Lessee… Kanye West on Friday, Stevie Wonder on Saturday and Arcade Fire closes on Sunday. Those are just a few of the heavy hitters scheduled for this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival.
UIC Pavilion, Chicago, Ill.
April 22, 2011
Scheduled for Sept. 16-18 at Zilker Park, the festival has revealed its daily lineups, giving you plenty of time to contemplate your own ACL agenda.
In addition to West, Friday’s lineup includes Coldplay, Nas & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Bright Eyes, Santigold, Pretty Lights, Big Boi, Ray LaMontagne, Old Crow Medicine Show and Cold War Kids.
With Wonder topping Saturday’s bill, ACL’s second day includes performances by My Morning Jacket, Alison Krauss + Union Station feat. Jerry Douglas, Cee-Lo Greene, Cut Copy, TV On The Radio, Skrillex, Iron & Wine, Chromeo, Gillian Welch, Fitz & The Tantrums and Court Yard Hounds, composed of Dixie Chicks Martie Maguire and Emily Robison.
"Hope for Haiti Now: a Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief," New York City
January 22, 2010
In addition to Arcade Fire playing on Sunday, ACL’s final day includes Fleet Foxes, Social Distortion, Empire Of The Sun, Randy Newman, Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses, Broken Social Scene, Death From Above 1979; The Airborne Toxic Event, Elbow, The Walkmen, Chiddy Bang and Gomez.
But we’re just brushing the surface and there are plenty of other bands and artists playing the festival, including North Mississippi Allstars, Wanda Jackson, Brandi Carlile, Jack Ingram, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Gary Clark, Jr., and The Secret Sisters. You really need to look at the ACL website to appreciate the depth and variety scheduled for each day.
NBC "Today" show, New York City
April 14, 2011
At this time the Austin City Limits Music Festival has 1-day general admission passes for $90. VIP passes and travel packages are also available. Visit ACLFestival.com for more inf.