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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 […]

As of: 9/29/2009

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PITCH IN, ROCK & RECYCLE, AND WIN

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 […]

As of: 9/23/2009

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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

As of: 9/21/2009

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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 […]

As of: 9/18/2009

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Park VIP Style & Sit Side Stage on Sunday

This week we’re giving you another chance to watch one of your top Sunday bands on the side of the stage!  And as a special perk, we’re throwing in a VIP parking pass for the weekend so you can haul your friends down to the festival each day. How do you win? Again, it’s super […]

As of: 9/16/2009

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Saturday Side Stage Contest

Congratulations to Lauren S, the winner of last week’s contest. She and a friend will be standing on the side of the stage during Phoenix of Friday! We know a lot of you were disappointed you didn’t win, but don’t despair. This week we’re giving you another chance – this time to watch one of […]

As of: 9/9/2009

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SUNDAY LINEUP SHUFFLE: ADDITIONS & SUBTRACTIONS

Due to another set of unexpected health issues, there are some changes to the Festival’s Sunday schedule. Sadly, Sonic Youth is canceling its upcoming tour dates; Lee Ranaldo fractured his wrist. Also, Marva Wright, “The Blues Queen of New Orleans,” recently suffered a stroke. We wish them both a swift recovery! The good news? Dirty […]

As of: 9/9/2009

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20 BANDS REMAIN IN THE SOUND AND THE JURY CONTEST

Only 5 of the remaining 20 bands will survive Round 3 of the Sound and the Jury contest. And it’s up to fans to decide which acts make it to Austin to compete live for the ultimate prize, a performance slot at ACL Festival. It’s simple: the Top 5 bands with the most votes by […]

As of: 9/8/2009

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It’s Been Too Long, Good Friend

This October in Zilker Park, not only will Dave and the gang be playing their first ACL Festival, but it will be the first time since 1999 they’ve played in Austin. We’re talking pre-Y2K scare was the last time DMB has played in the capitol of live music.  Well, hundreds of shows later – we […]

As of: 9/2/2009