Last month, host Janice Marie Collins began a conversation about some of the questions raised by the shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Missouri. At 10 am Friday, Oct. 3, that conversation continues with a a live special focusing on what comes next and the search for solutions. Guests include C-U Citizens for Peace and Justice co-founder Aaron Ammons; Imani Bazzell, founder of SisterNet and Family Advocacy of Champaign County; and James LaPlace, minister of Church of the Living God, Champaign.
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The star-studded special celebrates the trailblazing music series’ 40th anniversary. With guest hosts Jeff Bridges, Matthew McConaughey and Sheryl Crow, the two-hour broadcast features memorable moments from the show’s remarkable run, anchored by some of the brightest stars in the show’s history returning to the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage for incredible performances. Highlights include legends Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Foo Fighters, Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Gary Clark Jr., Lyle Lovett, Alabama Shakes, Buddy Guy and more performing in celebration of AUSTIN CITY LIMITS’ legacy as an American music institution over the last four decades.
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Roger pays tribute to the Prairie Ensemble and Kevin Kelly, founding conductor and the driving force behind the group. Kevin has moved to the Chicago area. Kevin was also the host of Live and Local on WILL-FM.