Best holiday concerts in Los Angeles for Christmas 2016

Christmas is a great time for holiday music fans to see some special concerts. These include shows where the artists perform traditional and original Christmas songs as well as concerts that include major touring bands uniting for the holiday season. Los Angeles is no different. There are plenty of Christmas-themed events in Los Angeles this year and there is also a great festival concert with a huge number of monster pop stars performing. Here is a look at the best holiday concerts in Los Angeles for Christmas for 2016.

Mannheim Steamroller
Dec. 29 @ 8 p.m.
Granada Theater - 1214 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Mannheim Steamroller remains one of the best known Christmas music touring bands that travels the United States every year during the holiday season. Mannheim Steamroller has been out on the road for over four decades now, starting their gig back in 1974 and actually adding a second touring band over the years. Mannheim Steamroller is a symphonic pop band that performs holiday and Christmas songs for fans young and old. Mannheim Steamroller will be hitting the Los Angeles area this year for Christmas and tickets are available here starting at $34.

102.7 KIIS FM’s Jingle Ball
Dec. 2 @ 7:30 p.m.
Staples Center - 1111 S. Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Jingle Ball is an annual touring event over Christmas that brings together some of the top stars in pop music and sends them out to cities across the United States and the event will hit Los Angeles on Dec. 2. Appearing at this year’s big show in L.A. is Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Meghan Trainor, Fifth Harmony, Diplo, Alessia Cara, Lukas Graham, and Daya. Tickets for the Los Angeles Jingle Ball are available through AXS and the prices start out at $50.

10th Annual How The Grouch Stole Christmas
Dec. 14 @ 8 p.m.
The Novo by Microsoft - 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

The Living Legends are coming to the Novo by Microsoft for the 10th Annual How the Grouch Stole Christmas holiday concert in Los Angeles. All eight members of the Living Legends will be on hand including The Grouch, Murs, Eligh, Luckyiam, Sunspot Jonz, Scarub, Aesop, and Bicasso. Also on hand for this huge holiday concert are Evidence and Grand Tapestry. The Los Angeles concert takes place on Dec. 14 and AXS has tickets available for the show ranging from $19.50 up to $29.60.

Christmas Queens
Dec. 17 @ 8 p.m.
The Novo by Microsoft - 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Christmas Queens brings former contestants “RuPaul’s Drag Show” to the road for a touring event that sees them performing in concert, singing songs from the Christmas Queens 2 holiday album.  Included in the Los Angeles tour stop are Katya, Manila Luzon, Sharon Needles, Detox, Jiggly Caliente, Ginger Minj, Michelle Visage, and Thorgy Thor. Tickets for this Los Angeles concert are available through AXS and start out at $39.50.

Brian Setzer Orchestra 13th Annual Christmas Rocks Tour
Dec. 17 @ 8 p.m.
Microsoft Theater - 777 Chick Hearn Court, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Current big band orchestra front man and former Stray Cats singer Brian Setzer is hitting the road again for his annual Christmas holiday tour, celebrating its 13th anniversary in 2016. The Brian Setzer Orchestra Christmas Rocks Tour will hit Los Angeles on Dec. 17 at the Microsoft Theatre to deliver his unique brand of Christmas cheer. Tickets for the Brian Setzer Orchestra concert in Los Angeles over Christmas are on sale through AXS and prices range from $49.50 up to $109.50.