• Extreme metal bands Thy Art Is Murder and I Declare War co-headline tonight at In the Venue, 219 S. 600 West, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Fit For An Autopsy, The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Kublai Khan, Consumed By Silence. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets are $14, at Smith’s Tix and 24Tix.
• A Balance of Power and Hooga co-headline a metal show tonight at the Murray Theater, 4959 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Riksha, Dismiss The Silence, Deathead, Hallowed Screams. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets are $12, at 24Tix.
• Dan Waldis’ annual "A Little Jazz With Your Mistletoe" show plays on two nights, tonight and Saturday, at the Leona Wagner Black Box, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City. Friday’s show is an intimate jazz performance; Saturday’s features singer Melissa Pace-Tanner. Show starts at 7:30 both nights. Tickets are $15 for Friday’s and Saturday’s show, at ArtTix.
• The Utah Symphony performs its annual Messiah Sing-In — where you find out what good singers your neighbors are — Saturday and Sunday at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Show starts at 7 p.m. both nights. Tickets available at ArtTix.
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