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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: Elvis Costello/The Band Of Heathens

Austin's rootsy songwriting collective The Band of Heathens performs on the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage.
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Austin's rootsy songwriting collective The Band of Heathens performs on the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage.

Airs Friday, July 13, 2012 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of original American music. Musical styles range from contemporary and traditional pop to rock, country, blues, bluegrass, Latin, folk, roots and more. All find a home on the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage. Recipient of a Peabody Award for 37 years of excellence.

"Elvis Costello/The Band Of Heathens" - Songwriting genius Elvis Costello returns to AUSTIN CITY LIMITS to showcase songs from his latest, Americana-influenced record, "Secret, Profane and Sugarcane." The song list includes "Sulphur to Sugarcane," "The Crooked Line" (with Patty Griffin), "Don't Lie to Me," "Red Cotton," and "Five Small Words/Not Fade Away."

Austin’s rootsy songwriting collective, Band of Heathens, follows Costello's performance. Their song list includes "Jackson Station," "L.A. County Blues," "Shine a Light," "Golden Calf" and "You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone."

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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS is on Facebook, and you can follow @acltv on Twitter. Elvis Costello is on Facebook. The Band of Heathens is on Facebook, and you can follow @BandofHeathens on Twitter.

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Watch The Band of Heathens "Jackson Station" on PBS. See more from Austin City Limits.

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