Today Austin City Limits (ACL) unveiled the first tapings of its upcoming 40th Season. The first taping of the new season features the return of East L.A. rock legends Los Lobos to the ACL stage on Apr. 14. The Apr. 14 taping will be the group’s fifth appearance on ACL. The group made their ACL debut in and last appeared on the show in 2002.
The other newly announced tapings include eclectic line-up of music icons and innovators: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Valerie June, Eric Church and Thao & The Get Down Stay Down. Select tapings will be live streamed so those who don’t live in Austin or win tickets to attend to the live tapings can experience the performances as they happen, live and unedited.
Season 40 upcoming tapings (broadcast episode airdates TBA):
Apr. 14 – Los Lobos
May 28 – Valerie June
July 20 – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Aug. 14 – Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Sept. 23 – Eric Church