Upcoming Events

NEXT Nights

KLRU NEXT Nights: Music

Wednesday July 6, 2016

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
3TEN at ACL Live
, 310 Willie Nelson Blvd, Suite 1A, Austin, TX 78701

Join KLRU for our July NEXT Nights event all about MUSIC at Austin’s newest music venue - 3TEN at ACL Live!  We’ll kick off the party screening your favorite Austin City Limits episode! Vote here. Then, we close out the night with a performance by Star Parks.

Hat Creek Burgers will be on-site flipping burgers and Skull & Cakebones will bring a batch of their sweet treats for the crowd. All food and 2 drink tickets per guest are complimentary. The first 75 guests to arrive will also receive a special Austin City Limits themed gift bag! KLRU Next Nights: Music is supported by The Guild.  

Purchase tickets and find more info here. 

NEXT is KLRU’s young professionals group, comprised of a diverse, well-connected, civic-minded membership (ranging in age from 25 – 45). NEXT members support KLRU and its focus on arts and music, public issues and education in the Austin community. Members are KLRU’s next generation of leaders and philanthropic supporters. Find out more at klru.org/next 


Austin City Limits Hall of Fame

Wednesday October 12, 2016

Austin City Limits is proud to announce the newest class of Austin City Limits Hall of Fame inductees: late blues titan B.B. King, songwriting icon Kris Kristofferson and the legendary Bonnie Raitt.

The 2016 ACL Hall of Fame inductees will be celebrated at a ceremony highlighted by all-star music performances to be held October 12, 2016 at ACL's studio home, Austin's ACL Live at The Moody Theater.

Confirmed performers include Willie Nelson, Mavis Staples, Rodney Crowell, Gary Clark Jr., and Taj Mahal, with more to be announced. Comedy super couple Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally will emcee the celebratory evening.

The 2016 Austin City Limits Hall of Fame is sponsored in part by SanDisk, Cousins Properties, Stratus Properties, Heritage Title Company of Austin and Dell. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Laura Villagran Johnson at lvillagran@klru.org. Individual tickets are now sold out. 

Learn more about the event.   

Recent Events

Champions of KLRU 

Wednesday February 24, 2016 

Earlier this year KLRU celebrated our Producers Circle at the University of Texas Club. In addition to special recognition of Lady Bird Johnson, Catherine Robb and Sandy Youman. The evenings festivities included special guest Clifford the Big Red Dog and a successful silent auction inspired by favorite PBS programs. Check out the event photos here

Learn more about becoming a Producers Circle member here

Austin City Limits Season 41 Wrap Party & Exhibit at the Bullock History Museum

Wednesday January 27, 2016

The exhibit featured a selection of artifacts from Austin City Limits as well as a dynamic, large-screen media experience that featuring the 1974 pilot continuing through four decades of ACL highlights.

The celebration included a performance by ACL alumnus Dale Watson, complimentary bites and beverages from Tito’s Vodka & Twin Liquors. 

Check out photos from the event here


Laura Villagran Johnson
P.O. Box 7158 // Austin, Texas // 78713-7158
direct 512.471-3101 // fax 512.471.5561
email lvillagran@klru.org

Want to attend one of our events?
Keep up with KLRU on-the-ground by visiting the events calendar here. 

Want to attend a taping of Austin City Limits? 
Learn more on the Austin City Limits website and visit the upcoming taping schedule here.