Don Henley, Jim Lauderdale and an “Odd Squad,” Jan. 14-15


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Jim Lauderdale at Continental Club. Based in Nashville and long renowned as an authority on Americana music — so much so that he’s been the emcee of the Americana Music Awards for more than a decade — Lauderdale has covered a lot of ground over more than two dozen albums, from honky-tonk to bluegrass to collaborations with the Grateful Dead’s Robert Hunter. His latest, “This Changes Everything,” was recorded in Austin at Arlyn Studios, with a band including pianist Floyd Domino, bassist Kevin Smith and drummer Tom Lewis. Some of them will be backing Lauderdale for this show. $20. 8 p.m. Saturday. 1315 S. Congress Ave. continentalclub.com. — Peter Blackstock

Don Henley in concert at ACL Live. Eagles founder and drummer Henley will perform songs spanning his entire career from the Eagles and his extensive solo repertoire, including songs from his latest album, “Cass County,” which he named after the East Texas County in which he was raised. Playing beforehand is the Americana band JD & the Straight Shot, which has been touring nonstop in support of their highly acclaimed 2016 all-acoustic album “Ballyhoo!” 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $99-$210. 310 W. Second St. acl-live.com/calendar/don-henley.

Coming up

“Odd Squad” Live at the Long Center. “Odd Squad” is an Emmy Award-winning series about a spy organization run by kids that investigates anything strange, weird and especially odd. Each episode follows kid agents as they track down villains, stop elusive creatures and help people with peculiar conditions like the Jinx or the Sing-Alongs. It’s coming in a live format to Austin as an interactive adventure during which kids in the audience will help agents Orion and Oleanna decode and decipher clues. 2 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. $15-$32. 701 W. Riverside Drive. 512-474-5664, thelongcenter.org.



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