Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant

Dec. 12: In recent years, Amy Grant has done holiday tours with her husband, country star Vince Gill. This season she’s teaming up with Christian music stalwart Michael W. Smith, who has been a perennial Christmas performer in the Twin Cities. He’ll be showcasing material from his 2014 holiday collection, “The Spirit of Christmas,” which featured such guests as Grant, Gill, Carrie Underwood, Bono, Lady Antebellum, Jennifer Nettles and Michael McDonald. Grant got her start in contemporary Christian music, a field in which Smith has ruled, with 45 Dove Awards. She has 22. (7 p.m. Dec. 12. $32-$77. Target Center, 600 1st Av. N., Mpls. axs.com.)

Jon Bream