Special Photo
 Country singer Gretchen Wilson will perform Dec. 11 at Wild Bill’s in Duluth. 

Special Photo Country singer Gretchen Wilson will perform Dec. 11 at Wild Bill’s in Duluth. 

AARON'S Amphitheatre AT Lakewood

2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta

404-443-5090

www.livenation.com/venue/

lakewood-amphitheatre-tickets/

• No shows listed as of presstime

Arena at Gwinnett Center

6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth

770-813-7500

www.gwinnettcenter.com

• Dec. 12: Martina McBride: Shine All Night Tour

• Dec. 17: Star 94's Jingle Jam

• Jan. 17: Winter Jam 2010

• Feb. 1: Slayer/Megadeth with Testament

• March 14: Michael Buble

PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT GWINNETT CENTER

6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth

770-813-7500

www.gwinnettcenter.com

• Today-Sunday: Northeast Atlanta Ballet's "The Nutcracker"

• Dec. 5-6, 11-13, 18: Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's "The Nutcracker"

• Dec. 8: Gwinnett Symphony Masterworks II

• March 23: "Menopause the Musical"

Atlanta Civic Center

395 Piedmont Ave. N.E., Atlanta

404-523-6275

www.atlantaciviccenter.com

• Jan. 2: New Year's Weekend Celebration featuring Charlie Wilson and The Mighty O'Jays

• Feb. 13: Valentines Comedy Explosion featuring Arnez J, Earthquake and L Crawford

Center Stage

1374 W. Peachtree St.

404-885-1365

www.centerstage-atlanta.com

• Saturday: A Holiday Affair with Rachelle Ferrell

• Jan. 22: Who's Bad — The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band

Chastain Park

Amphitheatre

4469 Stella Drive N.W.,

Atlanta

404-233-2227

www.livenation.com

• No shows as of presstime

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre

2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta

www.cobbenergycentre.com

770-916-2800

• Today-Sunday: "The 39 Steps"

• Thursday: "Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!"

• Dec. 11: Army Ground Forces Band Concert

• Dec. 12: Jim Brickman

• Dec. 13: The Irish Tenors

• Dec. 16-20: "700 Sundays"

• Jan. 15-17: Shen Yun Divine Performing Arts

• Jan. 22: Sinbad

• Feb. 4-7, 12-14: Atlanta Ballet's "Cinderella"

• Feb. 27, March 2, 5 and 7: The Atlanta Opera's "Aida"

EDDIE'S ATTIC

515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur

404-377-4976

www.eddiesattic.com

• Today: Josh Joplin (two shows)

• Saturday: The Brilliant Inventions, Nathan Beaver and King Richards Sunday Best (two shows)

• Tuesday: Amber Rubarth and Adam Levy

• Wednesday: Tony Furtado and Shannon Curtis

• Dec. 11: Randall Bramblett Band

• Dec. 12: Girlyman and Lucas Mire

• Dec. 13: Cowboy Envy

• Dec. 15: Jim White, Otis Gibbs and Caroline Herring

Ferst Center for the Arts

349 Ferst Drive, Georgia Tech

campus

404-894-9600

www.ferstcenter.gatech.edu

• Saturday: 'Tis the Season: An Evening with Earl Klugh

• Sunday: A Christmas with Cantamos

• Jan. 17: Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra

• Jan. 23: New York Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance"

• Jan. 24: Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Fox Theatre

660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta

404-881-2100

www.foxtheatre.org

• Today-Sunday: Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring The Rockettes

• Dec. 11-13, 16-20, 22-24, 26-27: Atlanta Ballet's "The Nutcracker"

• Dec. 28-29: Lady Gaga

• Dec. 30: Kem, Will Downing and Kindred The Family Soul

• Jan. 1: Avett Brothers

• Jan. 2: Maze

• Jan. 13-17: "Annie"

• Jan. 23-24: David Copperfield

• Jan. 26-31: "Young Frankenstein"

• Feb. 6: B.B. King and Buddy Guy

• Feb. 18-21: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

• Feb. 22: Moscow Festival Ballet

The Loft

1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta

404-885-1365

www.theloft-atlanta.com

• Saturday: Dubtribe Soundsystem

• Dec. 11: Laura Izibor

• Dec. 12: Bringing the Nolia to Atlanta

• Dec. 16: Rooney

• Dec. 17: Dashboard Confessional (sold out)

Philips Arena

1 Philips Drive N.W., Atlanta

404-878-3000

www.philipsarena.com

• Dec. 11: Blast from the Past

• Dec. 20: Disney Live (two shows)

• Dec. 28: Jeff Dunham — "Spark of Insanity"

• Dec. 30-31: Widespread Panic

• Feb. 4: Black Eyed Peas

• Feb. 25: George Strait and Reba McEntire

• Feb. 27: Jay-Z with Young Jeezy

• March 17: John Mayer

• April 15: Bon Jovi — The Circle Tour

• April 21: Nickelback

Red Light Cafe

553 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta

404-874-7828

www.redlightcafe.com

• Saturday: Michael Levine, Matthew Smith and Renee Mixon

• Sunday: AFTON Shows

• Thursday: Smokey's Farmland Band and Jam

• Dec. 11: Steve Baskin, Highway and Hop Head Tree Frog

• Dec. 12: Few, SYDEFX, Esperanto, Britanny Fauconnet, Arcadia, Lugard Ave, Anchor and Flower Giants

• Dec. 13: AFTON Shows

• Dec. 15: One on the Table (CD release)

• Dec. 17: Johnny Roquemore and Apostles of Bluegrass and Jam

• Dec. 18: Recess Jazz

• Dec. 19: Rory Black, The Lost Boys and Blue Stone Society

Rialto Center for the Performing Arts

80 Forsyth St. N.W., Atlanta

404-651-4727

www.rialtocenter.org

• Saturday-Sunday: Gala Holiday Family Concert

• Dec. 12: Holiday Jazz Vespers

• Dec. 18-20: "A Gift of Love"

• Jan. 16: Christian McBride and Inside Straight

• Jan. 23: Capitol Steps

• Jan. 28-Feb. 6: African American Dance Review — Season II

Smith's Olde Bar

1578 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta

404-875-1522

www.smithsoldebar.com

• Today: The Elvis Show (two shows)

• Saturday: Slobberbone

• Tuesday: The Plastic Lennon Band

• Thursday: Ryan Horne (CD release)

• Dec. 11-12: Rebirth Brass Band

• Dec. 13: Jason Ricci and New Blood

The Tabernacle

152 Luckie St., Atlanta

404-659-9022

www.livenation.com/venue/

getVenue/venueId/1294/

• Dec. 18: Dashboard Confessional

• Dec. 26: Drivin N Cryin

• Dec. 30-31: Band of Horses

• Jan. 29: Yonder Mountain String band

• Feb. 8: Further featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir

• Feb. 13: Flogging Molly

• Feb. 25: Alice in Chains

Variety Playhouse

1099 Euclid Ave., Little Five Points

404-521-1786

www.variety-playhouse.com

• Today: The Whigs

• Saturday: Kingsized Holiday Jubilee

• Dec. 18: A Yacht Rock Holiday Special

• Dec. 19: Abbey Road LIVE!

• Dec. 30-31: Perpetual Groove

• Jan. 11: Dweezil Zappa Plays Zappa

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

at Encore Park

2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta

www.ticketmaster.com/

venue/115485

• No shows listed as of presstime

Wild Bill's

2075 Market St., Duluth

678-473-1000

www.wildbillsatlanta.com

• Today: Tracy Lawrence

• Saturday: Blizzard of Ozzy

• Dec. 11: Gretchen Wilson

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