Local Music Spotlight – Top Music Picks by Tom Gimbel

Local Music Spotlight – Top Music Picks by Tom Gimbel


Leddy Bragg, Derailers – BROKEN SPOKE

South Austin Moonlighters, Patrice Pike & Mutlu – THE SAXON PUB 

Whitney Rose, Barfield, The Tyrant – THE CONTINENTAL CLUB 

Starlight Music Series: Candy Coburn – THE OASIS ON LAKE TRAVIS 

Luke Bryan Huntin’, Fishin’, and Lovin’ Every Day Tour with Brett Eldredge & Granger Smith – AUSTIN360 AMPHITHEATER


Emily Herring, Tiffany 6 & The Saddle Sores THE WHITE HORSE

Wilsen – THE MOHAWK 

FRIDAY, 9/22: 

Beau’s Backyard Music Series: The Eggmen – THE OASIS ON LAKE TRAVIS

Rob Baird with Chris Staples – 3TEN AUSTIN CITY LIMITS LIVE


Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit  – WHITEWATER AMPHITHEATER  

Brought to you by Ultimate Classic Cars.


About Tom Gimbel – General Manager – Austin City Limits

Tom Gimbel is the General Manager of the KLRU television show Austin City Limits. “ACL” is the longest running music show in American television history, the only television program ever awarded the National Medal of the Arts, a certified Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Landmark, and in 2012 the recipient of an institutional Peabody Award celebrating “37 years of excellence in television.”

Prior to joining Austin City Limits, Gimbel’s twenty five-plus year music industry career has included roles with indie and major record labels, and artist management. From 1995 – 2005, Gimbel held senior executive positions with Arista Records where he guided successful campaigns for Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum sales certified artists such as Santana, Outkast, Pink, Dido, Whitney Houston, and Sarah McLachlan. He has served as an artist manager representing the legendary underground musician and artist Daniel Johnston for more than 20 years.

sarah welbes

January 16th, 2017

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  1. Keith Murray says:

    I love the Local Music Spotlight with Tom Gimbal. How can I get his recommendations in time to use them? I heard the show live yesterday morning (May 16) however I can not find summary of the broadcast anywhere. Please help! I would like to see acts Tom recommended for this weekend.

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