Austin City Limits announces KLRU Presents: Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years, an all-star benefit concert on Thursday, June 26 featuring some of the brightest stars in the show's history returning to the Austin City Limits stage. The star-studded evening, hosted by Jeff Bridges and Sheryl Crow, will feature Alabama Shakes, Gary Clark Jr., Joe Ely, Robert Earl Keen, Kris Kristofferson, Lloyd Maines, Bonnie Raitt, T Bone Burnett, Jimmie Vaughan, Grupo Fantasma and Doyle Bramhall II along with musical performances from Bridges and Crow, celebrating Austin City Limits legacy as an American music institution over the last four decades.
Commemorating the trailblazing music series 40th Anniversary, the evening will benefit KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, which created Austin City Limits in 1974 and still produces the show today. The concert will take place at ACL's home, ACL Live at The Moody Theater, and will be taped as part of a two-hour primetime special, Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years, airing Friday, October 3, 9 – 11pm ET, on PBS. ACL continues its remarkable run, kicking off its milestone 40th year with the series season premiere on October 4. The complete broadcast episode schedule for Season 40 will be announced at a later date.
Tickets for KLRU Presents: Austin City Limits Celebrates 40 Years will go on sale to the public Friday, May 16th at 11 am at klru.org/benefit. Tickets start at $75.
Learn more about Austin City Limits, programming and history at acltv.com.
AUSTIN: Prepare thy friends, prepare thy rides, prepare thy body and soul for a giant STUNT ROCK party at the Blue Starlite Drive-In on Monday, May 19th to celebrate FFF 2014.
WHEN: 7:30pm Doors, 9:30pm Showtime
WHAT: A private screening of the legendary stunts meet rock and roll film, Stunt Rock. Plus, a special announcement.
RSVP: capacity is limited, first come, first serve (RSVP and get there early to ensure a spot).
WHIPS: Vans, custom rides of all shapes and sizes encouraged
BONUS: Event is BYOB, and SHINER will be BYing some of their B as well
XTRA BONUS: They have nachos
RSVP is recommended. Does not guarantee entry, as venue is limited by capacity and is first come first serve with RSVP This is a private event, so be cool.
You can walk in or bring your bike, but rad vehicles are encouraged (with groups inside, not singles).
Venue FAQs: http://www.bluestarlitedrivein.com/#!facts/co3w
FFF: Tickets for FFF 2014 (Nov 7, 8, 9) go on sale Tuesday 10AM (CST)
FOR NON AUSTIN RESIDENTS: A custom announcement has been made just for you as well, and will be released in concert with the Stunt Rock event