Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, a native of New Orleans, grew up playing music in the Treme neighborhood. He was leading his own band by the age of six and released his first album when he was only 16.
Enjoy an hour of modern rock with Arctic Monkeys and Wild Child. Sheffield’s Monkeys perform songs from their acclaimed album Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino. Austin’s Wild Child plays cuts from their latest album Expectations.
Singer/songwriters Ed Sheeran and Valerie June perform. Sheeran fires up his hits “Sing!” and “A-Team,” while June burns through material from her acclaimed LP Pushin’ Against a Stone.
The star-studded special celebrates the trailblazing music series’ 40th anniversary. With guest hosts Jeff Bridges, Matthew McConaughey and Sheryl Crow, the two-hour program features memorable moments from the show’s remarkable run, anchored by some of the brightest stars in the show’s history returning to the ACL stage for incredible performances.