Weekend Top 5

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Check out our New Year’s Eve party guide here. 

Show: Black Jacket Symphony| Fri., Dec. 28. | 8 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre | $25–$35 | The Black Jacket Symphony returns to the Tivoli to perform Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Damn the Torpedoes plus a collection of greatest hits.

Show: Year in Review| Sat., Dec. 29. | 8 p.m. | Improv Chattanooga | 1800 Rossville Ave., Suite 106 | $10 | Improv Chattanooga will take the stage to try to make light of the famous news stories from the past year – suggested by you.

Show: George Clinton & The Parliament Funkadelic | Sat., Dec. 29. | 8 p.m. | The Signal | $29.52 | George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-’60s acid heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa + Sly Stone.

Show: Electric Avenue presents Music of the 80s| Sat., Dec. 29 | 9 p.m. | Songbirds South | 35 Station St. | $15 | After partying like its 1999 with the ‘Sold Out’ Greatest Jits of Prince, Electric Avenue returns with George Michaels entire FAITH album, + WHAM! and all the biggest hits of the ’80s.

Show: Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker| Sun., Dec. 30 | 1 p.m. | Tivoli Theatre | 709 Broad St. | $30 – $70 | The great Moscow Ballet presents world-class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls, Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages.