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Brian Henneman's Christmas Show

9 p.m. Friday, December 25. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.



Holidays with the family are great, but let's be honest: After hours upon hours of togetherness, you're ready to peel off that festive sweater and slip into something a little more comfortable. For this very reason, Brian Henneman's Christmas Show is like one final, twang-banging present. As he has done for many years, the Bottle Rockets frontman holds court with a little help from some special guests. His holiday show puts a cap on what turned out to be a pretty righteous 2009 for the BoRox; the smart, hardworking guitar rock on its latest record, Lean Forward, earned rave reviews.