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Air Date: Mon, Jun 8, 2020 9:30 PM
Celebrate the groundbreaking band’s musical milestones and hits along with special guests Vince Gill, John Prine, Jackson Browne, Alison Krauss, Rodney Crowell, Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Ibbotson, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Byron House.
Air Date: Sat, Jun 6, 2020 9:30 PM
Celebrate the legacy of America’s greatest folk singer with this 1970 concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Features Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Country Joe McDonald, Odetta, Richie Havens, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Peter Fonda and Will Geer.
Air Date: Sat, May 16, 2020 11:00 PM
Enjoy an hour-long set from pop singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers. The author of hits “Lights On” and “Alaska” plays songs from her hit album “Heard It in a Past Life.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 23, 2020 7:30 PM
This special edition features stories from the High School Division of the 2020 HIKI NŌ Winter Challenge. On January 31, 2020, participating elementary, middle school and high school teams were given four days to complete a HIKI NŌ story based on the prompt: “The wisdom of elders brought to life by the young.
Air Date: Sat, Apr 18, 2020 11:00 PM
Hailed as “the Mark Twain of American songwriting” by Rolling Stone, John Prine (who made his ACL debut on Season 3 in 1978) makes his highly-anticipated eighth appearance on Austin City Limits with a new batch of songs from his just-released The Tree of Forgiveness.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 4, 2020 9:30 PM
At the peak of his fame in the 1970s, John Denver was one of the most popular singers in America. He performed at sold-out concerts, his albums sold more than 100 million copies, his TV specials got top ratings and he was named poet laureate of his adopted Colorado.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 29, 2020 11:00 PM
Enjoy an unforgettable hour with dynamic performances from two acclaimed singer-songwriters. Texas native Jones makes her fourth appearance on ACL in support of her LP Day Breaks. Indie breakout star Olsen sings tunes from her stellar LP My Woman.
Air Date: Tue, Dec 31, 2019 9:30 PM
Celebrate the 2019 Hall of Fame with host Robert Earl Keen as Shawn Colvin, Buddy Guy and Lyle Lovett are honored. Guest performers include Jackson Browne, Bruce Hornsby, Shemekia Copeland, Jimmie Vaughan, Sarah Jarosz and more.
Air Date: Thu, Dec 12, 2019 9:30 PM
This special captures the spirit of the times when folk music dominated the Top 40 charts, providing the soundtrack for enormous, unprecedented changes in the American social-political landscape. Songs include “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” “If I Had a Hammer,” “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “Wasn’t That a Time.
Air Date: Sat, Aug 24, 2019 9:00 PM
This special focuses on the greatest singers and songwriters of the classic 1950s and 1960s folk era.
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