Signed, Sealed and Delivered
Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, and Kanye West headline ACL 2011
By Austin Powell,
12:01AM, Tue. May 17, 2011
When the trifecta of headliners - Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, and Kanye West – leaked over the weekend, most people preemptively declared the 2011 edition of the Austin City Limits Music Festival to be the most promising yet. The full line-up announcement brought C3 Presents one step closer to sealing that promise.
Without further adieu, here's the bill for ACL 2011, Sep. 16-18.
Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Coldplay, My Morning Jacket, Fleet Foxes, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Nas & Damian "Jr Gong" Marley, Cee Lo Green, TV on the Radio, Iron & Wine, Randy Newman, Big Boi
Broken Social Scene, Preservation Hall Jazz Band & the Del McCoury Band, Mavis Staples, Empire of the Sun, James Blake, Twin Shadow, Ray LaMontagne, Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses, Hayes Carll, Social Distortion, Elbow, Death From Above 1979, Court Yard Hounds, Bright Eyes, Santigold, Wanda Jackson, Skrillex, the Antlers, Chromeo, Daniel Lanois ' Black Dub Disciples of Christ,
Gomez, Theophilus London, J. Roddy Walston & the Business, the Moondoggies, the Cave Singers, AWOLNATION, Ruby Jane, North Mississippi Allstars, the Head and the Heart, the Secret Sisters, Fitz & the Tantrums, Cold War Kids, Abigail Washburn & the Village, Old Crow Medicine Show, the Walkmen, Fool's Gold, Charles Bradley, Gillian Welch
Patrice Pike, Jack Ingram, Ha Ha Tonka, Sara Bareilles, Francisca Valenzuela, City and Colour, Miniature Tigers, Cowboy and Indian, Wild Beasts, Little Hurricane, Tyler Bryant, Brandi Carlile, Hudson Moore, Phosphorescent
Bobby Long, Pretty Lights, the Kingston Springs, Jon Pardi, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Chancellor Warhol, MilkDrive, Mariachi El Bronx, Seth Walker, Courtney Jaye Joseph Arthur Leroy Powell, Gary Clark Jr., the Lee Boys, the Durdens, the Belle Brigade, the Warrior Gospel Band, Aloe Blacc & the Grand Scheme Endurance, Fresh Millions
Bomba Estereo, the Bells of Joy, the Airborne Toxic Event, Tyree Morris & the Hearts of Worship, MONA, Sara Hickman, the Vaccines, Peter DiStefano & Tor, the School of Rock, Delta Spirit, Reptar Heidi Swedburg, Mariana Iranzi, Foster the People, Beardyman, Brady Rymer, Smith Westerns, the Greencards, Recess Monkey, An Horse, the Q Brothers, Young the Giant Nick 13, Quinn Sullivan, Alexander, Asleep at the Wheel, the Barton Hills Choir, Chiddy Bang, Futurebirds
Single day tickets ($90) go on sale this morning, May 17, 10am, but will have likely sold out by the time you read this. Better start saving for the after-shows.
Expect a full breakdown in this week’s issue. For more updates, follow @OTRAustin.