ACL Space Available ticket giveaway

Austin’s Heartless Bastards will tape an episode of Austin City Limits on Wednesday, June 3, at 8 p.m. KLRU will be giving away 75 pair (150 total) of Space Available tickets. Submit your name and email between now and noon Tuesday, June 2. Winners will receive 2 tickets each and be chosen through a random drawing. Please be in Austin or the surrounding community. These tickets do NOT guarantee admission. Space Available ticket recipients will receive an email notification with details about the taping. Register for your chance to get tickets on the Austin City Limits blog here

ACL Stage Left taping: Brazos 5/8

What: ACL Stage Left taping
When: Friday, May 8; Doors open at 6:30, taping starts at 7 p.m.
Where: KLRU’s Austin City Limits studio map

RSVP Here

KLRU is starting production for a new Web-only music series called ACL Stage Left. This show will premier on the Web this summer.

We’ll be taping a performance by Brazos on Friday, May 8, at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) in the KLRU’s Studio 6A. RSVP by Thursday, May 7, here

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TMT tapings with Rollins, Brinkley and Conradt

Texas Monthly Talks will be taping several episodes on May 4 and 5.

Sonny Rollins
Join Evan Smith and KLRU’s Texas Monthly Talks for an interview with legendary jazz saxophonist and composer Sonny Rollins. Monday, May 4, 2009. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Taping starts at 2 p.m. (MUST arrive by 2 p.m. to guarantee admission) in KLRU’s Studio 6A  Sonny Rollins RSVP here

Douglas Brinkley
Join Evan Smith and KLRU’s Texas Monthly Talks for a conversation with historian Douglas Brinkley, called “the best of the new generation of American historians” by Stephen Ambrose. Tuesday, May 5, 2009 Doors open at 9 a.m. Taping starts at 9:30 a.m. (MUST arrive by 9:30 a.m. to guarantee admission) in KLRU’s Studio 6A. Douglas Brinkley RSVP here

Jody Conradt
Join Evan Smith and KLRU’s Texas Monthly Talks for an interview with Jody Conradt, who spent 38 years coaching women’s basketball teams to 900 career victories, three NCAA Final Four appearances, and an undefeated NCAA championship team in 1985-86.  Tuesday, May 5, 2009 Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Taping starts at 11 a.m. (MUST arrive by 11 a.m. to guarantee admission) in KLRU’s Studio 6A. Jody Conradt RSVP here

ACL Stage Left taping: Leatherbag 4/30

What: ACL Stage Left taping
When: Thursday, April 30; Doors open at 6:30, taping starts at 7 p.m.
Where: KLRU’s Austin City Limits studio; map
RSVP here to attend

KLRU is starting production for a new Web-only music series called ACL Stage Left. This show will premier on the Web this summer.

We’ll be taping a performance by Leatherbag on April 30 at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) in the KLRU’s Studio 6A. RSVP here

Leatherbag is the vision of songwriter Randy Reynolds, who creates “an intelligent blend of pop and rock” (Big Diction). Through several releases including 2006′s “haunting and beautiful” (Austin Sound) Love Me Like The Devil and 2007′s Nowhere Left To Run featuring songs “bristling with energy and vivid images” (Austin Chronicle), Reynolds has explored a wide variety of musical territory while steadily gaining fans.

ACL Stage Left taping

KLRU is starting production for a new Web-only music series called ACL Stage Left. This show will premier on the Web this summer. KLRU be announcing more details in the coming months.

We’ll be taping a performance by David Garza on April 8 at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) in the KLRU’s Studio 6A. RSVP here

ACL Stage Left is a new web music series brought to you by KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, the station responsible for the iconic PBS series Austin City Limits. Like its forerunner, ACL Stage Left features intimate performances of both bands you know and bands you’ll want know. ACL Stage Left will delve into the experience of music and the stories of the people who create it by featuring both performances and interviews with the artists. It will be presented this summer as part of klru.tv – a new online video resource.

Texas Monthly Talks taping with Dee Dee Myers

KLRU will be taping an episode of Texas Monthly Talks featuring Dee Dee Myers on Friday, April 3. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the taping starts at 10 a.m.

Myers served as White House Press Secretary during President Bill Clinton’s first term, becoming the first woman to hold that position. She left the White House at the end of 1994. Myers is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and the author of the bestselling book Why Women Should Rule the World.

More details and RSVP here