Austin City Limits - Season 23

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AIRED ON 11/17/2018

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Episode Guide

  • Buddy Guy followed by Storyville
    ACL has always celebrated the blues, and this episode is no different. Buddy Guy is a blues legend. Next, Storyville performs their modern take on traditional blues.
  • Clay Walker followed by Trace Adkins
    Two talented and popular country artists make their debut on ACL.
  • Old 97s followed by Whiskytown
    Punk meets country with two ultra modern bands that are attempting to bend genres of music into something completely new.
  • Boz Scaggs followed by 8 1/2 Souvenirs
    Two Texas natives take the ACL stage. First, bluesman Boz Scaggs plays an array of hits from his long career. Next, Austin's own 8 1/2 Souvenirs bring their Euro-pop music to their hometown audience.
  • Celebration of Townes Van Zandt
    Some of the biggest names in songwriting gather together on the ACL stage to pay tribute to the late Townes Van Zandt.
  • Hal Ketchum followed by Terry Allen
    Hal Ketchum spent years in Austin learning his craft. He returns to ACL for his 3rd performance. Terry Allen is a critically acclaimed songwriter who uses his lyrics to proclaim the bizarre moments he finds in everyday life.
  • Nanci Griffith with The Crickets
    "The Queen of Folkabilly" returns to her hometown for an hour long performance of her internationally renowned folk-country songs. The Crickets, a pioneering rockabilly band, join her on stage and perform some of their most influential hits.
  • Loretta Lynn
    Loretta Lynn
    Episode 6
    Loretta Lynn is the undisputed queen of country. She performs for an engaging hour on the ACL stage. The audience is delighted by both her timeless classics and newest hits.
  • The Indigo Girls with special guests followed by Kim Ritchey
    Folk duo, The Indigo Girls, invite special guests to join them in the ACL studio for a one of a kind performance.
  • The Manhattan Transfer with Special Guests
    Masters of a variety of musical genres, The Manhattan Transfer has set its sights on swing. In order to face this special challenge, they have invites some special guests.
  • Marcia Ball, Irma Thomas and Tracy Nelson
    The spirit and soul of New Orleans is the focus of this episode. Three incredible women, who call New Orleans home, join together for this very special performance.
  • Patty Loveless followed by Collin Raye
    ACL showcases contemporary country with the smooth Kentucky sounds of Patty Loveless. Following her is Collin Raye in his ACL debut.
  • Junior Brown followed by Robbie Fulks
    The 23rd season starts off with the witty and irreverent music of two unique country voices.