THURSDAY 12/19
2ND AVENUE PIZZA--Mind Candy (7 pm, all ages), free

ABOUT THE MUSIC--Marcus Printup (8 pm, all ages), $20/$25

BAIT HOUSE--Casual Prads, $5

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Simply Easy Meets a Boy in the Machine, American Tourist, the Eric Scott Band, Nyce, Socials, $5

CENTRAL SALOON--Francis Nash, Real Live Hero, StripMall SideShow, $5

CONOR BYRNE'S--Nibbs Menard, free

* CROCODILE--"Feed Me with Your Kiss": Voyager One, Black Nite Crash, the High Violets, Saturna, the Silver Surger, Nordic, Hypatia Lake, guests, $7

FADO--Lil' Puddin'

FIDDLER'S INN--Scott Law & Friends, $2

GALWAY ARMS--Jen Savage

* GRACELAND--Vendetta Red, Himsa, Vaux (8 pm, all ages), $8

HABANA'S RESTAURANT--Phat Phunk Phamily w/ DJs T-Solo, Sho Nuph

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--Chasen, free

IRISH EMIGRANT--The Kennedy Brothers, $8

J&M CAFE--Herding Cats, $3

JAZZ ALLEY--The Bobs (8 and 10 pm, all ages), $16.50/$20.50

KELLS--Pat Buckley & Mick Chegwidden

LARRY'S--3D

LITTLE RED HEN--The Penningtones, free

MONA'S--The Blue Arc Trio, free

MR. SPOT'S CHAI HOUSE--Open mic (8 pm, all ages)

NANA'S SOUP HOUSE--The Steve Griggs Group, Valerie Joyce, Milo Petersen

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--The Ham Carson Quintet, $10

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Life After Liftoff

PARADOX THEATER--Midian: Gothic, industrial dance night (8 pm, all ages), $5

POLESTAR MUSIC GALLERY--Eso Steel, Climax Golden Twins (8 pm, all ages), $7

RAINBOW--Oxygen Lounge: Oxygen Ensemble, Wally Shoup Trio, $5

ROX BROILER (KENMORE)--Blues Torpedos

SCARLET TREE--Das Rut w/ Reggie Watts and P.K., $6

* SEATTLE ART MUSEUM--Heather Duby, free

* SHOWBOX GREEN ROOM--Plan B, DJ Kento, $5

STEEL SKY--Darrius Willrich, $3

SUNSET TAVERN--Slow Boys, Faster Daddy, Blue Dots, $5

TOST--Zulu, $5

TRACTOR TAVERN--The Shitkickers' Country Christmas: Robert Stewart Fiasco, $7

ZAK'S--Jimmy Flame & the Sexxy Boys, Tarantulada, Black Phantom Railroad, freeFRIDAY 12/20
* 2ND AVENUE PIZZA--The Diskords, the Stuck-Ups, the Hunches (8 pm, all ages)

ABOUT THE MUSIC--Friday Groove Night: Porterhouse, Al Rowe Project, $7

BAIT-HOUSE--Fairly Honest Jazz Band Holiday Show, $5

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Pirax, Braindead, Agony of Deciet (4 pm, all ages), $7

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--Francis Nash, Cats from Dog Mountain, Hellbilly & Betty Mayhem (10 pm), $7

* BALTIC ROOM--Jumbalaya, DJ Vitamin D, $10

BAREFOOT, USA--Guitar Monks, $5

* BORDERS--Dear John Letters (7 pm, all ages), free

CAFE VENUS--Corinne Rose, Unsanctified Gospel, $3/$5

CAMPAGNE--Anna Witte, free

CATWALK--DJs Drew, Hana Solo, $10/$15

CENTRAL SALOON--Point 1, TV616, the Outfit, $8/$10

* CHOP SUEY--FCS North, the Make-Out Choir, MC Ian Bell, $8

COFFEE MESSIAH--Blue Tarp (8 pm, all ages), free

CONOR BYRNE'S--John Weiss & Reggie Myles, $3

CONTOUR--Metropolis: Trio de Janeiro

CORNER INN--The Mark Whitman Band, free

* CROCODILE--Loveless Records Christmas/ Anniversary Show: Voyager One, Neo, the Drop, $7

DOC MAYNARD'S--M-Set, Sugarbang, Life Without Sun

EN SEATTLE--Kareem & Friends

FADO--Them Blokes

FIDDLER'S INN--ToadJam, $2

FLOYD'S PLACE--KW Miller, free

GALWAY ARMS--Les Thangud Quartet w/Muddy

* GRACELAND--Graceland's Christmas Party!: The Whip, Visqueen, David Dondero, Popular Shapes, free

* GROUND ZERO (BELLEVUE)--Gods Among Men, Afterdust, Monstrawtikuss Frankenstienikuss (7 pm, all ages), $5

HIGHLINER--Owl

HOKUM HALL--A Mighty, Merry Wurlitzer Christmas, $12/$15

HOPVINE--Kareem Kandi Trio, $2

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--Rio Cole, Five Philpin & Sam Lett, free

IRISH EMIGRANT--The Kennedy Brothers

JAZZ ALLEY--The Bobs (8 and 10 pm, all ages), $16.50/$20.50

KELLS--Grafton Street

LAKEPOINTE--Medusa, Counterfist, Soul's Gate

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--2000 Degrees, $10

LATONA PUB--Momentum Quartet, $2

LEGENDS--Blues Attitude, free

LITTLE RED HEN--Jet City Stranglers, free

MARINA CANTINA--Cool-Ade, $7

MARINA PARK GRILL (KIRKLAND)--Victor Janusz

MOLLY MAGUIRE'S--Dustin, the Raybone Experience, free

MR. SPOT'S CHAI HOUSE--Joran (8 pm, all ages), free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Guitar Slim, $10

OLD PEQULIAR--Pokerface

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Owl & Thistle Band

* PARADOX THEATER--Paradox Christmas Party: The Blood Brothers, Suffering and the Hideous Thieves, Akimbo, Murdered House Wives (8 pm, all ages), $8

PARAGON--Phil Carrillo & Jim Schmidt

PINK DOOR--Sogni Doro w/ Tony Yazzolino, free

POLESTAR MUSIC GALLERY--Wayne Horvitz, Briggan Krauss Duo (8 pm, all ages), $8

RAINBOW--Hanuman Collective, Mercury Skin, $8

RENDEZVOUS--Laguna! (11 pm)

SERAFINA--Seattle Express

SHARK CLUB (KIRKLAND)--The Afrodisiacs, $8

SIT & SPIN--The Dusty 45s, Suicide Jacks, the Big Wheel Club, $8

SUNSET TAVERN--Red Dress, Electro Kitty, $10

* TACOMA DOME--Destiny's Child, Eve, Lifehouse, Default, Avril Lavigne, Kylie Minogue, Simple Plan, Daniel Bedingfield, Nick Carter, Kelly Osbourne (4 pm, all ages), $35/$45

TOMMY'S--The Jimmy Stuarts, Static Radio, Spyplane

TRACTOR TAVERN--The Clumsy Lovers, Barbed Wire Cutters, $10/$12

UNCOMMON GROUNDS--Ron Peter, Greg Glassman

UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH--Corelli, $22/$27

* VERA PROJECT--Night of the Living Vera (8 pm, all ages), $6

WAZOBIA--IC3, Rundown, Vacants, Dead but Dreaming, $7

ZAK'S--The Weaklings, Short Fuse, El Revengo, $5

SATURDAY 12/21
* 2ND AVENUE PIZZA--Paxil Rose, Cardinal, Tinklepotty (8 pm, all ages), free

ABOUT THE MUSIC--Brent Jensen w/New Stories Trio, Crosscurrent (8 pm, all ages), $12/$17

BAIT-HOUSE--Charisa Martin Cairn, $5

BALLARD FIREHOUSE--The Revolutionary Dream Band, JB & Ire, $10

CAFE VENUS--Evil Little Men, Kevin Rexroat, Kamikaze Butterfly

CATWALK--Girl4Girl: DJ Stacy, $7

CENTRAL SALOON--Bambaji, Warsaw, $8/$10

COFFEE MESSIAH--Carla Ravencroft (8 pm, all ages), free

CONOR BYRNE'S--Clay Pipe, $4

CORNER INN--The Mark Whitman Band, free

* CROCODILE CAFE--Singles Going Steady Christmas Party: The Spits, the Skulls, the New Town Animals, guests, $7

DOC MAYNARD'S--Mindset, Ragamuffin, DC and the Washingtons

* DOWNTOWN YMCA--The Milkbar Christmas Spectacular!: Luna Park, the Mu, Pris, New American, Standard, Quiet After Nine, guests (6 pm, all ages), $1

EN SEATTLE--Sasha & Vocalist

FADO--The Kennedy Brothers

FIDDLER'S INN--Bobcat Bob & Frisko Charlie, $2

FINN MacCOOL'S--Bradbury Press, $4

* GRACELAND--A Very Posies Christmas: The Posies, Golden Boy, $10

GROUND ZERO (BELLEVUE)--Point 1, Flasque, guests (8 pm, all ages), $5

HANA'S--Open mic, free

HIGHLINER--Robert Casey's Blues Party

HOKUM HALL--A Mighty, Merry Wurlitzer Christmas, $12/$15

HOPVINE--Correo Aero, $2

* I-SPY--J-Live, Wordsworth, Lifesavas, One Man Army, Vitamin D, the Wonder Twins (5 pm, all ages), $11

I-SPY--The Building Press, Eyes of Autumn, the Lights (9 pm), $7

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--Paul Hanover & Friends, free

JAZZ ALLEY--The Bobs (8 and 10 pm, all ages), $16.50/$20.50

KELLS--Grafton Street

LARRY'S--Gruvbox, $10

LATONA PUB--Orville Johnson & Mark Graham, $2

LITTLE RED HEN--Jet City Stranglers, free

LOBO SALOON--The Wanna-Be's, Lonesome Teardrops, All American Playboys

MARINA CANTINA--Those Guys

MARINA PARK GRILL (KIRKLAND)--Victor Janusz

MOLLY MAGUIRE'S--Klondike 5, free

MONA'S--Marco de Carvalho Trio, $2

MONKEY PUB--Neb!, the Droney Mitchells, $3

MR. SPOT'S CHAI HOUSE--Alazingara (8 pm, all ages)

NANA'S SOUP HOUSE--TJ Read

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Guitar Slim, $10

O'SHEA'S--The Les Thangud Quartet

OLD PEQULIAR--The Fathers

OWL 'N' THISTLE--The Carolines

PARADOX THEATER--The Local Show: Teenage Puberty, Straight Line, Charged Threat, Bent Kactis (2 pm, all ages), $7

PARADOX THEATER--The Local Show: Room Zero, Alkai Diggins, the Brandon Keeley Project, 30 Years War (8 pm, all ages), $7

PARAGON--Kahler

PHINNEY NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER--Stanley & Kip Greenthal, Joel Bernstein, $12

PINK DOOR--Shoehorn, free

PORTA GREEK TAVERNA--Liz Proios (Greek music)

RAINBOW--White Rhino, Smith Daddy, $6

ROCKSPORT--Killing Faith, Late September Dogs, $7

SCARLET TREE--Korla Wygal & Her Private Reserve, $7

SEATTLE CAFE & WINE BAR--Klaus Lendzian

SERAFINA--Leo Raymundo

SHARK CLUB (KIRKLAND)--The Beatniks, $8

* SHOWBOX--Modest Mouse, MC Fred Armisen, DJ Kento, $17.50/$20

SIT & SPIN--Dorkweed, Dear John Letters, Ripley, $6

SOUTH LAKE UNION COMPLEX--Nocturnal Rage, Mad Ro, Sunny Bonoho, DJs Kutfather, D-Doxx, $5/$3 w/ canned food donation

STEEL SKY--Barbie Anaka & Group, $6

SUNSET TAVERN--Baby Gramps, the Dolamites, Rubber Chicken Lollipops, Royal Famille Ducaniveax, $8

THUMPER'S--Jeannette w/Jeff Caldwell, $12

TOMMY'S--The Subdwellers

TOST--Das Rut Holidaze, $5

TRACTOR TAVERN--Das Booty, $7

UNCOMMON GROUNDS--James "Curley" Cooke

* UNIVERSITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH--Sacred Music by Duke Ellington featuring the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, $19/$23

VERA PROJECT--107.7 the End's Seattle Music Night w/ secret suprise guests, $1.07

ZAK'S--Pist'uns, the Make Out Choir, Mexican Blackbirds, $5

SUNDAY 12/22
ABOUT THE MUSIC--The Marriott Brothers Quintet, Matt Jorgensen + 451 (8 pm, all ages), $12/$17

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Martin Ross Band

BENAROYA HALL--Seattle Men's Chorus present Snowglobe

CENTRAL SALOON--New American Standard, Humidiflyers, Sole Moxie, $5

CHINA JADE--Dennis Shadduck, free

* GRACELAND--The Lashes, Roy, guests, $6

HOKUM HALL--A Mighty, Merry Wurlitzer Christmas, $12/$15

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--Scott Law & Mary Maas, free

JAZZ ALLEY--The Bobs (6:30 and 8:30 pm, all ages), $16.50/$20.50

LE PICHET--The Gumbo Twins (2:30 pm), free

LITTLE RED HEN--Okie Doke, free

NEW ORLEANS RESTAURANT--Two Scoops More, free

OLD TOWN ALEHOUSE--Ain't No Heaven 7 Dixieland Band, $6

OWL 'N' THISTLE--The One Tons

PINK DOOR--Shoehorn

* RE-BAR--Phoenicia & Vic at the Holiday Lounge, $13

SALUTE RISTORANTE--Pete Vogel, free

SERAFINA--Alex Guilbert

* SHOWBOX--Modest Mouse, Swarming Hordes, DJ Kento (7 pm, all ages), $17.50/$20

* SIT & SPIN--Cavity: The Make Out Choir, the Holy Ghost Revival, the Beautiful Mothers, $4

SUNSET TAVERN--Manatees Holiday Bash (5 pm), $3

SUNSET TAVERN--Sunset Bloody Sunday: Mirrella Ropella, Just Karma, N.O.M., DJ Jason Knowles (9 pm), $5

TEMPERO DO BRASIL--Marco de Carvalho Trio

THUMPER'S--Jeannette w/Jeff Caldwell, $12

TOST--Extreme Leisure: Michael Manahan, Kevin Chills, Osiris, $3

MONDAY 12/23
BADA LOUNGE--The Hypnotic: Open mic featuring Michael Powers (7 pm, all ages), $8

BELLTOWN BILLIARDS--Brian Nova & Funk 69

BENAROYA HALL--Seattle Men's Chorus present Snowglobe

CENTRAL SALOON--Metal Monday: Draghead, Killing Faith, Blunt Force Trauma, $5

FADO--Chris Stanley

FIDDLER'S INN--Open mic, free

* GRACELAND--A Nightmare Before Christmas: All-Star Misfits Cover Band, American School of Warsaw, the Hollow Points, $5

HOPVINE--Papa Judd, John Nelson, Kurt Myhaver, free

INTERMISSION PUB & PARLOUR--The Brasseur Ensemble, free

J&M CAFE--The Rubberband, free

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Eric Scott, $5

LIQUID LOUNGE AT EMP--New Music Night: Anabret, free

MOLLY MAGUIRE'S--Open mic

OWL 'N' THISTLE--Karl Haug's jam session

PARADOX THEATER--The Local Show: Everything is Meaningless, Pataha, Apperception, Sylphid (8 pm, all ages), $7

PORTA GREEK TAVERNA--Andy Coe Trio

SCARLET TREE--Sol!, $5

SORRY CHARLIE'S--Scot Lee Jazz Duo

TUESDAY 12/24
CHINA HARBOR--John Holte's Radio Rhythm Orchestra, $5

CONOR BYRNE'S--Open mic, free

FADO--Cooter Stew

GALWAY ARMS--Open mic

IRISH EMIGRANT--Jennifer Savage

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Corporate Monkeys, free

NOC NOC--Live Tues, $5

OLD TIMER'S CAFE--Barfly

* RE-BAR--Local 101, $5

SEATTLE CAFE & WINE BAR--Klaus Lendzian

STEEL SKY--Dan Covrett Quartet, free

WEDNESDAY 12/25
BIT SALOON--Rambling Roberts

CENTRAL SALOON--Annual Anti-X-Mas Party!: Ragamuffin, $5

LARRY'S BLUES CAFE--Charles White All Star Jam, $5

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