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The ten best concerts this weekend: Nov. 23-25

Welcome to the weekend -- excuse us, make that the holiday weekend! Whoo hoo! If all is going according to plan right now, hopefully you're reading this right now in your jammies -- or better yet, you won't be reading this for a few hours because you're taking advantage of your day off and you're still sleeping. Whatever the case, you have a banner weekend on tap with a bevy of sweet shows. If you're a completist and you'd much rather craft your own itenerary, have at it. We have all the shows listed in our concert calendar. If you'd prefer a more curated approach, we narrowed it down the ten best concerts this weekend. Keep reading to see what's in store.

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