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A Song for You: The Austin City Limits Story

Concert, Documentary

Austin City Limits Music Festival Cancelled for 2020

8 months ago by Margaret Downing
Organizers of the Austin City Limits Music Festival have just announced the annual event won't be happening in 2020. Without ever mentioning the words "coronavirus" or "COVID-19" the organizers say: "We would have loved to put on another memorable show this year, however, with the uncertainty surrounding the current situation in...

Fire at Austin City Limits

14 years ago by Houston Press
The Dallas Observer’s music blog DC-9 at Night is reporting a massive fire at the ACL Fest. Seems a couple of propane tanks exploded near one of the makeshift taverns in Zilker Park. According to this report in Austin, two people are critically injured, and multiple others have been...

Austin City Limits: The Unforeseen

13 years ago by Jim Ridley
For those growing up in weatherbeaten West Texas, someone says early in Laura Dunn's The Unforeseen, "nature becomes God." A God that hands out abundance at times, to be sure, but also one who snatches away crops, farms and livelihoods in a single wrathful whirlwind. To master one's plot of...

Austin City Limits Celebrates 50 Years of Asleep at the Wheel Live

4 months ago by Bob Ruggiero
This year was supposed to be a busy one for Asleep at the Wheel. The western swing revivalists (who also skilled in several other genres) were set to embark on their 50th anniversary tour. A victory lap of sorts for singer/guitarist Ray Benson for reaching a milestone that few bands...

Re: Fire at Austin City Limits

14 years ago by Houston Press
Mark C. Austin Turns out that fire yesterday at ACL Fest injured four people, two critically. -- Keith Plocek...

A Dozen Houston Highlights From Austin City Limits

6 years ago by Chris Gray
Austin City Limits wasn't always a cultural institution, nor a repository of some of the finest musical performances ever committed to videotape. In the show's earliest days it was an unusual experiment even for public television, and creator Bill Arhos and his staff did not have the benefit of the...

SXSW: Protest Outside Austin City Limits

12 years ago by Keith Plocek
A dozen Austin activists staked out the four corners of the University of Texas communications building earlier today, passing out flyers to people on the way to Ben Harper's Austin City Limits taping. Surprisingly, the flyer had nothing to do with herb not being a gift of the earth, but...

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