The 30th season of the PBS performance series “Austin City Limits” kicked off on October 2nd with a one-hour episode starring John Fogerty. This season will also boast episodes featuring Robert Randolph & the Family Band (Oct. 9), Damien Rice and Patty Griffin (Oct. 16), Michael McDonald and Joss Stone (Oct. 23) and Lyle Lovett and Jamie Cullum (Oct. 30).
“‘Austin City Limits’ is the source for authentic music on television,” says Terry Lickona, who produces the series for KLRU Austin and Capitol Sports & Entertainment. “This season, we’re enhancing the show by improving sound and lighting and debuting a new opening sequence with highlights from some of our best performances.”
A pair of episodes slated for later this season will stem from the now annual Austin City Limits Music Festival: Sheryl Crow and former Phish guitarist/singer Trey Anastasio. Other shows will boast reunited modern rock act the Pixies, Latin groove group Ozomatli and modern rock acts the Flaming Lips and Bright Eyes.