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The Americana Music Association’s music festival and honors awards are set to premiere in a special episode on PBS stations nationwide on Nov. 19.

The program titled "ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival" will feature highlights from the show including performances from Robert Plant, Lucinda Williams, Gregg Allman, Amos Lee, The Avett Brothers and The Civil Wars plus more.

Jim Lauderdale hosted the show with an all-star backing band that included Buddy Miller, Don Was and Cody Dickinson and Luther Dickinson of North Mississippi Allstars among others.

Visit austincitylimits.org or pbs.org for more information regarding broadcast times.


Performances include:


  • Emmylou Harris Alison Krauss Buddy Miller, Jerry Douglas and Don Was / “I’ll Fly Away”
  • The Avett Brothers / “The Once And Future Carpenter”
  • Lucinda Williams / “Blessed”
  • Amos Lee / “Cup of Sorrow”
  • Elizabeth Cook / “El Camino”
  • The Civil Wars / “Barton Hollow”
  • Justin Townes Earle / “Harlem River Blues”
  • Jessica Lea Mayfield / “For Today”
  • Buddy Miller / “Gasoline And Matches”
  • Candi Staton / “Heart On A String”
  • Jim Lauderdale / “Life By Numbers”
  • Robert Plant / “Monkey”
  • Gregg Allman / “Melissa”


Tagged under  Alison Krauss, Americana, Arts, Austin City Limits, Entertainment, Gregg Allman, Lucinda Williams, Music, PBS

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