Ronnie Spector’s Best Christmas Party Ever at Paramount Theatre.
Rock around the Christmas tree as girl band pioneer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Spector plays rollicking versions
of classic and contemporary Christmas songs as well as hits from the Ronettes. $25-$55. 8 p.m. 713 Congress Ave. austintheatre.org.
— D.S.S.


Mix 94.7’s Merry Mix Show with Kelly Clarkson at ACL Live.
In 2013, Texas powerhouse singer Kelly Clarkson released an excellent contemporary Christmas album, "Wrapped in Red," and
this holiday season her Austin fans will have a chance to hear the songs live, courtesy of radio station Mix 94.7. Tickets
are not cheap, but ACL Live is an intimate venue for Clarkson, who has played the Erwin Center. Rachel Platten and Secondhand
Serenade open. $65-$105. 7:30 p.m. 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. acl-live.com. — D.S.S.


Thursday: Armadillo Christmas Bazaar opening night at Palmer Events Center. The 42nd annual music-and-shopping tradition begins an 11-day run with music from the Watters at noon, Wendy Colonna at 3
p.m. and Dale Watson & His Lonestars at 7 p.m. The event features three musical acts daily through Christmas Eve, with
highlights including Ruthie Foster, Shinyribs, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Marcia Ball. $8 (season pass $60); ages 12 and under
free. 900 Barton Springs Road. armadillobazaar.com. — P.B.

See the full schedule for this year’s Armadillo Christmas Bazaar


Conspirare Christmas with Carrie Rodriguez at Long CenterHonky Tonk Holidaze with Wild Bill, Steel Monday with Geoff Queen at Sam’s Town PointKalu & the Electric Joint at Waterloo RecordsErin Jaimes, Blue Monday Band at Antone’sTexas Tycoons at White HorseTexas KGB, Cari Hutson & Good Company at One-2-One BarShelley King at Hilton Cannon & BelleOpen mic with Kacy Crowley at Cactus Cafe


Tommy Emmanuel at Paramount TheatreSunny Sweeney & Brennen Leigh, David Grissom at Saxon PubDonut Musik at TownsendMike Stinson, Whitney Rose at Continental ClubJames McMurtry, Ephraim Owens Experience at Continental GalleryJohn Evans Band, Bad Bolts, Chris King at Volstead LoungeKate Priestley Duo at Geraldine’sJazz Jam with Daniel Dufour Trio at Stay Gold


Pokey LaFarge, Easy Leaves at Antone’sAnnie Moses Band at One World TheatreTexas Radio Live with Dr. Joe, Full Service at Guero’sJeff Plankenhorn, Atash at One-2-One BarJames McMurtry, Ramsay Midwood at Continental ClubMichael Fracasso, Blue Moon Jazz Quartet with Rosie Flores at Continental GallerySuzanna Choffel at Geraldine’sCarson McHone, Leo Rondeau at Cactus CafeJaimee Harris, Walt Wilkins, Johnny Nicholas at Saxon PubBarbara Nesbitt at Threadgill’s NorthMatt Hubbard Trio, David Young at C-Boy’sMau Mau Chaplains at Flamingo CantinaRedd Volkaert at Hilton Cannon & Belle


San Holo, Just a Gent, Droeloe at Emo’sFull Service Christmas Show, Oh Antonio & His Imaginary Friends at Stubb’s indoorSanco Loop, Margaret Chavez at Cactus CafeMonte Warden & the Dangerous Few, Graham Weber at Continental GalleryBrian Kremer Christmas Show at TownsendBruce Saunders Holiday Quintet at Elephant RoomSpeedy Sparks & the Koolerators at Sam’s Town PointDerailers at Broken Spoke