ACL Poster Party

ACL News

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 […]

As of: 11/2/2011

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 […]

As of: 9/17/2011


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 […]

As of: 9/16/2011

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 […]

As of: 9/8/2011

Gary Clark Jr. Contest

ACL News

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 […]

As of: 9/7/2011

Artist Discovery


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 […]

As of: 9/1/2011

Artist Discovery

ACL News

CultureMap Austin Features The Antlers

A band that debuted with a gut-wrenching concept album revolving around the death of a either a person or a relationship (different reviewers arrive at different interpretations, even after interviewing lead Peter Silberman) may not be what you’d consider a perfect fit for a sweltering, outdoor summertime festival. But if you’ve seen Brooklyn’s The Antlers […]

As of: 8/26/2011

Artist Discovery

ACL News

Flavorpill’s Featured 2011 Artist: Joseph Arthur

Joseph Arthur is a creative dynamo. Since being discovered by Peter Gabriel in the mid-’90s, the extremely prolific singer/songwriter has delivered eight albums and ten EPs, staged gallery shows and released a book of his visual artwork, and even opened a museum. Last year, he debuted Fistful of Mercy, a side project that featured three-way […]

As of: 8/24/2011


ACL News

10th Anniversary Birthday Party

ACL is no ordinary Festival and this is no ordinary year! After a solid decade of music, food, fun and community it’s time to crank things up a notch and pat our fans on the back for all your support. That’s why we’re throwing a ACL Festival Pre Party brought to you by Google Offers […]

As of: 8/23/2011