Concert calendar

J. HOLIDAY, KEYSHIA COLE, R. KELLY, NE-YO: Thursday, Philips Arena, Atlanta; Saturday, Dec. 29, Colonial Center, Columbia



BRICK, URBAN SOUL: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; $25 advance, $30 at door; (706) 722-8341

The Avett Brothers: 8 p.m. Friday; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; with The Shaun Piazza Band; $15 in advance, $20 at door; (706) 722-8341,

LUDACRIS: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21; James Brown Arena, 601 Seventh St.; $82, $50.50, $33.50; (706) 722-3521

STEVE GREEN CHRISTMAS CONCERT: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30; West Acres Baptist Church, 555 Gibbs Road, Evans; $10 adults, $5 children 12 and younger; (706) 863-2905, ext. 136; www.augusta

ANDREW PETERSON, BEBO NORMAN, SARA GROVES, JILL PHILLIPS AND ANDREW OSENEGA: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15; Imperial Theatre, 745 Broad St.; Behold the Lamb of God tour; $15 adults, $10 students and children; (706) 722-8341


SMASHING PUMPKINS, EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY: Friday, Township Auditorium, Columbia

CHRIS TOMLIN: Tuesday, Cricket Arena, Charlotte, N.C.

DAVID CROWDER BAND, PHIL WICKHAM, THE MYRIAD: Wednesday, Township Auditorium, Columbia; also Friday, Nov. 16, Tabernacle, Atlanta


The Police: Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 17-18, Philips Arena, Atlanta

AVENGED SEVENFOLD, BLACK TIDE, OPERATOR, THE CONFESSION: Sunday, Nov. 18, Tabernacle, Atlanta; Tuesday, Nov. 20, Amos' Southend, Charlotte, N.C.

BIG & RICH: Thursday, Nov. 22, Lenox Square Mall, Atlanta

DIERKS BENTLEY, JACK INGRAM: Friday, Nov. 23, Colonial Center, Columbia

AMBER PACIFIC, ESCAPE THE FATE, HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS, THE A.K.A.S, The Secret Handshake: Monday, Nov. 26, Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre, Atlanta

JON MCLAUGHLIN COBB, KELLY CLARKSON: Tuesday, Nov. 27, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta

ROBIN THICKE: Saturday, Dec. 1, Center Stage, Atlanta

LEO KOTTKE, TURTLE ISLAND QUARTET: Saturday, Dec. 1, Ferst Center for the Arts, Atlanta

JOHN FOGERTY: Tuesday, Dec. 4, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Atlanta

JETHRO TULL: Friday, Dec. 7, The Tabernacle, Atlanta

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA: Sunday, Dec. 23, Colonial Center, Columbia

BOW WOW, CHRIS BROWN, LIL MAMA, SHOP BOYZ, SOULJAH BOY: Sunday, Dec. 23, Philips Arena, Atlanta; Saturday, Dec. 29, Colonial Center, Columbia

WIDESPREAD PANIC: Sunday, Dec. 30, Philips Arena, Atlanta

MIRANDA LAMBERT: Monday, Dec. 31, Underground Atlanta, Atlanta