ACL 2008!

The lineup has arrived, calm down.

David Byrne
David Byrne

With Jakob Dylan & the Gold Mountain Rebels following in the footsteps of last year’s headliner Bob Dylan, the rest of the 2008 Austin City Limits Music Festival, September 26-28 in Zilker Park, is suiting up. While there are still a number of high profile veteran artists (Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne), the lineup, announced today, is dominated by alternative staples (Foo Fighters, Beck, the Mars Volta, Iron & Wine, Gnarls Barkley), right down to the local delegates (White Denim, the Strange Boys, Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bears).

OTR is personally stoked to see Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band, M. Ward, and Gillian Welch on the same bill, along with Spiritualized, Band of Horses, and Antibalas. View the whole lineup after the jump.

Foo Fighters

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Beck

Manu Chao

John Fogerty

The Raconteurs

The Mars Volta

Gnarls Barkley

Spiritualized

David Byrne

Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band

N.E.R.D

Iron & Wine

Heartless Bastards

Neko Case

Antibalas

The Black Keys

The Kills

Roky Erickson

MGMT

Robert Earl Keen

Jenny Lewis

Okkervil River

Vampire Weekend

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

Drive-by Truckers

Alejandro Escovedo

Ingrid Michaelson

José González

Stars

Jamie Lidell

Patty Griffin

Colour Revolt

Five Times August

Langhorne Slim

Sybris

Eli "Paper Boy" Reed & the True Loves

Bavu Blakes & the Extra Plairs

CSS

A.A. Bondy

Del the Funky Homosapien

Christopher Denny

Man Man

Mike Farris

The Lee Boys

South Austin Jug Band

Erykah Badu

What Made Milwaukee Famous

American Bang

Massacoustics

M. Ward

The Belleville Outfit

Tegan & Sara

Asleep at the Wheel

We Go to 11

Mason Jennings

Band of Heathens

G. Love & Special Sauce

City & Colour

Sunny Sweeney

Band of Horses

The Nachito Herrera All Stars

Elizabeth Wills

The Swell Season

Shooter Jennings

Autamata

Silversun Pickups

Xavier Rudd

Bonnie Bishop

Gogol Bordello

Yeasayer

Ben Sollee

Gillian Welch

The Octopus Project

Ben Cylus

Eli Young Band

Joe Bonamassa

The Concert Supremes

River City Christionettes

Against Me!

White Denim

Shields of Faith

Jakob Dylan & the Gold Mountain Rebels

Louis XIV

The Jones Family Singers

Delta Spirit

Nakia & His Southern Cousins

Galactic

Mates of State

Brotherly Luv

Kevin Fowler

Nicole Atkins & the Sea

The Hensley Ensemble

Electric Touch

School of Rock

Hot Chip

Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bears

Jambo

Back Door Slam

Q Brothers

Slightly Stoopid

Tristan Prettyman

Buck Howdy with BB

Duffy

The Strange Boys

Uncle Rock

Flyleaf

Ryan Bingham

Big Don

Scott H. Biram

Mr. Ray

Yonder Mountain String Band

The Freddy Jones Band

The Jimmies

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