On the Holiday Highway (Globe Records)
Full of witty renditions of holiday-themed tunes, this album will get anyone into the true spirit of the season. Recorded live at seven shows across Northern California, this collection featuring local luminaries like Dan Hicks and Country Joe Norton will have you giggling into your eggnog in no time. An excellent antidote to seasonal stress.
At Freight & Salvage (2020 Addison St., Berkeley) on December 18. 8 p.m., $22.50