Hi, this is Your Girl Cheryl with What’s Hot for the Weekend!
Friday, December 16
Blues Alley celebrates the season with the annual visit from vocalist FREDDY COLE, Here for the Holidays, through the weekend, two shows each night, 8 and 10pm, bluesalley.com
Comedian ARNEZ J bring all kids of funny to the Baltimore Comedy Factory throughout the weekend, early and late evening shows, baltimorecomedy.com
LANDAU MURPHY, JR. returns to the stage at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 8pm, bethesdabluesjazz.com
SINCERELY, HOLIDAYS is the musical production at The Motor House, North Avenue and Howard Street, 7:30pm, through January 1, motorhousebaltimore.com
DANGEROURS LIAISONS is the sexy stage production at Center Stage, now back at home on North Calvert Street, featuring from the films, Tap and How Stella Got Her Groove Back, SUZZANNE DOUGLAS, through December 23 in matinee and evening performances, centerstage.org.
Saturday, December 17
Drummer JOHN LAMKIN, III brings his quintet to Caton Castle for some straight ahead jazz in southwest Baltimore, 6pm, catoncastle.com
It’s A Motown Holiday Concert with vocalists VIVIAN OWENS and STEVEN FRESH at the Quality Inn off of Security Boulevard in Baltimore. 7Showtime is pm
Love Down Dirty Blues is a jumping juke joint experience premiering this weekend at the Randallstown High School Auditorium presented by the Kuumba Ensemble Heritage House Community Theatre, 7pm, 410.868.2688.
Sunday, December 18
Multi instrumentalist CRAIG ALSTON brings holiday cheer to Jazzway 6004 on Hollins Avenue with a host of musical friends including VINCE EDWARDS, IRENE JALENTI, WARREN WOLF and more, 5pm, 410.952.4528.
THE LOU RAWLS EXPERIENCE returns with a holiday concert at the Forest Park Senior Center in Baltimore, dinner and a show, 4pm. 410.215.8893.
The Winter Jazz & Soul Experience is onstage in Timonium, MD with keyboardist PATRRICK COOPER, saxophonist ISAAC PARHAM and vocalist SHANG with a little help from the band Fahrenheit. Doors open at 4pm, charmcityjazz.com