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Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years

Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years

Austin City Limits celebrates four decades of showcasing the best music on television with Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Jeff Bridges, Foo Fighters and more.
Length 1:54:26 Premiere: 10/03/14

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ACL is produced by Austin PBS and funding is provided in part by Dell Technologies, the Austin Convention Center Department, Cirrus Logic and Workrise. Additional funding is provided by the Friends of Austin City Limits.

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Austin City Limits

About Austin City Limits

Great music. No limits. Now the longest-running music series in American television history, ACL showcases popular music legends and innovators from every genre. In addition to being honored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum as a rock and roll landmark, ACL is the only television program to ever receive the National Medal of Arts, the nation's highest award for artistic excellence.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan on Austin City Limits: 30 Years On

Premiered On: 10/17/2020

Enjoy classic Austin City Limits performances from late Texas blues rocker Stevie Ray Vaughan and his band Double Trouble. Songs include "Pride and Joy," "Crossfire," and "Texas Flood."

  • Monday August 22, 2022 2:00 am ET on KET2
  • Monday August 22, 2022 1:00 am CT on KET2
  • Monday August 22, 2022 5:00 am ET on KET
  • Monday August 22, 2022 4:00 am CT on KET

The Very Best of John Prine

Premiered On: 10/03/2020

Savor an hour of stirring performances from the late singer/songwriter John Prine's episodes of Austin City Limits. Songs include "Paradise," "Sam Stone," and "Angel from Montgomery," with special guest Bonnie Raitt.

  • Saturday August 27, 2022 11:03 pm ET on KET
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  • Monday August 29, 2022 2:00 am ET on KET2
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Duran Duran

The British icons perform songs from their album, Future Past, as well as greatest hits.

  • Saturday September 3, 2022 11:00 pm ET on KET
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Ray Wylie Hubbard - S46 E10

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John Legend & The Roots: Wake Up! - S46 E5

  • Monday August 1, 2022 5:00 am ET on KET
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The Raconteurs/Black Pumas - S45 E9

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Brandy Clark; Charley Crockett - S47 E5

  • Monday July 18, 2022 5:00 am ET on KET
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Sarah Jarosz; Billy Strings - S47 E4

  • Monday July 11, 2022 5:00 am ET on KET
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Season Episodes

The Best of Nanci Griffith

S47 E4713 Length 54:36 Premiere Date 02/05/22

Terry Allen & The Panhandle Mystery Band

S47 E4712 Length 54:06 Premiere Date 01/29/22

Duran Duran

S47 E4711 Length 54:06 Premiere Date 01/22/22

Olivia Rodrigo / Phoebe Bridgers

S47 E4709 Length 54:06 Premiere Date 12/04/21

Brittany Howard

S47 E4708 Length 54:36 Premiere Date 11/20/21

Leon Bridges / Khruangbin

S47 E4706 Length 54:06 Premiere Date 11/06/21

Specials

ACL Presents: Americana 20th Annual Honors

Length 55:41 Premiere Date 04/02/22

50 Years of Asleep at the Wheel: A Retrospective

Length 56:35 Premiere Date 10/31/20

Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years

Length 1:54:26 Premiere Date 10/03/14

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