Austin City Limits adds Jackson Browne and Leon Bridges to its TV lineup
First the good news: “Austin City Limits” announced four new September recordings of the iconic TV show.
Added to the lineup: Khruangbin (September 13), Leon Bridges (September 14), Jackson Browne (September 22) and St. Vincent (September 30).
Now for the sad news: there will be no tickets available to the general public for these recordings at ACL Live. Some or all of these recordings may be shown live on the show’s website; announcements for live broadcasts are usually made a few days after the date of recording.
The break on public tickets is “due to the security measures implemented and the continuing uncertainty over COVID-19,” the program noted in an announcement on Monday. “With the safety of the performers, crew and guests in mind, the studio’s limited audience will be a priority for our donors who make ‘Austin City Limits’ possible and who have continued to support the show during this difficult time and beyond. of the.”
For donors who participate, here is the information on security measures. The policy of the TV show will be identical to that of the Austin City Limits Music Festival, who announced last week that participants must present either a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event, or a proof of vaccination card dated at least two weeks before the event.
Besides, the ratings of the show’s website, “You will need to wear your mask when you are not eating or drinking at this event.”
This will be the second “Austin City Limits” recording for Bridges and Browne. Bridges first recorded the program in October 2015, for an episode that aired in 2016. The new recording will focus on the Fort Worth soul singer-songwriter’s new album, “Gold-Diggers Sound”, released in July.
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Browne’s first recording of the show was in 2002. The legendary Californian singer-songwriter released a new album, “Downhill From Everywhere”, last month.
St. Vincent – the stage name of Dallas-raised art-rock musician Annie Clark – recorded the program twice, first in 2009 for a half-hour episode and again. in 2018 for a one hour broadcast. This recording is linked to his appearance on October 3 at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Zilker Park.
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Khruangbin, an eclectic trio from Houston, will be making their first appearance on the show. The group, which performed at ACL Fest in 2018, released their third album, “Mordechai”, last year.