10 a.m. FRIDAY

Marc Roberge, Dec. 19 at the Varsity in Mpls. $35-$38. ticketfly.com. … Half Moon Run, Jan. 26 at Triple Rock in Mpls. $16. ticketmaster.com. … John Scofield and Joe Lovano Quartet, Feb. 8-9 at the Dakota in Mpls. $30-$45. dakota.cooks.com. … Jason Isbell, Feb. 22 at Northrop in Mpls. $40. 612-624-2345. … Brian Blade Fellowship, March 2-3 at the Dakota. $22-$32. … Paul Thorn, May 5 at the Dakota. $37. … Alton Brown, May 8 at the Orpheum in Mpls. $39.50-$148.50.

11 a.m. FRIDAY

1964: The Tribute, Jan. 23 at Ames Center in Burnsville. $30-$40. … Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Feb. 5 at First Avenue in Mpls. $32.50-$35. first-avenue.com..

NOON FRIDAY

Peter Wolf Crier, Nov. 13 at 7th Street Entry in Mpls. $10-$12. first-avenue.com. … Strange Names, Nov. 23 at Triple Rock. $12-$15. first-avenue.com. … Richard Thompson Electric Trio, Dec. 2 at First Avenue. $25. … Joanna Newsom, Dec. 17 at the Fitzgerald in St. Paul. $35-$50. etix.com. … Rock4love: POC Battle of the Bands, Dec. 19 at the Cedar in Mpls. $5-$15. thecedar.com. .… Hari Kondabolu, Jan. 15 at the Woman's Club in Minneapolis. $15-$18. first-avenue.com. … Emily Lynch and Fletcher Barnhill, Jan. 25 at the Cedar. $5. … Michael Flora and Tara Loeper, Jan. 26 at the Cedar. $5. … Devon Gray and Casey Deming, Jan. 27 at the Cedar. $5. … Tortoise, March 9 at the Cedar. $18-$20.

10 a.m. MONDAY

Jingle Ball with Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Calvin Harris, Zedd, Shawn Mendes, Fall Out Boy and others, Dec. 7 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. $36-$151.

10 a.m. TUESDAY

Michael McDonald, Dec. 6 at Grand Casino in Hinckley. $20-$35.