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Austin City Limits 2018 Lineup Coming Tuesday 5/01

Posted at April 24, 2018, 2:49 p.m.

Red alert again Austin City Limits fans! ACL has announced the lineupw ill officially be out on Tuesday, May 1 (that's next Tuesday!) at 10 am CT. Here's the details for 2018 tickets:

  • 3-Day GA: $255 + Fees
  • 3-Day VIP: $1100 + Fees
  • 3-Day Platinum: $3600 + Fees

In a world of ever increasing music festival prices it's nice to see that Aust...

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Arctic Monkeys To Headline Austin City Limits 2018 Lineup

Posted at April 24, 2018, 2:41 p.m.


Ok nothing is officially confirmed for Austin City Limits 2018, but you can go ahead and sharpie in Arctic Monkeys for one of the headlining spots. Today the band released tour dates going through October, and they set up perfectly for ACL 2018. For the record, Austin City Limits W1 2018 is October 5-7 and Austin City Limits W2 is Octo...

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Austin City Limits 2018 Lineup is Coming!

Posted at April 16, 2018, 8:45 p.m.

ACL 2018

In a surprise announcement Austin City Limits announced today their lineup is pending. No exact date has been given but it seems like it will be within the next week. This comes as a surprise because in years past ACL has not released their lineup until early May. For example, the last couple years the lineup has been released on May 5th. We a...

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Smashing Pumpkins Not Headlining Lollapalooza 2018 (Or Any Festivals)

Posted at Feb. 20, 2018, 6:25 p.m.

Well t...

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Austin City Limits 2018 Presale Begins 11/2

Posted at Oct. 30, 2017, 5:23 p.m.


Austin City Limits announced today that the earliest of early bird sales will begin this Thursday at 10 a.m. CT...

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Austin City Limits 2017 Review: Top Performances and Festival Review

Posted at Oct. 9, 2017, 9 a.m.

Austin City Limits W1 has come and gone and so has the 2017 festival season with it. Yes, there is still Voodoo, Snowglobe and some others, but for the most part Austin City Limits is the last of the major music festivals in 2017. Here's what we thought about the summer's last 2017 festival.

Top Performances at Austin City Limits 2017


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Austin City Limits 2018 Guide: Tickets, Lineup, Rumors, Presale & More

Posted at Oct. 8, 2017, 9:45 a.m.

Austin City Limits has come and gone, and now it's time to start planning for ACL 2018. This post will go over everything you need to plan for Austin City Limits 2018: when the lineup comes out, how the presale works, when you should book a hotel and more. We will also speculate a bit with who could headline ACL 2018. Let's first go over the imp...

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Austin City Limits 2017 Live Stream Announced

Posted at Oct. 5, 2017, 10:06 a.m.

If you couldn't make it to ACL this year you can still check out some of the performances on the live stream. I was actually watching the live streem for ACL 2016 when I ...

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ACL Announces 2017 Waterloo Artist Signings

Posted at Oct. 4, 2017, 8:56 a.m.

ACL 2017 Waterloo Schedule

Every year at Austin City Limits you have the chance to get some swag signed by some of the artists at the festival. Yesterday Austin City Limits announced the official 2017 Waterloo signings schedule, which you can see above. The artist signing area is located near the Homeaway stage and will have vinyls there available for purchase. Here are...

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Austin City Limits Releases 2017 Festival Map

Posted at Sept. 26, 2017, 4:31 p.m.

ACL 2017 Map

As someone who bought Austin City Limits on presale last October it's crazy it's almost time to return to Zilker Park for ACL! Today the festival released the official map for ACL 2017, which can be seen above (click on it to see a giant version). As we've mentioned previously the biggest difference is probably the multiple entrances to the So...

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ACL 2017 Late Night Shows Announced

Posted at Aug. 22, 2017, 2:25 p.m.

Austin City Limits has announced their official late night shows for 2017. If you are a ACL newbie here's the short ve...

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ACL 2017 Announces Changes and Festival Map

Posted at Aug. 22, 2017, 1:46 p.m.

As someone who bought Austin City Limits presale passes all the way back in October last year I am getting giddy now that the festival is finally approaching. Today ACL announced a few changes/improvements for ACL 2017 as well as the festival map. Let's start with the map and then move onto the changes,

ACL 2017 Map

Above you can see the 2017 ACL map for ...

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Austin City Limits 2017 Releases Set Times And They Hurt

Posted at Aug. 17, 2017, 8:26 a.m.

Austin City Limits has released the full schedule / set times for 2017 and they are rough. You can see the full schedule for ACL 20...

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Austin City Limits 2017 Set Times Coming Thursday

Posted at Aug. 15, 2017, 9:49 a.m.

Get ready to be disappointed ACL 2017 attendees - set times are coming this Thursday! Austin City Limits is extremely top loaded this year wit...

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Austin City Limits Daily Schedules Out Now, Single Day Passes Friday

Posted at July 12, 2017, 9:44 a.m.

Austin City Limits has released their dail schedules for both weekends (see them below). Along with the daily lineups comes the release of single day passes, which will go on sale Friday morning at 10 a.m. CT. You can go here to purchase single day passes to Austin City Limits 2017, which are $100 before fees. If you are looking to go to W1...

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ACL 2017 to Announce Daily Lineups July 12th

Posted at July 6, 2017, 9:35 a.m.

ACL Daily Lineup

Austin City Limits has announced that their daily lineups will be coming on July 12th, which is next Wednesday! The announcement will come at 8 a.m. central time. Two days later on July 14th you will be able to snag single day tickets for ACL 2017 for either weekend. Interestingly they will be offering single day Platinum Passes, which is a de...

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Austin City Limits Weekend 1 Sells Out for 2017

Posted at June 3, 2017, 6:35 a.m.

Austin City Limits has finally sold out for weekend one for 2017. Passes originally went on sale in e...

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Live Nation First Ever Festival Passport

Posted at May 18, 2017, 1:11 p.m.

Great news has been delievered this afternoon, Live Nation is offering an amazing new deal for festival lovers worldwide with the Festival Passport!

Festival Passport Surprise


What is the Festival Passport?

The Festival Passport is a single pass that grants you access to 90+ Live Nation festivals worldwide. The passes included are General Admission (GA) and ar...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers & Chance to play Friday of ACL 2017

Posted at May 8, 2017, 9:32 a.m.

If you are like me, you are preparing for Austin City Limits conflict hell in 2017. As many know by now, Austin City Limits is quite top heavy with five legitimate headliners: Gorillaz, The Killers, Jay-Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Chance The Rapper. Clearly this means five ACL headliners for 3 ACL days, or in other words some tough decision a...

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ACL 2017 Lineup Review, Top Acts/Bands To See, & Hidden Gems

Posted at May 4, 2017, 8:50 p.m.

UPDATE: Our full ACL 2017 review can be seen here!

ACL 2017 Lineup

As everyone knows by now, Austin City Limits has released their 2017 lineup with five headliners! Jay-Z, RHCP, Gorillaz, The Killers and Chance will headline ACL 2017, which is inarguably one of the best group of headliners for any US festivals this year. Now that the lineup has been out...

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Jay-Z Added to Austin City Limits 2017 Headliners

Posted at May 4, 2017, 2:23 p.m.

Austin City Limits, you sneaky devil you! Austin City Limits just announced that Jay-Z will also be headlining ACL 2017 giving the festival perhaps the best set of headliners of any US festival in 2017. Jay-Z will join Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gorillaz, The Killers and Chance The Rapper in an absolutely loaded top billing at Austin City Limits. I ...

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Austin City Limits Releases 2017 Lineup: Gorillaz, Killers Chance, RHCP Headline

Posted at May 4, 2017, 4:10 a.m.

Major Update: Jay-Z Added as 5th Headliner - 5/4/2017 at 2:45 p.m.

ACL 2017 Lineup

Austin City Limits had a major surprise up their sleeve and has announced Jay-Z as an additional headliner! ACL 2017 has one of the strongest top lines I have ever seen at a festival. You can see the updated poster above. Below was my initial reaction to the festival below, an...

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Austin City Limits Begins Confirming Bands For ACL 2017

Posted at May 3, 2017, 2:13 p.m.


Bonus Hint Released

Jay Z Hint

After the inital lineup was released, Austin City Limits surprised everyone and released an additional hint followed by an updated lineup with Jay Z!

We were already loving the ACL lineup, but wow! What an awesome addition and way to announce the surprise! T...

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Paul McCartney Out as ACL 2017 Headliner

Posted at May 2, 2017, 4:04 p.m.

Austin City Limits is only a couple days away from their lineup release and the speculation for the headliners couldn't be higher. One of the common rumors for Austin City Limits 2017 was that Sir Paul McCartney would be playing ACL for the first time. This is now no longer an option due to additional tour dates he has announced in Brazil. Techn...

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Is Interpol playing Austin City Limits 2017?

Posted at May 1, 2017, 4:35 p.m.

So I like to speculate about lineups as much as anyone, and with the Austin City Limits lineup looming this Thursday I am knee deep in conspiracy theories. This one focuses on a band of my youth: Interpol. Interpol last played Austin City Limits in 2014, and I am thinking/hoping they will be there again for ACL 2017. The evidence? Admittedly thi...

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Austin City Limits Announces Lineup and Tickets Date

Posted at April 24, 2017, 9:38 a.m.

Just in time to cure my Coachella blues, ACL 2017 has announced that next Thursday they will release their lineup at 6 a.m....

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What Does Gorillaz Tour Mean For Their Austin City Limits Chances

Posted at April 17, 2017, 10:32 a.m.

UPDATE: Gorillaz have been confirmed for Austin City Limits 2017! We have a news post on all the bands that have been confirmed officially by ACL - check it out here.

Gorillaz Tour Life IS Beautiful

Today the Gorillaz announced a world tour and it has some interesting implications for Austin City Limits. For 2017 Austin City Limits will run from October 6th to October ...

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The Shins & Spoon Seem Very Likely For ACL 2017

Posted at April 11, 2017, 8:28 a.m.

Now that we are entering mid-April it's time to get the Austin City Limits 2017 rumor mill going. We already are pretty certa...

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J. Cole Out for Austin City Limits 2017

Posted at Feb. 21, 2017, 9:41 a.m.

More ACL 2017 headliner rumors today as J. Cole announced a world tour today. You can see all of the dates below, but the one of importance for Austin City Limits 2017 people is the show in Austin on August 19th. This eliminates J. Cole from being a headliner at Austin City Limits 2017 as the festival typically does not have artists who play in ...

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Austin City Limits 2017 - Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining?

Posted at Feb. 21, 2017, 9:34 a.m.


Now that we are into late February the Austin City Limits 2017 rumors are beginning to go to full blast! The Red Hot Chili Peppers recently announced an extension of their 2017 dates and there are some peculiarities that point to an Austin City Limits 2017 appearance. First, there is no Austin date for their tour - always a strong sign. If you...

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Muse Out as Austin City Limits Headliner

Posted at Feb. 6, 2017, 7:18 p.m.

Muse Austin City limits 2017

If you were hoping for Muse to headline Austin City Limits this year you are unfortunately out of luck. Muse is announcing a new tour, and there is another Austin date for Muse on the schedule. On June 10th, 2017 Muse will be playing in Austin at Austin360 Ampitheather. This means that Muse will not be at Austin City Limits as headliners canno...

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