BOGART’S–The Struts with The Blue Stones. 7 p.m. Rock. $22.
MADISON LIVE–The Japanese House with Fake Laugh. 8 p.m. Indie Pop. $16, $18 day of show.
MEMORIAL HALL–Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness with Nick Brown. 9 p.m. Acoustic/Alt/Pop/Rock. $28-$40
SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY)–Good Old War with Beta Radio and Allman Brown. 7 p.m. Indie Folk. $17, $20 day of show.
MADISON THEATER–B105 Toys for Tots Show with Russell Dickerson, Lindsay Ell and The Kenny Welch Band. 7:30 p.m. Country. $20, $25 day of show.
MOTR PUB–Van Echo with Static Falls. 10 p.m. Rock. Free.
SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY)–Richard Thompson Electric Trio with Joan Shelley. 8 p.m. Rock. $46-$125.
URBAN ARTIFACT–Beloved Youth, Colly and Saint Sterling. 9 p.m. AltRock. Free.
THE AVENUE EVENT CENTER–City Girls. 10 p.m. Hip Hop. $40-$60.
BOGART’S–The Crystal Method. 8 p.m. Electronic/Alt/Dance. $18.
MADISON LIVE–Manic Focus with Michal Menert. 9 p.m. Electronic/Dance/Various. $12, $15 day of show.
NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB–The Last Troubadour, North by North and Room for Zero. 9 p.m. AltRock. Free.
URBAN ARTIFACT–Mara Moon (EP release) with Molly Sullivan and The Whiskey Shambles. 9 p.m. Singer/Songwriter/Various. Free.
BB&T ARENA–Cole Swindell and Dustin Lynch with Lauren Alaina. 7:15 p.m. Country. $38-$63.
THE FITTON CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS–Nancy James and the River City Band. 7:30 p.m. Christmas. $35.
LIBERTY EXHIBITION HALL–The Bad Plus. 8:30 p.m. Jazz. $25.
THE MAD FROG–Space Camp IV with Vice Versa, Mike Dow, Raiden Labs and more. 9 p.m. $7.
MADISON LIVE–Common Center (EP release) with Us, Today and Michael G. Ronstadt. 8 p.m. Alternative/Various. $10, $12 day of show.
MOTR PUB–Heavy Hinges with JIMS. 10 p.m. Rock/Various. Free.
NORTHSIDE TAVERN–Lost Coast, EG Vines and Resonator. 10 p.m. Roots/Rock. Free.
NORTHSIDE YACHT CLUB–Settle Your Scores and Nominee with Knavery, The World I Knew, and Pilot Around The Stars. 7:30 p.m. Rock/Pop/Punk. $10, $12 day of show.
PLAIN FOLK CAFE–Ida Clare. 7:30 p.m. Bluegrass. Free.
SOUTHGATE HOUSE REVIVAL (SANCTUARY)–Eleventh-Annual BJ’s Band Jam: A Winter Onesie-Land featuring 500 Miles to Memphis, Pheve, The Shirt & The Stiffs and Dirty Mike & the Six SPeeds. 8 p.m. Rock/Various. $10, $15 day of show.
TOP CATS–Taylor Shannon with Tommy Grit and The Pricks and Hellrocket. 8 p.m. Rock/Various. Cover.
URBAN ARTIFACT–WelcomeFest with Flor de Toloache, Baoku, FoxyBear and Kaitlyn Peace & the Electric Generals. 8 p.m. Latin/World/Rock/Pop/Various. $15, $20 day of show.
U.S. BANK ARENA–Jingle Jam 2018 featuring Migos with Tee Grizzley, BlocBoy JB, La4ss and Dash Gwopovelli. 7 p.m. Hip Hop. $59-$204.
CAFFÈ VIVACE–Philippe Lejeune, Ricky Nye and Paul Ellis. 2:30 p.m. Boogie Woogie.
MOTR PUB–Palamara with Freedom Nicole Moore. 8 p.m. Acoustic/Indie/Various. Free.
TAFT THEATRE–Sleep with Weather Warlock. 8 p.m. Heavy/Progressive/Rock. $33-$40.
MARTY’S HOPS & VINES–Soucek, Flynn and Reisenberg Jazz Trio. 7 p.m. Christmas Jazz. Free.
TOP CATS–Vic Mensa. 7 p.m. Hip Hop. Free.