Band of Heathens appears on Austin City Limits
Friday, October 30, 2009
– The Band of Heathens, who recently released "One Foot in the Ether," will appear on PBS' Austin City Limits on Nov. 7 on a bill headlined by Elvis Costello. On the program, the band performs five songs: Jackson Station, L.A. County Blues, Shine a Light, Golden Calf
and You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone.
Although both the Band of Heathens and the producers of Austin City Limits are based in Austin, ACL executive producer Terry Lickona first saw the band while in Nashville for the 2008 Americana Music Festival and Conference.
Band of Heathens' Gordy Quist said, "Playing the Austin City Limits show was the highlight of my career so far. To play the same iconic stage that I watched so many music legends play while I was growing up is staggering."
Band mate Ed Jurdi echoed, "The opportunity to perform on Austin City Limits on a stage where ghosts and contemporaries alike have poured their heart and soul into some of the greatest performances ever recorded, was a pure musical experience. The vibe and mojo of ACL is undeniable."
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