Plans for tonight: Use your illusion
• Ironic rockers Cake headline "X96's Nightmare Before Xmas" show, at Saltair, 12408 W. Saltair Drive, Magna. Opening acts: The Naked and the Famous, Brogan Kelby. Show starts at 7:30. Tickets are $38, at SmithsTix (and check for discount tickets for $9.60).
• Utah a cappella group and recent "The Sing-Off" contestants Voice Male performs at Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. Show starts at 7:30 (and repeats Wednesday night). Tickets are $17, at the door.
• Rock heavyweights Guns 'N' Roses with frontman Axl Rose and keyboardist Dizzy Reed, but without most of the other early members of the band performs at the Maverik Center, 3200 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City. Opening act: Black Label Society. Show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets, from $49.50 to $69.50, available at Ticketmaster.