The magical thing about Christmas falling on a Monday is that you can choose to rage all weekend beforehand and still have an entire day left over to decompress or rewind to do it all over again before the new year. Assuming that you’ve finished all that pesky holiday shopping (you remembered to order Dad’s new life-sized Han Solo carbonite chamber, right?), we’ve compiled a list of shows around town for you to crash this Friday and Saturday, proving rock and roll stops for nothing and no one -- not even spiked eggnog or your grandma's apple pie.
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Deck the Ploughs at The Plough And Stars in Cambridge
Wind things down as you ring in Christmas Eve with a singer-songwriter showcase at the Plough and Stars late Saturday evening. Starting at 9:30 p.m., “Deck the Ploughs” shines the spotlight on Ali McGuirk and Prateek, both fresh off new releases. Hear McGuirk’s new album Slow Burn and Prateek’s single “Emma” in real time while tucked in the cozy confines of the Central Square dive.