Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Austin City Limits
The longest-running music series in American television history, ACL recorded its first program with Willie Nelson in October 1974 at KLRU-TV at the University of Texas. Showcasing roots music, legends and innovative popular music from every genre, ACL has become a music icon and helped build Austin's reputation as the "Live Music Capital of the World."
Erected 2009 by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1974.
Location. 30° 15.914′ N, 97° 44.801′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is at the intersection of Lavaca Street and West Willie Nelson Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Lavaca Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Lavaca Street, Austin TX 78701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J.P. Schneider Store (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); H&TC and I&GN Depots (approx. 0.2 miles away); Congress Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southwestern Telegraph & Telephone Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Site of First Methodist Church of Austin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Margaret Moser Plaza (approx. ¼ mile away); Claudia Taylor Johnson Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); O. Henry Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . . History of Austin City Limits in 90 seconds (Youtube, 94 seconds). (Submitted on February 23, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 23, 2019, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.