Live Tonight: Week Of December 8th – December 14th: Get Your Shopping In

We know you’re trying to get your last-minute holiday shopping in, but be sure to keep an eye out for some awesome shows this week in the midst of this commercialism madness. Something for everyone – pop, punk, metal, hip-hop, and everything in between. A perfect early stocking stuffer idea – take your loved one to a show!

Monday, December 8th

Blackalicious with Approach & The Boogaloo Odyssey at The Bottleneck 9 PM $19

One of the most talented, verbose emcees of all time makes a return to the area. I saw Blackalicious at Wakarusa in its last year in Lawrence (RIP in piece a great festival) and he blew me away. You will be blown away by how gifted the Gift of Gab truly is.

Marbin with Seedlove, AM Trio at Record Bar 9:30 PM $7

Tuesday, December 9th

The Word Alive with The Color Morale, Our Last Night, The Dead Rabbits, Miss Fortune at The Granada 8 PM $20

Making waves with the younger crowd of post-hardcore/metalcore fanatics, The Word Alive brings their catchy brand of heavy music to the Granada with like-minded artists The Color Morale and more!

Haerts with Mikky Ekko at Record Bar 9:30 PM $15

Wednesday, December 10th

Dillon Francis with TJR, Hoodboi at The Midland 8 PM $30

Coming from seemingly out of nowhere the last few years, Dillon Francis is one of the hottest players in the electro/house DJ scene. Expect a packed Midland for the biggest non-New Years party this December!

The Browning with It Lies Within, Sedlec Ossuary, Cartographer, Phinehas, The Soiled Doves at Riot Room 8 PM $12

Akai Najir with Mista Xcel, Loogey, Jet Moran, Thompsun at Record Bar 10 PM $7

Amanda Fish at Knucklehead’s 8 PM $5

Thursday, December 11th

Say Anything with Saves The Day, Reggie And The Full Effect at The Granada 8 PM $26

This is pop punk heaven. Say Anything performing all of “Is A Real Boy,” Saves The Day performing all of “Through Being Cool” and Reggie And The Full Effect performing all of “Under The Tray.” The unmissable show of December by far!

David Allen Coe at VooDoo Lounge 8 PM $30

Death Valley Wolfriders with Jon Stubblefield & Quentin Phipps, Gregg Todt, Know Difference, Left E Grove at Replay Lounge 10 PM $3

Josh Heinrichs with Zack Mufasa, Joel Castillo at Riot Room 8 PM $10

Whiiite with DeeJay Spinstyles at Riot Room 10 PM $5

Friday, December 12th

Animals As Leaders with Monuments, Existem at The Bottleneck 9 PM $20

There might not be a metal band with a more dedicated fanbase right now than Animals As Leaders. And when you step back and take a look at the insanely talented musicians in the band, it’s not hard to see why people go crazy over them. Catch these titans of djent at the Bottleneck to kick off your weekend.

The Dead Girls FINAL SHOW with Deco Auto, Rev Gusto at Harling’s Upstairs 10 PM

EOTO at The Granada 9 PM $25

Barry Rothbart and Danny Solomon with Dustin Kaufman, Gage Barton at Riot Room 7 PM $10

I Heart Local Music Presents: Stop Day Party! Featuring CS Luxem, Psychic Heat, Cop Knock at Replay Lounge 10 PM $3

Saturday, December 13th

Standby Anchors with Squids KC, Folkicide at Record Bar 10 PM $7

Snot with He Is Legend and more at Aftershock 6 PM $18

The Disco Fries with Bobby Bohn 10 PM $10

Wrong Kata Trio with Jorge Arana Trio, Narkalark at Replay Lounge 10 PM $3

Sunday, December 14th

Zeale with Loogey, Secondhand King, Martian Face, Steven Cooper at Riot Room 8 PM $10


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