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Ed Sheeran, Norah Jones To Perform On "Austin City Limits"
"Austin City Limits" is set to return on Oct. 9 with a performance by GRAMMY winner Ed Sheeran, who will be making his second appearance on the renowned PBS show.
Now in its 43rd season, "ACL" will also feature performances from a trio of other GRAMMY winners: Zac Brown Band (Oct. 21), Norah Jones (Oct. 28) and Miranda Lambert (Nov. 4). Also taking the stage will be the Pretenders (Oct. 14) and the Head And The Heart and Benjamin Booker (Nov. 11). Look for the full season lineup in the coming weeks.
ACL is looking to augment the show's footprint with some exciting new offerings. The show will partner with Google's virtual reality team for a 10-part Daydream video series, "ACL VR," providing exclusive performance and behind-the-scenes content. Additionally, the "ACL" YouTube channel will feature 360-degree-video with Sheeran, Zac Brown Band and other season performers.
"This season proves once again why both music fans and artists alike consider Austin City Limits to be the finest showcase for the best in music today — no matter where it comes from," said longtime executive producer Terry Lickona, who served as Recording Academy Chair from 2005–2007. "Artists consider it an honor to step on our stage, and we are honored to capture these performances and bring them to the world — now in more formats than ever before."