BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – DECEMBER 20-DECEMBER 26, 2012

Christmas at The Driskill Hotel

BEST BETS: THIS WEEK IN AUSTIN – DECEMBER 20-DECEMBER 26, 2012

Thursday, December 20, 2012

ACL Live at Moody Theater: YES

Cedar Park Center: Trans-Siberian Orchestra

The Continental Club: The Whiskey Sisters, Herman the German, LeRoi Brothers, Two Hoots & A Holler

The Continental Club Gallery: Tameca Jones, Dan Dyer

Frank: The Bus Stop Stallions, Fatback Circus, the T Jarrod Quartet

Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon: Alvin Crow, Doug Sahm, the Texas Mavericks

The Long Center for the Performing Arts: Guy Forsyth, Carolyn Wonderland

One World Theatre: The Pam Tillis Trio

Palmer Events CenterArmadillo Christmas Bazaar featuring Warren Hood and the Goods (Noon), Sons of Fathers (3:30pm), Slaid Cleaves (8pm)

Paramount Theatre: Asleep at the Wheel

The Parish: Shakey Graves, Hikes, the Cymatic, Linen Closet, Greg Mullen & the Cosmic American Band

Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Jeff Lofton Trio

The Saxon Pub: Eightysixxed, Patrice Pike, Cari Hutson, Chad Johnson

Friday, December 21, 2012

Antone’s: The Cedric Burnside Project, Old Gray Mule, Black Squeeze

The Broken Spoke: Gary P. Nunn

The Continental Club: The Blues Specialists, Speedy Sparks, the Nortons, Denny Freeman’s No Name Band, the Texas Mavericks, Mystic Knights of the Sea

Gruene Hall (Gruene, TX): Charlie Robison, the Statesboro Revue

One World Theatre: Brian McKnight

Palmer Events CenterArmadillo Christmas Bazaar featuring Sarah Pierce (Noon), Brian Keane (3:30pm), Mary Hattersley’s Blazing Bows (6:30pm), The Band of Heathens (8pm)

The Saxon Pub: Denny Freeman, Joe Ely, Malford Milligan

Strange Brew: Ian Moore, Charlie Faye

Saturday, December 22, 2012

ACL Live at Moody Theater: Robert Earl Keen’s Merry Christmas From the Fam-O-Lee

Antone’s: Vallejo

The Blackheart: Eagle Eye Williamson

The Broken Spoke: Two Tons of Steel

The Elephant Room: The Brannen Temple Group

Fado Austin: Blaggards

Gruene Hall (Gruene, TX): Hot Club of Cowtown, Kelly Willis, Bruce Robison

Palmer Events CenterArmadillo Christmas Bazaar featuring Suzanna Choffel (Noon), The Resentments (3:30pm), Beto y Los Fairlanes (8pm)

The Saxon Pub: Joe Ely, the Every Dudes

Strange Brew: Suzanna Choffel, Naga Valli

The White Horse: Two Hoots & a Holler, the Farrell 4, Josh Lightnin’ & the Lonestar Drifters

Sunday, December 23, 2012

The Blackheart: The Carper Family

The Continental Club: Planet Casper, the 2nd Annual Wagoneers All Ages Holiday Show, Heybale!

The Continental Club Gallery: Dupree, Jon Dee Graham

Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon: Two Hoots & a Holler (Chicken Sh*t Bingo)

One World Theatre: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Palmer Events CenterArmadillo Christmas Bazaar featuring Shelley King (Noon), Carolyn Wonderland (3:30pm), Albert and Gage (8pm)

Strange Brew: Jeff Plankenhorn, Jon Dee Graham, Scrappy Jud Newcomb, Brannen Temple, Jeff Lofton, Suburban Beat

Monday, December 24, 2012 – CHRISTMAS EVE 2012

The Elephant Room: Freddie Mendoza

Flipnotics: The Bluegrass Outfit, Bottom Dollar String Band

Palmer Events CenterArmadillo Christmas Bazaar featuring Cienfuegos (Noon), Jitterbug Vipers (3:30pm), Bill Kirchen & Friends with special guests – Conni & Char Hancock (8pm)

Tuesday, December 25, 2012 – CHRISTMAS DAY 2012

The Continental Club: Toni Price, Dale Watson

The Continental Club Gallery: Ephraim Owens, James McMurtry

The Saxon Pub: Miss Lavelle White

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The Continental Club: James McMurtry, Jon Dee Graham, the Jitterbug Vipers

The Continental Club Gallery: Trube, Farrell & Snizz, Barbara K

The Elephant Room: The Jazz Pharoahs, the Adrian Ruiz Quintet

Gruene Hall (Gruene, TX): The Georges, Betty Soo, Will Sexton

The Saxon Pub: Johnny Nicholas & Hellbent with Cindy Cashdollar, W.C. Clark, Cari Hutson, Jordan Mitchell

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