Swing, Christmas bells

Former Stray Cat Brian Setzer is as hot as ever. The Brian Setzer Orchestra even has been nominated for a Grammy Award: “My Favorite Things,” off “Dig That Crazy Christmas” on Surfdog Records, is up for best pop instrumental performance.

Setzer performs live with his 18-piece rockin’ big band in the popular fifth annual “Brian Setzer Orchestra Extravaganza.”

The show, which features holiday classics and other music, is onstage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday at the Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City.

Tickets are $60 to $85. Call (650) 369-4119 or visit www.foxdream.com; visit www.ticketmaster.com for tickets.

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