Austin City Limits Music Festival Aftershows Announced

More ACL means more aftershows – in four different cities

Austin City Limits Music Festival Aftershows Announced

C3 Presents announced its cache of Austin City Limits Music Festival Aftershows this morning, and, like all things pertaining to October’s marque festival, the performances are spreading out.

Back-to-back weeks of ACL Fest translates into two weekends of aftershows, sure, but it also means some 100 touring acts are orbiting Central Texas for a week or more. For the first time in the festival’s 12-year existence, satellite gigs are now posting up throughout the week and additionally in both Houston and Dallas, which means fans of Franz Ferdinand (Fri., Oct. 4, at the House of Blues in Houston) and Shuggie Otis (Fri., Oct. 4, at the Kessler Theater in Dallas) can catch theses artists multiple times in the Lone Star State.

Franz Ferdinand actually plays three aftershows over the 10-day stretch. They’re in Houston for the aforementioned date, in Dallas at the House of Blues that Saturday, then at Emo’s locally on Oct. 12, the second weekend’s penultimate night. That’s something you’ll see quite regularly when scanning the full list below. In fact, of the 61 official aftershows happening over the two-week stretch, 33 are headlined by repeat acts, with a trio of those more a pre-show via Stubb’s’ Gospel Brunch.

Missing from the aftershow docket is the big-name talent dominating the top two tiers of the festival’s marqueDepeche Mode, the Cure, Muse, etc. – not to mention that Lionel Richie/D’Angelo throwdown we’re fantasizing about. The aftershow lineup spreads out plenty of pop (Wavves), soul (Otis), indie rock (about half the list), and even country (Eric Church).

Also featured are five local satellite performances headlined by Austinites playing the festival: Bright Light Social Hour, Aaron Behrens & the Midnight Stroll, Black Angels, Patty Griffin, and the Whiskey Shivers.

Aftershow tickets go on sale Thursday at 10am for E-list subscribers and Friday morning at 10am for everyone else. Full lineup below. Check C3 Concerts Late Night for more.


Bright Light Social Hour, Reignwolf, Walker Lukens (Emo’s)

Luminox, Loudpvck (Haven)

Aaron Behrens & the Midnight Stroll, Nic Armstrong, BattleMe (Stubb’s)

Wild Belle (House of Blues, Dallas)


Grouplove, the Mowgli’s (Emo’s)

Haim, Ms Mr (Antone’s)

Wild Nothing, Autre Ne Veut (Parish)

Deap Vally, Ume (Stubb’s inside)

FIDLAR, the Orwells (Holy Mountain)

Wild Belle (Lamberts)

Franz Ferdinand (House of Blues, Houston)

Shuggie Otis (Kessler Theater, Dallas)


The National (Stubb’s)

Black Angels, the Joy Formidable (Emo’s)

The Revivalists, Moon Taxi (Parish)

Widowspeak, Boy Friend (Stubb’s inside)

Gospel Brunch: the Blind Boys of Alabama (Stubb’s inside)

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound (Lamberts)

Queens of the Stone Age (Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie)

Dawes (South Side Music Hall, Dallas)

Franz Ferdinand (House of Blues, Dallas)

Jake Bugg, HoneyHoney (Kessler Theater, Dallas)


Paper Diamond, Run DMT (Haven)

Gospel Brunch: Endurance (Stubb’s inside)

Silversun Pickups, Electric Guest (Trees, Dallas)


Ms Mr (House of Blues, Dallas)

Red Baraat (House of Blues, Houston)


Local Natives, Wild Nothing (House of Blues, Dallas)

Walk the Moon, the Mowgli’s (House of Blues, Houston)

Haim (Trees, Dallas)

Red Baraat (House of Blues, Dallas)


The Waller Creek Conservancy Benefit ft. the Shouting Matches, Blind Boys of Alabama (Stubb’s)

Toro Y Moi, Classixx (Emo’s)

Walk the Moon, the Mowgli’s (House of Blues, Dallas)

Local Natives, Wild Nothing (House of Blues, Houston)

Phosphorescent (House of Blues, Dallas)


Patty Griffin (Stubb’s)

Phosphorescent, JD McPherson, Shakey Graves (Emo’s)

Wavves, King Tuff, Jacuzzi Boys (Antone’s)

Mord Fustang, Jesse Rose (Haven)

Whiskey Shivers, Hello Wheels (Stubb’s)

Vampire Weekend (Verizon Theatre, Grand Prairie)

Toro Y Moi (House of Blues, Houston)

Typhoon (House of Blues, Houston)


STRFKR, Bear Mountain, Chrome Sparks (Emo’s)

Junip, Valerie June (Antone’s)

Mark Farina, Blockhead, Little People, DJ Mel (Haven)

The Autumn Defense, Roadkill Ghost Choir (Lamberts)

Toro Y Moi (House of Blues, Dallas)

Silversun Pickups, Electric Guest (White Rabbit, San Antonio)


Eric Church (Stubb’s)

Franz Ferdinand, Smith Westerns (Emo’s)

Noah & the Whale, LP (Brazos Hall)

The Burgerama Tour featuring the Growlers, Foxygen, the Cosmonauts, Gap Dream, and Pangea (Parish)

Red Baraat (Stubb’s inside)

Gospel Brunch: Blind Boys of Alabama (Stubb’s inside)

Twin Forks, Matrimony (Holy Mountain)

Typhoon (Lamberts)

The National, Tame Impala (South Side Music Hall, Dallas)

Dawes (Warehouse Live, Houston)


Gospel Brunch: Tyree Morris & Hearts of Worship (Stubb’s inside)

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