ACL Aftershows Announced

The B-holes return
The B-holes return

The reunited Butthole Surfers finally confirmed a local engagement. The catch? It’s an official afterparty for the 2008 Austin City Limits Music Festival at Stubb’s on Saturday, Sept. 27, with the Kills. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, especially for those who don’t plan on attending the festival, but it’s not exactly an ideal setting for the legendary noise-rock troupe, and it’s going to conflict with Saturday’s headliners, Beck and Plant & Krauss. Frankly, OTR’s just glad it’s happening, and without assistance from the Paul Green School of Rock All-Stars. There’s plenty more to get excited about, including gigs from Manu Chao and Conor Oberst. See the full list after the jump. All tickets go on sale Saturday, 10am, through Front Gate Tickets.

Thursday, Sept. 25 An evening with Manu Chao at Stubb’s, 8 pm, $35
David Byrne at Paramount Theater, 8:30 pm, $50/$55

Friday, Sept. 26 Gnarls Barkley w/ CSS, Stubb’s, 9 pm, $27/$30
G. Love & Special Sauce, La Zona Rosa, 11 pm, $25/$27
Jamie Lidell w/ Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, Parish, 11 pm, $20
Drive-by Truckers w/ Shooter Jennings, Emo’s outside, 10:30pm, $20/$22
Heartless Bastards w/ Dead Confederate & Wax Fang, Emo's inside, 10:30pm, $15/$17
Car Stereo (Wars), Emo’s Lounge, 11pm, $8/$10

Saturday, Sept. 27 Mike Farris gospel brunch, Stubb’s, 11:30am, $30/$40
Butthole Surfers w/ the Kills, Stubb's, 8pm, $30/$33
Mugison (inside); 12am, $15
The Swell Season w/ Bill Callahan, Paramount Theater, 8:30 pm, $35/$42.50
Car Stereo (Wars), Emo’s Lounge, 11pm, $8/$10
Okkervil River w/ Man Man and Crooked Fingers, Emo’s outside, 10:30pm, $15/$17
Jose Gonzalez w/ Neva Dinova & McCarthy Trenching, Emo’s inside, 10:30pm, $18/$20
Jakob Dylan & the Gold Mountain Rebels w/ Back Door Slam, Antone’s, 10:30pm, $23/$25

Sunday, Sept. 28 The Black Keys w/ the Black Angels and Jessica Lea Mayfield, Stubb’s, 7:30 pm, $25
Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band w/ Jenny Lewis and M. Ward, La Zona Rosa, 10 p.m., $30

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