Austin City Limits To Induct B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt and Kris Kristofferson Into Hall Of Fame
May 13, 2016 at 11:23 AM (PT)
WILLIE NELSON, MAVIS STAPLES, RODNEY CROWELL, GARY CLARK JR, and TAJ MAHAL are set to perform at the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS HALL OF FAME inductions of B.B. KING, BONNIE RAITT, and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON on MONDAY, OCTOBER 12th at AUSTIN's LIVE AT THE MOODY THEATER. The celebration will feature one-of-a-kind music performances and tributes, with comedy super-couple NICK OFFERMAN and MEGAN MULLALLY hosting; honorees KRISTOFFERSON and RAITT will also perform at the ceremony. More information about performances, presenters and additional guest stars will be announced prior to the event.
Tickets go on-sale FRIDAY, MAY 20th at 10a (CT) online. Musical highlights and inductions from the ceremony will be broadcast in a special episode as part of ACL's Season 42, which premieres in the FALL on PBS-TV.
The AUSTIN CITY LIMITS HALL OF FAME was established in 2014 to celebrate the legacy of legendary artists and key individuals who have played a vital part in the pioneering music series 40+ years as a music institution. The inaugural induction ceremony in 2014 honored WILLIE NELSON, STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN & DOUBLE TROUBLE, LLOYD MAINES, program creator BILL ARHOS, and DARRELL ROYAL. Last year's second annual ceremony honored ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL, LORETTA LYNN, GUY CLARK, FLACO JIMENEZ, and TOWNES VAN ZANDT, along with the original crew of the show’s first season in 1974-75.