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Pure smokey Motown legend Smokey Robinson brings his sweet soul sound to Potawatomi Bingo Casino. 1721 W Canal St, Milwaukee, WI (paysbig.com). Dec 8 at 8pm; $60–$75.
Full Steam After a quarter-century of spreading Christmas cheer, the Mannheim Steamroller holiday music schmaltzstravaganza rolls into the Venue at Horseshoe Hammond. 777 Casino Center Dr, Hammond, IN. Dec 17 at 7:30pm; $39.50–$150.