Arena at

Gwinnett Center

6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth

770-813-7500

www.gwinnettcenter.com

· Dec. 10: Neil Diamond

· Dec. 17: Jingle Jam 2008

· Dec. 20: 3 Doors Down

· Jan. 10: Lipizzaner Stallions

· Jan. 25: Dancing with the Stars

Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center

6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth

770-813-7500

www.gwinnettcenter.com

· Saturday: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" performed by Simply Dancing

· Nov. 28-Nov. 30: Northeast Atlanta Ballet's "The Nutcracker" with live music by the Gwinnett Community Symphony Orchestra

· Dec. 6-7, 12-14, 19-21: Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's "The Nutcracker"

· Dec. 9: Gwinnett Community Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Concert IV

Atlanta Civic Center

395 Piedmont Ave. N.E., Atlanta

404-523-6275

www.atlantaciviccenter.com

· Today: Chante Moore "Love the Woman Tour"

· Saturday: Notes and Jokes featuring Bruce Bruce

· Dec. 27: Allstar Comedy X-plosion featuring Arnez J, Lavell Crawford, Sommore and J. Lamont

· Dec. 28: A Sexy Soulful Evening, featuring Robin Thicke, Eric Benet and Terrence Howard

· Dec. 31: Super Star New Year's Eve Celebration with Tina Marie, The Whispers and Keith Sweat

Chastain Park

Amphitheatre

4469 Stella Drive N.W.,

Buckhead

404-233-2227

www.livenation.com

No shows listed online as of press time.

Center Stage

1374 W. Peachtree St.

404-885-1365

www.centerstage-atlanta.com

· Today: Fusion!

· Saturday: Eagles of Death Metal

· Monday: 2K Sports Bounce Tour: Q-Tip and the Cool Kids

· Nov. 28: Anthony Hamilton

· Dec. 5: Kindred the Family Soul

· Dec. 6: Ken Ford (CD release)

· Dec. 9: Ice Cube

· Dec. 13: Marc Broussard

Cobb Energy

Performing Arts Centre

2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta

www.cobbenergycentre.com

770-916-2800

· Today and Sunday: The Atlanta Opera's "Cinderella"

· Dec. 9-10: ASO presents Discover and Next Generation Concerts

· Dec. 14: Banks and Shane - A Very Special Christmas Concert

· Dec. 16: Harry Connick Jr.

· Dec. 19-20: Divine Performing Arts: Chinese New Year Spectacular

· Dec. 30-31, Jan. 2-4: Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy

· Jan. 13-18: Hairspray

· Feb. 5-8, 12-15: Atlanta Ballet's "Dracula"

EDDIE'S ATTIC

515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur

404-377-4976

www.eddiesattic.com

· Today: Darrell Scott and Mark Erelli

· Saturday: Chris Hillman, Herb Pedersen and Mark Erelli

· Sunday: Laughing Pizza (early show) and The Bonaventure Quartet featuring Amy Pike (late show)

· Tuesday: Comedy Night

· Nov. 29: Kate Campbell (CD release) and Rose Cousins

· Nov. 30: Edwin McCain (two shows)

Ferst Center

for the Arts

349 Ferst Drive,

Georgia Tech campus

404-894-9600

www.ferstcenter.gatech.edu

· Today-Sunday: Ballethnic's Urban Nutcracker

· Dec. 6: Dirty Sock Funtime Band

· Dec. 6: Eileen Ivers An Nollaig - An Irish Christmas

· Dec. 7: Navidad Flamenca by Flamenco Vivo and Carlota Santana

· Dec. 13: A Peter White Christmas with Rick Braun and Mindi Abair

Fox Theatre

660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta

404-881-2100

www.foxtheatre.org

· Today-Sunday: "Ain't Misbehavin'"

· Nov. 28: The Christmas Music of Mannheim Steamroller by Chip Davis

· Nov. 29: Winter Wonder Slam

· Dec. 5-7, 11-14, 18-21, 23-24, 26-28: "The Nutcracker"

· Dec. 9: Larry, Carols and Mo!

· Dec. 15: Christmas with Amy Grant and Vince Gill

· Dec. 31: Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi

Lakewood Amphitheatre

2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta

404-443-5090

www.hob.com/venues/concerts/

hifibuys

No shows listed online as of press time.

The Loft

1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta

404-885-1365

www.theloft-atlanta.com

· Today: Bangarang

· Saturday: Gorilla Productions: Battle of the Bands

· Wednesday: Arash

· Nov. 29: Dave Barnes

· Dec. 5: The Sounds

· Dec. 6: Fishbone

Philips Arena

1 Philips Drive N.W., Atlanta

404-878-3000

www.philipsarena.com

· Monday: Madonna

· Dec. 7: Casting Crowns Christmas Celebration

· Dec. 14: Playhouse Disney LIVE

· Dec. 16: AC/DC

· Dec. 31: Lil' Wayne "I Am Music" Tour

Red Light Cafe

553 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta

404-874-7828

www.redlightcafe.com

· Today: Chris Duarte Group with guests Dwayne Waterman and Kevin Spencer

· Saturday: Old Enough to Know Better, Renner Brothers and Liberty Jones

· Sunday: Big Time Entertainment

· Nov. 28: Glenn Phillips Turkey Show

· Nov. 29: Big Time Entertainment

· Nov. 30: Big Time Entertainment

· Dec. 4: Packaway Handle Band and Jam

Rialto Center

for the Performing Arts

80 Forsyth St. N.W., Atlanta

404-651-4727

www.rialtocenter.org

· Saturday: Women of Windham Hill

· Dec. 6-7: Gala Holiday Concert

Smith's Olde Bar

1578 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta

404-875-1522

www.smithsoldebar.com

· Today: The Lee Boys and Soul Stash

· Saturday: Rockets to Ruin, Caprice, Age of Consent and Bigfoot

· Sunday: Stella by Starlight, Life and Limb and Opaq Face

· Monday: Ballyhoo!, Dirty Heads and T K-Macks

· Tuesday: Shadow Boxer, Stereo Reform, The White Family and Massacre

· Wednesday: Tishamingo and Bobby Lee Rodgers

· Thursday: Atlanta Food Bank Kick Off with Captain Soularcat and Charlie Wooton Project

The Tabernacle

152 Luckie St., Atlanta

404-659-9022

www.livenation.com/venue/

getVenue/venueId/1294/

· Today: Dragonforce with Turisas and Powerglove

· Saturday: OneRepublic with Special Guests

· Monday: B.B. King

· Nov. 28: Corey Smith with Kevn Kinney Band

· Nov. 29: Jason Mraz with Lisa Hannigan

· Dec. 3: In Flames with All That Remains, Gojira and 36 Crazyfists

· Dec. 7: Howe, Squire and White of YES

Variety Playhouse

1099 Euclid Ave., Little Five Points

404-521-1786

www.variety-playhouse.com

· Today: Tinsley Ellis

· Saturday: Amy Ray

· Monday: George Duke

· Nov. 28: The Grapes

· Nov. 29: Shawn Mullins

· Dec. 2: Ray Davies Band

Verizon Wireless

Amphitheatre

at Encore Park

2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta

www.ticketmaster.com/

venue/115485

No shows listed online as of press time

Wild Bill's

2075 Market St., Duluth

678-473-1000

www.wildbillsatlanta.com

· Today: Montgomery Gentry

· Saturday: Metal Mania with Fame, Motley Crude and Blizzard of Ozzy

· Sunday: Apostles of Comedy Tour

· Nov. 28: Rhett Akins and Matt Moore Band

Most tickets available through Ticketmaster at 404-249-6400 or www.ticketmaster.com. Call venues for information.