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Gary Clark Jr 1 Austin City Limits taping ACL TV episode 2015
Known for high-energy performances, guitar virtuoso Gary Clark Jr. wowed the crowd at Monday's Austin City Limits live taping. Photo by Chad Wadsworth
Gary Clark Jr close up black and white Austin City Limits taping ACL TV episode 2015
Dubbed as "The Chosen One" by Rolling Stone, Clark debuted nine new tracks at his ACL performance.  Photo by Chad Wadsworth
Gary Clark Jr camera set Austin City Limits taping ACL TV episode 2015
Clark's highly anticipated new album was recorded at home in Austin at Arlyn Studios. Photo by Chad Wadsworth
Gary Clark Jr camera Austin City Limits taping ACL TV episode 2015
"[Clark is] certainly the biggest thing to come out of Austin in years, if not decades," says Austin City Limits Executive Producer Terry Lickona.  Photo by Chad Wadsworth
The Story of Sonny Boy Clark
Clark's soulful, 13-track sophomore album The Story of Sonny Boy Slim drops September 11. Courtesy of Gary Clark Jr.