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Rock group Cougar Hunter will perform today at Piere’s Entertainment Center, 5675 St. Joe Road.

Music

ACOUSTIC

TODAY – Anthony Garr – 5:30 p.m.; Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd.; no cover; 373-0505.

TODAY – Mike Mowry – 6 p.m.; Beamers Sports Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

TODAY – Dan Smyth Trio – 7 p.m.; Mulligan’s, 1575 W. 275 N., Angola; no cover; 260-833-8899.

SUNDAY – Genna and Jesse – 5:30 p.m.; Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd.; no cover; 373-0505.

WEDNESDAY – Adam Strack and Matt Kempf – 7 p.m.; 469 Sports and Spirits, 1324 Minnich Road, New Haven; no cover; 749-7207 or www.469sports.com.

THURSDAY – Adam Strack – 7 p.m.; Beamers Sports Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

BLUES

THURSDAY – Coco Montoya – 8 p.m.; C2G Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St.; $25 advance, $30 at the door; 426-6434.

CHRISTIAN

TODAY – Out From Darkness – 7 p.m.; Cupbearer Cafe, 138 E. Seventh St., Auburn; no cover; 260-443-2408.

TODAY – Josh Wilson – 7:30 p.m.; Life Bridge Church, 12719 Corbin Road; $25, $15; 1-800-965-9324.

SATURDAY – Reborn and The Jondo Trio – 6 p.m.; Cupbearer Cafe, 138 E. Seventh St., Auburn; no cover; 260-443-2408.

CLASSICAL

SUNDAY – Composition Studio Recital – 7:30 p.m.; Rhinehart Recital Hall, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; $7 adults, $6 ages 60 and older, $4 non-IPFW students; 481-6555 or www.ipfw.edu/music.

MONDAY – Holiday Concert – 7:30 p.m.; Auer Performance Hall, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; tickets, 481-6555 or www.ipfw.edu/music.

COUNTRY

TODAY – Renegade – 9:30 p.m.; Beamers Sports Bar and Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

TODAY – Marshall Law – 8:30 p.m.; American Legion Post 241, 7605 Bluffton Road, no cover; 747-7851.

SATURDAY – Frank Ballard, Jon Pardi and Miss William Brown – Neon Armadillo, 6040 Lima Road; $5 advance, $7 day of show; call for time, 490-5060.

SATURDAY – Top Shelf – 9:30 p.m.; Beamers Sports Bar and Grill, 5108 W. County Line Road; no cover; 625-1002.

JAZZ

TODAY – Lavender Jazz Fall Concert – 7:30 p.m.; Music Center, Sauder Concert Hall, Goshen College, Goshen; $7 adults, $5 seniors and students; www.goshen.edu.

TODAY – Todd Harrold Band – 9:30 p.m.; Duty’s Buckets, 6282 W. Jefferson Blvd.; no cover; 459-1352.

SATURDAY – Todd Harrold Band – 6 p.m.; American Legion Post 148, 705 E. Lewis St.; call for price information, 423-4751.

ROCK

TODAY AND SATURDAY – Brother – 9:30 p.m.; Skip’s Party Place, 110 W. Maumee St., Angola; $3 cover after 8 p.m.; 260-665-3922.

TODAY – Hubie Ashcraft – 5 p.m.; Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St.; no cover, 422-5055.

TODAY – Nocturnal Beatniks, Condemned Nation, Dear Alone, To the Point, Alex Renbarger – 7 p.m.; Jam Crib Music Center, 3319 N. Anthony Blvd.; $5.

TODAY – Cougar Hunter – Doors open at 9 p.m.; Piere’s, 5675 St. Joe Road; $5 cover; 486-1979.

TODAY – Jackyl – Doors open at 7 p.m.; Piere’s, 5675 St. Joe Road; $15 advance, $18 day of show; 486-1979.

SATURDAY – Wicked Wookie – 10 p.m.; Columbia Street West, 135 W. Columbia St.; $5 cover; 422-5055.

SATURDAY – The Recent – Doors open at 9 p.m.; Piere’s, 5675 St. Joe Road; $5 cover; 486-1979.

ROCK N ROLL

SATURDAY – Walkin’ Papers – 9 p.m.; Ugly Mugz, 22217 Main St., Woodburn; no cover; 632-4017.

VARIETY

TODAY – The J Taylors Holiday Variety Show – 6:30 p.m.; Venice Bar and Restaurant, 2242 Goshen Road; no cover; 482-1618.

TODAY – Prime Time – 9 p.m.; Don Hall’s Guest- house, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; no cover; 489-2524.

TODAY – Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis – 8 p.m.; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $68, $48, $28; 1-800-745-3000.

TODAY – Chris Worth & Co. – 9 p.m.; Checkerz, 1706 W. Till Road; no cover; 489-0286.

TODAY – Todd Harrold – Duty’s Buckets, 6282 W. Jefferson Blvd.; no cover; for performance time, 459-1352.

TODAY – Bonafide – 8 p.m.; New Haven Navy Club, 412 Broadway, New Haven; no cover; 493-4044.

TODAY – Black Cat Mambo – 10 p.m.; North Star, 2915 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 471-3798.

SATURDAY – Johnny B/Sutton – 9 p.m.; Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road; no cover; 489-2524.

SATURDAY – Robbie V and Heidi – 9 p.m.; East Haven Tavern, 635 Green St., New Haven; no cover; 749-7777.

SATURDAY – John Curran and Renegade – 9 p.m.; Alley Sports Bar, 1455 Goshen Road, no cover, 483-4421.

SATURDAY – URB – 10 p.m.; North Star, 2915 E. State Blvd.; no cover; 471-3798.

WEDNESDAY – Robbie V and Heidi – 7 p.m.; Dave’s Lake Shack, 1865 Indiana 120 W., Fremont; no cover; 260-833-2528.

THURSDAY – Robbie V and Heidi – 8 p.m.; Leo American Legion Post 409, 14113 Leo Road, Leo-Cedarville; no cover; 627-2628.

THURSDAY – Open Mic Night with Mike Conley – 8:30 p.m.; Mad Anthony Brewery, 1109 Taylor St.; no cover; 426-2537.

THURSDAY – Open Jam with Pop ‘N’ Fresh – 8:30 p.m.; Office Tavern, 3306 Brooklyn Ave.; no cover; 478-5827.

THURSDAY – Chris Worth – 8 p.m.; Captain Ron’s Corral, 4530 Bluffton Road; no cover; 478-0591.

MORE SHOWS

Motown Christmas Spectacular: Featuring members of the Contours, the Miracles; 7 p.m. CST (8 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Sunday; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $45; 1-800-745-3000.

Ernie Haase and Signature Sound: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $40, $25, $18, $12; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Celtic Woman, “A Christmas Celebration” – 8 p.m. CST (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Dec. 7; Star $75, $60, $35; 1-800-745-3000.

Chonda Pierce: 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 8; First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Road; 7 p.m. show is sold out; $15 advance, $20 at the door; 1-800-965-9324.

Newsong’s Very Merry Christmas Tour: 7 p.m. Dec. 9; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $50, $27, $17; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Michael Bolton: 7 p.m. Dec. 12; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $100, $67, $47, $27; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

The Osmonds: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13; Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; $40 to $20; 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org.

The Colors of Christmas: 8 p.m. CST (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Dec. 14; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $60; 1-800-745-3000.

Trans Infinity Orchestra: 8 p.m. CST (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Dec. 15; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $40, $30, $25; 1-800-745-3000.

Kenny Rogers Christmas: 7 p.m. Dec. 15; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $100, $68, $58, $38; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

David Phelps: Christmas tour; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 18; First Assembly of God, 1400 W. Washington Center Road; $20 advance, $25 at the door; 1-800-965-9324.

Phil Vassar and Craig Morgan: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $75, $48, $34, $20; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Down the Line: Featuring Autovator and KillNancy; 7 p.m. Dec. 29; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $10 advance, $12 week of show; 1-800-745-3000.

Styx: 7:30 p.m. CST (8:30 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Dec. 30; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $45; 1-800-745-3000.

Harlem Globetrotters: Dec. 30; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; tickets start at $17, plus service fees; 1-800-745-3000.

Damon Williams’ New Year’s Eve Comedy Bash: 8 p.m. CST (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Dec. 31; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $50, $40, $25; 1-800-745-3000.

Diamond Rio: 7 and 9:30 p.m. Dec. 31; Wagon Wheel Theatre, Warsaw; $65 to $47; www.wagonwheeltheatre.org.

Zac Brown Band: 7 p.m. Jan. 11; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $69.50, $59.50, $45 reserved, $69.50 general admission floor; 1-800-745-3000.

Salute to the ’60s: Featuring Peter Noone, the Grass Roots, the Buckinghams; 8 p.m. CST (9 p.m. Fort Wayne time) Jan. 26; Star Plaza Theatre, Merrillville; $35; 1-800-745-3000.

Russ Freeman and the Rippingtons: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; $32 to $17; 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org.

Ron White: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $28, $48, $68, $100; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Matchbox Twenty: Feb. 12; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $78, $68, $42; 1-800-745-3000.

Christopher Cross: Feb. 14; Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 Ohio 118 S., Van Wert, Ohio; $41 to $18; 419-238-6722 or www.npacvw.org.

Three Days Grace and Shinedown: 7 p.m. Feb. 15; Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.; $40.50, $25; 1-800-745-3000.

Clint Black: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $100, $54, $38, $22; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Pinkalicious: 2 and 6 p.m. March 2; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $9 balcony, $14 main floor seating; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Lord of the Dance: 2 p.m. March 3; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $45, $35, $25; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

The Blind Boys of Alabama: 8 p.m. March 23; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; $43, $33, $13; 424-5665 or www.ticketmaster.com.

The Lettermen: 7:30 p.m. April 19; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $50, $34, $24, $14; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Pete Rose Live: 7:30 p.m. April 20; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $24, $34, $44, $75; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Phillips, Craig and Dean: 7:30 p.m. April 26; Honeywell Center, Wabash; $40, $25, $18, $12; 260-563-1102 or www.honeywellcenter.org.

Brian Regan: 7 p.m. April 28; Morris PAC, South Bend; $38.50; 574-235-9190 or LiveNation.com.

Ticketmaster outlets, including 1-800-745-3000 in Fort Wayne, Embassy Theatre, Piere’s, 5655 St. Joe Road, and Wooden Nickel record stores (except 3422 N. Anthony Blvd.). Ticketmaster’s website is Ticketmaster.com.

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