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Vampire Weekend ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Vampire Weekend

Witty, fresh and instantly successful, Vampire Weekend has “streamlined ska, post-punk, chamber music and Afropop into a glorious ultramodern groove” (Paste). This March evening, the … Continue reading

Mavis Staples © KLRU by Scott Newton

Mavis Staples

After decades of stellar performances, Mavis Staples is an undisputed legend. Tonight, she makes her Austin City Limits debut in support of her 2010 album … Continue reading

Tweedy ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Tweedy

After two decades leading his main outfit Wilco, the Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Jeff Tweedy returns for his fifth appearance on the Austin City Limits … Continue reading

KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Tom Waits

Tom Waits, looking like a grown-up Dead End Kid and spinning out stories of the sordid side of city life, is without equal as a … Continue reading

Drive-By Truckers © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Drive-By Truckers

Rolling Stone called the Drive-By Truckers “the boldest, baddest Southern band in the land” and the band has been living up to that moniker for … Continue reading

Pinetop Perkins © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Pinetop Perkins

Earning multiple Grammy nominations and recording all-star blues CDs is not the way most 90-somethings spend their days, but Austin’s Pinetop Perkins is doing just … Continue reading

© KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Esperanza Spalding

Esperanza Spalding dedicates this program to the guitarist Jef Lee Johnson who passed away January 28, 2013. This Austin City Limits episode was their last … Continue reading

Punch Brothers © KLRU by Scott Newton

Punch Brothers

The genre-busting Punch Brothers are crafting their own musical territory with their boundary-less mix of indie rock, bluegrass, classical music, jazz, folk and pop. The … Continue reading

Eric Church ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton.

Eric Church

Amidst a world tour, one of country music’s latest superstars, Eric Church, joins Austin City Limits to share his bluesy, rock and roll country. Eric … Continue reading

© KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Alabama Shakes

Raucous newcomers Alabama Shakes combine the old and the new to lay down gritty, bass-heavy rhythms for a perfect Southern cocktail. Fronted by the powerful … Continue reading

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