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  1. Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WETK-TV Colchester

    Friday, Oct 3, 9 p.m. on Vermont PBS Saturday, Oct 4, 2 a.m. on Vermont PBS Saturday, Oct 4, 6 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus Saturday, Oct 4, 11 p.m. on Vermont PBS Sunday, Oct 5, 3 a.m. on Vermont PBS Sunday, Oct 5, 1 p.m. on Vermont PBS Plus Monday, Oct 6, 4 a.m. on Vermont PBS The star-studded special celebrates the trailblazing music series' 40th anniversary. With guest hosts Jeff Bridges, Matthew McConaughey and Sheryl Crow, the two-hour broadcast features memorable moments from the show's remarkable run, anchored by some of the brightest stars in the show's history returning to the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage for incredible performances.

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  2. Jeff Bridges & The Abiders New Album 'Live' Available TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Guitar World

    ... charity-single remake of We Are the World , with his band on the Today Show, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Austin City Limits, Live with Regis & Kelly, The Colbert Report, live sessions for Yahoo!, SiriusXM, AOL Music, and shows throughout the ...

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  3. Alabama Shakes, Brittany Howard to be featured in upcoming 'Austin City Limits Celebrates...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    If you're an Alabama Shakes fan don't tune in late for "Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years" when it airs 8 p.m. Oct. 3 on PBS. The Athens soul-rock band's singer Brittany Howard is featured in the opening number, teaming up with Bonnie Raitt, Jimmie Vaughan and Gary Clark Jr. on a cover of Sam & Dave's lusty 1968 R&B single "Wrap It Up," which was also later a hit for Vaughan's Fabulous Thunderbirds in 1986.

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  4. TV Highlights: October 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSKA

    Tune in to Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years on Alaska Public Media on Friday Oct. 10 at 9:00 pm . This 2-hour special, guest hosted by Jeff Bridges Matthew McConaughey and Sheryl Crow, will feature the music of hit artists including: Willie Nelson, Foo Fighters, Alabama Shakes, Kris Kristofferson and more.

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  5. Austin City Limits through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OUPblog

    Austin City Limits is the longest running musical showcase in the history of television, spanning over four decades and showcasing the talents of musicians from Willie Nelson and Ray Charles to Arcade Fire and Eminem. The show is a testament to the evolution of media and popular music and the audience's relationship to that music, and to the city of Austin, Texas.

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  6. Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KQED

    Austin City Limits celebrates four decades of showcasing the best music on television with Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Jeff Bridges, Foo Fighters and more.

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  7. Kat Edmonson to Kick Off October Tour; New Album 'The Big Picture' Out TodayRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Big Picture is Edmonson's label debut and was recorded with Grammy-nominated producer Mitchell Froom in his Los Angeles studio. She has October tour dates in support of her new music with a new dates added at North Oak Cliff Music Festival in Dallas, and a performance at the legendary KLRU Studio 6A in Austin, former home of Austin City Limits.

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  8. Behind the MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Austin Monthly

    Here are a few impressive facts about Austin City Limits: It's the longest-running music series on American television; in 2003, it became the only TV show to be awarded the National Medal of Arts, the nation's highest honor for artistic excellence; the original stage was declared a historic landmark by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009; and, in 2012, the show won a Peabody Award for excellence and outstanding achievement. Yet, despite all these things, it is still called "the little show that could" by the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make it come alive.

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  9. Austin City Limits kicks off 40th season with star-studded primetime specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CultureMap

    Austin City Limits' recipe for success is seemingly simple: invite some of the best musical acts in the world to perform in an intimate setting and have a talented crew thoughtfully film it all. Those basic ingredients have resulted in the longest-running music series in American television history .

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  10. Doug Ford touts new Toronto music festival at debate on the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBC News

    ... should be copying us," Goldkind said. Ford maintained festivals such as Austin's South By South West and Austin City Limits are the kind of event he'd like to see in Toronto. North By North East, a sister festival to Austin's South By South West, ...

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  11. National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Will Honor Multiple Grammy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sys-Con Media

    ... Three days after his appearance at the Noche de Gala dinner, Juanes will take to the stage of The Austin City Limits Festival as the only Latin artist on the bill alongside performers such as Eminem, Pearl Jam, Beck, & More. , NHFA Chairman and ...

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KXVO

    ... Three days after his appearance at the Noche de Gala dinner, Juanes will take to the stage of The Austin City Limits Festival as the only Latin artist on the bill alongside performers such as Eminem, Pearl Jam, Beck, & More. , NHFA Chairman and ...

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  13. Review: Future Islands drops jaws, melts heartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Austin American Statesman

    ... of a rockstar is like - fully inhabiting the role. But anyone at Future Islands' criminally undercrowded "Austin City Limits" taping at the Moody Theater on Thursday night came for the music second and Herring's full-body, full-energy performance ...

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  14. Global Citizen Festival's Co-Founder Explains Its...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Billboard

    ... concerts, thanks to an inspirational moment during a Texas music festival. "The idea came when I was at Austin City Limits one year," Gall tells Billboard. "The stages at ACL are all very heavily branded with sponsors, so you might have the Dell ...

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  15. Friday roundup: ACL performers play for scale; NPR tweaks newsmag rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Current

    a Think musicians get big bucks for appearing on Austin City Limits ? Nope. Executive Producer Terry Lickona tells Community Impact Newspaper that for the KLRU show, "nobody does it for the money; it is public television, so everybody gets paid the ...

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  16. A New Breed of Americana Takes RootRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Wall Street Journal

    At the 15th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, which concluded on Sunday, a record number of acts performed, including about 180 at official showcases, a figure comparable to what the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival presents each year. The event reached well beyond Music City: Radio's Folk Alley and SiriusXM streamed, and NPR.org webcast, last Wednesday's Honors & Awards show, which will be the subject of an episode of PBS's "Austin City Limits" program in late November.

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  17. Ready, Set, Fund: Newcomers and Old Film FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Slackerwood

    ... is to help with filmmaking costs). This seems like something that should exist: A film about the Austin City Limits television show that chronicles the 40-year history of this important part of Austin's identity. The documentary will be directed by ...

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  18. Austin Music Source: Eric Church makes his mark on "Austin City Limits"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Austin American Statesman

    Eric Church keeps making his Austin visits count. A big draw at the Austin City Limits Music Festival last fall, he came back in the spring for the inaugural iHeartRadio Country Festival at the Erwin Center, kicking off a star-studded bill that included major contemporaries such as Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line.

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  19. Jazz Fest 2014, from the notebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Nuvo.net

    ... of amazingly fine local talent to create a national television show that could be every bit as WOW as Austin City Limits? From my notebook: Sept. 11 The Indy Jazz Fest Band opened Jazz Fest 2014 and set the standard at The Christel DeHaan Fine Arts ...

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  20. Wired and Weird: A Techie's Guide to Navigating AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Mashable

    One of the most innovative and friendly cities in the U.S., Austin welcomes its visitors with open arms and an overflowing wealth of activities for foodies, music festival goers, BBQ lovers and techies, too. The "Live Music Capital of the World" hosts a number of culturally resonant events like Austin City Limits , SXSW and Austin Film Festival - but even during its "off seasons," Austin knows how to entertain, and does so especially well for those seeking an eclectic, tech-infused stay.

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