UPDATE: ACL Live adds third night for Robert Plant, Lucinda Williams

UPDATE 7/26: Robert Plant is coming to Austin in late September and he plans to hang around for a bit. After swiftly selling out two nights at ACL Live, the rock icon has added a third date, Monday, Oct. 1. He’ll be performing with his band, the Sensational Shape Shifters and Lucinda Williams will open. Tickets to the show go on sale Thursday at 7 p.m. More info.  

UPDATE: Robert Plant will definitely be hanging out in Austin for a bit longer than planned. After the first night of his ACL Live show with Lucinda Williams sold out swiftly, the club has added a second date. Plant and Williams will also play the club on Sunday, September 30. Tickets will set you back $73.50 to $93.50 and are on sale at 7 p.m. Thursday. 


Our favorite rock ‘n’ roll legend/former Austinite is coming to town this fall.

Robert Plant performs at a benefit concert for Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM), Dec. 16, 2012.
Ashley Landis for American-Statesman

On Tuesday, Robert Plant announced a string of September tour dates supporting his latest release “Carry Fire.”

The Led Zeppelin front man kicks off the limited North American leg of the tour at LouFest in St. Louis on September 8 and wraps up here in Austin on September 29.  Tickets to the show at ACL Live go on sale Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. He will be joined at the Austin show by storied singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams.

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Worth noting that Plant, who live in Austin while dating beloved Austin songwriter Patty Griffin, doesn’t have any dates for a month after that Austin show.

So the odds of him showing up at one of his favorite Austin watering holes like the Continental Club or the Sahara Lounge seem better than average.

Author: Deborah Sengupta Stith

Deborah Sengupta Stith has been hanging out in dimly lit corners of the city soaking in the music scene for almost 20 years. Twitter: @deborific

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