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The Planner, Nov. 29: Music shows with a holiday theme, plus a chance to pop the question

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Carolyn Wonderland and Guy Forsyth are toasting the holidays in song with two shows at the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center.

Friday night, Reckless Kelly brings Idaho to ACL Live with the Braun Family Thanksgiving. Willy and Cody Braun’s dad, Muzzy Braun, who’s the Jerry Jeff Walker of the Sawtooth Mountains, will also perform, along with Micky and the Motorcars. $28-$38. 8 p.m. 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. acl-live.com.

More holiday music shows coming up:

A Peter White Christmas. With Rick Braun and Mindi Abair, performing holiday music in a jazz style. $41-$81. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday. One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Cave Road. www.oneworldtheatre.org.

Guy Forsyth & Carolyn Wonderland. The Austin singer-songwriters bring back their “Roast the Holidays, Toast the New Year” show. $35-$39. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Dec. 7. Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive.

A Charlie Brown Christmas with Peter Benoit. $31-$71. 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Dec. 8. One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Cave Road. www.oneworldtheatre.org.

Aaron Neville Holiday Show. Seasonal classics arranged in Neville style. $57-$82. 8 p.m. Dec. 10. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. www.austintheatre.org.

Michael Martin Murphey. The prolific singer-songwriter celebrates his annual Cowboy Christmas. $41-$81. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Dec. 12. One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Cave Road. www.oneworldtheatre.org.

Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison’s 15th Annual Holiday Shindig. Dale Watson and his Lonestars are special guests. $47-$57. 8 p.m. Dec. 14. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. www.austintheatre.org.

Jim Brickman Holiday Show. Seasonal music in 88 keys. $52-$67. 8 p.m. Dec. 19. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. www.austintheatre.org.

Paul Klemperer’s Festivus Celebration. Music, humor and memories come together for “a holiday show with an edge,” led by the Austin saxophonist and bandleader. $19.55. 8 p.m. Dec. 20. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. www.austintheatre.org.

Love. at Stateside. Austin singers Ginger Leigh, Patrice Pike, Hedda Layne, Shelley King and Wendy Colonna perform original music and holiday songs. $34-$84. 8 p.m. Dec. 21. 8 p.m. Dec. 20. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. www.austintheatre.org.

Robert Earl Keen’s Merry Christmas from the Fam-O-Lee. $29-$49. 8 p.m. Dec. 20. ACL Live, 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. acl-live.com.

A Gospel According to Jazz Christmas. With Kirk Whalum, Lalah Hathaway, and Gerald Albright. $95 to $135 (includes dinner). 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Dec. 21. One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Cave Road. www.oneworldtheatre.org.

New Year’s shows: Tickets are on sale now for Willie Nelson and Family (Dec. 30 and 31) at ACL Live, Bob Schneider’s Lucky 13 New Year’s Eve Party at the Paramount Theatre, and Doyle Bramhall II with Smokestack and other guests at Antone’s.

Will You Marry Me?

On Dec. 8, you can propose to your sweetie under the Paramount Theatre marquee — when THE question is up there in lights. A 10-minute, pop-the-question slot costs $250 and comes with champagne, flowers and admission for two to a screening of “Love Actually” (single tickets are also available for the 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. showings). More information and reservations at www.austintheatre.org/proposal.

Next week in Austin360

Ho, ho, holidays — more on this season’s entertainment offerings, including bazaars and the opening of the Trail of Lights on Dec. 8.