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December will be a good month to be a patron of the State Room.
Here are upcoming shows for the month:
HELMUT VONSCHMIDT, KBER SHINDIGSaturday, December 1 – 8 pm - $17 advanceKBER 101 DJ Helmut VonSchmidt celebrates 20 years at the station with a show to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah.TOMMY CASTRO & THE PAINKILLERSSunday, December 2 – 8 pm - $20 advanceAn evening with two full sets of the blues. KINKY FRIEDMAN'S BIPOLAR TOURThursday, December 6 – 8 pm - $25 advanceKinky Friedman first saw the world through the Peace Corps in the sixties, but it was in Borneo that Kinky began to write the tunes that would propel the rest of his life. DAVID HIDALGO & ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDOFriday, December 7 – 8 pm - $35 advanceDavid Hidalgo is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his work with the band Los Lobos, and Alejandro is a legendary singer-songwriter from Texas.BRANDI CARLILE Thursday, December 13 - 7 pm, 10 pm – Both shows SOLD OUTFriday, December 14 – 7 pm, 10 pm – Both shows SOLD OUTJUSTIN TOWNES EARLE with Trixie WhitleySaturday, December 14 – 9 pm - $30 advanceANDY FRASCO with The CongressFriday, December 28 – 9 pm - $10 advanceAndy Frasco is a 23-year-old blues/jazz musician hailing from the San Fernando Valley in Southern California. Within the past three years alone, Frasco has trekked over 120,000 miles and performed over 700 shows. NEW YEAR'S EVE with COCO MONTOYAMonday, December 31 – 9 pm - $50 advanceRecently Announced Shows:January 11 Randy Rogers BandJanuary 12 Cash'd OutJanuary 25 Voile Ski Company presents Head For The HillsFebruary 1 Portland Cello ProjectFebruary 11 Victor Wooten BandFebruary 16 Hot Tuna (Acoustic)February 19 Carrie RodriguezMarch 15 This Might Be The Band [Talking Heads Tribute]April 17 Colin HayApril 28 That 1 Guy