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The ten best concerts this weekend: 12/7-12/9

Welcome to the weekend, y'all. Breathe easy. You made it. Good Friday to you. And, oh, what a good Friday it is. Another stacked weekend of music awaits you. Just like the Broncos win streak continues, so does the steady stream of solid shows, whether you're hankering for some old-school punk or old school hip-hop or feeling like getting your jazz on, we've got you covered. If you're an insatiable completist, we've got all of this weekend's shows listed in our concert calendar. If you'd prefer a more curated approach, as always, we've singled out the best shows this weekend. Keep reading to get a full rundown of the ten best concerts this weekend.

See also: - Fat Mike of NOFX on pornography, punk-rock parenting - John Scofield on jamming with Medeski, Martin & Wood - Todd Snider on how he thinks of acoustics and mandolins when he thinks of Colorado - Sole on the perils of perpetually pushing boundaries - Kalyn Heffernan of Wheelchair Sports Camp on making people think twice - Man Mantis on how his mom helped him craft his first mask - Never Shout Never's Christofer Drew on "green crack," his favorite strain of marijuana

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