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 […]


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Get 16 Free Songs on iTunes

Want a taste of the bands rocking Zilker Park at the eighth edition of ACL Festival in October? Download the FREE digital sampler from iTunes featuring 16 artists from this year’s lineup. Check them out, then click the button below to download your free ACL Festival Sampler on iTunes (only available for U.S. fans).


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 […]



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 […]




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 […]


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 […]

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Friday Side Stage Contest

Kings of Leon and The Yeah Yeah Yeahs may be the ACL Friday headliners, but there’s full day of amazing music to experience. Here’s your chance to get so close, you can taste the sweat. We’re giving away the chance to see a couple of Friday’s bands on the side of the stage! So how […]



Them Crooked Vultures Added to Lineup

Them Crooked Vultures have been added to this year’s ACL Fest lineup, and will perform Friday night on the Xbox 360 stage. They will also play an official Festival aftershow on Thursday, 10/1. Tickets go on sale Saturday, 9/5 at 10am here.