‘Austin City Limits’ Announces Season 45 Broadcast Schedule


Gary Clark Jr., The Revivalists and Vampire Weekend are among the acts who will appear on the first half of Austin City Limits‘ upcoming Season 45. The long-running music television series announced the broadcast schedule for seven new installments of the program with seven more to be revealed at a later date. Check your local PBS listings for the air time in your area.

Clark Jr. will be featured on the season premiere of Austin City Limits on October 5. Then, Maggie Rogers makes her ACL debut on October 12. Longtime series veterans Steve Earle and The Dukes pay tribute to Guy Clark during their fifth appearance on the show, which airs on October 19.

H.E.R.‘s Austin City Limits performance premieres on October 26 and then Patty Griffin and The Revivalists split the hour on November 2. The season continues with Vampire Weekend’s appearance on the November 9th episode and Kane Brown and Colter Wall sharing the episode on November 16. Finally, a special episode of ACL premiering on November 23 will feature musical performances from the Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Ceremony, which will be held at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on September 11.

“Over the decades ACL has built its reputation on introducing the most original, innovative and eclectic music from every genre,” said ACL executive producer Terry Lickona in a statement. “Music fans love to discover artists and sounds they’ve never heard before, or re-discover artists and songs that have stood the test of time. There’s no better place to find them than Austin City Limits, and this season is a perfect example!”


Austin City Limits Broadcast Lineup (Seven Episodes TBA)

  • October 5: Gary Clark Jr.
  • October 12: Maggie Rogers
  • October 19: Steve Earle & The Dukes: A Tribute to Guy Clark
  • October 26: H.E.R.
  • November 2: Patty Griffin / The Revivalists
  • November 9: Vampire Weekend
  • November 16: Kane Brown / Colter Wall
  • November 23: ACL Presents Americana 18th Annual Honors