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Austin City Limits 2017 Lineup Announced, feat. Chance The Rapper, Gorillaz, Red Hot Chili Peppers

posted by Oscar May 4, 2017

The 2017 Austin City Limits Festival lineup has been revealed today and it’s headlined by the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance The Rapper, Gorillaz, and The Killers.

ACL Fest will once again take place over two weekends; October 6-8 and October 13-15; at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas.

Some of the other dope names on this list of performers includes Ice Cube, Ryan Adams, Solange, Run The Jewels, Foster The People, Spoon, A$AP Ferg, D.R.A.M., Skepta, Louis The Child, SuperDuperKyle [weekend one only], Royal Blood [weekend one only], Angel Olsen, Danny Brown, Eagles Of Death Metal [weekend two only], The Growlers, Whitney, The Lemon Twigs, and Jamila Woods.

Tickets are on sale now: http://bit.ly/2pZ7NUc

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Video: Drake Brings Out J.Cole at Austin City Limits

posted by Ellena Rodriguez October 11, 2015

These past two weekends Austin held its annual music festival Austin City Limits which Drake headlined on both Saturdays. In his first set, last weekend, he brought out surprise guest, Future, where they performed a few tracks off of their latest project What A Time To Be AliveAnd of course Drizzy could not leave his crowd without a special guest for his second set this past Saturday. He amped up his crowd by bringing out J.Cole which had the everyone going crazy. But that wasn’t it with the surprises…Drake revealed during his second set that the official music video for his hit track”Hotline Bling” will be dropped this week. He also announced that Austin show will be his last of 2015 as he will be finishing up his highly anticipated LP Views From The 6.

Check out the performance up above!

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Video: Foo Fighters Perform on ‘Austin City Limits’

posted by Oscar February 5, 2015

The next episode of the iconic series Austin City Limits will be completely devoted to the Foo Fighters. Today the band and ACL unveiled some footage of what we can expect to see on the forthcoming episode.

Above you will see the Texas-inspired song “What Did I Do?/God As My Witness,” alongside Gary Clark, Jr., off their last album Sonic Highways. After the jump you will find the band pay tribute to their host city by playing “Tuff Enuff” (with Jimmie Vaughan) a Fabulous Thunderbirds cover. What makes this last one great is that you get to see the Foos play with some Southern flair and the guitar solos are always just cool.

See the Foo Fighters’ full ACL episode when it airs February 7th on PBS. Continue Reading

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Austin City Limits 2014 Lineup feat. Eminem, Pearl Jam, OutKast

posted by Oscar April 22, 2014

ACL Fest has announced its 2014 lineup and its brought along some real heavy-hitters with headliners including Eminem, Pearl Jam, OutKast, Beck and Skrillex. Being on two weekends, October 3-5 and 10-12, Austin City Limits will also boast appearances from The Replacements, Childish Gambino, Lana Del Rey, Lorde (weekend 2 only), St. Vincent, AFI, Juanes and Iggy Azalea.

You can see the lineup announcement in the video above or see it all on the poster below.

Tickets available Tuesday, 4/22 @ 10am CT at http://www.aclfestival.com/ Continue Reading

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Video: Queens Of The Stone Age Play Austin City Limits

posted by Oscar January 5, 2014

Queens of the Stone Age

Queens Of The Stone Age helped kick off the new year playing Austin City Limits this past Saturday night., kicking off the second half of the show’s 39th season with a hard-rocking hour-long set.

Their set consisted mostly of tracks from their latest album, . . . Like Clockwork, including “My God is the Sun,” “I Sat By the Ocean,” “If I Had A Tail,” “Smooth Sailing,” and “The Vampyre of Time and Memory.” ACL will have a January 18th broadcast.

Watch the performance here.

(RS)

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Events: Austin City Limits Lineup Includes Atoms for Peace, Kings of Leon, Muse

posted by Oscar May 7, 2013

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The lineup for Austin’s other major festival, Austin City Limits (ACL), has unveiled its 2013 lineup. Some of the bands/artists that are heading down to ATX for the 2 weekend festival (October 4-6 + 11-13) include Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Peace, Muse, Kings Of Leon, Phoenix, Passion Pit, D’Angelo, Vampire Weekend, Wilco, Arctic Monkeys, Kendrick Lamar and 80’s staples like Depeche Mode, The Cure and Lionel Richie. Continue Reading

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Big K.R.I.T. Talks About Upcoming Videos with Fuse

posted by Alberto October 14, 2012

Fuse’s Esteban Serrano caught up with Big K.R.I.T. backstage at the Austin City Limits Festival to talk about the forthcoming Country Cousins project with Yelawolf, the success of his debut album and upcoming videos.  Krit plans on releasing videos for “Praying Man,” “If I Fall,” and “Porchlight” off of Live From The Underground.