Austin City Limits to Issue Four CD, Three DVDs

Four esteemed artists will launch a new series of CDs and DVDs on Nov. 2, with footage from the archives of Austin City Limits. Titled Live From Austin, Texas, and released on New Records, the collection will feature music from Steve Earle in 1986, Robert Earl Keen in 2001, the Flatlanders in 2002 and Susan Tedeschi in 2003. All of the releases will feature songs cut from the original episode and have been re-mixed and re-mastered in 5.1 surround sound. Earle, Keen and Tedeschi’s performances will be available on CD and DVD, but the Flatlanders will only appear on DVD. Artists slated for next year include Lucinda Williams, Leonard Cohen and Richard Thompson.