Friday, September 23, 2011

Season 37 of Austin City Limits debuts October 2011

Season 37 of Austin City Limits kicks off on WCVE PBS at 11pm Friday, October 7 with a double shot of Mumford & Sons  and Flogging Molly.  This is ACL's first season in its brand new home, ACL Live at the Moody Theater, a 2,700+ person capacity music venue on Willie Nelson Blvd. in downtown Austin where each episode will now be filmed. 
Mumford & Sons from ACL Season 37 Episode 1
Other highlights this season include the returns of Widespread Panic, The Decemberists, Gillian Welch and Arcade Fire, as well as an appearance by Preservation Hall Jazz Band and ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2011. There will be all new episodes throughout October and November with more to follow! 

Here are the broadcast dates for the first 8 episodes on WCVE PBS this season:
October 7, 11pm Mumford & Sons Flogging Molly
October 14, 11:30pm Raphael SaadiqBlack Joe Lewis & the Honeybears
October 21, 11:30pm Widespread Panic
October 28, 11pm  The Decemberists  / Gillian Welch 
November 4, 11pm  The Steve Miller Band Preservation Hall Jazz Band 
November 11, 11pm Miranda Lambert Jeff Bridges
November 18, 11:30pm Randy Newman
November 25, 11:30pm ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2011

ACL began taping in 1976 and is the longest running music series on television.  They have created a Tumblr blog called "Experience ACL" featuring some of the best photos from the last 36 seasons. Check it out at experienceacl.tumblr.com.


Flogging Molly at ACL: Behind the Scenes from Jonathan Jackson on Vimeo.


Also check out the regular ACL blog for updates as additional new episodes are announced.

1 comment:

  1. Can’t wait to see the next event, and this time I’m not going to miss it.

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