Gary Clark Jr. Kicks Off Austin City Limits Season 45; Stream Black Pumas Tonight

Gary Clark Jr. collaborates with Lincoln Continental - Photo © 2017 Donna Balancia
Gary Clark Jr. © Donna Balancia


Gary Clark Jr., H.E.R. and Vampire Weekend will perform on Season 45 of Austin City Limits. Considered the longest-running in-concert TV show, the PBS production will feature a diverse selection of musicians in its just-announced first half of the season.

October 5 – Gary Clark Jr.
October 12 – Maggie Rogers
October 19 – Steve Earle and The Dukes: A Tribute to Guy Clark
October 26 – H.E.R.
November 2 – Patty Griffin / The Revivalists
November 9 – Vampire Weekend
November 16 – Kane Brown / Colter Wall
November 23 – ACL Presents Americana 18th Annual Honors

Clark, who hails from Austin, will perform “Pearl Cadillac” for his mother. It’s Clarke’s third appearance on the show. Other veteran ACLers include Steve Earle who willl return for his fifth appearance and will perform tribute to Guy Clarke, and Patti Griffin who returns for her sixth performance. 

Vampire Weekend, H.E.R. and Maggie Rogers also make appearances in the first half of the season. The second half of the season will be announced at a later date.

In the meantime, tune in tonight to Austin City Limits’ live stream of Black Pumas: