In Concert

Albert Music Hall

125 Wells Mills Rd., Waretown; 609-971-1593.

» READ MORE: www.alberthall.org

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Cedar Creek/Medford Station/Southern Specific/Saturday Night Express/J & E Company/Pickin' Shed Jam

. $5; $1 children under 12. 12/13 7:30 pm.

Church of St. Luke & the Epiphany

330 S. 13th St.; 215-732-1918.

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Holiday Jazz Benefit Concert: Comfort & Joy

. $20; $10 students. 12/14 4 pm.

Crossing Vineyards & Winery

1853 Wrightstown Rd., Washington Crossing; 215-493-6500.

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Candlelight Holiday Concert: Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet

. Reservations required. $45. 12/18 7:30 pm.

Dante Hall

14 N. Mississippi Ave., Atlantic City; 609-344-8877.

» READ MORE: www.dantehall.org

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Brenda Bass & the Swingettes

. $15. 12/12 8 pm.

Electric Factory

421 N. Seventh St.; 215-569-9400.

» READ MORE: www.livenation.com

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MudVayne/10 Years/Snot

. $26. 12/12 8:30 pm.

First Unitarian Church

2125 Chestnut St.; 267-765-5210.

» READ MORE: www.r5productions.com

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My Brightest Diamond/Clare & The Reasons

. $12. 12/12 8 pm.

Jack Rose/Bird Show/Sun Circle

. $13. 12/16 8 pm.

Gershman Y

401 S. Broad St.; 215-446-3027.

» READ MORE: www.gershmany.org

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Rick Kerber Tribute Ensemble

. 12/15 7 pm.

House of Blues

801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-236-2543.

» READ MORE: www.hob.com

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Avenged Sevenfold

. $30-$35. 12/12 7 pm.

Duran Duran

. $62-$87. 12/13 8 pm.

The Nudies

. 12/13 10 pm.

International House of Philadelphia

3701 Chestnut St.; 215-387-5125.

» READ MORE: www.ihousephilly.org

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Kieran Hebden & Steve Reid

. $25; $20 seniors; $17.50 students. 12/14 8 pm.

Tony Malaby Trio

. $12. 12/18 8 pm.

Keswick Theatre

291 Keswick Ave., Glenside; 215-572-7650.

» READ MORE: www.keswicktheatre.com

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Aimee Mann's Christmas Show

. $29.50-$39.50. 12/13 8 pm.

Jars of Clay/Sixpence None the Richer/Sara Groves/Leeland

. $39.50. 12/17 7:30 pm.

Kim & Reggie Harris & Magpie: Season of Light

. $7.50. 12/17 10:15 am.

Kimmel Center

Broad & Spruce Sts.; 215-893-1999.

» READ MORE: www.kimmelcenter.org

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Peter Nero & the Philly Pops: Holiday Pops/The Von Trapp Children

. $27-$104. 12/12-12/13 3 pm. 12/14 7:30 pm. 12/17 7 pm. 12/18 2 pm.

Kimmel Center Youth Jazz Ensemble

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*FREE*

12/13 noon.

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones

. $32-$59. 12/16 8 pm.

Marc Silver & The Stonethrowers

. 12/16 6:30 pm.

MCCC Science Center Theater

340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell; 215-641-6518.

» READ MORE: www.mc3.edu

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Christian McBride Band

. $22; $10 children. 12/12 8 pm.

The Note

142 E. Market St., West Chester; 800-059-4849.

» READ MORE: www.thenotewc.com

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Stereo Transmitted Disease/Bourbon Armory/Mesina

. $8. 12/12 9 pm.

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad/Among Criminals

. $10. 12/13 9 pm.

Stephen Pearcy

. $10-$12. 12/14 8 pm.

Ten Out of Tenn Christmas Tour

. $12. 12/17 9:30 pm.

Taproot/Enstride/Shovelhook

. $13-$15. 12/18 9 pm.

Perkins Center for the Arts

395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488.

» READ MORE: www.perkinscenter.org

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Bob Pollitt Jazz Quartet

. $15 includes show & light refreshments. 12/12 8:15 pm.

Scottish Rite Auditorium

315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood; 856-216-2170.

» READ MORE: www.ccparks.com

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Raul Malo's Christmas Party

. $29-$36. 12/13 8 pm.

Sellersville Theater 1894

Main St. & Temple Ave., Sellersville; 215-257-5808.

» READ MORE: www.st94.com

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Cheryl Wheeler/David Jacobs-Strain

. $25. 12/12 8:30 pm.

Carlene Carter/Dan May

. $29.50. 12/13 8 pm.

Coyote Run - A Kilted Christmas

. $19.50. 12/14 7:30 pm.

Holiday Sing-A-Long With Judith Owen & Harry Shearer/Sharon Little

. $35. 12/16 7:30 pm.

Savoy Brown/Craig Thatcher Band

. $29.50. 12/18 8 pm.

Stardust Ballroom

363 West Browning Rd., Bellmawr; 856-931-4000.

The Sinatra Big Band Birthday Bash Hosted by Andy Kortman

. $25. 12/14 1-4 pm.

State Theatre Center For The Arts

453 Northampton St., Easton; 610-252-3132.

» READ MORE: www.statetheatre.org

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Jimmy Sturr Holiday Spectacular/Jay & the Americans

. $32-$39. 12/13 3 pm.

Susquehanna Bank Center

1 Harbour Blvd., Camden; 856-365-1300.

» READ MORE: www.livenation.com

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Q102 Jingle Ball 2008/Katy Perry/David Archuleta/Brandy/Lady GaGa/Kevin Rudolf

. $49.50-$75. 12/14 6 pm.

TLA

334 South St.; 215-922-1011.

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The Most Interesting Show in the World Tour (MISW)

. $15. 12/12 7:30 pm.

Bring Me the Horizon/The Ghost Inside/Misery Signals/Confide

. $15-$17. 12/13 7:30 pm.

Trocadero Theatre

1003 Arch St.; 215-922-5483.

» READ MORE: www.thetroc.com

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Class 6/Faster Than Fate/Bottom Line/Twenty30/Blood Diner Pt. II/Better Day

. $15. 12/13 5:30 pm.

Bon Iver/Tallest Man on Earth

. $18. 12/15 7 pm.

Wachovia Spectrum

3601 S. Broad St.; 215-336-3600.

» READ MORE: www.wachoviacenter.com

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Neil Young/Wilco/Everest

. $20-$250. 12/12 7 pm.

World Cafe Live

3025 Walnut St.; 215-222-1400.

» READ MORE: www.worldcafelive.com

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Bevin Caulfield

. $10. 12/12 8 pm.

David Falcone

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*FREE*

12/12 12:30 pm.

Lizanne Knott/John Conahan/Kuf Knotz & The Hustle

. $5 plus non-perishable food item to benefit Philabundance. 12/13 9 pm.

The Melange Variety Cabaret Holiday Show

. $10. 12/13 6 pm.

Avi Wisnia

. $13. 12/14 7:30 pm.

Sunday Brunch With Kate Schutt

. $15 includes live entertainment & continental breakfast buffet. 12/14 noon.

Corey Smith

. $15-$18. 12/16 8 pm.

Gene Ween Band/David Pajo

. $25-$35. 12/16 8 pm.

Elliott Murphy/Jann Close

. $23-$28. 12/17 8 pm.

Clubs & Coffeehouses

Philadelphia

The Barbary

951 Frankford Ave.; 215-634-7400.

. Ted Leo/Cale Parks. 12/14.

Bob & Barbara's Lounge

1509 South St.; 215-545-4511.

. The Crowd Pleasers. 12/12-12/13.

Chris' Jazz Cafe

1421 Sansom St.; 215-568-3131.

» READ MORE: www.chrisjazzcafe.com

. Bootsie Barnes & Sam Reed With the Neil Podgurski Trio. 12/12. Vince Lardear Quartet. 12/12. Abigail Riccards Quintet. 12/13. Dario Pinelli Gypsy Jazz Trio. 12/13. Jack Saint Clair Jazz Combo. 12/13. Mike Lorenz Quartet. 12/15. Jazz Jam With Karl Jones & His Band. 12/16. The Wade Dean Enspiration. 12/17.

Denim

1710 Walnut St.; 215-735-6700.

» READ MORE: www.denimlounge.com

. Adam Bomb. 12/12.

Fergie's Pub

1214 Sansom St.; 215-928-8118.

» READ MORE: www.fergies.com

. Cabin Dogs. 12/13. Rustic Blues. 12/14. Josh Harty. 12/17.

The Fire

412 W. Girard Ave.; 267-671-9298.

. Everyone Everywhere/Pirouette. 12/12. Hezekiah Jones/Oud Blues/Feverfew/Cotton Jones. 12/12. Turbine/Ellis Ashbrook/BuzzUniverse. 12/13. Lionize/Only Living Boy. 12/14. The Verso/Bunjii. 12/17. Deaf Not Dead/Blood Diner Pt. II/Paths 2 Glory/Central Funktion. 12/18.

Hill Tea Bar

6 E. Hartwell Ln.; 215-381-2226.

» READ MORE: www.thehillteabar.com

. Michael Mabry. 12/14.

Johnny Brenda's

1201 Frankford Ave.; 215-739-9684. johnnybrendas.com. Meat Puppets. 12/12. The Photon Band/Audible/Brown Recluse Sings. 12/13. The Big Horn Cavaliers. 12/14. War On Drugs. 12/18.

Khyber

56 S. Second St.; 215-238-5888.

» READ MORE: www.thekhyber.com

. Infinien/Imbala/Oud Blues/Consider the Source. 12/12. MC Lars/MC Frontalot. 12/12. The Night Marchers/The Two Tears/Obits. 12/16. The Boot Blacks/The Glory Days. 12/17. Cortez Cortez/The MLM's. 12/18.

L2

2201 South St.; 215-732-7878.

» READ MORE: www.l2restaurant.com

. Jazz Night. 12/18.

M Room

15 W. Girard Ave.; 215-739-5577.

» READ MORE: www.themanhattanroom.com

. Mac Lethal/Grieves/Soulcrate/DJ Sku/JawnZap7. 12/13. You, Me, & T-Rex. 12/14. Ghosts in the Valley/Sobriquets/Sports. 12/18.

Mermaid Inn

7673 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-9797.

» READ MORE: www.themermaidinn.net

. Ellyn Hill & Richard Drueding. 12/12. Something Black. 12/13. Dukes of Destiny. 12/14. Psych-A-Billy. 12/15. Steve Giordano & John Swana. 12/17. Shawn Nolan & Friends. 12/18.

NXNW

7165 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-1000.

» READ MORE: www.nxnwphl.com

. PhillyBloco/DJ Mark. 12/12. Butterball's Motown Dance Party. 12/16. Salsa Night. 12/17. Twister Baby. 12/18.

North Star Bar

2639 Poplar St.; 215-787-0488.

» READ MORE: www.northstarrocks.com

. Gildon Works/The New International Satan/The Sunshine Recorder/House of Fire. 12/12. Beretta 76/Man Is Doomed/Victor Victor Band/Seven Heads. 12/13. Eric Hutchinson/Meaghan Smith/Matt Hires. 12/14. The Groovement/Angel Ocana/A Little Affair. 12/16. Braxton Parker/Wax Fang/The Courage Pills/The Why Kay Kays. 12/18.

Ortlieb's Jazzhaus

847 N. Third St.; 215-922-1035.

» READ MORE: www.ortliebsjazzhaus.com

. Joey DeFrancesco Trio. 12/12-12/13. Ernest Stuart Jam Session. 12/14. Byron Landham Jam Session. 12/16. The Three Blind Mice. 12/17. Erronious Krunk. 12/18.

The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts

736-38 S. Broad St.; 215-893-9912.

» READ MORE: www.clefclub.org

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Aziza. 12/18.

Tritone

1508 South St.; 215-545-0475.

» READ MORE: www.tritonebar.com

. Positively Sick on South Street. 12/12. Surgeon/Victor Victor Band/Ganto Barn/Adam Strange. 12/13. The Collective Hosted by Cornell Rochester. 12/14. Seizure 17. 12/14. Shakey Lyman. 12/15. Avant Ascension. 12/17. Matt Davis' Aerial Photograph. 12/18.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Brownies 23 East

23 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore; 610-649-8389.

» READ MORE: www.Brownies23east.com

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Splintered Sunlight. 12/18.

House of Grace Coffeehouse

6th & Main St., Royersford; 610-948-3684.

» READ MORE: www.house-of-grace.com

. Spirit of Grace. 12/13.

Lime Light Restaurant & Piano Bar

812 North Easton Road, Doylestown; 215-345-6330. Andy Prescott. 12/12. 12/16.

The Nail

2580 Haverford Rd., Ardmore; 610-649-6245.

» READ MORE: www.thenail1.com

. Lotus Hill/See Level/Dylan McGuire/Dam Mad. 12/12. Invasive Command/Causatum/Dissian. 12/13. 3rd Side. 12/17.

Puck

85 Printers Alley, Doylestown; 215-348-9000.

» READ MORE: www.pucklive.com

. Barley Juice. 12/12. Krista Parrish/Happy Dog. 12/13.

Steel City Coffeehouse

203 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-933-4043.

. Graham Brown/Nik Everett. 12/12. Burning Bridget Cleary/Mike Brill. 12/13.

New Jersey

Cherrywood Rock Club

1460 Blackwood, Clementon; 856-227-1281. The Cosmosonics/Clashing Plaid/Kill Kill Kill/Juliet's Vice. 12/12.

Jenkinson's

300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach; 732-892-0600.

» READ MORE: www.jenksclub.com

. Brian Kirk & the Jirks. 12/12. The Benjamins. 12/13. G Rock Rising/Val Emmich. 12/14.

Delaware

Millcreek Fire Hall

3900 Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington; 302-998-8911. Jerry Blavat Benefit Concert. 12/13.

Other Nightlife events

City Food Tours

Center City Food Lovers' Adventure - Tastings of imported cheeses, chocolates & either exotic teas or estate coffees. $29. 12/12-12/13 10 am-12:30 pm. 12/14 3-5:30 pm. Evening Wine, Chocolate & Tea Experience - Includes light meal & tastings of fine wine, chocolates & exotic teas. $45. 12/12 6-8:30 pm. 800-979-3370. Meet in Center City, Market St.; Reservations: 800-979-3370.

» READ MORE: www.cityfoodtours.com

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Holiday Dance Party

Spoken word/open mic, soul food, Christmas vendors & more. NXNW, 7165 Germantown Ave.; 866-666-8932.

» READ MORE: www.nxnwphl.com

. $20. 12/14 7 pm.

Running of the Santas

All-day Pub crawl. McFadden's Restaurant & Saloon, 461 N. 3rd St.; 215-928-0630.

. $20. 12/13 9 am.