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The ten best concerts this weekend: Dec. 14-16

It feels like we say this every week, and we probably do, but we're continually astounded by how good we have it here music-wise. If you haven't noticed, this time of year, the number of touring acts decreases dramatically, generally in line with the music industry itself, which pretty much slows to a crawl in a lot of places. And that of course translates into the doldrums, giving little reason to leave the comfy confines of your couch. Not so here, obviously, where our exports are every bit as choice and compelling as the imports, as you'll see from this week's best concert bets. While we've got all of the shows this weekend listed in our concert calendar, keep reading for the ten best concerts this weekend.

See also: - Twins Kendrick and Sherwyn Nichols mix genres as Two Fresh - Dan Boeckner of Divine Fits on being inspired by the sprawl of L.A. - Dweezil Zappa on his father's music and the degree of difficulty of playing his songs live

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