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Thursday music picks: Dale Watson & His Lone Stars

Peter Blackstock
pblackstock@statesman.com

Dale Watson & His Lone Stars at the Continental Club. Clear out the gift wrapping and the leftovers from a holiday dinner: The Continental’s annual Dec. 25 country dance with Austin’s hardest-working holiday musician celebrates that there’s just 365 shopping days till next Christmas! $10. 10 p.m. 1315 S. Congress Ave. continentalclub.com.

Also: The Continental is open upstairs as well, with sets from Liv Mueller and Tameca Jones in the Gallery, and down the street at its outpost C’Boy’s, which features the Bellfuries. … Other venues not taking the night off include the Elephant Room, with local jazz luminaries Alex Coke and Rich Harney; Saxon Pub, which features Patrice Pike and Lauren Diamond; and Moontower Saloon, which presents Eddy & the Evereadys.