Over the past two decades, Stevie Wonder’s House Full of Toys benefit has featured such guest stars as Chaka Khan, Alicia Keys, Corinne Bailey Rae and even Justin Bieber. But the biggest draw remains the host himself, who rarely performs in L.A. apart from this annual holiday concert. This year he’ll break out his landmark 1976 double album, Songs in the Key of Life, which he played in its entirety for the first time at last year’s benefit. More than 100 musicians — including George Benson, Minnie Riperton and Herbie Hancock — were involved in the original recording, which was layered with sophisticated horn arrangements and yielded such sunny hits as “Isn’t She Lovely?” and the Ellington homage “Sir Duke.”

Sat., Dec. 20, 8 p.m., 2014
(Expired: 12/20/14)

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