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Austin City Limits

The Blind Boys of Alabama with Robert Randolph and The Family Band (#2808)

The Blind Boys of Alabama combine their Grammy-winning gospel with the pedal steel guitar sounds of Robert Randolph and The Family Band. The Blind Boys of Alabama combine traditional gospel and modern material for a sound that has kept them singing for over 60 years. Robert Randolph and The Family Band fuse together church-bred passion with rock 'n' roll to make music that is purely electric. [57 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: 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.

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  • Roy Orbison (#803)

    On August 5, 1982, Orbison became the first real legend to step onto the Austin City Limits stage. [56 minutes]

  • Junior Brown/ Robbie Fulks (#2301)

    Junior Brown returns to AUSTIN CITY LIMITS, performing songs from his album "Semi-Crazy." With a sharp sense of humor and honky-tonk attitude, Chicago-based singer and songwriter Robbie Fulks proves he doesn't have to don a cowboy hat to play real country music. [56 minutes]

  • Patty Loveless/Colin Raye (#2302)

    Two of the most popular country vocalists of the 1990s give powerhouse performances on AUSTIN CITY LIMITS. Loveless showcases her latest album, "Long Stretch of Lonesome," and Raye performs hit songs from his six-year career including "Little Rock." [56 minutes]

  • Marcia Ball, Tracey Nelson, and Irma Thomas (#2303)

    After a chance encounter at a record store, these three rhythm and blues favorites decided to put together a formal collaborative effort. Austin City Limits presents the music of Irma Thomas, Marcia Ball and Tracy Nelson. [56 minutes]

  • The Manhattan Transfer (#2304)

    For the new season premiere, Austin City brings back Long time country favorite Junior Brown and introduces us to one of the rising stars of the new country landscape, Robbie Fulks. [56 minutes]

  • The Indigo Girls/Kim Richey (#2305)

    This week on "Austin City Limits," The Indigo Girls and Kim Richey. [56 minutes]

  • Loretta Lynn (#2306)

    The "Queen of Country," Ms. Loretta Lynn, graces the Austin City Limits stage to perform many of her timeless country classics. [56 minutes]

  • Nancy Griffith with the Crickets (#2307)

    Nanci Griffith is joined onstage by her special musical guests, "The Crickets, this week on "Austin City Limits." [56 minutes]

  • Hal Ketchum/Terry Allen (#2308)

    The spotlight is on the Texas songwriter as "Austin City Limits" presents Hal Ketchum and Terry Allen. [56 minutes]

  • A Celebration of Townes Van Zandt (#2309)

    "Austin City Limits" hosts a tribute to the late Texan songwriter, Townes Van Zandt and features an all star ensemble of country greats, including Willy Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Lyle Lovett and many more, together onstage to perform a few of Townes hits. Also appearing is Townes son, John T. Van Zandt, and Townes himself, courtesy of vintage footage from past appearances on the "Austin City Limits" stage. [56 minutes]

  • Boz Scaggs/81/2 Souveniers (#2310)

    A bit of the old and a bit of the well, different, this week on "Austin City Limits." First up is Bluesman, Boz Skaggs, a regular mainstay of the ACL R&B repertoire. And then, in case you were starting to think that ACL is just about "established" musical talent, along come a Parisian/Italian/English Swing-Jazz concoction that goes by the name of 8 1/2 Souvenirs. Defying any attempt to nail down a label on their sound, this Austin-based band, fronted by enchanting songstress Chrysta Bell and French crooner Olivier Giraud, take us on a "musical escapade into another time." [56 minutes]

  • Old 97's/Whiskeytown (#2311)

    Austin City Limits continues its tradition of offeing up some of the newest and most innovative in music today. First off, rock and roll grunge with a country twist is the best way to describe "Old 97s" followed by a more somber side of country with North Carolinas "Whiskeytown." [56 minutes]

  • Clay Walker/Trace Adkins (#2312)

    Affecionately billed as "Black Hat Night," this weeks Austin City Limits features Clay Walker and Trace Adkins; two texans on there way up the country charts. [56 minutes]

  • Buddy Guy/ Storyville (#2313)

    Considered by some (Eric Clapton to be precise) as the "greatest guitar player in the world," Buddy Guy lights up the stage with an electrifying performance. Right behind him are the rockin blues sounds of "Storyville;" this week on "Austin City Limits." [56 minutes]

  • Deana Carter with Special Guest Matraca Berg (#2401)

    Deana Carter perfoms songs from both her most recent and her debut album. She is joined by friend and songwriter Matraca Berg; and her father, Fred Carter Jr. [56 minutes]

  • Dixie Chicks/Charlie Robison (#2402)

    The Dixie Chicks--three young women on guitar, banjo and fiddle--perform songs about wide open spaces and finding the man they want. Austin native Charlie Robison shares his sarcastic outlook on love, life and bars. [56 minutes]

  • Lionel Hampton/Ruth Brown (#2403)

    Rock-and-roll hall-of-famer Ruth Brown performs r&b songs old and new and 90-year-old Lionel Hampton leads his swing orchestra. [56 minutes]

  • Lucinda Williams/Billy Bragg (#2404)

    Billy Bragg performs newly-discovered songs from the Woody Guthrie archive--showcasing the "other side" of the boxcar poet with songs like "My Flying Saucer" and an amorous ode to Ingrid Bergman. Lucinda Williams gives a sampling from her most recent album. [56 minutes]

  • Vince Gill/Martina McBride (#2405)

    Vince Gill performs old-fashioned country songs from his latest album, including a cover of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You." Martina McBride sings songs about angels, and one for Valentine's Day. [56 minutes]

  • Ray Price/Hank Thompson with Special Guest Junior Brown (#2406)

    Ray Price, "the Frank Sinatra of country," croons old-fashioned country favorites and Hank Thompson sings humorous Texas honky-tonk. Both artists are joined by special guest Junior Brown. [56 minutes]

  • Jonny Lang/Jimmie Vaughan (#2407)

    Young Jonny Lang growls through a guitar-heavy blues set and Jimmie Vaughn sets a mellower mood with classic Texas blues. [56 minutes]

  • Mexican Roots Music Celebration (#2408)

    Los Super Seven, featuring Cesar Rosas and David Hidalgo of Los Lobos, hosts this celebration of Mexican roots music. Singing songs in both Spanish and English, they are joined by Joe Ely, Rick Trevino, Tish Hinojosa, virtuoso accordionist Flaco Jimenez and Campanos de America. [56 minutes]

  • Fastball/Mary Cutrufello (#2409)

    Two Texas natives takes the Austin stage: alternative rock band Fastball and Houston roots-rocker Mary Cutrufello. [56 minutes]

  • Dave Alvin/Loudon Wainwright (#2410)

    Singer/songwriter/storytellers Dave Alvin goes to California and Loudon Wainwright offers his wry take on old age, loneliness and his son's (Rufus Wainwright) success. [56 minutes]

  • Bruce Hornsby/Monte Montgomery (#2411)

    Bruce Hornsby performs new songs on piano with a full complement of backing musicians. Texas newcomer Monte Montgomery sticks to basics with a spare guitar/bass/drums trio. [56 minutes]

  • Hootie & The Blowfish & Friends (#2412)

    Hootie and the Blowfish are joined by Nanci Griffiths on this episode of Austin City Limits. [56 minutes]

  • Bobby Blue Bland/Susan Tedeschi (#2413)

    Austin City limits welcomes "B.B. King's favorite blues singer," Bobby Blue Bland. He is joined by Susan Tedeschi. [56 minutes]

  • An Hour with Garth Brooks (#2501)

    The man who ruled country music throughout the '90s puts in a revved-up hours worth of his finest material from various periods in his celebrated career. [56 minutes]

  • Robert Cray/Doyle Bramhall (#2502)

    AUSTIN CITY LIMITS presents a power hour of blues, rock and R&B, featuring award-winning soulman Robert Cray followed by young blues/rock guitarist Doyle Bramhall. [56 minutes]

  • Clint Black with Special Guests (#2503)

    In 1989-90, Black was included among a circle of highly touted "new country" artists creating an intense buzz in Nashville. His pure, honky-tonk voice and superb songwriting abilities quickly propelled him into the upper tier of country music's elite. He captured the Country Music Association Horizon Award in 1989 after his first album, Killin' Time, became a multi-platinum success. The following year Black released a triple-platinum album entitled Put Yourself in My Shoes which earned him the 1990 CMA Award for Best Male Vocalist. USA Today opined "Clint Black. You'll be hearing his name a lot. There may never have been a country performer who has created a bigger stir right out of the box. Or one placed in such a perfect position to become the next superstar." Black's career continued to rise with a succession of five platinum selling albums over the next eight years. The former Houston honky-tonker landed more than 25 top-10 hits, including 19 no. 1 hits - all of them self-penned. His star power grew to such heights, that in 1996 he earned a coveted star on the celebrated Hollywood "Walk of Fame." D'lectrified, Black's most recent album is also the first for which he earns credit as producer. Black envisioned an all-acoustic album that would reflect both traditional country as well as pop-rock music styles. "There is not a single electric instrument on the album, but you wouldn't know it unless you were told. It is, truly, totally, unplugged," says Black. USA Today' s Brian Mansfield declared that D'lectrified "is one of Black's finest hours on disc, a tip of the hat that shows just how much musical territory country's mainstream leaves unexplored." Three of the songs on D'lectrified are unplugged reinterpretations of previous hits "Burn One Down" (with Edgar Winter), "No Time To Kill" and " Something That We Do." "I really got the idea from listening to Eric Clapton's rearrangement of "Layla" to really approach the songs from a new point of view, almost as new songs," the popular singer says. "This idea of an unplugged album sort of brings up its own connotations, its own images [for the songs]." Highlights of Black's evening in the Austin City Limits spotlight include "Tail Lights," "Live and Learn," and "Been There," as well as "When I Said I Do" with his wife Lisa Hartman Black, "I'll Take Texas Anyday" with towering Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel, and a tribute to legendary country picker Chet Atkins on "Ode to Chet" with Austin guitar slinger Eric Johnson. Black found the Austin City Limits setting ideal for his first ever taped concert performance. "For me it was like a great intimate show with a wonderful audience," said the singer. "A little voice in the back of my head was saying, 'Finally, I'm on Austin City Limits.'" [56 minutes]

  • Willie Nelson and Family with Special Guest Leon Russell (#2504)

    Country music legend and plain old American icon Willie Nelson brings his family band to perform an hour of classics as well as some brand new material. Silver-haired pianist Leon Russell joins Willie for a segment of the show. [56 minutes]

  • Marty Stuart with Pam Tillis and Earl Sruggs/Susan Ashton (#2505)

    AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its long-standing tradition of showcasing the best of original American music. As in the past, musical styles ranging from country to blues, roots rock to torch ballads, virtuoso instrumentalists to compelling songwriters, big bands to acoustic troubadors and more all find a home on the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage. [56 minutes]

  • Songwriters Special: Emmylou Harris, Dave Matthews, Patty Griffin and Buddy & Julie Miller (#2506)

    Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd bring their big guitar barrage and pop hooks to AUSTIN CITY LIMITS for the first time in their fabled existence. The program includes the quintessential southern rock anthem "Free Bird." [56 minutes]

  • Texas Tornados with a Tribute to Doug Sahm (#2507)

    The Texas Tornados appear on AUSTIN CITY LIMITS in their final television performance prior to the death of their founder Doug Sahm. Sahm apepars in a backstage moment with the band. Augie Myers pays tribute to Doug in a followup interview. [56 minutes]

  • Kenny Rogers (#2508)

    Kenny Rogers performs on AUSTIN CITY LIMITS. Linda Black joins him as a special guest. [56 minutes]

  • The Mavericks/The Warren Brothers (#2509)

    The pride of Miami, the Mavericks bring their innovative brand of country music to the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage for an encore performance; the up-and-coming Nashville duo the Warren Brothers follow. [56 minutes]

  • Wilco/Bela Fleck & Friends (#2510)

    Alternative country kingpins Wilco rock the house in their first ever AUSTIN CITY LIMITS appearance, followed by a bluegrass meltdown hosted by banjo virtuoso Bla Fleck and featuring the finest players in bluegrass. [56 minutes]

  • Songwriters Special: Emmylou Harris, Dave Matthews, Patty Griffin and Buddy & Julie Miller (#2511)

    A splendid evening of songs with five of the finest singer-songwriters in the country. Emmylou Harris hosts Dave Matthews, Patty Griffin, and Julie and Buddy Miller in an all-acoustic performance. [56 minutes]

  • Joe Ely/Indigenous (#2512)

    Heralded Texan Joe Ely performs his unique brand of roadhouse country rock, followed by the scorching blues-rock of Indigenous. [56 minutes]

  • Lyle Lovett and Friends (#2513)

    Incomparable singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett hosts six standout Texas songwriters who influenced his artistic development. His special guests are Guy Clark, Robert Earl Keen, Vince Bell, Steven Fromholz, Eric Taylor and Michael Martin Murphy. [56 minutes]

  • Trisha Yearwood/Alison Krauss (#2514)

    Country superstar Trisha Yearwood showcases her outstanding vocal ability followed by brilliant country and bluegrass performer Alison Krauss. [56 minutes]

  • Jewel (#2515)

    The ultra-talented singer-songwriter with the crystalline voice performs songs from her first two platinum albums Pieces of You and Spirit. [56 minutes]

  • Garth Brooks (Part Two) (#2516)

    Once is not enough for country music's biggest superstar! Featured in the premiere episode of AUSTIN CITY LIMITs' 25th season, Brooks returns for another dynamic hour. [56 minutes]

  • Phish (#2601)

    A live-concert phenomenon with legions of diehard fans around the globe, the groove-happy Vermont-based quartet is back, as they say, " due to popular demand." Now on indefinite hiatus, this is a can't miss repeat performance for Phans of the versatile rock band. [57 minutes]

  • John Hiatt/Kelly Willis (#2602)

    Captivating singer/songwriter John Hiatt performs. Hiatt showcases songs from Crossing Muddy Water including "Lift Up Every Stone" plus his classic "Thing Called Love." Kelly Willis, equipped with one of country music's most powerful and evocative voices, has distinguished herself as a performer. Highlights include "Wrapped" and "Take Me Down." [57 minutes]

  • Shelby Lynne/Toni Price (#2603)

    For more than a decade, Shelby Lynne was a talented but struggling square-peg in the round-hole-world of Nashville country music. Her enormous promise was always evident but her talent alone did not make the task of fitting in any easier. Admired and respected by her peers in the business, the five well-received records she made failed to connect with the public. About ready to toss in the towel, she retreated to her Alabama home tofigure out what to do next. Her coping skills - which included writing soul-baring songs dissecting her personal struggles - turned out to be remarkably adept. What ultimately came out of the full-contact confrontation with her own heartache and disappointment is a record that has completely transformed Lynne and rejuvenated her career. I Am Shelby Lynne, which is about as Nashville as a pair of scruffy Doc Marten's, has created the kind of buzz that makes her a shoe-in for the year's biggest comeback. During her Austin City Limits performance, Lynne relies on material from I Am to display emotions so raw - and real - you can practically scrap your knuckles on them. Doing songs such as "Gotta Get Back," " Life Is Bad," and "Leavin'," Lynne leaves little doubt she's coming from a place heartfelt and true to life. She made her Austin City Limits debut back in 1991 with her pal WillieNelson. Returning with a hit record and her career sizzling, Lynne leaves little doubt who she is today. Toni Price makes her Austin City Limits debut at a fortuitous time in her spiraling career. The reigning queen of Austin's thriving blues scene has reached the heights in her adopted home and is clearly ready to conquer the world-at-large. For more than seven years, Price has held court every Tuesday during happy hour at Austin's venerable Continental Club for what has become a musical experience that is so celebratory and affecting that one local critic described it as "a rare and precious dose of old Austin soul." Those who know it may not be able to describe it, but they will attest with fervor bordering on religious zealotry that it is a rare happening. By comparison, few road shows manage to attract the numbers and generate the energy that Price does week-in and week-out. That special vibe more than carries over during her appearance on the famous Austin City Limits stage. Price draws her material primarily from What draws them like lemmings is Price's warm and welcoming bohemian charm, and her beautiful, Bonnie Raitt-like voice. The latter, whether live or on one of her four stellar albums on Antone's Records, imbues her country-folk-blues repertoire with heart and soul. Her latest, Low Down and Up, reaches the same heights of artistic merit people have come to expect. In the words of Billboard, the album "proves once again that she's a major-league talent who deserves to be heard." [57 minutes]

  • Classic: Townes Van Zandt Tribute (#2604)

    "Classic: A Townes Van Zandt Tribute" unites Van Zandt's friends and family for an hour-long tribute that includes performances of more than a dozen of his timeless songs. While never giving him the popular recognition that came to his peers, Van Zandt's songwriting -visceral, candid and poignant - earned him the respect of many well-known artists. The hour-long special also includes vintage footage of Van Zandt's Austin City Limits' performance recorded for the series' first season on PBS in 1976. Austin City Limits producer Terry Lickona recalled the charged atmosphere of the occasion: " Without a doubt, one of the most emotional hours in Austin City Limits history - nothing compares to the gathering of such exceptional talent, the outpouring of love, the collection of powerful songs and the magic that resulted. Townes Van Zandt in so many ways was the epitome of Texas songwriting - and in many ways the very roots of Austin City Limits itself." Recorded in December 1997, performances include Willie Nelson and Emmylou Harris' duet of " Pancho and Lefty" and Nanci Griffith's rendition of "Tecumseh Valley," a song she first heard Van Zandt sing in an Austin bar more than 25 years ago. Steve Earle delivers a moving performance of "Fort Worth Blues," while Lyle Lovett sings the despairing "Lungs." Guests Peter Rowan, famed Nashville producer Jack Clement, and Van Zandt's oldest son, John Townes, also perform. The finale is a rollicking performance of "White Freight Liner," one of Van Zandt's most widely covered tunes. Born John Townes Van Zandt more than 50 years ago to a pedigreed Texas family in Ft. Worth, Van Zandt received his first guitar at age nine. By his father's wishes, he learned to play " Fraulein," a song he would sing for the rest of his life. Yet his own songwriting became his hallmark, though the voices of others carried his work to a wider audience. In the 1970s Emmylou Harris and Hoyt Axton recorded "Pancho and Lefty," a song also recorded by Bob Dylan and made famous by Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. Harris' and Don Williams' recording of Van Zandt's gentle love song, "If I Needed You, " topped the country charts in 1981. Despite sporadic recordings, erratic performances, and a ruinous lifestyle, Van Zandt and his songs earned his place in the American music pantheon and gave him the love and admiration of fans worldwide. Beginning with First Album in 1967, Van Zandt released more than a dozen albums in his 30-year career. Though his albums were released on small, poorly distributed labels, he earned his fans on the road, singing in folk clubs and juke joints across the Southwest and Europe. His final album, The Highway Kind, was released in 1997 on Sugar Hill Records. His death on New Year's Day in 1997 did not surprise his friends or his family, who were aware of his continual abuse of alcohol and drugs. Writing about a tribute at New York's Bottom Line shortly after Van Zandt's death, New York Times critic Neil Strauss noted his songs reveal an obsession with time, irreversible eternity, and the agony of wasted moments. By all accounts Van Zandt lived the heavy blues and lonesome balladry heard in his music. [57 minutes]

  • Lee Ann Womack/Clay Davidson (#2605)

    Lee Ann Womack is fast becoming one of the biggest names in country music. Fans and critics alike are falling for her emotionally charged material and sweet soprano. The title track of her latest release, I Hope You Dance, was named song of the year at the prestigious 2000 Country Music Association Awards. The album also earned four other nominations, including one for album of the year. The highlights of Womack's Austin City Limits debut include a lively duet on "Miles of Texas" with Ray Benson of Asleep at the Wheel and the performance of her smash hit single "I Hope You Dance." Smoky-voiced country newcomer Clay Davidson is building a buzz in country music circles after the release of his debut album Unconditional. Full of infectious, hook-filled songs that often blur the lines between straight-on country and Southern Rock, the record marks Davidson as a talented player to keep an eye on. His Austin City Limits appearance was nothing if not a showcase for that deep, soulful voice. Davidson features songs from Unconditional - including the title cut and "I Can't Lie to Me"- both hit singles that are sure to please diehard country fans as well as those who like to see the house rock a bit. ~ [57 minutes]

  • Brad Paisley/Eric Heatherly (#2606)

    Brad Paisley, a neo-traditionalist in the George Strait mold, has been winning awards and fans since his debut on the country music scene. Highlights include the hit single "Me Neither" as well as the moving tribute to stepfathers "He Didn't Have to Be." Eric Heatherly's rockabilly-infused approach to old school country has people buzzing. Healtherly performs his cover of "Flowers on the Wall" and a tribute to the late Stevie Ray Vaughan called "SRV." [57 minutes]

  • Joe Cocker (#2607)

    Woodstock veteran and rock 'n' roll legend Joe Cocker makes his first ever Austin City Limits appearance. Schooled in classic American soul and R&B, the Sheffield, England native is one of the great stylists in the history of rock 'n' roll. [57 minutes]

  • Classic: Tom Waits (#2608)

    First broadcast in 1979, New York singer-songwriter Tom Waits performance has is one of the most eagerly awaited encores in 25 years of great performances on Austin City Limits. The raspy-voiced iconoclast sings of disaffected losers and outcasts who cling to hope. [57 minutes]

  • Widespread Panic (#2609)

    Another one of modern rock's most exciting live acts, Widespread Panic is a sextet of versatile musicians who formed 16 years ago in Athens, Georgia. With the demise of the Grateful Dead, Panic is rivaled only by Phish as America's top jam band. [57 minutes]

  • Merle Haggard/The Derailers (#2610)

    AUSTIN CITY LIMITS presents grizzled country legend Merle Haggard, followed by hot young proponents of the Bakersfield sound, The Derailers. J [57 minutes]

  • Steve Earle/Kasey Chambers (#2611)

    Country singer/songwriter Steve Earle uses his life as a basis for the themes he tackles in his music. Earle performs "Steve's Last Ramble" and "Copperhead Road." With a rare combination of youthful charm, angelic voice and splendid songs, Kasey Chambers presents a new perspective in country music. The Aussie country-folk singer performs "Cry Like a Baby" and "The Captain." [57 minutes]

  • David Gray/Dar Williams (#2612)

    British pop star David Gray brings his infectious techno-driven folk rock to the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS soundstage, followed by New England's folk-rock standout Dar Williams. [57 minutes]

  • Classic: Fats Domino (#2613)

    This classic episode first aired in 1987 and has become a fan favorite. The rock 'n' roll legend performs "Blueberry Hill," "I'm Walkin'," "When the Saints Come Marching In" and much more. [57 minutes]

  • Bruce Hornsby/Eric Johnson (#2614)

    An evening of instrumental pyrotechnics features keyboard virtuoso Bruce Hornsby followed by electric guitar wizard Eric Johnson performing sizzling blues-oriented rock. [57 minutes]

  • Dixie Chicks (#2615)

    What was a discernible industry buzz when the trio made their Austin City Limits debut back in 1998 is now an entertainment industry roar as deafening as a West Texas dust storm. The dynamic threesome from Dallas has generated a level of excitement in mainstream country that has not been felt since Garth Brooks burst upon the scene more than a decade ago. Sisters Martie Seidel and Emily Robison founded the band in Dallas in 1989, with Lubbuck-native Natalie Maines stepping in as lead singer in 1995. By decade's end, their feisty brand of twangy, traditional-instrument-fueled, girl-power-country was the biggest music story out of the entire Lone Star State since a scrawny strat-wielding kid named Stevie Ray Vaughan set the blues and rock worlds ablaze back in the '80s. Touring in support of their 1999 release Fly, the follow-up to their multi-platinum debut Wide Open Spaces, the Chicks packed arena-sized venues across the country in rock star fashion throughout most of 2000. Critics and fans by the thousands are catching "Chick Fever" and coming away testifying to the band's rare, wide-ranging appeal. The Atlanta Journal Constitution described the Chicks' magnetism as combining the "sexual energy of Elvis Presley mixed with the night-piercing screams of Robert Plant and the musical virtuosity of Earl Scruggs." The trio's exhilarating performance on Austin City Limits is a romp through just about everything off Fly, with a couple other gems tossed in to make for a truly outstanding evening of music. Highlights include the beautiful Patty Griffin-penned "Fly," the wickedly funny hit single "Goodbye Earl," and "Cowboy Take Me Home," a single that made it to the top of the country charts. The evening reaches a climax with the smash " Wide Open Spaces" from the trio's first album. The Dixie Chicks' sparkling Austin City Limits performance showcases the qualities that have resulted in their dramatic rise to the upper echelon of country music's top talent. With the unique combination of brilliant musicianship, sharp songwriting, fashionable good looks, and dynamic stage charisma, it is understandable why critics have hailed the three Texans as the shot-in-the-arm country music badly needed going into the new millennium. With the Country Music Association Award for "Entertainer of the Year" in 2000 as even further proof, these Chicks have clearly only begun to soar. [57 minutes]

  • Classic: Stevie Ray Vaughan: The Outtakes (From 1983 and 1990) (#2616)

    Recorded in 1989, this program of outtakes lets fans of the late blues guitarist see and hear priceless buried treasures: some rarely before seen and others only by those who were lucky enough to have been a part of the studio audience. [57 minutes]

  • Double Trouble with Special Guests Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jimmie Vaughan, Susan Tedeschi, Doyle Bramhall II (#2617)

    Renowned throughout the 1980s as the powerful rhythm machine behind the late, great Stevie Ray Vaughan, Double Trouble enlists some of today's hottest blues players to help them step out of the background and into the spotlight. [57 minutes]

  • Dolly Parton with Nickel Creek (#2618)

    The one-and-only queen of country performs the music of her Appalachian upbringing, followed by young bluegrass sensations Nickel Creek who feature soaring harmonies and instrumental virtuosity. [57 minutes]

  • Toby Keith/Allison Moorer (#2619)

    With a voice as deep as a country well, Toby Keith has taken the country music world by storm. The Oklahoma-native performs "How do You Like Me Now?," "A Little Less Talk," and "You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This." Allison Moorer's drawling, smoky voice has won critics over. Highlights include "Think It Over," "Send Down an Angel" and " Cold, Cold Earth." [57 minutes]

  • Joan Osborne (#2620)

    Five years after her smashing debut, Relish, the soulful singer makes her AUSTIN CITY LIMITS debut with an hour-long performance featuring material from her second album, Righteous Love. She also brings the house down with some sultry blues standards, as well as the mega-hit "One of Us" from her first album. [57 minutes]

  • Classic: Leonard Cohen (#2621)

    Cohen's 1988 performance was his first major appearance on American television. A classic in the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS library, this program reminds viewers of his soothing sounds and poetic lyrics. With his two female backup singers, he performs the hit "Everybody Knows" and other songs. [57 minutes]

  • Shawn Colvin with Special Guests Lyle Lovett, Bruce Hornsby and Allison Krauss (#2622)

    Multiple Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin makes her third AUSTIN CITY LIMITS appearance in support of her latest recording Whole New You. Colvin is supported by a heralded group of guest artists, including Alison Krauss, Lyle Lovett and Bruce Hornsby. [57 minutes]

  • Keb' Mo'/Willis Alan Ramsey (#2623)

    Acoustic bluesman Keb' Mo' performs contemporary blues influenced by folk and Memphis soul, followed by acclaimed Texas singer-songwriter Willis Alan Ramsey. [57 minutes]

  • Bob Schneider/Patty Griffin (#2624)

    Red-hot newcomer Bob Schneider performs a mix of country, funk, salsa and folk from his major label debut Lonely land followed by brilliant singer-songwriter Patty Griffin (whose tunes have been covered by Emmylou Harris, the Dixie Chicks and Martina McBride) who proves she' s one of the brightest lights in pop music. [57 minutes]

  • Buena Vista Social Club Presents: Ibrahim Ferrer Orchestra featuring Ruben Gonzalez (#2701)

    Cuban salsa legend Ferrer, one of the Latin world's finest vocalists, performs the exhilarating music of his homeland, featuring fellow legend Ruben Gonzalez on piano. You'll be surprised. [56 minutes]

  • Richard Thompson/Eliza Gilkyson (#2702)

    He's the "British Neil Young" and a legendary folk-rocker; Eliza is one of Austin's hottest up-and-coming singer-songwriters. [56 minutes]

  • Patty Loveless/Del McCoury Band (#2703)

    With bluegrass undergoing a resurgence in recent years, this episode is a godsend. Country star Loveless has a brilliant new album with major bluegrass influences, and McCoury represents the best of the old school. [56 minutes]

  • Mary Chapin Carpenter/Nanci Griffith (#2704)

    Two public television favorites, singer-songwriter stalwarts Carpenter and Griffith offer fresh doses of love, loss and whimsy with collections of brand new songs that reinforce their artistic vitality. [56 minutes]

  • The String Cheese Incident (#2705)

    The hottest new act in the post-Grateful Dead jam band era, the Colorado quintet is renowned for its blistering live shows and exceptional musicianship. [57 minutes]

  • Shemekia Copeland/Jimmie Vaughan (#2706)

    At 22, Shemekia is the first young female blues sensation to emerge in a generation, and she's from Harlem, not the Delta. "Female Singer" and "Song of the Year" winner at the prestigious 2001 W. C. Handy Blues Awards. Vaughan, brother of the late Stevie Ray, is the consummate Texas blues guitar slinger. [57 minutes]

  • Brooks & Dunn (#2707)

    Boot scootin' boogie boys Brooks & Dunn, country music's chart topping, award-winning dynamic duo, make their debut on the program in an hour-long performance of smash hits and new material. [57 minutes]

  • Brad Paisley/Sara Evans (#2708)

    Country favorite Brad Paisley returns to the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage on the verge of superstardom. He is followed by Sara Evans, another hot country star whose album "Born to Fly" has achieved platinum status. [57 minutes]

  • Robert Earl Keen/Charlie Robison (#2709)

    Texas tunesmith Robert Earl Keen's artistry is marked by a quality of rebelliousness that doesn't quite mix with country music's mainstream. Highlights include "Not a Drop of Rain" and "Walking Cane." Charlie Robison, another Lone Star State rebel, is now face-to-face with full-fledged stardom. Highlights include "Desperate Times" and "Wedding Song" featuring Kelly Willis. [57 minutes]

  • Delbert McClinton/Asleep at the Wheel (#2710)

    Venerable Texas icons who have been reinventing themselves for 30 years. McClinton's brand of "Texas Roadhouse Blues" has become his universal signature. Asleep at the Wheel carries the torch for western swing into a new century, bringing a new generation of fans out onto the dance floor. [57 minutes]

  • John Hammond/Blue Rodeo (#2711)

    Known for his impeccable traditional blues stylings, John Hammond turns his attention to an American iconoclast: Tom Waits. And he may be the only artist brave enough to sing not one, but an entire show of Tom Waits' best. Blue Rodeo defies labels with their Canadian-bred country-rock-blues-jam. [57 minutes]

  • David Byrne (#2712)

    He describes his new music as "beats for the body," and as always it'sa quirky blend that critics say is his best work in years. Complex and poetic, but you can dance to it! [57 minutes]

  • Natalie Merchant/Eric Taylor (#2713)

    After multi-platinum success with 10,000 Maniacs, Merchant takes a bold step forward with adventurous songs that are passionate, shimmering, and soulful. "Motherland," written before Sept. 11, is a desperate plea for innocence. Texan Eric Taylor is a master of the sublime, called by one "the Willliam Faulkner of songwriting." [57 minutes]

  • Bonnie Raitt with Special Guests (#2801)

    Bonnie Raitt brings her rowdy, rockin' blues to AUSTIN CITY LIMITS. Highlights include "Gnawin' on It" with blues guitarist Roy Rogers," "Hear Me Lord" with Zimbabwe pop star Oliver Mtukudzi and "Angel of Montgomery" with legendary singer-songwriter John Prine. [56 minutes]

  • By the Hand of the Father, Featuring Music by Alejandro Escovedo (#2802)

    AUSTIN CITY LIMITS highlights songs and stories from the stage production By the Hand of the Father, an original theatrical work that dramatizes the unique 20th-century journey of the Mexican-American father. Highlights include "Inside this Dance" with Pete Escovedo, "Ballad of the Sun and the Moon" with Rosie Flores and " Mexico Americano" with Ruben Ramos. [57 minutes]

  • Alison Krauss & Union Station/The Flatlanders (#2803)

    Bluegrass innovators Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas bring their warm Appalachian sounds to the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage. Highlights include Dan Tyminski's "Man of Constant Sorrow" from the O Brother Where Art Thou? soundtrack and "Lucky One," the 2002 Grammy-winning Country Song of the Year. Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock have all had successful solo careers, but the friends reunited as their 1970s band The Flatlanders for a new CD and performance that captures the trio's decades-long friendship. Highlights include "I Thought the Wreck Was Over" and "Sittin' on Top of the World." [57 minutes]

  • Los Lobos/Ratdog with Bob Weir (#2804)

    Los Lobos celebrates 25 years of recording together by returning to their roots - R&B, folk and soul-influenced rock. Highlights include songs from the East L.A. group's Good Morning Aztlan CD. Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir performs with his longtime side project RatDog. The jazz influenced jam band performs "Corinna," "Brown-Eyed Women" and more. [56 minutes]

  • Chris Isaak/Norah Jones (#2805)

    Singer, musician and actor Chris Isaak performs his rockin' blues hits with characteristic charm. Highlights include "Let Me Down Easy, " "Baby Did," "Somebody's Crying" and "Wicked Game." Sultry songstress Norah Jones has received overwhelming critical acclaim for her debut album. She demonstrates her vocal range and piano playing abilities on "Come Away With Me," "Lone Star," "Don't Know Why" and more. [57 minutes]

  • Robert Plant/Ben Kweller (#2806)

    Rock legend Robert Plant performs Led Zeppelin classics as well as songs from his latest album, a remarkable mix of eclectic blues, rock and pop. Alternative rock upstart Ben Kweller, formally of the '90s band Radish, goes solo. His energetic performance includes "Wasted and Ready," "How It Should Be (Sha Sha)" and "Lizzy." [57 minutes]

  • Jackson Browne (#2807)

    Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne celebrates his decades-long career with a rare, full-hour television performance. Browne performs songs from his newest album and some all-time favorites. [56 minutes]

  • Nickel Creek/Ralph Stanley (#2809)

    Nickel Creek, one of the most talked-about groups to emerge recently, performs their unique blend of music that is being called "avant-folk-bluegrass." With bluegrass at the core, the young trio borrows freely from jazz, pop and folk to generate a fresh sound that has garnered both Grammy and Country Music Association nominations. Mountain music legend Ralph Stanley, hot off the success of his performance on the O Brother, Where Art Thou soundtrack, returns to AUSTIN CITY LIMITS. Highlights include songs from his recent self-titled album. [57 minutes]

  • Beck (#2810)

    Pop rock star Beck has a decade-long history of mixing musical innovation with commercial success. Highlights of his Austin City Limits performance include songs from his newest album, Sea Change. Psychedelic-rock band The Flaming Lips serve as Beck's backing band. [56 minutes]

  • Spoon/Ben Kweller (#2811)

    Austin's own Spoon has been getting national attention for their intelligent, high energy rock. Highlights include songs from their most recent album Kill the Moonlight. Alternative rock upstart Ben Kweller, formally of the '90s band Radish, goes solo. His energetic performance includes "Wasted and Ready," "How It Should Be (Sha Sha)," and "Lizzy." [57 minutes]

  • Pat Green/Cory Morrow (#2812)

    Pat Green is the hottest new Texas country artist in a decade. His performances, known for high energy and excitement, are quickly making him a national name. Both Green and fellow newcomer Cory Morrow follow in the Texas songwriting tradition as they take on life, love lost and found and the American dream...with an attitude. [57 minutes]

  • Pat Metheny Group (#2813)

    Jazz guitar legend Pat Metheny and his current band have won an unprecedented seven consecutive Grammys for seven consecutive albums. The band performs songs from their newest album, Speaking of Now. [57 minutes]

  • Steve Winwood (#2901)

    Grammy-winning Steve Winwood takes the jam band phenomenon to a new level with rock inspired grooves. Highlights include "Gimme Some Lovin" from the Spencer Davis Group, "Dear Mr. Fantasy" from Traffic and songs from his new solo release, About Time. [56 minutes]

  • Susan Tedeschi/Ruthie Foster (#2902)

    Contemporary blues-rock sensation Susan Tedeschi performs music from the soul. Highlights include "Wait for Me" and "The Feeling That Music Brings." Ruthie Foster combines blues, gospel, roots and folk for heart-felt songs about real life. Highlights include "Runaway Soul" and "Travelin' Shoes." [56 minutes]

  • An Evening with Vince Gill (#2903)

    Country music superstar Vince Gill performs music that mixes incredible musicianship, modern themes and country traditions. Highlights include "In These Last Few Days," "Old Time Fiddle" and " Next Big Thing." [56 minutes]

  • Tracy Chapman (#2904)

    Grammy Award-winning singer tells compelling, socially relevant stories through her music. [56 minutes]

  • Rosanne Cash/Neko Case (#2905)

    Country music legend Rosanne Cash returns from a recording hiatus to wow fans with her heartfelt songs. Highlights include "Rules of Travel," "44 Stories" and "Will You Remember Me?" Alt-country has never had a singer as torchy as Neko Case. Case shows off her Patsy Cline-like voice on "Favorite," "Furnace Room Lullaby" and "I'll Be Around." [56 minutes]

  • John Mayer with Special Guests Buddy Guy & Double Trouble (#2906)

    Best Male Pop Vocal Grammy-winner John Mayer takes his music in a bluesier direction with the help of Double Trouble, Stevie Ray Vaughan's rhythm section, and guitar legend Buddy Guy. Highlights include songs from Mayer's recently released CD Heavier Things. [56 minutes]

  • Joe Nichols/Jessica Andrews (#2907)

    Hot young artist Joe Nichols' songs reflect the ongoing vitality of classic country. Highlights from the Country Music Association award nominee include "The Impossible." At 19, Jessica Andrews, a big voiced Tennessee-native, already has three CDs and numerous awards. Andrews performs songs from her most recent CD, including "You're the Man (That Brings Out the Woman in Me)" and "I Wish for You." [56 minutes]

  • Jason Mraz/Fountains of Wayne (#2908)

    Jason Mraz has been climbing the charts with his vibrant indie-pop. Highlights include songs from his Waiting For My Rocket to Come CD featuring the hit "The Remedy (I Won't Worry)." Fountains of Wayne craft witty, wistful pop songs that deal with everything from love to vegan entrepreneurs. The New York-based quintet perform songs from their newest CD including "Stacy's Mom." [56 minutes]

  • Jonny Lang/Chuck Prophet (#2909)

    Jonny Lang has been singing the blues since he was a teen. The guitar-great performs songs from his recently released CD, Long Time Coming. Chuck Prophet, a heralded guitar player with songwriting skills to match, has a decade-long career which has resulted in an eclectic collection of country music blended with every other style imaginable. Highlights include songs from his newest release, No Other Love. [56 minutes]

  • The Jayhawks/Gillian Welch (#2910)

    The Jayhawks blend country, folk and rock for a unique sound that features heartfelt lyrics. Highlights include "Stumbling Through The Dark" and "Tailspin." Gillian Welch, Grammy-winning bluegrass singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, presents powerful stories set to music. Highlights include songs from her recently released CD, Soul Journey. [56 minutes]

  • Guster/Los Lonely Boys (#2911)

    Guster combines songwriting and performances with a penchant for off-kilter moments of ecstatic inspiration. Highlights of this Boston-based trio's performance includes "Amsterdam" and "Diane." One of Willie Nelson's favorite bands Los Lonely Boys bring their Texas blues to the Austin City Limits stage. Highlights include songs from their self-titled debut release which has critics talking. [56 minutes]

  • Ben Harper (#2912)

    Performs his funky, folky, spirtitual songs that mix Marley-esque reggae and electric blues. [56 minutes]

  • Keith Urban/Rodney Crowell (#2913)

    Australian Keith Urban fuses rock elements with traditional country for a unique, chart-topping sound. The 2001 Country Music Association Horizon Award winner performs hits from his Golden Road CD. Singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell has a decades-long career that has made him one of the legends of Texas music. Highlights include songs from Crowell's recently released CD, Fate's Right Hand. [56 minutes]

  • John Fogerty (#3001)

    The rock legend is back with a new CD, taking his music beyond Creedence Clearwater Revival. [56 minutes]

  • Robert Randolph & The Family Band (#3002)

    The unique sounds of this pedal steel guitar phenomenon that fuses gospel, rock and more. [56 minutes]

  • Damien Rice/Patty Griffin (#3003)

    These singer/songwriters perform their well crafted, intense and deeply personal songs. [56 minutes]

  • Michael McDonald/Joss Stone (#3004)

    A night of powerful voices from the legendary Doobie Brothers singer and this 17 year-old soul diva. [56 minutes]

  • Lyle Lovett/Jamie Cullum (#3005)

    Multiple music genres fuse as this seasoned singer songwriter performs with this English pianist. [56 minutes]

  • Sheryl Crow (#3006)

    The Grammy winner brings her fresh approach to roots rock, with her best known hits and suprises. [56 minutes]

  • Polyphonic Spree/Ozomatli (#3007)

    Big, innovative bands take center stage as the Polyphonic Spree and Grammy-winning Ozomatli perform. [56 minutes]

  • Elvis Costello (#3008)

    His rockin' punk and heartbreaking ballads showcase his intelligent lyrics and genre-jumping style. [56 minutes]

  • The Flaming Lips/The Shins (#3009)

    Explore the world of clever, artsy indie-rock with performances by two innovative bands. [56 minutes]

  • Wilco/Bright Eyes (#3010)

    Musical innovation from these two emotional, explorative bands with melodic intelligent lyrics. [56 minutes]

  • Trey Anastasio (#3011)

    Jam band icon and former frontman of Phish performs pieces from his first solo release. [56 minutes]

  • Modest Mouse/Guided By Voices (#3012)

    A night of innovative indie-rock performances from folk-tingled Modest Mouse and Guided By Voices. [56 minutes]

  • The Pixies (#3013)

    With vintage fire, the band takes the stage to perform with brutal noise and impressionistic lyrics. [56 minutes]

  • Jack Johnson/Rilo Kiley (#3101)

    The artist performs his mix of folks, blues and hip-hop. This band fuses indie-pop and alt-country. [56 minutes]

  • Alison Krauss and Union Station/Kathleen Edwards (#3102)

    The mournful, high lonesome sound of bluegrass is taken out of the mountains & into the mainstream. [56 minutes]

  • Etta James (#3103)

    This Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award winner continues to be one of the most respected R&B singers. [56 minutes]

  • Ben Folds/Ray LaMontagne (#3104)

    The newly solo artist and "the backwoods Van Morrison" perform songs from their new releases. [56 minutes]

  • The Killers/Spoon (#3105)

    The Killers take catchy rock into the mainstream. Spoon explores the sound limits of indie-rock. [56 minutes]

  • John Prine/Amos Lee (#3106)

    After a ten year absence, this Prine is back in top form. Lee melds folk and soul into song-poetry. [56 minutes]

  • Franz Ferdinand/What Made Milwaukee Famous (#3107)

    An hour of world indie-rock kicked off by this Scottish quartet performing danceable pop-rock. [56 minutes]

  • Coldplay (#3108)

    England's favorite rock' n' roll band combines sweet melodies and passionate lyrics. [56 minutes]

  • Blues Traveler/Cafe Tacuba (#3109)

    The Grammy winning, harmonica driven jam band and this innovative Mexican quartet perform.. [56 minutes]

  • Ryan Adams/Tift Merritt (#3110)

    These two artists perform their newest songs that combine country, rock and lyrical expression. [56 minutes]

  • Widespread Panic (#3111)

    Fan favorites from this "road warrior" jam band that has toured the country for almost 20 years. [56 minutes]

  • Gretchen Wilson/Miranda Lambert (#3112)

    A night of country's leading ladies with the Country Music Mafia superstar and this Nashville Star. [56 minutes]

  • Death Cab for Cutie/My Morning Jacket (#3113)

    This critical favorite performs songs from their new release, along with this emerging rock group. [56 minutes]

  • Ray Davies (#3201)

    The legendary Kinks frontman performs classics, as well as songs from his first-ever solo record. [56 minutes]

  • The New Orleans Social Club (#3202)

    A talented group of Crescent City legends celebrates the ravaged city's musical history and culture, [56 minutes]

  • Juanes (#3203)

    This artist performs his infectious rhythms and compelling songs from his native Colombia. [56 minutes]

  • Alejandro Escovedo (#3204)

    A performance by the artist praised by Billboard as " one of the genuine lights in rock music." [56 minutes]

  • Sufjan Stevens/Calexico (#3205)

    The critical darling and indie rock sensation performs along with this southwestern root musician. [56 minutes]

  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo (#3206)

    The group showcases its combination of South African musical traditions and Christian gospel. [56 minutes]

  • Van Morrison (#3207)

    The acclaimed singer wraps his incomparable voice around the soul, blues, folk, jazz and country. [56 minutes]

  • Corinne Bailey Rae/Kt Tunstall (#3208)

    This pair of British stars now conquering U. S. shores play their hits and favorites. [56 minutes]

  • Los Lonely Boys/The Gourds (#3209)

    A night of diverse Texas roots rock with this San Angelo trio & these country, folk & Cajun rockers. [56 minutes]

  • The Raconteurs/Cat Power (#3210)

    Jack White's new modern rock collaboration and this introspective singer/songwriter perform. [56 minutes]

  • Damian Marley (#3211)

    The Grammy winner continues his father's reggae legacy by performing tunes from his latest album. [56 minutes]

  • James Blunt/James McMurtry (#3212)

    The English pop star performs, followed by the tough, literate rocks sound of this songwriter. [56 minutes]

  • The Dixie Chicks (#3213)

    Old favorites and new classics from the group's defiant, triumphant new album, Taking the Long Way. [56 minutes]

  • Norah Jones (#3301)

    The singer, songwriter and pianist showcases old favorites and songs from her recent album. [56 minutes]

  • The Decemberists/Explosions in the Sky (#3302)

    The indie rock stars and this instrumental quartet affirms showcase their talents as live acts. [56 minutes]

  • Femi Kuti (#3303)

    The Nigerian bandleader/political activist performs his multi-layered, socially conscious Afrobeat. [56 minutes]

  • Tribute to Bluesman Jimmy Reed (#3304)

    Blues luminaries pays tribute to the composer of "Ain't That Lovin' You Baby," and "Big Boss Man." [56 minutes]

  • Wilco (#3305)

    The ever-evolving Wilco performs classics and cuts from its latest disk, Sky Blue Sky. [56 minutes]

  • The Arcade Fire (#3306)

    The Canadian indie rock marvel showcases its powerful artistic melodrama and their new album. [56 minutes]

  • Paolo Nutini/Grupo Fantasma (#3307)

    The U.K. sensation debuts with soulful pop songs, followed by Grupo's high energy Latin funk. [56 minutes]

  • John Mayer (#3308)

    Mayer performs on the heels of his tour for his Grammy-winning album, Continuum. [56 minutes]

  • Lucinda Williams/Old Crow Medicine Show (#3309)

    Anointed "America's best songwriter" by Time, Williams performs her latest set of masterful songs. [56 minutes]

  • Bloc Party/Ghostland Observatory (#3310)

    England's grooving politically charged post-punk band and the Austin electro rock duo perform. [56 minutes]

  • Crowded House (#3311)

    The New Zealand band reunites after 12 years and performs songs from its new album "Time On Earth." [56 minutes]

  • Kings of Leon/Roky Erickson (#3312)

    This Nashville band of brothers rocks the studio, followed by the Texas rock and roll legend. [56 minutes]

  • Brad Paisley/Dierks Bentley (#3313)

    The talented country songwriter and the rising star perform their most recent crowd-pleasing tunes. [56 minutes]

  • R.E.M. (#3401)

    The influential superstars take the stage in support of their latest acclaimed record, Accelerate. [56 minutes]

  • Bettye Lavette/Pinetop Perkins (#3402)

    The R&B veteran sings songs from "The Scene of the Crime." The pianist performs blues classics. [56 minutes]

  • Lyle Lovett & Friends: A Songwriters Special (#3403)

    The talented songwriter performs with acclaimed tunesmiths John Hiatt, Guy Clark and Joe Ely. [56 minutes]

  • Jakob Dylan/Carrie Rodriguez (#3404)

    The Wallflowers leader plays tunes from his debut solo album, followed by the songwriter/violinist. [56 minutes]

  • My Morning Jacket (#3405)

    The Kentucky indie rock heroes return to the stage to showcase their acclaimed album "Evil Urges." [56 minutes]

  • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings/Carolyn Wonderland (#3406)

    Jones performs classic soul and funk, followed by Wonderland's blend of rock, blues and soul. [56 minutes]

  • Aimee Mann/Iron & Wine (#3407)

    The singer/songwriter showcases tunes from her latest album. The acclaimed folk rockers follow. [56 minutes]

  • Gnarls Barkley/Thievery Corporation (#3408)

    New hip hop and R&B tunes from Gnarls Barkley. The psychedelic worldbeat electronic group follows. [56 minutes]

  • Foo Fighters (#3409)

    The Grammy winners rock the stage with songs from their album, "Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace." [56 minutes]

  • Manu Chao (#3410)

    The singer/songwriter and international star showcases politically charged, danceable rock 'n' roll. [56 minutes]

  • Nick Lowe/The Swell Season: Glen Hansard & Marketa Irglova (#3411)

    The British songwriting legend performs. The Oscar winners showcase songs from their movie "Once." [56 minutes]

  • Drive-By Truckers/Ryan Bingham (#3412)

    The hard-rocking roots music storytellers perform new tunes, followed by the dusty Texas troubadour. [56 minutes]

  • Sarah McLachlan/Duffy (#3413)

    The songwriter performs from her greatest hits set. The rising star follows with grooving pop soul. [56 minutes]

  • Dave Matthews Band (#3501)

    The rock superstars perform hits and songs from their album," Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King." [56 minutes]

  • Ben Harper and Relentless 7 (#3502)

    Ben Harper debuts his new band with a rocking set drawn from his album "White Lies for Dark Times." [56 minutes]

  • Kenny Chesney (#3503)

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  • Andrew Bird/St. Vincent (#3504)

    The eclectic singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist dazzles with songs from his Noble Beast album. [56 minutes]

  • M. Ward/Okkervil River (#3505)

    M. Ward highlights his latest LP, "Hold Time." Austin indie rock favorite Okkervil River follows. [56 minutes]

  • Elvis Costello/The Band of Heathens (#3506)

    The songwriting genius showcases songs from his latest record, "Secret, Profane and Sugarcane." [56 minutes]

  • Willie Nelson & Asleep at the Wheel (#3507)

    The country music legends join forces onstage in celebration of their album, "Willie and the Wheel." [56 minutes]

  • Pearl Jam (#3508)

    The classic alternative rockers perform tunes from their album "Backspacer" and other fan favorites. [56 minutes]

  • Allen Toussaint (#3509)

    The legendary New Orleans songwriter performs new tunes and classic hits like "Southern Nights." [56 minutes]

  • K'naan/Mos Def (#3510)

    The alternative rapper/actor supports his new album, The Ecstatic. Somalian native K'naan performs. [56 minutes]

  • Avett Brothers/Heartless Bastards (#3511)

    The rising roots rock kings perform, followed by classic rock 'n' roll from the Heartless Bastards. [56 minutes]

  • Steve Earle/Kris Kristofferson (#3512)

    The rock and country musician salutes troubadour Townes Van Zandt. Kristofferson offers new songs. [56 minutes]

  • Esperanza Spalding/Madeleine Peyroux (#3513)

    The singer and bassist mixes jazz, soul and Brazilian pop. The contemporary torch singer performs. [56 minutes]

  • Them Crooked Vultures (#3514)

    Josh Homme, Dave Grohl and Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones combine for high volume rock 'n' roll. [56 minutes]

  • Jimmy Cliff (#3601)

    Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff performs his greatest hits and songs from his album "Existence." [56 minutes]

  • Spoon (#3602)

    It's the best in indie rock with Spoon. Austin institution Spoon highlights its album Transference. [56 minutes]

  • Patty Griffin & Friends (#3603)

    The songwriter sings original and classic gospel numbers with Emmylou Harris and Shawn Colvin. [56 minutes]

  • Alejandro Escovedo/Trombone Shorty (#3604)

    Escovedo blasts cuts from Street Songs of Love. Trombone gives a dose of New Orleans funk 'n' roll. [56 minutes]

  • Robert Earl Keen/Hayes Carll (#3605)

    It's a night of talented Texas singer/songwriters. Veteran Keen precedes up-and-comer Carll. [56 minutes]

  • Steve Martin/Sarah Jarosz (#3606)

    The comedian picks up his banjo with the Steep Canyon Rangers for new tunes in the old tradition. [56 minutes]

  • Rosanne Cash/Brandi Carlile (#3607)

    Cash plays tunes from her C&W tribute album "The List." Carlile performs "Give Up the Ghost" songs. [56 minutes]

  • John Legend & The Roots (#3608)

    The innovative hip-hop collective backs the Grammy-winning soul singer on soul covers and originals. [56 minutes]

  • Cheap Trick (#3609)

    The band performs material from its acclaimed album The Latest and songs from its classic catalog. [56 minutes]

  • Monsters of Folk (#3610)

    The alternative rock supergroup performs songs from its debut album. [56 minutes]

  • The National/Band of Horses (#3611)

    The cream of underground rock, The National and Band of Horses, perform their acclaimed songs. [56 minutes]

  • Sonic Youth/The Black Keys (#3612)

    Sonic Youth showcases their avant-garde rock style and the Black Keys highlights classic blues rock. [56 minutes]

  • Lyle Lovett/Bob Schneider (#3613)

    Lovett plays his classics and new tracks. Schneider surveys his decade-long eclectic solo career. [56 minutes]

  • Mumford and Sons/Flogging Molly (#3701)

    Contemporary folk rock takes the stage as Mumford and Sons and Flogging Molly perform great tunes. [56 minutes]

  • Raphael Saadiq/Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears (#3702)

    Saadiq performs songs from his soul LP Stone Rollin'. Lewis & his Honeybears rock bluesy soul tunes. [56 minutes]

  • Widespread Panic (#3703)

    The Georgian jam band celebrates its 25th anniversary with songs from across its career. [56 minutes]

  • The Decemberists/Gillian Welch (#3704)

    The Decemberists perform songs from The King Is Dead. Welch highlights The Harrow & the Harvest. [56 minutes]

  • The Steve Miller Band/Preservation Hall Jazz Band (#3705)

    Miller performs classic blues tunes as well as his hits. The PHJB presents classic New Orleans jazz. [56 minutes]

  • Miranda Lambert/Jeff Bridges (#3706)

    The award-winner performs her greatest hits, followed by the actor in his music television debut. [56 minutes]

  • Randy Newman (#3707)

    Songwriting legend Randy Newman takes the ACL stage with a selection of his greatest tunes. [56 minutes]

  • The Head and the Heart/Gomez (#3708)

    Seattle's the Head and the Heart performs. The British veterans follow with eclectic modern rock. [56 minutes]

  • Arcade Fire (#3709)

    The alternative rock superstars perform hits and tunes from their Grammy-winning LP The Suburbs. [56 minutes]

  • Fleet Foxes/Joanna Newsom (#3710)

    Fleet Foxes draw from their latest LP Helplessness Blues. Newsom showcases her ethereal acid folk. [56 minutes]

  • Florence + The Machine/Lykke LI (#3711)

    Florence showcases experimental modern rock from the LP Lungs, followed by Swedish chanteuse Li. [56 minutes]

  • Wilco (#3712)

    Modern rock band Wilco returns to the stage with tunes from its LP The Whole Love. [56 minutes]

  • Coldplay (#3713)

    Grammy-winners Coldplay perform hits and selections from their LP, Mylo Xyloto. [56 minutes]

  • Tom Waits (#3714)

    Iconic singer- songwriter Tom Waits performs in this classic episode from 1979. [56 minutes]

  • Radiohead (#3801)

    The Alternative rock band performs songs from its Grammy-nominated LP "The King of Limbs." [56 minutes]

  • Bon Iver (#3802)

    The Grammy Award-winning American folk band performs material from their self-titled second album. [56 minutes]

  • Bonnie Raitt/Mavis Staples (#3803)

    Raitt presents songs from "Slipstream" and Staples performs new songs and Staple Singers classics. [56 minutes]

  • The Shins/Dr. Dog (#3804)

    The Shins play songs from their latest record "Port of Morrow" and Dr. Dog highlights "Be the Void." [56 minutes]

  • The Civil Wars/Punch Brothers (#3805)

    Austin City Limits presents new American acoustic music with the Civil Wars and Punch Brothers. [56 minutes]

  • Jack White (#3806)

    White Stripes leader Jack White performs in support of his solo album "Blunderbuss." [56 minutes]

  • Rodrigo Y Gabriela (#3807)

    Famed Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela performs a unique fusion of flamenco, jazz and rock. [56 minutes]

  • Norah Jones/Kat Edmonson (#3808)

    Jones sings songs from her album "Little Broken Heart" and Edmonson showcases her LP "Way Down Low." [56 minutes]

  • Bob Mould/Delta Spirit (#3809)

    Punk veteran Mould showcases cuts from "Silver Age" and Delta Spirit highlight their self-titled LP. [56 minutes]

  • Tim McGraw (#3810)

    Country superstar Tim McGraw takes the stage with his greatest hits and new material. [56 minutes]

  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes/tUnE-yArDs (#3811)

    The Magnetic Zeroes support their LP "Here" and tUnE-yArDs performs material from "w h o k i l l." [56 minutes]

  • Gary Clark Jr./Alabama Shakes (#3812)

    Austin guitarist Gary Clark, Jr. and rock band Alabama Shakes showcase modern blues and soul. [56 minutes]

  • Esperanza Spalding (#3813)

    Jazz/soul singer/bassist Esperanza Spalding performs in support of her LP "Radio Music Society." [56 minutes]

  • Juanes/Jesse & Joy (#3901)

    The Colombian superstar performs a high-energy set and Mexico City's sibling duo sing their hits. [56 minutes]

  • Phoenix (#3902)

    The French band plays tunes from its latest LP Bankrupt! and other hits, including "Lisztomania." [56 minutes]

  • The Lumineers/Shovels & Rope (#3903)

    Denver's Lumineers perform their hit "Ho Hey." South Carolina's folk duo Shovels & Rope perform. [56 minutes]

  • Vampire Weekend/Grizzly Bear (#3904)

    The indie rockers play songs from "Modern Vampires of the City." Grizzly Bear highlights "Shields." [56 minutes]

  • Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell (#3905)

    The country music legends play favorites and songs from their joint LP "Old Yellow Moon." [56 minutes]

  • Emeli Sande/Michael Kiwanuka (#3906)

    Sande performs hits from her LP "Our Version of Events" and Kiwanuka plays tunes from "Home Again." [56 minutes]

  • Jim James/The Black Angels (#3907)

    My Morning Jacket leader Jim James plays tunes from his solo album and The Black Angel perform. [56 minutes]

  • Queens of the Stone Age (#3908)

    Queens of the Stone Age performs rock anthems from its latest LP "Like Clockwork." [56 minutes]

  • Jason Isbell/Neko Case (#3909)

    Jason Isbell performs modern roots rock tunes and Neko Case sings songs from her latest album. [56 minutes]

  • fun./Dawes (#3910)

    The Grammy-winning trio fun. plays their hits and Dawes performs California roots-flavored rock/pop. [56 minutes]

  • Portugal. The Man/Local Natives (#3911)

    Portugal. The Man performs contemporary indie rock. Local Natives plays tunes from "Hummingbird." [56 minutes]

  • Sarah Jarosz/The Milk Carton Kids (#3912)

    Multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz performs and the Milk Carton Kids play their new folk songs. [56 minutes]

  • Kacey Musgraves/Dale Watson (#3913)

    Contemporary songwriter Kacey Musgraves and honky-tonker Dale Watson perform country tunes. [56 minutes]

  • Beck (#4001)

    The genre-hopping singer/songwriter plays songs from "Morning Phase" and some of his greatest hits. [56 minutes]

  • Ed Sheeran/Valerie June (#4002)

    Singer-songwriters Ed Sheeran and Valerie June perform. Sheeran lights up "Sing!" and "A-Team." [56 minutes]

  • Nine Inch Nails (#4003)

    The industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails performs tracks from their latest album "Hesitation Marks." [56 minutes]

  • Tweedy (#4004)

    Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy is joined by his son Spencer and members of the band Lucius. [56 minutes]

  • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (#4005)

    The Australian group Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds performs rock songs from their 30-year career. [56 minutes]

  • Los Lobos/Thao & The Get Down Stay Down (#4006)

    Explore contemporary California rock with Los Lobos and Thao and The Get Down Stay Down. [56 minutes]

  • Eric Church (#4007)

    Country superstar Eric Church performs tunes from his hit album "The Outsiders." [56 minutes]

  • The Avett Brothers/Nickel Creek (#4008)

    The Avett Brothers showcase tunes from "Magpie and the Dandelion" and Nickel Creek performs. [56 minutes]

  • Spoon/White Denim (#4009)

    Alternative rockers Spoon highlights its album "They Want My Soul" and White Denim performs. [56 minutes]

  • Sam Smith/Future Islands (#4010)

    UK sensation Sam Smith sings "Stay With Me" and more soulful pop tunes and Future Islands performs. [56 minutes]

  • Ryan Adams/Jenny Lewis (#4011)

    Singer-songwriter Ryan Adams highlights tunes from his self-titled album and Jenny Lewis performs. [56 minutes]

  • The Black Keys/J. Roddy Walston & The Business (#4012)

    The best contemporary rock hits the stage with the Black Keys and J. Roddy Walston & The Business. [56 minutes]

  • Foo Fighters (#4013)

    Superstar rockers Foo Fighters feature songs from the best-selling album "Sonic Highways." [56 minutes]

  • 2014 Hall of Fame Special (#4014)

    Enjoy highlights from the first annual Austin City Limits Hall of Fame. [56 minutes]

  • B.B. King (#4015)

    B.B. King performs "The Thrill is Gone" and more classic blues in this encore episode from 1983. [56 minutes]

  • Cassandra Wilson (#4101)

    Acclaimed jazz singer Cassandra Wilson performs "Strange Fruit" and more Billie Holiday classics. [56 minutes]

  • Sturgill Simpson/Asleep at the Wheel (#4102)

    Enjoy "Life of Sin" and other tunes from Simpson's acclaimed LP Metamodern Sounds in Country Music. [56 minutes]

  • Don Henley (#4103)

    Don Henley's solo album Cass County represents his roots and the next stop on his creative journey. [56 minutes]

  • Gary Clark Jr./Courtney Barnett (#4104)

    Experience the contemporary R&B of Gary Clark Jr. Rocking Australian Courtney Barnett performs. [56 minutes]

  • TV on the Radio/The War On Drugs (#4105)

    Dig the best in modern rock with the indie band TV on the Radio and retro-leaning The War on Drugs. [56 minutes]

  • James Taylor (#4106)

    Iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor performs beloved classics and selections from his new album. [56 minutes]

  • Alabama Shakes/Vintage Trouble (#4107)

    The rocking R&B sounds of Alabama Shakes is showcased. The sensational Vintage Trouble performs. [56 minutes]

  • Kendrick Lamar (#4108)

    Experience an hour of contemporary hip-hop from Grammy-nominated superstar Kendrick Lamar. [56 minutes]

  • Ryan Adams/Shakey Graves (#4109)

    Ryan Adams performs an acoustic set of hits and deep cuts. Singer-songwriter Shakey Graves appears. [56 minutes]

  • Angelique Kidjo (#4110)

    Revel in the high-energy performance of African singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo. [56 minutes]

  • Sleater-Kinney/Heartless Bastard (#4111)

    Relish the best in smart indie rock with Seattle veterans Sleater-Kinney and Heartless Bastards. [56 minutes]

  • 2015 Hall of Fame Special (#4114)

    Loretta Lynn, Asleep at the Wheel, Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt and Flaco Jimenez are honored. [56 minutes]

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