The Atlanta-bred soul man (now living in Miami while often returning home) is a unique guy. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that he’s planning an unconventional Christmas show. While Green will cherry pick selections from his 2012 holiday release, “CeeLo’s Magic Moment,” he told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a recent interview that Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day” and some other non-traditional songs will be part of the set list.
8 p.m. Dec. 13. $30-$115. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.
The quartet of Mairéad Carlin, Éabha McMahon, Tara McNeill and Megan Walsh, has never lacked for holiday tuneage. But the group recently released the new album, “The Magic of Christmas,” which includes “Sleigh Ride,” “Deck the Halls” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” presented with their signature Irish recipe.
With the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. 8 p.m. Dec. 14. Sold out. Atlanta Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.
The annual compilation concert produced by the Atlanta urban contemporary radio station will spotlight the R&B/soul stylings of “Charlene” hit maker Anthony Hamilton, who headlines the bill. Apparently, the prerequisite for the rest of the lineup was to bear a single moniker: Tyrese, Monica and Joe will also perform at “The Winter White Affair.”
8 p.m. Dec. 14. $54-$123. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.
For several years, the HLN “Morning Express” star has traded her anchor desk for the tiny stage at Eddie’s Attic to engage in her other passion — singing. Meade typically employs a “Round Robin” approach to the show, which will include turns from her guests, Billy Dean and Rivers Rutherford, as well as many Christmas songs and well-chosen covers.
7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Dec. 14. $25 or $100 (reserved table for four). Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur. 1-877-987-6487, eddiesattic.com.
Squirrel Nut Zippers
The North Carolina swing masters will wrap their third annual holiday tour with their Atlanta show. Band leader Jimbo Mathus said fans can expect selections from the band’s “Christmas Caravan” album, as well as “holiday hits and the finest new and old Squirrel Nut Zippers music.”
6 and 9 p.m. Dec. 15. $32-$42. City Winery Atlanta, 650 North Ave., Ponce City Market, Atlanta. 404-946-3791, citywinery.com/atlanta/.
Michelle Malone and The Hot Toddies
Atlanta’s blues-rocking guitar maestro and her band will plow through their versions of holiday classics that are expected to range from “toe tappers that swing to sweet ballads that pull on your heart strings.”
8 p.m. Dec. 19. $20-$30. The Vista Room, 2836 Lavista Road, Atlanta. 404-321-5000, thevistaroom.com.
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