Austin City Limits Season 31
S31 E01Oct 9, 2005
Jack Johnson / Rilo Kiley Oct 9, 2005 Jack Johnson's mix of folk, blues, hip-hop, and rock make his music unique and addictive. Rilo Kiley presents playful yet emotional songs that fuse indie-rock with neo-country.
S31 E02Oct 16, 2005
Alison Krauss and Union Station / Kathleen Edwards Oct 16, 2005 Alison Krauss and Union Station have worked relentlessly to elevate Kentucky bluegrass into mainstream sensibilities. Next, Kathleen Edwards sings country-rock.
S31 E03Oct 23, 2005
Etta James Oct 23, 2005 Etta James is an R&B legend. With 50 years in the music business, she more than deserved her Lifetime Achievement Grammy.
S31 E04Oct 30, 2005
Ben Folds / Ray LaMontagne Oct 30, 2005 Ben Folds' solo career includes his new release "Songs for Silverman"; (Recorded: May 11, 2005) In Between DaysJesuslandStill Fighting ItGracieNot the SameRay LaMontagne performs songs from his debut album. (Recorded: July 23, 2005)JoleneTroubleShelterTrain SongHeaven Is A Honky-Tonk
S31 E05Nov 6, 2005
The Killers followed by Spoon Nov 6, 2005 Moving from indie-rock to mainstream, The Killers have an individual style. Austin band, Spoon, explores their own indie-rock style on the ACL stage.
S31 E06Nov 13, 2005
John Prine / Amos Lee Nov 13, 2005 After surviving a grueling battle with cancer, John Prine returns to the stage to promote his new CD. Amos Lee's lyrics have been likened to poetry with a folk and soul background.
S31 E07Nov 20, 2005
Franz Ferdinand / What Made Milwaukee Famous Nov 20, 2005 ACL once again opens the stage to indie rock bands on the verge of their breakthrough. Both bands infuse humor with rock and intelligence with dance beats. While Scottish quartet, Franz Ferdinand, is working towards national recognition; What Made Milwaukee Famous is quickly becoming an Austin superstar.
S31 E08Dec 18, 2005
Coldplay / Michael Stipe Dec 18, 2005 This English band has made a name for themselves in the world of rock and roll. Special guest, Michael Stipe from R.E.M., drops by to play some songs with the band.
S31 E09Jan 15, 2006
Blues Traveler / Café Tacuba Jan 15, 2006 Blues Traveler uses harmonica riffs and John Popper's unique voice to create their distinctive rock and blues music. Next, Café Tacuba proves on ACL why they have such a large international following.
S31 E10Jan 22, 2006
Ryan Adams / Tift Merritt Jan 22, 2006 Ryan Adams and Tift Merritt appear on ACL and express their powerful lyrics. The music of both artists shows strong influences from country, rock and soul.
S31 E11Jan 29, 2006
Widespread Panic Jan 29, 2006 This hour-long episode features a road warrior band. Widespread Panic has numerous fans but have not achieved widespread national success.
S31 E12Feb 5, 2006
Gretchen Wilson / Miranda Lambert Feb 5, 2006 Country's leading ladies take the ACL stage. A member of Country Music's Mafia, Gretchen Wilson is rapidly becoming a country superstar. Next, Texas native Miranda Lambert has packed a big punch in her debut CD.
S31 E13Feb 12, 2006
Death Cab for Cutie / My Morning Jacket Feb 12, 2006 Death Cab for Cutie have long been a critical favorite for their infectious melodies and moody lyrics. The Washington-based group perform songs from their releases “Plans” and “Transatlanticism.” My Morning Jacket have taken exotic soundscapes, guitar rock and clever lyrics and combined them for a unique sound that has won the band an ever growing group of fans. The Kentucky band performs songs from their release “Z.”
S31 E14Jul 22, 2006
Robert Randolph / the Family Band Jul 22, 2006