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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: Sat, Apr 11, 2020 10:30 PM
David visits with blues legend Taj Mahal and learns how he got his name, how he almost became a farmer and what it’s like to tour with the Rolling Stones.
Air Date: Sat, Apr 4, 2020 11:00 PM
Thrill to the best in American roots music with singer-songwriter Patty Griffin and New Orleans rockers The Revivalists. Griffin and her backing duo perform songs from her self-titled LP. The Revivalists play tunes from their album “Take Good Care.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 28, 2020 9:30 PM
A new perspective on the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, “My Friend Fela” is told through conversations with his close friend and official biographer, African-Cuban Carlos Moore. The accompanying live-action animated short, “Birth of Afrobeat,” tells how Nigerian drummer Tony Allen and his partner Fela Kuti created the Afrobeat genre.
Air Date: Sat, Mar 14, 2020 7:00 PM
Learn about the making of the epic documentary series devoted to the history of this truly American art form. Features interviews with Ken Burns, Rosanne Cash and members of the filmmaking team.
Air Date: Mon, Mar 9, 2020 8:00 PM
Actress Pam Grier hosts this look back at the greatest soul hits and performers from the 1970s and 1980s, featuring Gladys Knight & the Pips (pictured), The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, The Spinners, Isaac Hayes and others.
Air Date: Fri, Mar 6, 2020 8:00 PM
Celebrate 20 years of greatest hit songs from the 50s to the 70s featuring legendary performers The Kingston Trio, Glen Campbell, Aretha Franklin, Engelbert Humperdinck, Judy Collins, Davy Jones, Mel Carter, Patti Page and more.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 29, 2020 10:00 PM
Superstar John Legend commands the stage solo in JOHN LEGEND PLAYS BALOISE SESSION. The “EGOT” winner and The Voice judge’s set in Basel, Switzerland includes such hits as “Made to Love,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” and “All of Me.
Air Date: Fri, Feb 28, 2020 8:00 PM
Join celebrated musicians for a concert celebrating the film by Ken Burns. Hosted by Burns and featuring performances and appearances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam and more.
Air Date: Fri, Feb 21, 2020 8:00 PM
Learn how “New Traditionalists” like George Strait, Randy Travis and the Judds help country music stay true to its roots. Witness both the rise of superstar Garth Brooks and the return of an aging Johnny Cash to the industry he helped create.
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