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DOPE LEMON The day started at 2:15 with Dope Lemon at the Honda Stage. The first half of the set brought grunge guitar chords into a blaze. Opening with tracks such as “Honey Bones,” “Marinade,” and “Hey You,” their live music juxtaposed their mellow studio takes. In a hazy fog, the guitarist let out multiple […]

It was a bright, sunny day with clear skies. The crisp 70-degree fall weather at Zilker Park greeted guests for day two of the festival. Declan McKenna At 2:00, Declan Mckenna graced the American Express stage. With white cardboard glasses, he sang old tracks such as “Listen to You Friends.” He also pays tribute to […]

It was a sunny and hot afternoon. Thousands walked into Zilker Park, anticipating their favorite artist. It’s the start of the second weekend, and many prepare with water bottles to keep cool. The Altons The day started at 1:45 PM with The Altons on the IHG stage. Their swift harmonies and slow instrumental brought a […]

On Sunday, Oct. 8, Austin City Limits was in full swing, with thousands of attendants packing Zilker Park in anticipation of the last day of the music festival.

On Saturday, Oct. 7, Austin City Limits, informally known as ACL, was in full swing as fans entered Zilker Park in anticipation of several talented artists.

It’s happening. Later this year from October 6-8 and 13-15, the famous two-week music festival in Texas, Austin City Limits, will be back in Zilker Park. While this date is a couple of months away, it is important to plan ahead to stay at ease in a busy environment. Here is a mini list of […]

Austin City Limits is back for 2023 and has revealed its stellar lineup, which features Kendrick Lamar, Shania Twain, the 1975, Alanis Morissette and many more. The Austin City Limits Music Festival is a staple in the Austin Community, and lineup release day is always a day to anticipate. The lineup for both weekends was […]

As the final day had approached it was evident that heat was here, both in temperature and spice — peppery to be exact. Performers battled through the day’s scorching temperatures while putting on magical shows for the devout fans who made it to day three. Starting with a stellar performance at the American Express stage […]

On Saturday October 15, all of the one-day general admission festival attendees from the night before recovered from home, meanwhile, three-day attendees continued to power through their ACL journey by heading back to Zilker Metropolitan Park for another round of stellar concert performances. When festival-goers weren’t busy buying food or merch, they were likely on […]

On Friday Oct 14, 2022 Austin City Limits Music Festival Weekend 2 kicked off with a later but great start as attendees began to take their first pick of performances to watch, but no matter the choice, a great show was guaranteed for all festival-goers as they got to choose from a wide selection of […]

Austin City Limits made its 2022 return with its first weekend on Oct. 7-Oct. 9. W1 was a major success and featured some fantastic performances from huge artists, as well as lesser-known artists and local bands from Austin. Day One: ALL THE STARS The festival started really strong on its first day with great performances […]

If you are at all familiar with the iconic Austin City Limits Music Festival, then you should already know by now that this year’s ACL Weekend 1 is taking place on October 7–9th, 2022. The lineup is packed with household-name performers as well as features from local bands, paired with tasty food vendors and activities […]

It’s that time of year again! Austin’s beloved music festival returns to Zilker Park this October – this time with a few pleasant surprises on the lineup. Austin City Limits is definitely one of the best festivals that happens in Texas. Each year, they bring us an incredible lineup full of popular headliners and upcoming […]

The third and final day of ACL started off strong with Texas local artists Nané, which came together at UT Austin in 2016, as well as rockstar-in-training Zach Person and group BLK ODYSSY, both from Austin, TX, as well. Rap/hip-hop artist Payday performed at the same time as these artists as well. She was born […]

ACL Day 2 starts with me arriving at 12:30, determined to see some of Frances Forever‘s act before heading to the press lounge to write. I made it for the very end of their set, so I got to watch them perform from a distance. Frances Forever’s name was displayed in a 1970’s-inspired font on […]

The first day of ACL was my first time going at all, so I took longer than anticipated parking/getting in/etc. However, when I walked in around 2:30 I was pleasantly surprised by the low hum of energy already coursing through the park. I walked past the Honda stage where jxdn was welcoming a girl from […]

ACL is returning this year, as big and bold as ever. Weekend 2 of Austin City Limits is guaranteed to be a great festival weekend. The lineup boasts dozens of great artists, from up-and-coming stars such as Zach Person (whose concert we reviewed in this article) and Frances Forever, to big names like Doja Cat […]

The dog-days of summer are upon us here in Houston. The night arrives sooner and the breeze feels cooler. It’s Friday the 13th, yet Downtown has a calm demeanor about it. The iconic neon blue sign of House of Blues shines brightly in the setting summer sky and onto the surrounding street. Tonight, I’m seeing […]

Rap sensation Cardi B almost leaves fans high and dry at her ACL headlining set.    Scheduled to perform at the Miller Lite Stage at 8 o’clock sharp, the crowd starts to disperse at 8:23 as people realize Cardi isn’t coming out. Some shrug, beginning the trek over to Mumford and Sons. Some stay in […]

Watch out, Austin! “The Kids are Coming” to ACL for Third Eye Blind’s stellar set!    At 6 o’clock, the Honda stage was graced by the presence of the San Francisco rockers. Starting their set with their new single “Screamer,” the band was met with an ear-splitting roar of applause and jubilation.     It was […]


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