Plans for tonight: An acoustic Christmas
• Americana quintet Best of Friends headlines the "A Very Merry Christmas Acoustic Tour," which arrives at The Shred Shed, 60 E. Exchange Place (360 South), Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Josh Withenshaw, Dylan Jakobsen, Chasing Chance. Show starts at 6:30. Tickets are $15, at 24Tix.
• Math-jazz-metal band Anthropology performs at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening acts: The Pelicants, Birthquake, The Wasatch Fault. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $6, at 24Tix.