Austin City Limits - Season 28

Saturday on PBS Premiered Jan 03, 1976 In Season


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Episode Guide

  • Pat Metheny Group
    Pat Metheny Group
    Episode 13
    The Pat Metheny Group has been performing innovative jazz for 30 years. They bring their modern day jazz to the ACL stage.
  • Pat Green followed by Cory Morrow
    Pat Green and Cory Morrow exemplify the new sound of Austin country. They both present high energy live shows that showcase music that's gaining national recognition.
  • Spoon followed by Ben Kweller
    ACL introduces two alternative rock acts to the national scene.
  • Beck
    Episode 10
    Indie pop star Beck appears on ACL to sing his mellow hits with a funky twist.
  • Nickel Creek followed by Ralph Stanley
    ACL presents opposite ends of the bluegrass spectrum. Nickel Creek is a young, hip band that infuse bluegrass with other musical genres. Ralph Stanley is a traditionalist who tries to bring old bluegrass sounds to a modern audience.
  • The Blind Boys of Alabama with Robert Randolph & The Family Band
    The ACL stage welcomes two gospel bands.
  • Jackson Browne
    Jackson Browne
    Episode 7
    Jackson Browne performs old favorites and music from his new album.
  • Robert Plant
    Robert Plant
    Episode 6
    Robert Plant has been a pioneer in rock for more than 20 years. In this appearance, he promotes his newest album that pushes musical boundaries even more.
  • Chris Isaak followed by Norah Jones
    Chris Isaak has been wowing audiences for years with his blues infused rock. Norah Jones is a newcomer to the music scene, but she is quickly gaining national recognition for her sultry song styles.
  • Los Lobos followed by RatDog featuring Bob Weir
    ACL features the best of American music with two unique bands who present appealing music with unique style.
  • Alison Krauss + Union Station followed by The Flatlanders
    ACL features music innovators that helped to define their respective genres. Union Station has promoted the sounds of Appalachia to new levels, while The Flatlanders have inspired thousands with their traditional country music.
  • By the Hand of the Father” with music by Alejandro Escovedo
    ACL changes its format to accommodate "By the Hand of the Father." This theatrical production uses the music of Alejandro Escovedo to tell a compelling story.
  • Bonnie Raitt and Special Guests
    The start of the 28th season sees Grammy award winner, Bonnie Raitt, play to a dedicated audience.