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Welcome to Friends of Austin City Limits

This year marks KLRU’s 41st Season of Austin City Limits; America's longest running live music performance program on television and recipient of the rare Institutional Peabody Award for excellence and outstanding achievement.

KLRU provides access to these live performances and other exclusive invitations through the Friends of Austin City Limits program as a thank you for your annual membership contribution to KLRU, Austin PBS. Support provided through Friends of ACL helps KLRU deliver quality public television and services in Central Texas that impact the community through local productions, programming and educational outreach delivered on-air, on-line and on the ground.

Each season brings 18-20 performances that make up a well-rounded season including some high-profile acts, surprises, new up-and-comers and legendary acts that give ACL its roots. Our 40th Anniversary Season included acts like Ed Sheeran, Nickel Creek, Jenny Lewis and Sam Smith. Tapings are scheduled throughout the year based on artist availability and announced to members as soon as they are booked.  

Friends of ACL at a taping

Fans of Austin City Limits enjoying a taping

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MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

ALL LEVELS RECEIVE:

  • Invitations to exclusive KLRU Major Donor events.
  • Recognition in Austin City Limits taping program ($6k+) and on the wall of KLRU's Studio 6A.
  • Access to the venue as soon as doors open, before any public can enter.
  • Access to the hottest stage in town and the warm & fuzzies knowing you are supporting KLRU.

Friends on the Mezz $24,000

Four (4) passes to each Austin City Limits taping in Season 41.

Same reserved seating on mezzanine level for each taping.

Membership runs on a calendar year from January 1st to December 31st, 2015.

Join the Waitlist

Friends on the Mezz $12,000

Two (2) passes to each Austin City Limits taping in Season 41.

Same reserved seating on mezzanine level for each taping.

Membership runs on a calendar year from January 1st to December 31st, 2015.

Join the Waitlist

Friends Seated
$6,000

Twenty-four (24) total passes to attend Austin City Limits tapings of your choice in your membership year (Max. of four (4) passes to a taping, some may be restricted to two (2) passes.)

General admission access to the stage-level for open seating on risers.

Passes are valid for 12 months from date of donation. Un-used passes cannot be rolled over.

If all passes are used in less than 12 months, early renewal is accepted with a new expiration date 12 months out.

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Friends up Front
$5,000

Twenty-four (24) total passes to attend Austin City Limits tapings of your choice in your membership year (Max. of four (4) passes to a taping, some may be restricted and limited to two (2) passes.)

General admission access to the stage-level for standing room only.

Passes are valid for 12 months from date of donation. Un-used passes cannot be rolled over.

If all passes are used in less than 12 months, early renewal is accepted with a new expiration date 12 months out.

Join the Waitlist

Friends with a View
$4,500

Two (2) passes to every Austin City Limits taping during your 12 month membership term.

You choose your seats based on section or best available at time of RSVP. Seating provided in first six rows across balcony level.

Ask about a "double" membership, providing four (4) reserved seats.

Join the Waitlist

WAITLIST PROCESS

Due to the popularity and low turn-over in the program, all levels of Friends of ACL are at capacity and waitlisted, both to join as new members or to upgrade levels as existing members. Access into the Friends of ACL program is offered to new members in one of our two entry-levels, Friends Up Front or Friends with a View. Current donors within the Friends program are then eligible to be placed on an upgrade waitlist to fill space in other levels as they become available.

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CONTACT

Amanda Hutchins
Director, Friends of ACL
ahutchins@klru.org
Tel: (512) 232-5757

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