Music News 8.21.17

Austin City Limits Season 43 Details

Austin City Limits has released details on its upcoming taping season. The long-beloved concert series returns for season 43 in October, kicking it off with ACL veteran Ed Sheeran on the 7th. Also scheduled to appear in the first half of the season are Miranda Lambert, Norah Jones, and the Heat and the Heart. Making their ACL taping debut this season are the Pretenders, Zac Brown Band, Angel Olsen, and Benjamin Booker. The first half will conclude with the presentation of the Americana Music Festival on November 18th before returning on New Year’s Eve with another eight episodes. In anticipation of the 43rd season, AustinCityLimitsTV YouTube channel is live-streaming tonight’s show with Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires and tomorrow’s performance by Father John Misty. Austin City Limits returns on October 7th. Get the full below:

Austin City Limits Season 43 schedule
Oct. 7: Ed Sheeran
Oct. 14: The Pretenders
Oct. 21: Zac Brown Band
Oct. 28: Norah Jones/ Angel Olsen
Nov. 4: Miranda Lambert
Nov. 11: The Head and the Heart/ Benjamin Booker
Nov. 18: ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2017



Jack White’s Co-Investment to Build HQ in Dallas

Dallas and Detroit have joined forces in the name of baseball and craftsman design. Last week Dallas-based baseball bat company Warstic announced plans to open a behemoth huge manufacturing facility, flagship retail location, bar and restaurant, batting cage, and headquarters in Dallas’s legendary Deep Ellum neighborhood. The company, owned by American designer Ben Jenkins, who acknowledged that the multi-use complex is partly able to be actualized thanks to the addition of two new co-partners and investors earlier this year: Detroit Tigers All-Star Ian Kinsler and prolific Detroit-based musician Jack White.


-Taylor Wallace

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