Long-running public television program Austin City
Limits is quickly approaching its 40th anniversary. But before we get to that point,
Season 39 starts early next month. Today, producers of the famed show have announced the
broadcast schedule for the beginning of Season 39.
Season 39 kicks off on October 5 with a season premiere featuring Juanes and Jesse & Joy.
Then, on October 12, French disco-popsters Phoenix make their ACL debut and get the whole
episode to themselves. On October 19, The Lumineers and Shovels & Rope make their ACL
debut. Indie gets the spotlight on October 26 with an episode featuring Vampire Weekend
and Rodney Crowell. Next, on November 2, old ACL favorite Emmylou Harris returns to the
show accompanied by Rodney Crowell. The November 9 episode sees performances from Emeli
Sande and Michael Kiwanuka before fun. and Dawes share the November 16 episode. Finally,
the November 23 episode of ACL will present highlights from the Americana Music Festival.
Season 39 Fall Broadcast Schedule (six additional episodes to be announced)
October 5 Juanes | Jesse & Joy
October 12 Phoenix
October 19 The Lumineers | Shovels & Rope
October 26 Vampire Weekend | Grizzly Bear
November 2 Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
November 9 Emeli Sandé | Michael Kiwanuka
November 16 fun. | Dawes
November 23 ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2013
Watch Phoenix perform "Entertainment" from the October 12 episode of Austin City Limits:
[Published on: 9/5/13]