Fridays: “Jazz at the Cosmo” at The Cosmopolitan Restaurant and Hotel. Free. 6:30 p.m. 2660 Calhoun St., Old Town. OldTownCosmopolitan.com.
Charlie Arbelaez Trio at The Rook. Free. 9 p.m. 7745 University Ave., La Mesa. TheRookBar.com.
Jazz Happy Hour at the Handlery Hotel’s 950 Lounge. Free. 5:30 p.m. 950 Hotel Circle North, Mission Valley.
Saturdays: Jazz with George and Alan at Bistro Sixty. Free. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. 5987 El Cajon Blvd., College Area. BistroSixtySD.com.
Douglas Kvandal with the LiveJazz! Quartet at the Amigo Spot at Kings Inn. Free. 7 p.m. 1333 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley. KingsInnSanDiego.com.
Tuesdays: Suzanne Shea and Bob Wade at Bistro Sixty. Free. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 5987 El Cajon Blvd., College Area. BistroSixtySD.com.
Fridays: Nathan Welden at Bistro Sixty. Free. 6:30 p.m. 5987 El Cajon Blvd., College Area. BistroSixtySD.com.
Dec. 18 – 20: Holiday Pops featuring Circue Musica at Copley Symphony Hall. $20+. 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday; 7:30 p.m. on Sunday. 750 B St., Downtown. Visit SanDiegoSymphony.org.
Jan. 1: “Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert” at Copley Symphony Hall. $25+. 2:30 p.m. 750 B St., Downtown. Visit SanDiegoSymphony.org.
Jan. 8 & 10: “All About the Piano: Rhapsody in Blue” at Copley Symphony Hall. $20+. 8 p.m. on Friday; 2 p.m. on Sunday. 750 B St., Downtown. Visit SanDiegoSymphony.org.
Dec. 19: Grizzly Business; The Verigolds; Spero; Oh, Spirit; The End Return; and Jagged Lines at House of Blues. $5. 8 p.m. 1055 Fifth Ave., Downtown. HouseOfBlues.com/SanDiego.
Dec. 26: Silvermine at Pal Joey’s. Free. 9 p.m. 5147 Waring Road, Allied Gardens. PalJoeysOnline.com.
Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve with The Reflectors at Tio Leo’s Lounge. Price TBD. 8 p.m. 5302 Napa St., Linda Vista. TioLeos.com.
Dec. 19: Homesick Hitchers at Bolt Brewery. Free. 7 p.m. 8179 Center St., La Mesa. BoltBrewery.com.
Dec. 20: Alice Cooper and Motley Crue at Viejas Arena. $25+. 7:30 p.m. 5500 Canyon Crest Drive, College Area. ViejasArena.com.
Dec. 26: Jeff Ousley at Navajo Live Bar. Free. 8 p.m. 8515 Navajo Road, San Carlos. NavajoLive.com.
—Compiled by Jen Van Tieghem. Bands, venues and music lovers: please send music calendar listings to firstname.lastname@example.org.