Austin City Limits
WSIU HD 8.1
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.

Sundays @ 10pm on WSIU 8.1

Norah Jones/Angel Olsen | Sat, Oct. 28 @ 10pm | Watch Online*
Enjoy an unforgettable hour with dynamic performances from two acclaimed singer-songwriters. Texas native Nora Jonesmakes her fourth appearance on ACL in support of her LP ‘Day Breaks.’ Indie breakout star Angel Olsensings tunes from her stellar LP ‘My Woman.’ Learn more about this episode.

 

Miranda Lambert | Sat, Nov. 4 @ 10pm | Watch Online*
Enjoy a show-stopping hour with country superstar Miranda Lambert in her third ACL appearance. The CMA and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter delivers a powerful performance of hits and songs from her acclaimed LP ‘The Weight of These Wings.’ Learn more about this episode.


The Head and the Heart/Benjamin Booker
Sat, Nov. 11 @ 10pm
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Dig the modern Americana sounds of The Head and The Heart and Benjamin Booker. Seattle's folk-rocking The Head and The Heart supports its latest acclaimed album ‘Signs of Light,’ while New Orleans' Benjamin Booker rips through the blues, soul and rock of ‘Witness.’ Learn more about this episode.

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival | Sat, Nov. 18 @ 10pm
Bonnie Raitt, Richard Thompson, Alabama Shakes and more perform at the festival in Nashville.

Margo Price/Hayes Carll | Sat, Dec. 9 @ 10pm
Austin City Limits presents a captivating hour with two of contemporary country musicÍ›s brightest: Margo Price in her ACL debut and Hayes Carll making a return appearance. Rising star Margo Price had a banner 2016 with the release of her acclaimed solo debut Midwest Farmer’s Daughter. Opening her stellar ACL debut with the honky-tonk comeuppance 'About To Find Out,' Price puts a fresh spin on classic Nashville with her sharp songwriting, steely vocals and dynamic road-tested live persona.



Ryan Admas/Shakey Graves | Sat, Dec. 16 @ 10pm

Austin City Limits presents an acoustic double-bill: Ryan Adams paired with Shakey Graves in a new installment showcasing the acclaimed singer-songwriters. Ryan Adams, an ACL veteran who appeared in the milestone Season 40, returns with a rare, all-acoustic set, sharing the episode with Austin indie-folk rocker Shakey Graves.

 

Tom Waits | Sat, Dec. 23 @ 10pm
The Tom Waits episode of Austin City Limits is one of the most requested shows in our 40-year archive. Recorded in December 1978, the show features the iconoclastic singer/songwriter supporting his classic LP Blue Valentine and deep in the transitional phase of his career, evolving out of the jazzy beat poetry of his early work ("I Wish I Was in New Orleans") and into the bluesier, more dissonant sounds ("Sweet Little Bullet From a Pretty Blue Gun") for which he became known in the 80s and beyond.



ACL Hall of Fame: NYE | Sun, Dec. 31 @ 9:30pm
On October 25th, 2017, three American musical innovators were inducted into the fourth annual Austin City Limits Hall of Fame: singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash, New Orleans funk 'n' soul collective the Neville Brothers and late rock & roll legend Roy Orbison. The evening featured one-of-a-kind music performances and tributes from Elvis Costello, Brandi Carlile, Neko Case, Ry Cooder, Dr. John, the MavericksÍ› Raul Malo, Trombone Shorty, the Nevilles Band and host Chris Isaak.


Photo credit: Scott Newton, KLRU

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