Plans for tonight: Lasers and cellos
• Prog-rock instrumental band Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings its holiday show, "The Lost Christmas Eve," to EnergySolutions Arena, 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Shows start at 4 and 8 p.m. Tickets for the matinee are $30 to $50; tickets are $39 to $69 for the evening show; at Smith's Tix.
• Post-hardcore punk band Polar Bear Club performs at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Citizen, Diamond Youth, Sainthood Reps. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $14, at 24Tix.
• Portland Cello Project, which uses classical instruments to play rock and jazz hits, performs at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Show starts at 8. Tickets are $19, at the venue's website.
• Rapper R.A. The Rugged Man headlines a hip-hop show at The Salt Haus, 735 S. 400 West, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Potluck, GrowRoom Family, Ortega the Omega, Sammi Automatic, MIC ILL, U.G.S. Show starts at 8. Tickets are $17, at 24Tix.