Kendrick Lamar Leads 'Austin City Limits' 2016 Lineup: Watch a Preview

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Kendrick Lamar performs on Day Two of the Osheaga Music and Arts Festival on August 1, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. 

Austin City Limits returns in January and is bringing with it performances by Kendrick Lamar, Alabama Shakes, Sleater-Kinney, Leon Bridges, Ryan Adams and others. 

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The PBS music series resumes on Jan. 2 with Alabama Shakes and Vintage Trouble kicking off the second half of its 41st season. Angélique Kidjo, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Shakey Graves, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and Heartless Bastards will all appear as well. 

ACL's season premiered in October with performances by Sturgill Simpson, Asleep at the Wheel, Cassandra Wilson, Courtney Barnett, Gary Clark Jr., TV On The Radio, The War on Drugs, Don Henley and James Taylor, among others.

This is Lamar's first appearance on ACL, handling an hour-long set on Jan. 9. Watch his performance of "Alright" followed by the full schedule below.

Season 41 2016 Schedule:

Jan. 2 - Alabama Shakes / Vintage Trouble
Jan. 9 - Kendrick Lamar
Jan. 16 - Ryan Adams / Shakey Graves
Jan. 23 - Angélique Kidjo
Jan. 30 - Sleater-Kinney / Heartless Bastards
Feb. 6 - Leon Bridges / Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Feb. 13 - Tedeschi Trucks Band