Weekend Round-Up: Dreidel Style

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Shalom, friends! Hanukkah begins this Sunday — or anyway, at sundown tomorrow. I have to admit, I've always been super-jealous of kids who grew up in Jewish households: rich culture and fantastic cuisine, minus all that fire-and-brimstone nonsense that has indeed left me with some apparently permanent psychological scars? Yes please. Anyway, happy holidays to all my Jewish brothers and sisters. Mazel tov! Did I use that right? I don't think I used that right. Damn it, I'm such a WASP.

So anyhow, there are some mighty appealing shows going on this weekend. Tonight you're looking at: the one-and-only Miss Wanda Jackson with Jonny Fritz and Courtney Jaye at 3rd & Lindsley; Richard Buckner and Chelsea Crowell at The Stone Fox; the Second Harvest Tom Waits tribute over at The 5 Spot; Stuck Lucky's album release up at FooBar; Hustle! Take 2 at Cannery; and plenty more. Tomorrow you've got: Mr. Gnome at Exit/In; Trey Songz at Municipal; Low Cut Connie at The Stone Fox; Sturgill Simpson at The Basement; Wild Feathers with Luella and the Sun and some others at Mercy; and plenty more. Have a look at the rest — compiled by music listings editor Adam "Oy!" Gold — after the jump. Let us know what we missed, and have yourselves a lichticheh weekend (Am I doing it right??).

Friday:

* Wanda Jackson w/Jonny Fritz & Courtney Jaye at 3rd & Lindsley

* Richard Buckner w/Chelsea Crowell at The Stone Fox

* Get Behind the Mule: A Tom Waits Tribute to Benefit Second Harvest Food Bank at The 5 Spot

* Stuck Lucky Record Release at FooBar

* An East Nashville Christmas feat. Christian Sedelmyer, The Danberrys, Jeff and Vida, Todd Grebe and Cold Country, Off the Wagon, Grace Adele, Derek Hoke, Jen Duke, Antonia Cove, Rachel Hester, Julie Lee, Rod McGaha & Kenny Vaughan Trio at Station Inn

* Christmas Special feat. Timbre, Samuel Lockridge at The Rutledge

* Charlene Kaye w/Anna Haas, Jay Stolar & Cristina Taddonio at The High Watt

* Hustle! Take 2: The Bigger Biggest Dance Party of the Year feat. DJs Electric Western, The Boom Bap, Recognize, Keep on Movin’, Y2K & Whiskey Disco at Cannery Ballroom

* Kink Ador w/The Future, Schools & Hotel War at Exit/In

* Weekend Jimmy and the Easy Party w/Starzan at The Basement (late)

* Cie Hoover Album Release Party feat. Kevin Thornton at The Basement (early)

* Tyler Reeve w/Channing Wilson at 12th & Porter

* Red Measure EP Release feat. From the Future at Springwater

* Brent Cobb w/Charlie Pate at Family Wash

* Hydrogen Blonde at Lipstick Lounge

* The WhiteWall Gentlemen w/Pamela K. Ward at National Underground

* Malcolm Holcombe at Douglas Corner

* The Ugly Sweater Xmas Show feat. Sonsett, Free Throw & Feather Oars at Rocketown

* The Fustics w/Molly Conley & This Modern Station at The Boro

* Backwoods Heathens w/Joecephus and the George Jonestown Massacre at That’s Cool

* Two-Year Anniversary Celebration feat. Nephew Tommy, Joe Johnson, Daran Howard & Se7en the Poet at Jazz & Jokes

* Coffee, Country, Cody and Christmas feat. Bill Cody, Donna Ulisse and the Poor Mountain Boys & David Ball at Country Music Hall of Fame

* Opry at the Ryman feat. Charley Pride, Jean Shepard, The Whites, Bill Anderson, Bobby Osborne and the Rocky Top X- Press, Scotty McCreery, Jimmy Dickens, Jesse McReynolds, Diamond Rio, Jeannie Seely, Kristen Kelly & George Hamilton IV at The Ryman


Saturday:

* Trey Songz at Municipal Auditorium

* Mr. Gnome w/Fancytramp & Linear Downfall at Exit/In

* An East Nashville Christmas at Cumberland Caverns

* Wild Feathers w/Sol Cat, Luella and the Sun and Grass Root Kids at Mercy Lounge

* Tiffany at The High Watt (early)

* Y2K at The High Watt (late)

* Sturgill Simpson w/Jessica Maros at The Basement

* Low Cut Connie w/The Outlaw Lovers at The Stone Fox

* Justin Kalk Orchestra w/Mystery Twins, Max and the Wild Things & Conductor Kelly and the Underground Railroad at The End

* In Fidelity Tape Release Show at The Owl Farm

* The RA- 6600 w/Million Sellers at Family Wash

* J. Silvz Birthday Bash feat. Zasz, The Judas Arrow, Dead and Electric & Exterminate All Rational Thought at FooBar

* Luna Halo 12-Year Anniversary Show feat. The Gills at 12th & Porter

* Eric Zarycki and the Persuasion Record Release feat. Kelsey Waldon at The MD Loft

* The Courtyard Castaways Gathering of the Grownfolk: The Reunion Show feat. The Small Time Rock Stars & Scott Hogue at 3rd & Lindsley

* Crawl w/Black Tar Prophet, Brother Ares & Sovereign at Springwater

* Hello Kelly w/Tell Romeo I Hate Him, The Coronation, ForeverandNever, Rocket Me Nowhere & Coin at Rocketown

* Two-Year Anniversary Celebration feat. Nephew Tommy, Joe Johnson, Daran Howard & Se7en the Poet at Jazz & Jokes

* Opry at the Ryman: Marty Stuart's 20th Anniversary Show feat. Marty Stuart, Connie Smith, Old Crow Medicine Show, Brandy Clark, Charley Pride, Bill Anderson, Jan Howard, The Del McCoury Band, Jimmy Dickens & Jeannie Seely at The Ryman

* Annual Christmas Ham Giveaway Show feat. The Nashville Bluegrass Band at Station Inn


And the rest

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