Austin City Limits - Season 18

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Season 43 : Episode 10

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AIRS ON 1/27/2018

Season 43 : Episode 11

Episode Guide

  • Taj Mahal followed by Tish Hinojosa
    Taj Mahal presents an intriguing blend of African and Caribbean roots music. Next, Tish Hinojosa returns to her adopted hometown with her crystal voice.
  • John Gorka followed by Steve Forbert
    John Gorka presents his warm baritone and poetry disguised as song lyrics. Next, Steve Forbert is a critic's favorite who, through hard work, has established a national following for his unique phrasing and clever lyrics.
  • Kathy Mattea followed by Great Plains
    In her third appearance on ACL, Kathy Mattea continues to entertain the Austin audience with her warmth and emotional lyrics. Next, Great Plains combines rock with country to create music for the whole country.
  • Tracy Lawrence followed by Suzy Bogguss
    The ACL audience is impressed by Tracy Lawrence's solid song writing and honey tones. Next, Suzy Bogguss performs a power packed show that proves why she is a fast rising country star.
  • Garrison Keillor & the Hopeful Gospel Quartet with Special Guests Chet Atkins & Johnny Gimble
    Master of the spoken word, Garrison Keillor, appears with a variety of high profile guests.
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
    Mary Chapin Carpenter's work can be simply described as country meets folk. However, there is nothing simple about her clever phrasing, witty lyrics, or evocative storytelling.
  • Delbert McClinton followed by Lee Roy Parnell
    Delbert McClinton's solo career is only gaining momentum as he appears on ACL again. Next, Lee Roy Parnell combines roadhouse blues with country honky tonk.
  • Lyle Lovett and His Large Band followed by Dr. John
    Lyle Lovett has made a name for himself by singing quirky songs that resonate with American public. Next, Dr. John is a legend in New Orleans. His blues inspired piano riffs are nothing short of magical in this appearance.
  • Pam Tillis followed by Mike Reid
    Pam Tillis has grown up in the spotlight of country music, but her newest album proves that she is a force to be reckoned with. Next, Mike Reid brings his strong stage presence and emotional songwriting talent to the Austin stage.
  • Asleep at the Wheel followed by Riders In the Sky
    Asleep at the Wheel has been introducing the nation to Western swing for years. Next, Riders in the Sky use their traditional sound combined with their unique wit to entertain the audience.
  • Marc Cohn followed by Leo Kottke
    Singer/songwriter Marc Cohn is best known for his hit "Walking in Memphis," but this performance proves that all of his songs are just as evocative. Next, Leo Kottke uses his guitar mastery and quirky sense of humor to provide an engaging performance.
  • Michael Nesmith followed by Emmylou Harris and The Nash Ramblers
    On the 18th season premiere, native Texan Michael Nesmith steps away from his Monkees fame to perform some of his solo music. Next, Emmylou Harris and her band appear for some powerful acoustic renditions.