ALOFT CHAPEL HILL: 1001 S. Hamilton Road. Tuesdays: Bibis Ellison and Dante. W xyz bar. 8-10 p.m. 919-932-7772.
CATS CRADLE: 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. Dec. 6: The Archbishops of Blount Street, The Stars Explode, Rob Nance. Dec. 7: Southern Culture on the Skids, The Woolly Bushmen. Dec. 10: Joseph Arthur. Dec. 12: Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, New Town Drunks. Dec. 13: The Infamous Stringdusters, Paper Bird. Dec. 14: Goblin, Zombi. Dec. 16: Max Bemis, Matt Pryor, Sherri Dupree-Bemis, Perma, Merriment. Dec. 18: Greg Brown. Dec. 21: Chatham County Line. Jan. 12: Cate Le Bon, Kevin Morby. Jan. 19: Reggie and the Full Effect, Dads, Pentimento. March 6: Delta Rae. 919-967-9053, catscradle.com.
LOCAL 506: 506 W. Franklin St. Dec. 4: Peggy Sue. Dec. 12: Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, New Town Drunks. Jan. 19: Pentimento, Reggie and The Full Effect, Dads. Feb. 15: Into It. Over It. 919-942-5506, local506.com.
SECOND WIND: 118 E. Main St., Carrboro. Tuesdays: Big Fat Gap. Wednesdays: Bluegrass Night. Thursdays: Twofer. Dec. 6: A Mad Affair. Dec. 7: Boys in the Well.
UNIVERSITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 150 E. Franklin St. June 8: Cantari, Vaughan Williams and Tavener: A Cosmic Cycle of Life and Death. July 18: Voices, American Songs, Poems & Spirituals. voiceschapelhill.org/buy.
VARSITY THEATRE: 123 E. Franklin St. Dec. 6: Lee Smith, Jill McCorkle, Marshall Chapman, Matraca Berg.
ARTSCENTER: 300-G E. Main St. Dec. 7: Holiday Musical Extravaganza. Dec. 13-15, 18-22: A Civil War Christmas. May 9-11, 15-18: Gem of the Ocean. 919-929-2787, artscenterlive.org.
CHAPEL HILL HIGH SCHOOL: 1709 High School Road. Dec. 7-8: The Nutcracker. 919-932-2676.
DEEP DISH THEATER COMPANY: University Mall, 201 S. Estes Drive. Dec. 6-7: Go, Granny D! Jan. 15-19: New Play Workshop. Feb. 22-March 22: Arcadia. May 2-24: Life is a Dream. 919-968-1515, deepdishtheater.org.
PLAYMAKERS: Center for the Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Nov. 2-Dec. 8: Metamorphoses and The Tempest. Jan. 22-Feb. 9: Private Lives. Feb. 26-March 16: Love Alone. 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
PRC2 : Center for Dramatic Art, UNC campus. Jan. 8-12: The Story of The Gun. April 23-27: Hold These Truths. 919-962-PLAY, playmakersrep.org.
SWAIN HALL: 101 E. Cameron Ave. Jan. 17-18: Mission of a Saint.
TOP OF THE HILL BACK BAR: 100 E. Franklin St. Tuesdays: Back Bar Comedy, 9 p.m.
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