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Published on December 05, 2018
Top music events in Minneapolis this weekPhoto: Nicole Harrington/Unsplash

If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From a local rock 'n' roll band to Christmas carols, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Color Tab at the Whole Music Club

Color Tab is a Minneapolis-based band whose musical tones and lyrics combine themes from 1990s power-pop favorites like Weezer, Blink 182 and Semisonic with 1960s classic rock bands like The Beatles and The Zombies. Expect high energy and a big dose of rock n' roll. 

The venue is for ages 18 and over only; minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

When: Thursday, December 6, 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Where: University of Minnesota's Whole Music Club, Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Ave. SE.
Price: $7-$12
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Exultate Chamber Choir and Orchestra

Under the direction of conductor Thomas D. Rossin, The Exultate Choir & Orchestra has produced over 20 albums and is famous for their specially arranged Christmas versions of works by Bach, Brahms, Purcell and more.

Expect musical styles and recordings ranging from classical to cutting-edge contemporary.

When: Saturday, December 8, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Annunciation Catholic Church, 509 W. 54th St.
Price: $10
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Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas

Get into the holiday spirit by listening and singing along to some of your favorite Christmas carols. This event will feature some amazing singers and musicians performing classic tunes. Pay what you can: Proceeds benefit Bethany's Soup For You Cafe. 

When: Thursday, December 6, 7:30 p.m.
Where: 2511 E. Franklin Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55406
Price: $5-30
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