Austin City Limits
Airs on Saturdays @ 10pm


ACL, the longest running music series in the country, showcases popular music legends and innovators from all genres. Great music. No limits.


Saturdays @ 10pm on WSIU 8.1

About the Program:

Austin City Limits continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of original American music and beyond. Musical styles range from contemporary and traditional pop to rock, country, blues, bluegrass, Latin, folk, roots and more. All find a home on the Austin City Limits stage.

Don Henley | Sat, Aug. 19 @ 10pm
Savor songs from Don Henley’s first solo album in 15 years, Cass County, which represents both Henley’s roots and the next stop on his creative journey.

Foals / Alejandro Escovedo | Sat, Aug. 26 @ 10pm
Revel in an hour of modern rock with UK superstars Foals and Texas legend Alejandro Escovedo. Foals play tunes from the album What Went Down, while Texas bard Escovedo showcases Burn Something Beautiful, joined by R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and alt-rock luminaries.

Beck | Sat, Sep. 2 @ 10pm
Alt. Rock superstar Beck performs. The genre-hopping singer/songwriter plays songs from his album Morning Phase and some of his greatest hits.

2014 Hall of Fame Special | Sat, Sep. 9 @ 10pm
Enjoy highlights from the first annual Austin City Limits Hall of Fame presentation. Performers include Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, Buddy Guy and Double Trouble.

2015 Hall of Fame Special | Sat, Sep. 16 @ 10pm
Enjoy the 2015 Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, as Loretta Lynn, Asleep at the Wheel, Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt and Flaco Jimenez are honored by Lyle Lovett, Dwight Yoakam, Vince Gill, Gillian Welch, Jason Isbell and more.

Florence + The Machine/Andra Day | Sat, Sep. 23 @ 10pm
Enjoy dazzling modern rock and soul. British sensation Florence + The Machine blazes through songs from her latest LP, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. San Diego’s Andra Day sings tunes from her soulful debut, Cheers to the Fall.

Paul Simon | Sat, Sep. 29 @ 10pm
Savor a career-spanning set from Paul Simon. The singer/songwriter legend performs his classics, songs from Graceland, Simon & Garfunkel tunes and tracks from his latest LP, Stranger to Stranger.

Photos: KLRU, Scott Newton.