. 12/7. 8 pm. Burning Bridget Cleary. $15-$22 advance; $18 day of show. 12/8. 9 pm. Alex & the Kaleidoscope Band. $10. 12/9. 4 pm. Decembersongs. $15-$23 advance; $18 day of show. 12/12. 8 pm.

New Jersey

Bus Stop Music Cafe 148 S. Broadway, Pitman; 856-582-0009. www.busstopmusiccafe.com/. Open Mic With the Kitchen Pickers. 12/11.

Delaware

The Blue Parrot Bar & Grille 1934 W. Sixth St., Wilmington; 302-655-8990. www.blueparrotgrille.com. The Bullets. 12/13. Deb Callahan. 12/7. 9 pm. The Big Boy Little Band. 12/8. 9 pm.