Winter has arrived, the temperatures are dropping and some of the coziest places you'll find are Chicago's best music venues. The end of the year means that another crop of exciting New Year's Eve concerts is just around the corner—not to mention a grab bag of fun holiday shows. You can see Andrew Bird and Wilco at their respective holiday residencies, attend radio station-sponsored pop showcases featuring acts like Katy Perry and the Jonas Brothers or hear familiar seasonal tunes performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Take a peek at all of the shows we're looking forward to with our guide to the best concerts in Chicago in December.
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