Austin City Limits Health & Safety Protocols

AS OF 4/5/22:

In response to current events relating to COVID-19, Austin PBS has implemented the following health and safety protocols for all audience In the best interest of fans, crew, artists and staff, Austin PBS continues to monitor local COVID-19 trends and will meet or exceed protocols mandated by local governments. As such, we have implemented these health protocols to ensure production of Austin City Limits perseveres and our patrons continue to enjoy live performances.

Know Before You Go

Health and safety protocols in place for entry to the tapings are based on the current COVID-19 Community Risk Stage as posted at Regardless of the current stage, protocols may change at the discretion of Austin PBS or the performers and will be posted in invitations and/or special “Know Before You Go” communications.

By attending an Austin City Limits tapings, you agree to abide by the health and safety protocols in effect at the time of the event and of the Terms & Conditions.

DO NOT attend the event if you have recently been exposed to a confirmed COVID-19 case or are exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 in the 48 hour period prior to the event.

Taping Entry Health Protocols in place per COVID-19 Community Risk
Low Austin-Travis Community Risk Stage:
  • No health check required for entry
  • Masks optional
  • Full capacity
Medium Austin-Travis Community Risk Stage:
  • No health check required for entry
  • Masks recommended while indoors, especially when social distancing is not possible
  • Capacity reduced to 75%
High Austin-Travis Community Risk Stage and/or when required by performer(s):
  • In person audience subject to review
  • Masks required while not eating or drinking.
  • Health Check required for entry (see below).
  • Capacity reduced to 50-75%
Health Check Required for Entry to Tapings During High Risk Stage and/or when required by performer(s):

A copy of your negative COVID-19 diagnostic test (digital or physical, including FDA-approved home tests, PCR or antigen) taken within 72 hours of the event will be required before you may enter the facility. Proof of the negative result must be dated with your full name and be presented to security prior to entry to The Moody Theater.

If you do not wish to show a negative COVID-19 test, then you may choose to voluntarily present proof of your full vaccination against COVID-19 instead of a copy of your negative COVID-19 test. (A person will be considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the final dose of the applicable vaccine regimen). An original, copy, digital version or photo of your vaccination card will be accepted as proof of vaccination if presented to security prior to entry to The Moody Theater. Please note that your provision of proof of vaccination is optional – and is not a requirement – for your entry to a taping of Austin City Limits or the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame at The Moody Theater.

Our standard rules on no photography, no video and others can be found at our FAQs here.

COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness or even death. There is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any public place where people are present. Although we have put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 at our cinemas, we cannot guarantee that you or your child(ren) will not be exposed to or contract COVID-19 while visiting the Moody Theater/Austin PBS. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting the Moody Theater/Austin PBS.

By visiting the Moody Theater/Austin PBS, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19, accept full responsibility for any injury to yourself or your child(ren), and release the Moody Theater/Austin PBS from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of or related thereto. You understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of the Moody Theater/Austin PBS, its owners, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, agents, and representatives.

For the safety of all, guests must comply with CDC-recommended safety procedures outlined above for entry into the venue, and for the duration of their visit.

See here for full assumption of risk and release of claims.