Austin City Limits to Live Stream The Black Angels Debut
Tonight August 28th @ 9pm ET/8pm CT
Austin, TX—August 28, 2013—Austin City Limits (ACL) will live stream the debut taping of Austin's own Black Angels worldwide tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern Time/ 8pm Central Time. Fans can log on to ACL's YouTube Channel http://www.youtube.com/user/AustinCityLimitsTV to watch the Texas psych-rockers entire ACL taping as it happens live from The Moody Theater in downtown Austin. The broadcast episode will air as part of ACL's upcoming Season 39, which premieres in October on PBS.
Named in tribute to the Velvet Underground number “The Black Angel’s Death Song,” the
Black Angels found themselves the spearhead of a new psychedelic revival soon after their formation in 2004. The band’s carefully crafted blend of melody and noise won over fans of both modern indie rock and old-school acid rock, and its LPs Passover and Directions to See a Ghost on the Light in the Attic label established it as a major force in underground rock & roll. 2008 found the band not only backing Roky Erickson for a pair of gigs, but also starting its own festival, the Austin Psych Fest. Signing to the revived legendary label Blue Horizon, the Black Angels signaled a poppier direction with Phosphene Dream and its latest Indigo Meadow. NPR recently said of the band, “The music slunk through the crowd like an iridescent snake wrapping itself around each and every fan in the crowd, rattling its tail and hissing a slew of bittersweet, psychedelic nothings in the process.”
About Austin City Limits
Austin City Limits (ACL) is a television series on PBS that records and broadcasts original musical performances from exciting new talent and legendary artists of all genres.
Austin City Limits is the longest-running music series in American television history and remains the only TV series to ever be awarded the National Medal of Arts. ACL has been designated an official Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Landmark. In 2012, ACL received a rare institutional Peabody Award for excellence and outstanding achievement. In 2011, ACL moved to the new venue ACL Live at The Moody Theater in downtown Austin.
ACL is produced by KLRU-TV and funding is provided in part by AMD, Budweiser, the Austin Convention Center Department and Dell. Additional funding is provided by the Friends of Austin City Limits. Learn more about Austin City Limits, programming and history at acltv.com.