Tonight on New Year’s Eve–Coldplay and Vintage Tom Waits on Austin City Limits

Dec 31st, 2011 in Music

Tonight, while the usuals will be counting down with their commercial-filled extravaganzas of excess and nil, Austin City Limits will light up our TVs brighter than Times Square with a special 90-minute concert by Coldplay starting at 11pm (Pacific Time) on PBS (you can also stream the concert via  The band will perform a cache of songs off their new album, Mylo Xyloto, along with live favorites from their back catalogue.  We can’t think of a better band to lively-up New Year’s Eve.  So check it live or set your DVRs.

And then afterwards (at 12:30 Pacific), Austin City Limits will re-broadcast a 60-minute concert of Tom Waits filmed in 1979 (circa Blue Valentine and Heartattack and Vine.   You can check out previews of both shows below. Don’t miss it.


Watch Behind the Scenes: Coldplay on PBS. See more from Austin City Limits.

Tom Waits:

Watch Tom Waits – Preview on PBS. See more from Austin City Limits.

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