Austin City Limits Receives Historic Landmark Designation by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Austin City Limits TV Series!  Another designation that adds to Austin’s reputation as the Live Music Capital of the World.

Monday, August 10, 2009, 1:45pm CDT

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame names ACL a historic landmark

Austin Business Journal

“The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum said Monday that the Austin City Limits television series will be officially designated an historic rock and roll site as a part of the museum’s landmark series this October.”

“Austin City Limits represents one of the most unique archives of modern American music,” said Stewart. “It shares with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the mission of collecting, preserving and interpreting the rock and roll story and educating fans about the cultural significance of this art form.”

“The Rock Hall will unveil a historic marker on Thursday, Oct. 1 to celebrate the premiere of the show’s 35th season on PBS. As a part of the designation, the Rock Hall and Austin City Limits will host educational panels with artists, members of the media and ACL staff discussing the significance of the groundbreaking music series and its impact on our culture.”

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