Weekend Picks 12/19–12/21

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Looking to make some weekend plans? Here's our roundup of events happening in Charleston this weekend. Go, have fun, be merry, and post pictures—if you post using the hashtag #chsgrit, your photos could be published on the site!


1st Annual Coast Records Christmas Party

Republic Garden & Lounge 

December 19 | 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m., Free

Get amped for the weekend with live music from Shannon Vogt, Tyler Boone, Human Resources, The Dunder Chiefs, and more.



A.M. Rodriguez | Southern Femisphere | The Lungs

Tin Roof

December 19 | 9:00 p.m.,  $5

Savannah alt-country darling A.M. Rodriguez hits the stage with local post-punk openers Southern Femisphere and The Lungs.



Matt Woods | Chris Stalcup

The Sparrow

December 19 | 9:00 p.m., $5

Knoxville Americana favorite Matt Woods teams up with his buddy Chris Stalcup (of Chris Stalcup and The Grange) for a night of real, down-home country music.



I'll Be Huey For Christmas: A Tribute to Huey Lewis & the News

Pour House

December 19 | 10:00 p.m., $10adv/$12 DOS

The Power of Love pay tribute to Huey Lewis and the News, covering the iconic band's third album, Sports, in its entirety, as well as throwing in a few holiday favorites.



Tacky Sweater Party

Revelry Brewing Company

December 20 | 4:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.

Don your tackiest duds, chow down on Boogie's Barbeque, knock back a few brews, and groove to tunes by Charleston-based blues-rock guitarist Graham Whorley.



White Christmas Sing-along

Park Circle Film Society

December 20 | 7:00 p.m., Free

Cozy up with a hot chocolate at this free screening of the holiday classic White Christmas--singing along is encouraged!



Air Band Competition

Tin Roof

December 20 | 8:00 p.m., $5

Always wanted to be a rock star? Here's your chance. More of a spectator? If watching drunk adults pretending to play instruments sounds like your idea of a good time, then this benefit for the Scleroderma Foundation and the Muscular Dystrophy Association is for you.



HO HO Holiday Market Oyster Roast Extravaganza

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market

December 21 | 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Free

Slurp down some $10-a-bucket oysters while stocking up on some last-minute gifts at the final James Island Sunday Brunch Famers market of the season.



Last Minute Shoppers Paradise

Jack of Cups Saloon

December 21 | 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., Free

Sip on mulled cider, warm up with some of owner Lesley Carroll's spicy homemade curry, and peruse wares by local artisans at this low-key holiday market.



Christmas in the Drunk Tank : A Pogues Tribute

Tin Roof

December 21 | 8:00 p.m

Get rowdy and channel your inner punk at this tribute to The Pogues, featuring Laura Jane Vincent, Ballard Lesemann, Lauren Bevins Cahill, Moonlight Ale, and more. Admission is one toy, which will be donated to TriCounty Family Ministries.