Ed Sheeran, Miranda Lambert, Norah Jones, and The Head and the Heart all will revisit Austin City Limits when the concert series returns to PBS for its 43rd season. The first episode of the season, featuring Sheeran, is set to air October 7th.
The long-running series will also showcase first-time “ACL” performances from The Pretenders, Zac Brown Band, Angel Olsen and Benjamin Booker.
The first half of the season will end with a presentation of the Americana Music Festival 2017, scheduled for November 18th. The show will return December 31st with eight more episodes.
Leading up to the October premiere, the AustinCityLimitsTV YouTube channel will live-stream performances from Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires today and Father John Misty tomorrow.
Austin City Limits also announced a partnership with Google’s virtual reality team to create a 10-part video series called ACL VR that will share 360-degree clips of exclusive performance and behind-the-scenes moments with Ed Sheeran, Zac Brown Band and more.
Austin City Limits Season 43 Schedule:
- October 7: Ed Sheeran
- October 14: The Pretenders
- October 21: Zac Brown Band
- October 28: Norah Jones/ Angel Olsen
- November 4: Miranda Lambert
- November 11: The Head and the Heart/ Benjamin Booker
- November 18: ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2017
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