“Austin City Limits” has announced tapings by Sam Smith, Avett Brothers, Spoon and Jenny Lewis in conjunction with their appearances at the Austin City Limits Music Festival next month.
First up, on Wednesday, Oct. 1, is Jenny Lewis, whose new album “The Voyager” has earned wide acclaim since its late-July release. She’s taped “ACL” before, as a member of Rilo Kiley in 2005. She plays ACL Fest on Oct. 5 and 12 (both Sundays)..
Britiain’s Sam Smith is next, on Thursday, Oct. 2. It’s the first appearance on the show for the fast-rising singer-songwriter whose debut album “In the Lonely Hour” has produced a major summer hit in “Stay With Me.” He plays ACL fest on Oct. 3 and 10 (both Fridays).
North Carolina indie-roots ensemble the Avett Brothers will tape their second “ACL” episode on Monday, Oct. 6, after making their first appearance on the show in 2010. The band’s ACL Fest dates are Oct. 4 and 11 (both Saturdays).
Hometown heroes Spoon, touting last month’s new disc “They Want My Soul,” close out the Fest-related tapings on Thursday, Oct. 9. This will be the band’s fourth appearance on the show, following episodes in 2003, 2005 and 2010. They play ACL Fest Oct. 5 and 12 (both Sundays), along with a late-night show Oct. 11 on the outdoor stage at Stubb’s.
Ticket distribution details are at www.acltv.com.