Is there any better way to ring in the Christmas season than a Pitbull concert?
His new album, Global Warming, is hitting shelves at the end of November, just in time for the holidays, no? If you're not sure what to ask Santa for this year, how about a few tickets for you and your friends to check out KISS FM's Jingle Ball 2012, featuring Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Ellie Goulding, Afrojack, Cher Lloyd, and Connor Maynard, Sunday, December 2. Be sure to pre-game with some kick-ass egg nog.
Pitpull leads the pack of our Just Announced acts. Check it after the break.
Bad Weather California: With Jason Anderson, Saturday, Dec. 8, 8 p.m., $10. Trunk Space, 1506 Grand Ave., Phoenix, 602-256-6006.
Scott H. Biram: Thursday, Dec. 13, 8:30 p.m., $12. Martini Ranch, 7295 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, 480-970-0500. Broncho: Monday, Dec. 3, 9 p.m., free. Yucca Tap Room, 29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe, 480-967-4777.
Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers: Friday, Dec. 28, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 29, 8 p.m., $45. Showroom at Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, 480-850-7734.
Dying Fetus: With Cattle Decapitation, Cerebral Bore, Lurid State, & Vivicide, Thursday, Dec. 6, 6 p.m., $17. Rocky Point Cantina, 1001 E. 8th St., Tempe, 480-968-7879.
Justin Townes Earle: With Trixie Whitley, Thursday, Dec. 13, 8 p.m., $20/$22. Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix, 602-716-2222.
Gojira: With Devin Townsend, & The Atlas Moth, Monday, Jan. 28, 6 p.m., Price TBA. Marquee Theatre, 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe, 480-829-0707.
Head for the Hills: Friday, Dec. 7, 9 p.m., $8/$10. Sail Inn, 26 S. Farmer Ave., Tempe, 480-966-9565.
How The Grouch Stole Christmas 2012: With The Grouch and Eligh, Mistah F.A.B, Prof, & DJ Fresh, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 8 p.m., $18/$20. Club Red, 2155 E. University Drive, Tempe, 480-966-4733.
Engelbert Humperdinck: Saturday, March 9, 8 p.m., $65-$150. Ovations Live! Showroom at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler, 800-946-4452.
Garland Jeffreys: Friday, Dec. 7, 8 p.m., $25-$50. Showroom at Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, 480-850-7734.
Chaka Khan: Sunday, Dec. 30, 8 p.m., $45-$90. Salt River Ballroom at Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Rd, Scottsdale, 480-850-7777.
Kid Ink: With Driicky Graham, Friday, Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m., $33/$35. Mesa Amphitheatre, 263 N. Center St., Mesa, 480-644-2560. KISS FM's Jingle Ball 2012: With Pitbull, Ne-Yo, Ellie Goulding, Afrojack, Cher Lloyd, & Connor Maynard, Sunday, Dec. 2, 5:30 p.m., $26.40-$101.40. Jobing.com Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, 623-772-3200.
Lydia: With Sweet Talker, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 6:30 p.m., $15. Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, 602-262-4627.
Mord Fustang: Friday, Nov. 23, 10 p.m., $10-$15. Wild Knight, 4405 N. Saddlebag Trail, Scottsdale, 480-213-9500.
The Musical Box: Tuesday, Dec. 18, 8 p.m., $25-$50. Showroom at Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, 480-850-7734.
Pinback: Thursday, Jan. 31, 8 p.m., $16/$19. Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix, 602-716-2222.
Silver Medallion: With William Fucking Reed, Prince$$, Noiz.Fkr, 2ToneDisco, J. Paul, & Bigie, Friday, Dec. 7, 9 p.m., $10. Bar Smith, 130 E. Washington St., Phoenix, 602-229-1265.
Toro Y Moi: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 8:30 p.m., $12/$14. Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix, 602-716-2222.
Bob Weir: With Jackie Greene, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 7:30 p.m., $45-$62. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, 602-267-1600.
Whiteout 5: With 12th Planet, Showtek, DJ Craze, & more, Saturday, Nov. 24, 8 p.m., $20/$25. Stratus, 2102 N. 23rd Ave., Phoenix.
Wilson Phillips: Saturday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m., $30-$99. Ovations Live! Showroom at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Chandler, 800-946-4452.
Witch Mountain: With Castle, Caltrop, & Black Skies, Monday, Nov. 12, 8 p.m., free. Yucca Tap Room, 29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe, 480-967-4777.
World Party: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., $26/$31. Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. 2nd Ave., Phoenix, 602-716-2222.
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