This week’s music picks: Tis the season with Ronnie Spector, Kelly Clarkson and more

Monday: 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.

Wednesday: 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.

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

 

Monday

  • Conspirare Christmas with Carrie Rodriguez at Long Center
  • Honky Tonk Holidaze with Wild Bill, Steel Monday with Geoff Queen at Sam’s Town Point
  • Kalu & the Electric Joint at Waterloo Records
  • Erin Jaimes, Blue Monday Band at Antone’s
  • Texas Tycoons at White Horse
  • Texas KGB, Cari Hutson & Good Company at One-2-One Bar
  • Shelley King at Hilton Cannon & Belle
  • Open mic with Kacy Crowley at Cactus Cafe

Tuesday

  • Tommy Emmanuel at Paramount Theatre
  • Sunny Sweeney & Brennen Leigh, David Grissom at Saxon Pub
  • Donut Musik at Townsend
  • Mike Stinson, Whitney Rose at Continental Club
  • James McMurtry, Ephraim Owens Experience at Continental Gallery
  • John Evans Band, Bad Bolts, Chris King at Volstead Lounge
  • Kate Priestley Duo at Geraldine’s
  • Jazz Jam with Daniel Dufour Trio at Stay Gold

Wednesday

  • Pokey LaFarge, Easy Leaves at Antone’s
  • Annie Moses Band at One World Theatre
  • Texas Radio Live with Dr. Joe, Full Service at Guero’s
  • Jeff Plankenhorn, Atash at One-2-One Bar
  • James McMurtry, Ramsay Midwood at Continental Club
  • Michael Fracasso, Blue Moon Jazz Quartet with Rosie Flores at Continental Gallery
  • Suzanna Choffel at Geraldine’s
  • Carson McHone, Leo Rondeau at Cactus Cafe
  • Jaimee Harris, Walt Wilkins, Johnny Nicholas at Saxon Pub
  • Barbara Nesbitt at Threadgill’s North
  • Matt Hubbard Trio, David Young at C-Boy’s
  • Mau Mau Chaplains at Flamingo Cantina
  • Redd Volkaert at Hilton Cannon & Belle

Thursday