Blues/Folk/Country, December

Garth Brooks performs at the Prudential Center in Newark, Dec. 1-3.

Dec. 1: John Gorka at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair.
Dec. 1: “Christmas With Jennifer Nettles” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Dec. 1-3: Garth Brooks with Trisha Yearwood at Prudential Center ,Newark.
Dec. 2: Sweet Honey in the Rock: Celebrating the Holydays at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 2: Richard Shindell at Earth Room Concerts, Lincroft.
Dec. 2: Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton, Eli Smith at Hurdy Gurdy Concert Series at Fair Lawn Community Center.
Dec. 3:  “A John Denver Christmas,” starring Ted Vigil, at Newton Theatre, Newton.
Dec. 3: Christmas with the Annie Moses Band at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.
Dec. 7: Hot Tuna Electric featuring Steve Kimock at Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park.
Dec. 7: Joe Louis Walker at Stanhope House, Stanhope.
Dec. 8: Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams at Music on Main Street, Woodbridge.
Dec. 8: The Boxcar Lillies at Dreaming Tree Coffeehouse, Baptistown.
Dec. 9: Kenny Rogers, “The Gambler’s Last Deal: Christmas & Hits,” with Linda Davis, at Golden Nugget, Atlantic City.
Dec. 9: The Marshall Tucker Band at Newton Theatre, Newton.
Dec. 14: Maggie Rose at Wonder Bar, Asbury Park.
Dec. 15: Michael Smith at Christ Congregation Church, Princeton. Presented by Princeton Folk Music Society.
Dec. 16: Laura Cantrell at Outpost in the Burbs, Montclair.
Dec. 17: Darlingside at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 20: Phil Vassar and Kellie Pickler: A Christmas Tour at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Dec. 21: Martina McBride, “Joys of Christmas Tour” at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
Dec. 21: The Klezmatics, “Happy Joyous Hanukkah,” featuring lyrics by Woody Guthrie at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 29: The Felice Brothers at White Eagle Hall, Jersey City.
Dec. 30: Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon, John Denver tribute at Broadway Theatre of Pitman.