ACL Poster Party

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RSVP for Gravure Poster Party at Flatbed Press

The 2011 Austin City Music Festival Commemorative Gravure Print is here! Designed by Austin artist Felice House and printed by Flatbed Press, the commemorative gravure is a limited-edition fine art print specially commissioned by C3 Presents to celebrate 10 years of the ACL Festival. Using the old-world intaglio printing technique, each print was meticulously hand-pulled […]

iPhone and Android App

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2011 iPhone and Android Apps

WE ARE CURRENTLY WORKING ON THE 2012 MOBILE APPS AND WILL ANNOUNCE SOON! If you’re headed down to Zilker Park this year and you’ve got a smartphone in tow, download The Official ACL Festival App and make your weekend exponentially easier! Powered by Dell and AMD, ACL’s handy app is available for both Android and […]

Firefighters Outside of Fort Davis

ACL News

ACL Festival Wildfire Relief Fund Drive

The Austin City Limits Music Festival has always made a commitment to doing the right thing for our city, our earth and the people we share it with. So, as we witnessed our friends, families and neighbors in Central Texas lose everything to the recent wildfires, we knew we needed to come up with a […]

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Top Tips for the 10th

THE BURN BAN IS IN EFFECT, Y’ALL Like most of Texas, Austin is suffering one of its worst droughts in history and a burn ban is in effect for the City of Austin and surrounding areas. Please be hyper-vigilant during the Festival weekend. Avoid any type of activity that might cause a spark and ACL […]

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ACL News

Reminder: Statewide Burn Ban in Effect

Due to the extreme drought conditions in Texas, the Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) has issued a Burn Ban prohibiting the building of fires and smoking in the City of Austin Parks and Recreation system. We strongly encourage our fans, employees and partners to comply with this directive and use extreme caution while in […]

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Google+ at ACL Festival

In addition to checking out the great bands at The Google+ Stage, you’ll also want to visit The Google+ Lounge located to the west of their stage. Drop by the air-conditioned Google+ Lounge to join the Google+ project, take pictures in the Google+ photobooths, pick up some free giveaways & catch exclusive artist Hangouts while […]

J Roddy

ACL News, Bands

Ice Cream Man’s Favorite 2011 Band

When we were in town for South by Southwest earlier this year we decided to throw our first party in five years. The first band we booked was J Roddy Walston and the Business. Their high-energy, piano-led rock was exactly what we wanted to build the rest of the lineup around. Needless to say, they […]

Gary Clark Jr. Contest

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Gary Clark Jr Contest

Take home a music lovers prize package from Austin’s own Gary Clark Jr. to remind you of ACL’s 10th anniversary! Enter to win: A pair of 3-Day Passes A signed Epiphone Acoustic Guitar A meet-and-greet with guitar virtuoso Gary Clark Jr. All you have to do is add Gary Clark Jr. to your ACL Festival […]

Artist Discovery

Bands

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. from CultureMap Austin

Unlike last week’s Artist Discovery pick featuring The Antlers, my next pick for must-see-at-ACL is the effervescent, overtly positive, wittily theatrical Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. And when I say theatrical, lower your brow just a bit; we’re talking an occasional dancing panda, a giant bubble-producing machine, lots of microsynth pedaling and two cheery dudes having […]