End-of-year performances evoke as much sentiment as merriment, even more so when it’s Asleep at the Wheel driving. Expect two sets packed with their signature Texas swing, maybe some seasonal songs, and perhaps a few tunes from bandleader Ray Benson, who has a solo album due early next year. Simply watching Benson navigate the Spoke’s notoriously low ceiling is worthy of a few ho ho hos.– Margaret Moser
Flatlander and son, 9pm.
Atlanta trap music, made popular by cosigners Gucci Mane, T.I., and Waka Flocka Flame, got a snow-white sniff of the new style this year when rap trio Migos became the coldest thing to break out of the Dirty Dirty since Coca-Cola Classic. Last year’s onslaught of kitschy mixtapes, highlighted by June’s Young Rich Niggas and subsequent No Label, proves multisyllable-challenged threesome Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset got plenty of juice in the “Hit Juug.”– Chase Hoffberger
Kevin Cronin still boosts Hi Infidelity. French ATX transplants the Wyldz open.