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Encore: Chris Stapleton and Turnpike Troubadours

Austin City Limits presents a scorcher of an encore: country superstar Chris Stapleton, riding country’s hottest hand with a trio of acclaimed, chart-topping albums and a trio of 2018 Grammy Awards, sharing an episode with one of roots music’s most revered acts, red-dirt country-rockers Turnpike Troubadours. After years penning hits for some of Nashville’s biggest […]

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Encore: Natalia Lafourcade and Grupo Fantasma

Austin City Limits presents the contemporary Latin sounds of two of music’s best in show, Natalia Lafourcade and Grupo Fantasma. Mexican superstar Lafourcade performs songs from her Grammy-winning album Hasta la Raíz and powerhouse Latin funk orchestra Grupo Fantasma deliver show-stopping grooves.  As one of Mexico’s biggest music stars, Natalia Lafourcade’s infectious mix of pop, […]

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Encore: Angelique Kidjo

Austin City Limits presents a joyous, irresistible hour with international superstar Angélique Kidjo making her highly-anticipated ACL debut. A two-time Grammy Award winner, the world-renowned African singer-songwriter delivers a high energy performance celebrating the universal power of music.     Hailing from the West African country of Benin, Kidjo has been a major force in […]

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Encore: Dan Auerbach and Shinyribs

Austin City Limits presents a feel-good hour featuring Black Keys superstar Dan Auerbach, performing songs from his acclaimed solo album Waiting On A Song and joined by a stellar band of legendary Nashville musicians, in a double-bill with Austin’s country-soul juggernaut Shinyribs. Singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach takes a break from his main outfit, the eight-time Grammy-winning […]

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Encore: Gary Clark Jr. and Courtney Barnett

Austin City Limits showcases two of today’s most original and exciting live acts: Grammy-winning songwriter, vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Gary Clark Jr. and singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett. Two talked-about artists worthy of the buzz, both rising stars have gained recognition around the globe for their dynamic live shows.   Austin’s Gary Clark Jr. arrives on ACL’s stage […]

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Encore: Father John Misty and The Black Angels

Austin City Limits presents a deep dive into the unconventional with two acts whose music provides a soundtrack to uncertain times: indie sensation Father John Misty in his ACL debut and modern psych-rockers The Black Angels in a return appearance. Father John Misty, the pseudonym for the singer-songwriter also known as Josh Tillman, dazzles in […]

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Encore: Sleater-Kinney and Heartless Bastards

Austin City Limits presents two of indie-rock’s finest in a must-see installment featuring Sleater-Kinney splitting the episode with Heartless Bastards. Legendary punk group Sleater-Kinney make their inaugural appearance on the ACL stage armed with songs from their first new album in a decade, No Cities To Love. The surprise release landed on top of many […]

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Encore: The Head and The Heart and Benjamin Booker

Austin City Limits showcases two standout acts featured on this year’s namesake ACL Festival: The Head and the Heart and Benjamin Booker. Both acts are highlights on the touring circuit, drawing raves for soulful live performances. Seattle folk-rock band The Head and the Heart make their second ACL appearance with a luminous performance featuring songs […]

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Encore: Norah Jones and Angel Olsen

Austin City Limits showcases two of today’s most acclaimed singer-songwriters in a new installment. ACL veteran Norah Jones and indie breakout star Angel Olsen share the episode, with distinctive performances demonstrating the extraordinary range of the genre. Norah Jones made her first appearance on Austin City Limits in 2002, just prior to the release of […]

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Encore: The Pretenders

Austin City Limits rocks on with a hit-filled hour starring the great Pretenders in their first-ever appearance on the ACL stage. The legendary rock band sends a message of love to viewers with an eleven-song hit parade. Influential punk new-wave veterans the Pretenders are in fighting form as they kick off an electrifying hour with […]