Plans for the weekend: Music before Christmas
Published: December 23, 2011 10:50AM
Updated: December 27, 2011 12:32PM
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Mannheim Steamroller performs Friday night at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City.

Mannheim Steamroller brings its New Age style to holiday favorites, tonight at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Shows are at 4:30 and 8 p.m. Tickets, from $50 to $75, available at ArtTix.

• “Marleymas,” a reggae Christmas concert featuring local acts, plays tonight at The Organ Loft, 3331 S. Edison St. (half a block east of State Street), South Salt Lake City, Utah. Acts include Natural Roots, Funk & Gonzo, Leik Affect, Afro Omega and Ashlee K. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $30, at the door.

• Local alt-country band The Folka Dots plays its Christmas show tonight at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $6, at the door.

• Local folk act Lark & Spur performs tonight at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7:30. Free.

• The Salt Lake Film Society presents its annual screenings of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” Saturday and Sunday at the Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City. Showtimes are 3 p.m. Christmas Eve, and 7:30 p.m. on Christmas night. Free.