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KLRU Events

KLRU is out and about in the Central Texas community. From screenings to tapings to our annual fundraiser, the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame, there are many ways to get involved with the station. See below for a list of upcoming KLRU events, and learn how you can be a part of the fun!

Aug

22

8:00 pm

ACL Taping: Vampire Weekend

Aug 22, 2019 8:00 pm

ACL Live at The Moody Theater 310 W. 2nd Street (Willie Nelson Blvd.), Austin, Texas

Austin City Limits will be taping a performance by Vampire Weekend on Thursday, August 22 at 8 pm at ACL Live at The Moody Theater (310 W. 2nd Street, Willie Nelson Blvd). Learn more at acltv.com/upcoming-tapings.

Aug

26

6:00 pm

KLRU Presents: Say It Loud in Your Community

Aug 26, 2019 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Native Hostel 807 East 4th Street Austin, Texas 78702

Say It Loud is an original PBS Digital Studios show that celebrates Black culture, context and history. Join KLRU in celebration of this new web series filmed right here in Austin!

We will screen a couple of our favorite episodes and have an interactive discussion about the show and other diversity initiatives from KLRU, your local PBS station.

Panel with Say It Loud Co-Host Evelyn Ngugi, Say It Loud Producer Hallease Narvaez and KLRU Board Member Virginia Cumberbatch, moderated by KLRU, SVP of Production Sara Robertson.

Bites and drinks to be served.

Aug

28

8:00 pm

ACL Taping: Black Pumas

Aug 28, 2019 8:00 pm

ACL Live at The Moody Theater, 310 W. 2nd Street (Willie Nelson Blvd.), Austin, Texas

Austin City Limits will be taping a performance by Black Pumas on Wednesday, August 28 at 8 pm at ACL Live at The Moody Theater (310 W. 2nd Street, Willie Nelson Blvd). Learn more at acltv.com/upcoming-tapings.

Aug

30

8:00 pm

ACL Taping: Colter Wall

Aug 30, 2019 8:00 pm

ACL Live at The Moody Theater, 310 W. 2nd Street (Willie Nelson Blvd.), Austin, Texas

Austin City Limits will be taping a performance by Colter Wall on Friday, August 30 at 8 pm at ACL Live at The Moody Theater (310 W. 2nd Street, Willie Nelson Blvd). Learn more at acltv.com/upcoming-tapings.

Sep

4

6:30 PM (doors open at 5:30 PM)

Country Music Sneak Preview

Sep 4, 2019 6:30 PM (doors open at 5:30 PM) to 10:00 PM

ACL Live at The Moody Theater, 310 W. 2nd Street (Willie Nelson Blvd.), Austin, Texas

This September, Ken Burns tells the story of Country Music and the remarkable stories of the people and places behind a true American art form.

KLRU presents a special preview of this exciting new series on September 4th at ACL Live at The Moody Theater. Hear from Country Music filmmakers Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey, get the inside scoop from Country Music U.S.A. author Bill Malone and Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson and enjoy a sneak peek at clips from the series. The eight-part 16-hour Country Music documentary premieres September 15th on KLRU and includes footage from the Austin City Limits archive of some of the genre's most breathtaking performances. ACL executive producer Terry Lickona will moderate the panel discussion about the making of the series. KOKE-FM's Bob Cole will be your host for the evening, which also includes a performance by Sarah Gayle Meech.

The event is free but an RSVP is required.

Sep

12

Doors 6:00 pm. Final seating 7:00 pm.

ATX Together: Disability and Employment

Sep 12, 2019 Doors 6:00 pm. Final seating 7:00 pm.

KLRU Studio 6A (map) 2504 B Whitis Avenue Austin, Texas 78712

In recognition of October’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month, please join us for the taping of our next installment of ATX Together in Studio 6A at KLRU-TV, Austin PBS.

KLRU Editorial Director Judy Maggio will host this one-hour television special airing in October.

In dialogue with the audience, the focus of the evening will be on the employment challenges and successes of people in Austin who have disabilities. Together we will explore how to encourage local employers to consider hiring people with disabilities as well as shine a light on local employers and agencies that are helping provide meaningful employment for people with disabilities. The town hall will be interactive and you are welcome and encouraged to share your thoughts. There will also be a special appearance by TILT Performance Group.

Sep

18

7:00 pm

KLRU NEXT Night: Travel with Rick Steves

Sep 18, 2019 7:00 pm to Sep 18, 2019 9:00 pm

Mercury Hall, 615 Cardinal Lane

Join us for a NEXT Night celebrating the man with the travel plan (and money belt): Rick Steves! We'll be at Mercury Hall on Wednesday, September 18.

Enjoy cuisine from around the world with Discada, Bao'd Up, Taste of Ethiopia, Kome and Lick Ice Creams, and sip signature cocktails from Tequila 512. Noah Marion leather goods will also be on site to custom stamp leather luggage tags! Create your own travel photo with Rick Steves at our photobooth, and enter to win a KLRU prize pack by sharing your wildest, wackiest or best travel story at our Baggage Claim. Bon voyage!

Thanks so much to our sponsor who helped map out the evening, ABC Home & Commercial Services.

Sep

27

8:00 pm

ACL Taping: Cage The Elephant

Sep 27, 2019 8:00 pm

ACL Live at The Moody Theater, 310 W. 2nd Street (Willie Nelson Blvd.), Austin, Texas

Austin City Limits will be taping a performance by Cage The Elephant on Friday, September 27 at 8 pm at ACL Live at The Moody Theater (310 W. 2nd Street, Willie Nelson Blvd). Learn more at acltv.com/upcoming-tapings.

Sep

30

8:00 PM

ACL Taping: Sharon Van Etten

Sep 30, 2019 8:00 PM

ACL Live at The Moody Theater, 310 W. 2nd Street (Willie Nelson Blvd.), Austin, Texas

Austin City Limits will be taping a performance by Sharon Van Etten on Monday, September 30 at 8 pm at ACL Live at The Moody Theater (310 W. 2nd Street, Willie Nelson Blvd). Learn more at acltv.com/upcoming-tapings.

Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction and Ceremony

Oct 24, 2019 7:00 pm

ACL Live at The Moody Theater 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd, Austin, TX 78701

Lone Star troubadour and renowned party-starter Robert Earl Keen hosts this historic evening to recognize three beacons of American music: singer-songwriting legends Lyle Lovett and Shawn Colvin, and blues giant Buddy Guy! More information about performers, presenters and additional guest stars will be announced prior to the event. Musical highlights and inductions from the ceremony will air as a special on PBS later this year.

Attire: Austin Casual