Advance Planning: December Music Calendar

December looks more jammed packed than usual, and that’s with many places not yet posting the entire month’s schedule.  Some New Years Eve shows have been announced, but there will be more to come.  The top ticket price on the calendar is $40 but most of the shows listed here are free or low cost.

Dec. 1 – Ivan and AlyoshaKnitting Factory – doors 7pm /show 8pm

Dec. 2 – Steve Wynn and The Miracle 3The Bowery Electric – doors 7:30pm

Dec. 2 – Melody KillsRockwood Music Hall – 9pm

Dec. 4 – John DoeCity Winery – doors 6pm / show 8pm

Dec. 4 – Richard Julian & Rosita Kess –  Rockwood Stage 2 -9:30pm

Dec. 4 – Freddie StevensonRockwood Music Hall – Midnight

Dec. 5 – Decembersongs with Dan Navarro, Amy Speace, Sally Barris and Jon VenzerLiving Room – 8-10pm

Dec. 5 – Kevn Kinney, Anton Fier, Andy Hess, and Tony ScherrRockwood Stage 2 – 9:30pm

Dec. 6 – Greg TrooperRockwood Music Hall – 7pm

Dec. 6 – Julia Haltigan11th Street Bar – 10pm

Canceled: Dec. 7 – The Dirty UrchinsThe Tippler – 7pm

Dec. 7 – Puss N BootsBarbes – 6-8pm

Dec. 7 – Sirens of Brooklyn (A concert of Christmas and seasonal music performed by Joy Askew, Amy Merrill (Sidecar), Cat Martino, Courtney Kaiser (of KaiserCartel), Kendall Meade (Mascott), Mia Riddle (of Mia Riddle), Dawn Landes (Bandana Splits), Liz Tormes, Greta Gertler, Holly Nadal (M6), Misty Boyce and many more) – Plymouth Church Sanctuary (Orange Street between Hicks and Henry Street, Brooklyn) – doors 7pm / show 7:30pm

Dec. 7 – Clap Your Hands Say YeahWebster Hall – doors 8pm / show 9pm

Dec. 8 – Alabama Shakes – Brooklyn Bowl – doors 6pm /show 9pm

Dec. 8 – Shooter JenningsRockwood Stage 2 – 7pm

Dec. 8 – Joy Askew – The Christopher Street Coffee House – 7pm

Dec. 8 – Jim Keller BandLakeside Lounge – 9pm

Dec. 9 – Drina Seay and the Deep Blue SeaLakeside Lounge – 7pm

Dec. 9 – Elliott Murphy and the Normandy All-StarsRockwood Stage 2 – doors 6:30pm / show 7:30pm

Dec. 9 – Adam Bernstein (Record Release Show) – Bar 4 – 9:30pm

Dec. 9 – The Pretty BabiesLakeside Lounge – 11pm

Dec. 9 – The Dirty UrchinsRockwood Music Hall – Midnight

Dec 11 – Toys for Tots Benefit with Melody Kills, Jenny Owens YoungFreddie Stevenson and more – ARC Athletics (5 Harrison St) – 3-7pm – Bring an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots

Dec. 11 –Miss Tess (CD Release), Annie Lynch and Michaela Anne and The Calamity JanesUnion Hall – doors 7:30pm / show 8pm

Dec. 11 – Freddie StevensonRockwood Music Hall – Midnight

Dec. 13 – Julia Haltigan11th Street Bar – 10pm

Dec. 14 – Puss N Boots – Barbes – 6-8pm

Dec. 14 – A Holiday Benefit V featuring: Casey Shea, Bryan Dunn, Chris Abad, Benjamin Wagner, Misty Boyce, Caleb Hawley, Sarah Nischwitz, Mary Bragg, Martin Rivas, Paula Valstein, Greg Mayo, The Vanity Belles, Astoria Boulevard, The Stone Lonesome and more – Rockwood Stage 2 – 7pm

Dec. 15 – The MastersonsThe Bowery Electric – doors 7:30

Dec. 15 – Sydney WayserRockwood Music Hall – 9pm

Dec. 15 – My Pet DragonNorthern Soul (Hoboken) – 9pm

Dec. 16 – Alana Amram and Thomas Bryan Eaton with Hobson’s ChoiceZebulon – 9pm

Dec. 16 – Melody KillsRockwood Music Hall – 10pm

Dec. 16 – Enemies! (Aaron Lee Tasjan, Rich Hinman, Mark Stepro, John Kengla) – Rockwood Stage 2 – Midnight

Dec. 17 – James MaddockThe Bowery Electric – 8:45pm

Dec. 17 – Spanking CharleneLakeside Lounge – 11pm

Dec. 18 –11th Street Bar Holiday Party – Melody Kills (plus friends and special guests) – 11th Street Bar – 7pm

Dec. 18 – Freddie StevensonRockwood Music Hall – Midnight

Dec. 19 – Puss N Boots Christmas Spectacular (with special guests) – The Bell House – doors 7:30pm / show 8pm (advance purchase highly recommended, 2 ticket per person limit)

Dec. 20 – Harper BlynnRockwood Stage 2 – 7pm

Dec. 20 – Julia Haltigan11th Street Bar – 10pm

Dec. 21 – Sasha Dobson – Barbes – 7pm

Dec. 21 – Lelia BroussardMercury Lounge – 10pm

Dec. 22 – The RamblersLiving Room – 11pm

Dec. 23 – Sister Sparrow and The Dirty Birds (Tall Tall Trees opens) – Brooklyn Bowl – doors 6pm / show 8pm

Update: Dec. 23 – Aaron Lee TasjanRockwood Stage 2 – 10pm

Dec. 24 – JewmongousJoe’s Pub – 7pm

Dec. 26 – Dar WilliamsThe Bell House – doors 7pm / show 8pm

Dec. 26 – Adam Levy – Rockwood Music Hall – 9pm

Canceled: Dec. 27 – Julia Haltigan11th Street Bar – 10pm

Canceled:Dec. 28 – Sasha Dobson – Barbes – 7pm

Dec. 29 – Joy Askew – Rockwood Music Hall – 7pm

Sold Out! Dec. 30 – Ted Leo and The PharmacistsThe Bell House – doors 8pm / show 9pm

Dec. 30 – Bess RogersGlasslands Gallery – 9pm

Dec. 30 – Melody Kills – Rockwood Music Hall – 10pm

Dec. 31 – Ted Leo and The PharmacistsMaxwell’s – 8pm

Dec. 31 – The DamnwellsRockwood Stage 2 – 2 shows 8:30pm and 10:30pm

Now on Advance Sale:

Jan. 4 – Elizabeth and The CatapultMisty Boyce and Chris Cubeta and The Liars ClubMercury Lounge – doors 7pm

Jan. 5 – Rhett Miller with Adam LevyCity Winery – doors 6pm / show 8pm

Jan. 5 – Allison Weiss – Glasslands Gallery – 8:30pm

Update: Jan. 7 – Carrie RodriguezThe Living Room – 10pm

Jan. 11 – The PiercesMercury Lounge – 8pm

Jan. 11 – The Lemonheads performing It’s A Shame About Ray – Knitting Factory – doors 7:30pm /show 8:30pm

Jan. 12 – The PiercesMercury Lounge – 8pm

Jan. 13 – PoundcakeCity Winery – doors 6pm / show 8pm

Jan. 20 – James Maddock –  Rockwood Stage 2 – 9:30pm

Update: Feb. 8 – Adam Levy (CD Release) with special guest The Mastersons – Joe’s Pub – 9:30pm

Feb. 19 – Red MollyCity Winery – doors 6pm / show 8pm

Feb. 22 – Jill SobuleCity Winery – doors 6pm / show 8pm

Mar. 9 – Garland JeffreysRubin Museum of Art – 7pm

Mar. 10 – They Might Be Giants, Johnathan CoultonTerminal 5 – doors 7pm / show 8pm

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