Austin City Limits' 35th Season

Written by Holly on Thursday October 29, 2009

willie35No one had any idea that on October 17, 1974 when a rag tag bunch of long-haired, hippie, public television types aimed their cameras at a still-redheaded and youthful Willie Nelson, that he would still be going strong 35 years later. But he is. And so is AUSTIN CITY LIMITS.

Congratulations to AUSTIN CITY LIMITS for 35 years of wonderful music! Here's how the season will play out on OETA, Thursday nights at 10pm.... 

Premieres
October 8, 2009 -- Dave Matthews Band
October 15, 2009 -- Ben Harper and Relentless7
October 22, 2009 -- Kenny Chesney
October 29, 2009 -- Andrew Bird / St. Vincent
November 5, 2009 -- M. Ward / Okkervil River
November 12, 2009 -- Elvis Costello / Band of Heathens
November 19, 2009 -- Willie Nelson & Asleep at the Wheel
November 26, 2009 -- Pearl Jam
 
Encores
December 3, 2009 -- Tribute to Bluesman Jimmy Reed
December 10, 2009 -- Aimee Mann / Iron & Wine
December 17, 2009 -- The Decemberists / Explosions in the Sky
January 7, 2010 -- Kings of Leon / Roky Erickson
January 14, 2010 -- Allen Toussaint 

Starting January 21, SOUNDSTAGE comes back to the schedule with their 17th Season, starring Tim McGraw, The Fray, 3 Girls and their Buddy (featuring Emmylou Harris, Shawn Colvin, Patty Griffin and Buddy Miller), Lynyrd Skynyrd, Faith Hill and the Willie Nelson.