The weather may be unpredictable these days, but one thing you can surely count on is a crop of holiday shows set to hit venues across the country before the clock strikes midnight on 2012. As your preferred marketplace for the best concert tickets around, Vivid Seats has compiled a handy list of the top holiday events currently available for purchase. Check out the various stocking stuffers below!
93XRT Big Holiday Concert Tickets | Dec. 1-2, Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Ill.
Chicago’s 93XRT tapped Mumford and Sons for its 40th anniversary party back in July, and now a trio of bands will help the esteemed radio station close out the year on a high note. The annual 93XRT Big Holiday Concert was originally set for just one night at the Chicago Theatre, but instead, GRAMMY-nominated artist, Ray LaMontagne will kick things off on Dec. 1, before Band of Horses and Alabama Shakes take the stage on Dec. 2.
Deck the Hall Ball Tickets | Dec. 4, Key Arena, Seattle, Wash.
For two decades, Seattle’s 107.7 The End has played host to some of the music industry’s hottest acts, and this year’s installment promises to be just as entertaining. Join fellow fans in Seattle and catch live performances from The Killers, The Lumineers, Passion Pit, Of Monsters and Men, M83, AWOLNATION, GROUPLOVE, and the Joy Formidable at the 2012 Deck the Hall Ball.
KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas Tickets | Dec. 8-9, Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal City, Calif.
The holiday season just wouldn’t be complete without the two-night KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas, now in its 23rd year. The 2012 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas lineup once again boasts an impressive mix of familiar favorites and rising talent. Headlining the first night will be Linkin Park, Rise Against, and Bush, in addition to performances from Garbage, Slightly Stoopid, AWOLNATION, The Lumineers, Walk the Moon, The Gaslight Anthem, Two Door Cinema Club, and Youngblood Hawke. Fans heading out for night two will be treated to a whirlwind of talent, as the evening is scheduled to feature The Killers, Jack White, fun., M83, Neon Trees, Passion Pit, GROUPLOVE, Of Monsters and Men, Alex Clare, and Imagine Dragons.
Star 94 Jingle Jam Tickets | Dec. 13, Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Ga.
In case you haven’t noticed, many artists will be making repeat appearances at various holiday shows through the end of the year. But that’s where the Star 94 Jingle Jam differs. The 2012 edition boasts one of the more diverse concert lineups of the year, so get excited for an evening with Jason Mraz, Ed Sheeran, Phillip Phillips, Alex Clare, Grace Potter, and Andy Grammer.
Movin’ 99.7 Triple Ho Show Tickets | Dec. 14, San Jose State Event Center Arena, San Jose, Calif.
If you’ve ever yearned for a concert featuring Carly Rae Jepsen, PSY, and Owl City, you’ve come to the right place. The 2012 Movin’ 99.7 Triple Ho Show will be providing just that for fans interested in attending this year’s event at the San Jose State Event Center Arena.
Power 106 Cali Christmas Tickets | Dec. 14, Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal City, Calif.
This event is already sold out, so keep that in mind while shopping for tickets to the 2012 Power 106 Cali Christmas. It’s not surprise seats went fast as the concert lineup includes Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, The Weeknd, Ca$h Out, Clyde Carson, and surprise guests.
B96 Jingle Bash Tickets | Dec. 15, Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Ill.
In addition to the XRT show at the beginning of the month, the 2012 B96 Jingle Bash lineup also packs a punch for fans making the trek to Rosemont’s Allstate Arena. Newly single Justin Bieber is set to headline, with Pitbull, Carly Rae Jepsen, Calvin Harris, Austin Mahone, Afrojack, and PSY scheduled to perform as well.