Best Annual Festival

TIE: ACL, SXSW

A glorious week of secret shows, drink specials, and the chance that wandering into a random bar could introduce you to your next favorite band? Or a pulsating weekend of festival energy and hundreds of bands conveniently located in one place? Austinites just can’t make up their mind – and we can't either.

South by Southwest
1400 Lavaca St., 512/467-7979
www.sxsw.com

Austin City Limits Music Festival
888/512-7469
www.aclfestival.com

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