Monday, December 19
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker @ The Warfield
Opening for this holiday heavy-hitter will be 20+ Musical Wunderkind violinist and cellist prodigies, young “pre-professionals,” accompanying the principal ballerina in Saint-Saëns’ classic “Dying Swan.”
Dimond Saints, Gladkill @ The New Parish
Wormhole’s sensory explosion show series of Burner-esque tendencies will be donating all proceeds towards victims of the Ghost Ship fire and their families.
Tuesday, December 20
Kendra McKinley, Emily Afton @ Bimbo’s 365 Club
Bimbo’s 365 Club’s monthly Dolphina Lounge Series will be taken over by two Bay Area singer-songwriters who both released albums this year.
Luke Sweeney, Magic Trick, Miller Carr @ Amnesia
Luke Sweeney’s third and final week of his Amnesia Holiday Takeover will be supported by Tim Cohen’s (The Fresh & Onlys) solo project Magic Trick.
Meatbodies @ The Chapel
Higly recommended by TBB writer Will Reisman, “Meatbodies write fast, uncomplicated garage rock songs that feature plenty of vocal whelps, pulsating bass lines, and over-the-top cymbal crashes. In short, they kick ass.”
Wednesday, December 21
Christmas Spectacular feat. A Charlie Brown Christmas @ Davies Symphony Hall
You haven’t bought tickets yet for this live-action performance complete with the SFS chorus, vocalist Lisa Vroman, and the Symphony yet? Good grief.
Hot Wax @ The Rock Steady
Chelsea Faith, aka Cherushii, was supposed to spin this event, but tragically lost her life in the Ghost Ship fire. Hot Wax is a new weekly vinyl-centric breaks and techno night. All donations will go towards the victims of the fire and their families.