Derby City Concert Guide: December, 2018

December is filled with great shows at the city's best venues.

Mercury Ballroom

Dec. 3 – Snails: The Shell 2.0 Tour
Dec. 4 – The Marcus King Band with Ida Mae
Dec. 8 – Rumors: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute from Atlanta, GA
Dec. 14 – Southern Accents: A Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Dec. 15 – The Crystal Method
Dec. 16 – Jason English: Letting It All Out Comedy Showcase
Dec. 21-22 – Thunderstruck: Tribute to AC/DC
Dec. 28-29: Jack Harlow (Sold Out)

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Louisville Palace

Dec. 1 – Nutcracker in a Nutshell
Dec. 2 – Holiday Family Movie Screening of Home Alone (Pics with Santa before movie)
Dec. 2 – Holiday Movie Screening of Meet Me in St. Louis
Dec. 4 – Jason Bonham’s Led Zepplin Evening
Dec. 5 – Acoustic Jam 2018
Dec. 6 – Jason Mraz and Toca Rivera: Live in Stereo
Dec. 7 – Trevor Noah (Canceled)
Dec. 9 – Holiday Family Movie Screening of Elf (Pics with Santa before movie)
Dec. 9 – Holiday Family Movie Screening of Miracle on 34th Street
Dec. 15 – CMT on Tour Presents Brett Young’s Here Tonight Tour
Dec. 16 – Holiday Family Movie Screening of Christmas Vacation
Dec. 16 – Holiday Family Movie Screening of It’s a Wonderful Life
Dec. 21 – Yule Ball: A Magical Evening at The Louisville Palace
Dec. 22 – WFPK Presents Krampus: A Houndmouth Holiday Show
Dec. 23 – Holiday Family Movie Screening of The Muppet Christmas Carol
Dec. 23 – Holiday Family Movie Screening of White Christmas
Dec. 29-31 – WFPK Roots N Boots Presents Tyler Childers: Sludge River Roadshow

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KFC Yum! Center

Dec. 8 – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

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Headliners Music Hall

Dec. 1 – Joy Williams (of the Civil Wars)
Dec. 2 – What’s Love Got To Do With It: Musical Tribute to Tina Turner
Dec. 4 – Albert Hammond, Jr. with Vale
Dec. 5 – Richard Thompson Electric Trio
Dec. 14 – BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon: To Jesus, Thanks for Everything – Jinkx & DeLa
Dec. 15 – Otis Junior & Dr. Dundiff
Dec. 18 – The Moth Storyslam
Dec. 20 – The 8th Annual Give-A-Jam To End Homelessness
Dec. 21 – Young Franklinstein
Dec. 22 – The Annual Christmas Holiday Celebration with DJ Z-Nyce & DJ Q
Dec. 31 – A News Year’s Eve Salute to the Sisters

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The Kentucky Center

Dec. 1-2 – A Christmas Story
Dec. 1 – Messiah
Dec. 1 – The Wiz
Dec. 1 – Christmas in Cairo
Dec. 1 – Louisville Hip Hopera
Dec. 6 – Doris Kearns Goodwin
Dec. 6-16 – Confessions of a Nightingale
Dec. 8-22 – Sugar Plum Party
Dec. 8-23 – the Brown-Foreman Nutcracker
Dec. 8-23 – Nutcracker Backstage Tours
Dec. 8 – Randy Rainbow Live
Dec. 8 – Voices of Kentuckiana: Red and Green
Dec. 9 – LYO Holiday Magic
Dec. 11 – Sleep
Dec. 12 – Jim Brickman: A Joyful Christmas
Dec. 15-22 – The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Dec. 15 – A Country Christmas
Dec. 15 – Christmas with the Kory Caudill Quintet
Dec. 16 – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

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