Friday, November 22, 2013
Public Broadcasting Americana Music Weekend
As part of a special "Americana Music Weekend," PBS is debuting a bunch of performances from roots music artists. The good times kick off Friday November 22, 2013 with a documentary called Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana. Among those who appear: Dwight Yoakam, Emmylou Harris, The Avett Brothers, Billy Bragg, Alabama Shakes, Mumford & Sons, Richard Thompson and the Carolina Chocolate Drops.
On Saturday November 23, 2013 PBS premieres ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2013, a special episode of Austin City Limits that was recorded during the 2013 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards. Performances on that special include Dr. John with Dan Auerbach, Buddy Miller, The Milk Carton Kids and Jim Lauderdale.
Learn more about the weekend at americanamusic.org and ACL's website. Check PBS.org for channel/time info. source