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Gary Clark Jr. Premieres "Ain't Messin 'Round" from October 31 'Austin City Limits' — Exclusive Video

Gary Clark Jr. is playing to sold-out crowds on his headlining tour, but you can see him when he makes his second headlining appearance in a new episode of Austin City Limits that premieres October 31.

Clark played a blazing five-song set that focuses on material from his new album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim.

However, Clark also played a few tunes from 2012's Blak and Blu that won't be part of the official broadcast. You can check out one of them, "Ain't Messin 'Round," below. Tune in Saturday to watch Clark and the band play "Grinder," "Cold Blooded," "Our Love," "Church" and "The Healing."

The Austin City Limits lineup includes:

  • October 31: Gary Clark Jr. / Courtney Barnett
  • November 7: TV On The Radio / The War on Drugs
  • November 14:James Taylor
  • November 21: ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2015.

New episodes will be announced at a later date. Visit for news bout future tapings, episode schedules and live stream updates.

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.