Fridays: Jazz at the Cosmo at The Cosmopolitan Restaurant and Hotel. Free. 6:30 p.m. OldTownCosmopolitan.com. 2660 Calhoun St., Old Town.
Charlie Arbelaez Trio at The Rook. Free. 9 p.m. TheRookBar.com. 7745 University Ave., La Mesa.
Saturdays: Jazz with George and Alan at Bistro Sixty. Free. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. BistroSixtySD.com. 5987 El Cajon Blvd., College Area.
Douglas Kvandal with the LiveJazz! Quartet at the Amigo Spot at the Kings Inn. Free. 7 p.m. KingsInnSanDiego.com. 1333 Hotel Circle South, Mission Valley.
Tuesdays: Suzanne Shea and Bob Wade at Bistro Sixty. Free. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. BistroSixtySD.com. 5987 El Cajon Blvd., College Area.
Fridays: Nathan Welden at Bistro Sixty. Free. 6:30 p.m. BistroSixtySD.com. 5987 El Cajon Blvd., College Area.
Dec. 4: Peter Bolland playing John Denver at Vision Center for Spiritual Living. $10. 7 p.m. FolkeyMonkey.com. 6154 Mission Gorge Road, Suite 100, Grantville.
Dec. 5: Phillip Phillips at RIMAC Arena. $26 and up. 8 p.m. UCSDBoxOffice.com. 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla.
Nov. 21 – 23: Ling Conducts Mahler at Copley Symphony Hall. $20 – 96. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. SanDiegoSymphony.org. 750 B St., Downtown.
Dec. 12: Annual Messiah Sing-Along and Play-Along with chamber orchestra and choir at Founders Chapel at University of San Diego. $5 – 10. 7:30 p.m. GSDMusiCoterie.org. 5998 Alcala Park, Linda Vista.
Dec. 14: Many Strings at Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor’s Center Auditorium. Free. 3–4 p.m. MTRP.org. 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Carlos.
Nov. 22: Silvermine at Pal Joey’s. Free. 9 p.m. PalJoeysOnline.com. 5147 Waring Road, Allied Gardens.
Dec. 6: Moving Units, All Leather, Qui and Secret Fun Club at Brick by Brick. $15. 8:30 p.m. BrickByBrick.com. 1130 Buenos Ave., Morena.
Dec. 13: Vinyl Pirates at Chico Club. Free. 8:30 p.m. ChicoClub1940.com. 7366 El Cajon Blvd., La Mesa.
Nov. 28: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Viejas Arena. $39.50 and up. 4 and 8 p.m. ViejasArena.com. 5500 Canyon Crest Drive, College Area.
Dec. 18: Berkley Hart’s annual Christmas Monkey performance at Vision Center for Spiritual Living. $15. 7 p.m. FolkeyMonkey.com. 6154 Mission Gorge Road, Suite 100, Grantville.
Dec. 21: Panamerican Shanty II at Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor’s Center Auditorium. Free. 3 – 4 p.m. MTRP.org. 1 Father Junipero Serra Trail, San Carlos.
—Compiled by Jen Van Tieghem. Bands, venues, and music-lovers: Please submit listings for this calendar by emailing Jen@sdcnn.com.