Austin City Limits Season 30
S30 E01Oct 2, 2004
John Fogerty Oct 2, 2004 ohn Fogerty is a rock legend who rarely appears on television, but he makes an exception to launch ACL's 30th season.
S30 E02Oct 9, 2004
Robert Randolph and the Family Band Oct 9, 2004 Robert Randolph uses his pedal steel guitar to create unique musical fusions of rock, gospel, soul and blues.
S30 E03Oct 16, 2004
Damien Rice/Patty Griffin Oct 16, 2004 Irish singer/songwriter, Damien Rice, brings his soulful lyrics to the ACL stage. Patty Griffin is a long-time ACL viewer whose personal songs highlight her graceful voice.
S30 E04Oct 23, 2004
Michael McDonald/Joss Stone Oct 23, 2004 Strong and unique voices mark this episode. Michael McDonald has a signature sound all his own. While, Joss Stone is a young singer with a powerful and soulful voice.
S30 E05Oct 30, 2004
Lyle Lovett/Jamie Cullum Oct 30, 2004 Austin favorite, Lyle Lovett, has gained national recognition by expanding the sound of country to include jazz, blues and pop. Pianist Jamie Cullum is a London sensation who infuses rock with jazz and dance.
S30 E06Nov 6, 2004
Sheryl Crow Nov 6, 2004 Sheryl Crow is multi-Grammy award winner. On this special episode, filmed at the Austin City Limits Musicfest, Crow sings past hits, new songs, and manages a few surprises for the crowd.
S30 E07Nov 13, 2004
Polyphonic Spree/Ozomatli Nov 13, 2004 This episode's theme is big innovation. Polyphonic Spree has more than 20 members who dress in colorful choir robes. Their pop epics and energetic live performances have inspired a cult-like following. Next, Grammy award winners, Ozomatli, brings their 10-piece band to the stage. The L.A. band fuses Latin rhythms, Middle Eastern and African beats with modern hip-hop.
S30 E08Nov 20, 2004
Elvis Costello Nov 20, 2004 Elvis Costello and the Imposters perform songs from their new album and some old favorites. The music is signified by Costello's genre bending style.
S30 E09Dec 18, 2004
The Flaming Lips/The Shins Dec 18, 2004 The Flaming Lips perform emotional, artsy indie-rock. While, The Shins focus on clever, witty pop songs.
S30 E10Jan 8, 2005
Wilco/Bright Eyes Jan 8, 2005 This episode has a theme: musical innovation. Both featured bands have outgrown the labels music experts have put on them to create unique sounds and haunting melodies.
S30 E11Jan 15, 2005
Trey Anastasio Jan 15, 2005 Trey Anastasio, former Phish frontman, performs his skillful improvisation live in an outdoor arena.
S30 E12Jan 22, 2005
Modest Mouse/Guided by Voices Jan 22, 2005 Modest Mouse is known as genre-bending indie rock band on their way up. Guided by Voices has been performing together for over 10 years, but they have recently decided to call it quits. This is one of the last performances of the band.
S30 E13Jan 29, 2005
Pixies Jan 29, 2005 Legendary alternative rockers, the Pixies, reunite on the ACL stage.