With Christmas commercialism in full swing, you may find rest unto your souls at a heavenly host of holiday concerts.
We made a list for last week's Gusto, but we're checking it twice, and there are few musical events that could not be included. Here they are -- still more ways to celebrate the season in song.
*10:45 a.m. Sunday: At the morning service, the choir and soloists of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo invite the public to come and hear them perform J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 191, "Gloria in Excelsis Deo." Accompanying them will be a chamber music orchestra of Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra musicians. Barbara Wagner conducts, and promises: "It will be a joyful noise." 695 Elmwood Ave. Free.
*7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13 and 19: You have three chances this year to perch at the Place, Tom & Jerry in hand, and savor the yuletide warbling of folk singer Joe Head. He sings from 7 to 10 p.m., in what has become a Christmas tradition. The Place is at 229 Lexington Ave. 380-9229.
*7:30 p.m. Tuesday: A confluence of choirs descends on Buffalo State College -- and you may sing along. Join the Buffalo State Choirs, the Buffalo Niagara Youth Chorus, and the Buffalo State Performing Arts Select Chorus for a holiday concert and sing-along at Rockwell Hall. $10. 1300 Elmwood Avenue. 878-3005.
*8 p.m. next Friday: Smooth jazz player Peter White, aided and abetted by Mindi Abair and Kirk Whalum, brings "A Peter White Christmas" to Buffalo State College's Rockwell Hall. This is part of Rockwell Hall's "Great Performers" series. $30-$35. 1300 Elmwood Ave. 878-3005.
*10 a.m. Dec. 10: The Harmonia Chamber Singers sing the candle-lit "Rorate Mass," a 1,000-year-old Catholic Advent tradition especially beloved in the German and Polish populations. This is a Tridentine Catholic Mass but all are welcome to enjoy the music -- both Gregorian chant and polyphony -- and the atmosphere. There is plenty of secure parking, and tours of the historic church follow the Mass. St. Ann's Church, 651 Broadway. Free. 852-0100.
*7:30 p.m. Dec. 10: The Vogues, famous for their 1965 hit "You're the One," come to the Riviera Theatre for a holiday show featuring original tenor Hugh Geyer and lead singer Bill Burkette. Also on the bill: Shades of Blue. 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda. $25. 692-2413.
*7 p.m. Dec. 11: Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Lovejoy serves up Orthodox Choral Christmas carols, sung by the Pan-Orthodox Choir, directed by Father Rastko Trbuhovich. Plus coffee, tea and yummy treats. 45 Ideal St. 893-0044.
*7 p.m. Dec. 11: The Camerata di Sant' Antonio, the chamber orchestra at St. Anthony of Padua Church, presents a Christmas concert. On tap are Max Bruch's "Serenade on Swedish Folk Tunes" and Johann Heinichen's "Pastorale per la Notte di Natale" with soloists Paul Schlossman and Christine Ford. Holly Bewlay, Gary Sage, and the choirs of St. Mary of the Cataract, Divine Mercy and the Camerata Chamber Singers then team up for a Christmas cantata by Johann Kuhnau. 160 Court St. $15 in advance, $17 at the door. 854-2563.
*8 p.m. Dec. 14: Celtic Woman performs Christmas songs in a unique, traditional symphonic setting with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by John Page, at Kleinhans Music Hall. $35-$65. 885-5000.
*2:30 p.m. Dec. 18: One of the BPO's most beloved children's traditions continues with "A Visit From St. Nicholas." Paul Ferington conducts classics including "The Polar Express." Meet and greet with Santa afterward in the Mary Seaton Room. Grown-ups $15, kids $10. At Kleinhans Music Hall. 885-5000.
*4 p.m. Dec. 18: With just one week before Christmas, relax. Enjoy carols and beautiful Scripture readings when the Choir of St. Louis Church, led by organist/choirmaster Frank Scinta, sings at the Festival of Lessons and Carols at St. Louis Church, 35 Edward St. Free.
*8 p.m. Dec. 21: Country music legend Kenny Rogers brings his Christmas show to Kleinhans Music Hall, presented by BPO Nation. He'll perform "Silent Night," "Mary, Did You Know," as well as his other hits, like "The Gambler," "Lady," "Lucille" and "Islands in the Stream." $45-$65. 885-5000.