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10/2 is LIVESTRONG DAY :: Wear Yellow to ACL Festival

Friday, October 2 (10/2) is LIVESTRONG Day, a global day of action and awareness for the fight against cancer. It also marks the 13th anniversary of Lance Armstrong’s cancer diagnosis.  Wear yellow on Friday to show your support for the fight against cancer! Festival goers will also have the opportunity to register for the international […]


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Chef Tim Love & The Love Shack Added to Austin Eats

The unofficial mayor of Fort Worth, TX, Tim Love has become a nationally recognized culinary personality, known as much for his freewheeling personality as his signature urban western cuisine. As chef and owner of The Lonesome Dove Western Bistro and The Love Shack in Fort Worth, he’s as comfortable cooking for the Dallas Cowboys as […]


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The Sound and The Jury Finale: Top 5 Still Standing

After several weeks of intense competition, five talented artists will make the trip to Austin’s legendary Antone’s Nightclub for The Sound & The Jury final showdown. The big prize? A chance to perform on the Dell stage at ACL Festival. Fan votes and the judges will determine which act has the right stuff to put […]

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2009 ACL FESTIVAL TIPS (These tips go to eleven!)

PREP FOR FALL WEATHER IN TEXAS Drink water like it’s August. Look for free water fountains throughout Zilker Park. Slather on sunscreen early and re-apply often. Cool off in front of the cooling fans at Mr. Mister, Sister Mister, and Zilker Beach. And in case Mother Nature adds some showers to the weekend, consider schlepping […]


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Sure did. If you’re bringing your iPhone to Zilker Park, we’ve got the App for you. Download the Festival’s free iPhone App to help guide you through your weekend. You’ll be able to create a custom schedule, or synch with your custom schedule from; peruse the map; check out artist bios and music; and […]


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Hit Us With Your Best Shots. Win VIPs!

Want to make it on the big screen at ACL? We’ve teamed up with T-Mobile to put our fans best shots on the big jumbotrons and throughout the Festival. To kick off our Photo to Screen program (and give you a little practice before the big gig), here’s what we need you to do: […]




Be part of ACL Festival’s commitment to being kind to Zilker Park (and the planet) — our Rock & Recycle program. Take park in designated eco-mindful activities before and during the Festival. Not only does it feel great, you’ll also be rewarded with cool stuff like a collectible ACL Festival t-shirt and the chance to […]


24/7 ACL Festival Radio

We’ve teamed up with Goom Radio to produce the official radio station for this year’s Festival. Tune in 24/7 to live, streaming music from artists rocking the 2009 lineup, and memorable performances from past Festivals. Launch pop up


The Avett Brothers ACL Meet-and-Greet

This week we are giving 2 lucky fans the chance to meet The Avett Brothers at this year’s ACL Festival! The lucky winners will also receive a copy of their new LP “I and Love and You” (Available now, CD to be released 9/29). It’s easy to enter, here’s how to win: 1. Check out […]