Austin City Limits - Season 24

Saturday on PBS Premiered Jan 03, 1976 In Season


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Episode Guide

  • Bobby Blue Bland and Susan Tedeschi
    Bobby 'Blue' Bland is one of the hardest working legends in blues music. His powerful style has influenced countless artists. Next, newcomer Susan Tedeschi proves why she is a critical darling poised on the brink of national recognition.
  • Hootie & the Blowfish with Nanci Griffith & Peter Holsapple
    This special hour-long program spotlights pop music sensations, Hootie & the Blowfish. Joining them is Nanci Griffith, Texas songstress, and Peter Holsapple, a man with many instrument talents.
  • Bruce Hornsby followed by Monte Montgomery
    Bruce Hornsby appears on ACL to promote Spirit Trail which showcases his incredible dexterity on the piano. Next, Monte Montgomery is a musician with incredible talent, especially when he plays his guitar.
  • Dave Alvin followed by Loudon Wainwright III
    Dave Alvin's influence on American pop rock has been steady for the past two years. His LA brand of punk pop has earned him a stellar reputation. Next, Loudon Wainwright III is a shining example of the wit and artistry that can mark incredible songwriting.
  • Fastball followed by Mary Cutrufello
    Pop music has a new star as Fastball takes the stage. Next, Mary Cutrufello brings her guitar to show why critics have tapped her for super stardom.
  • Mexican Roots Music: A Celebration
    Austin City Limits celebrates the rich diversity of Mexican music by bringing together a host of artists from a range of styles and genres.
  • Jonny Lang followed by Jimmie Vaughan
    The spectacular styles of two guitar specialists from different generations are showcased on this blues guitar special.
  • Ray Price with Junior Brown followed by Hank Thompson with Junior Brown
    Hall of Fame musicians are showcased on ACL when country crooner Ray Price and honky-tonk musician Hank Thompson perform for the audience.
  • Vince Gill followed by Martina McBride
    Two of contemporary country music's finest vocalists take the stage.
  • Billy Bragg followed by Lucinda Williams
    British folk-rocker Billy Bragg appears on ACL to showcase his newest body of work, tribute material to American folk legend Woodie Guthrie. Bragg's reinvented songs from Guthrie's immense catalog are nothing short of brilliant. Next, Lucinda Williams proves why she is one of America's premiere singer songwriters when she brings her melancholy vocals and achingly sweet lyrics to the stage.moreless
  • Ruth Brown followed by Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
    Rhythm and blues legend Ruth Brown proves why she is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame when she takes the ACL stage. Next, jazz vibraphonist and bandleader Lionel Hampton brings his electrifying stage show to the intimate Austin studio.
  • Dixie Chicks followed by Charlie Robison
    Country superstars, the Dixie Chicks, bring their sensational stage show to the intimate setting of the ACL studio. Next, Charlie Robison returns to Austin to celebrate the release of his studio produced album. Robison is a Texas favorite.
  • Deana Carter with special guest Matraca Berg
    Deana Carter stands on the verge of country superstardom. Her vivacious personality, throaty vocals, and warm song stylings make her performance riveting. She performs for the entire hour and is joined by a special guest.