ACL Gets Better With Age

by | Oct 17, 2007

Austin City Limits is the best show on TV. It has been for decades. So it should come as no surprise that this year’s lineup of shows is truly outstanding.


Pitchfork has typed up the schedule:

10-06 Norah Jones
10-13 The Decemberists/Explosions in the Sky
10-20 Femi Kuti
10-27 Jimmy Reed Highway: Jimmie Vaughan and Friends
11-03 Wilco
11-10 Arcade Fire
11-17 Brad Paisley/Dierks Bentley
11-24 Van Morrison (Encore)
12-01 Gretchen Wilson/Miranda Lambert (Encore)
12-08 Ladysmith Black Mambazo (Encore)
12-15 John Mayer
12-22 Lucinda Williams/Old Crow Medicine Show
12-29 Bloc Party/Ghostland Observatory
01-05 Crowded House/Grupo Fantasma
01-12 Regina Spektor /Paolo Nutini
01-19 Roky Erickson/Kings of Leon
01-26 ACL PRESENTS: The Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival

I was watching last Saturday night when The Decemberists appeared on screen, delivering 30 minutes of their sublime maritime rock.

You can watch the interview with the band and/or a clip from “Perfect Crime #2” on