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Updated December 7, 2017
 
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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Wild & Swinging’ Holiday Party, 7:30 p.m. today, South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, 901 15th Ave., South Milwaukee. $30 to $50 with discounts for seniors and students. 414-766-5049.  

Need to Breathe, 8 p.m. today, Turner Hall, 1040 N. Fourth St., Milwaukee. $36. www.pabsttheater.org, 414-286-3663.  

Micah Olsan EP release with The Belle Weather and listening party, 8 p.m. today, Anodyne Coffee, 224 W. Bruce St., Milwaukee. $10. anodynecoffee.com/shop/micaholsan.  

Adult Choir Concert: “The Coming of the Lord,” 7 p.m. today, and 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Divine Savior Lutheran Church, 3200 Highway K South, Hartford. Free. divinesaviorlutheran.com.  

Wisconsin Singer-Songwriter Series: Jon Vezner and Don Henry, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Unitarian Church North, 13800 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon. $18 and $22; $10 for students. Concessions available. 262-457-4399 or wsss.org.  

Wind Ensemble and Young Wind Ensemble: Concert in the Park, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee. The UWM Wind Ensemble and high school students perform a joint concert of music once heard in town band performances at the turn of the 20th century. $12; $8 for seniors, UWM staff; free for students with ID and younger than 18. 414-229-4308 or psoatix@uwm.edu.  

The Black Lillies, 8 p.m. Friday, Back Room at Colectivo (Prospect Cafe), 2211 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. $15. pabsttheater.org, 414-286-3663.  

Violinist Damien Escobar, 8 p.m. Friday,  Turner Hall, 1040 N. Fourth St., Milwaukee. $41.25 to $61.25. pabsttheater.org, 414-286-3663.  

“A Light in the Darkness” choral concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee. The UWM Concert Chorale, the Women’s Choir, the Men’s Choir and the Chamber Choir present a variety of music styles. $12; $8 for seniors, UWM staff; free for students with ID and younger than 18. 414-229-4308 or psoatix@uwm.edu.

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs “The Music of Led Zeppelin: A Rock Symphony,” 8 p.m. Saturday Riverside Theater, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. More than two hours, the concert features 18 Zeppelin tunes. $37.50 and up. pabsttheater.org, 414-286-3663.   

Kris Delmhorst and Jeffrey Foucaul, 8 p.m. Saturday, Back Room at Colectivo (Prospect Cafe), 2211 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. $20. pabsttheater.org, 414-286-3663.  

Music by the Light of the Stars: Holiday Sing-along, 2 p.m. Sunday, UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium (Physics 139), 1900 E. Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee. Science and the arts meet. $5 at the door.  

University Community Orchestra: Fall Concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee. The University Community Orchestra, led by conductor Margery Deutsch, performs works from classical and pop repertoires.  

“Little Lion, Little Lamb,” a cantata by Heather Sorenson, 4 p.m. Sunday, St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church at 3515 E. Van Norman Ave., Cudahy.  Sunday School children, adult Cathedral Choir and the Bell Choir have prepared narrations, solos and music. 414-744-5624.  

“Carols Around the World” Christmas Concert, 6 p.m. Sunday, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1600 N. Genesee St., Delafield. Travel around the world through the Advent season. The concert will feature Handel’s “Messiah” and international carols with sing-alongs. Performers include CTK’s Adult and Children’s Choirs, The Royal Hand Bells, St. Adalbert Milwaukee Hispanic Band and a Chamber Instrumental Ensemble. Reception follows at 8 p.m. Visit www.ctkdelafield.org or call 262-646-2343 for more information.  

Lakeshore Symphonic Band: Christmas at Holy Hill, 6 p.m. Sunday, The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians at Holy Hill, 1525 Carmel Road, Town of Erin. Compositions composed or arranged by Gustav Holst, Takashi Hoshide, Chip Davis, Jim Curnow, Leroy Anderson, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Robert Smith, James Ployhar and Katherine Davis. Free admission. lakeshoresymphonicband.org.  

Symphony Band and University Band: Winter Dances, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee. A program of serious concert works along with a nod to the holiday season.  $12; $8 for seniors, UWM staff; free for students with ID and younger than 18. 414-229-4308 or psoatix@uwm.edu.  

Jewel’s Handmade Holiday Tour, 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Northern Lights Theater, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee. $80 to $90. Box office: 414-847-7922 or Ticketmaster: 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.  

Florentine Opera: Celebrating the Season in Song, 5:30 p.m. cocktail, 6 p.m. performance and 7 p.m. dinner Wednesday, the University Club of Milwaukee, 924 E. Wells St., Milwaukee. Event features the Florentine Opera Studio Artists with pianist Ruben Piirainen.  

Handel’s “Messiah” with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. Mary Catholic Faith Community, 9520 W. Forest Home Ave., Hales Corners. $40 and $50. 414-291-7605, mso.org.  

Eastcastle Place’s Free Christmas Concert: Our Blessed Winter Home, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 14, 2505 E. Bradford Ave., Milwaukee. Free.

Handel’s “Messiah” with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14, the Cathedral of St. John, 812 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee. $40 and $50. 414-291-7605, mso.org.  

The Colors of Christmas, starring Peabo Bryson, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., Ruben Studdard and Jody Watley, 8 p.m. Dec. 14, Northern Lights Theater, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee. $70 to $80. Box office: 414-847-7922 or Ticketmaster: 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.  

Handel’s “Messiah” with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 and Dec. 16 and 4 p.m. Dec. 17, the Basilica of St. Josaphat, 2333 S. Sixth St., Milwaukee. $50 and $65. 414-291-7605, mso.org.  

 Illenium with guests Minnesota, Said The Sky and Dabin, 8 p.m. Dec. 15, Turner Hall, 1040 N. Fourth St., Milwaukee. $24.50. www.pabsttheater.org, 414-286-3663.  

Shonn Hinton & Shotgun with Alex Wilson Band, 8 p.m. Dec. 15, Anodyne Coffee, 224 W. Bruce St., Milwaukee. $10. www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3176953.  

The Milwaukee Children’s Choir presents: An Evening of Readings and Carols, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, Cathedral Church of All Saints, 818 E. Juneau Ave., Milwaukee. $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students. milwaukeechildrenschoir.org/performances.html.  

Holiday Harp with Kim Robertson and Friends, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, the Irish Cultural and Heritage Center, 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Holiday bake sale at 6:30 p.m.; open during intermission. $21 in advance, $25 day of concert; $10 for students with ID and free 12 and younger. www.ichc.net or 414-345-8800.  

Chad Prather, 8 p.m. Dec. 16, Turner Hall, 1040 N. Fourth St., Milwaukee. $22.50. www.pabsttheater.org, 414-286-3663.  

Holiday special with Testa Rosa, Mark Waldoch and Jordan Davis, 8 p.m. Dec. 16, Anodyne Coffee, 224 W. Bruce St., Milwaukee. All ages. $8.  

“Let There Be Light!” Christmas concert with David HB Drake, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 17, Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee. From the first carol sung in North America to English wassails and French carols, plus more. Instruments range from mountain banjo to concertina, from dulcimer to Native American flute. Free with Domes admission.  

The UWM  Jazz Ensemble: Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 17, Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee. $12; $8 for seniors, UWM staff; free for students with ID and younger than 18. 414-229-4308 or psoatix@uwm.edu.  
 





 



 

     
 

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