ACL Fest 2015 Local List
Hometown favorites gracing ACL stages
By Kevin Curtin, Fri., Oct. 2, 2015
Asleep at the Wheel (Fri., 12:15pm, Honda stage) Ray Benson's charismatic Western swingers have kept "House of Blue Lights" lit for 44 years.
Calliope Musicals (Fri., 11:15am, Austin Ventures stage) Technicolor folkies concoct eclectic dance-rock jubilee for the barefoot crowd.
Gary Clark Jr. (Fri., 7pm, HomeAway stage) Guitar slinger finds his artistic voice via hip R&B and deep soul on new LP The Story of Sonny Boy Slim.
Leopold & His Fiction (Fri., noon, Austin Ventures stage) Pop-angled garage blues imbued with L.A. chic and Detroit muscle.
Residual Kid (Fri., 1:30pm, Austin Kiddie Limits stage) Grungy noise-punk trio sneers innocence and the apathy of youth.
Shakey Graves (Sat., 3:20pm, Miller Lite stage) Indie bard charges enigmatic prose with guitar fuzz while kicking suitcases and melting hearts.
Wind and The Wave (Sat., 11:45am, Austin Ventures stage) Commercial indie-folk duet portraying romance and adventure.
Ume (Sun., 12:30pm, Austin Ventures stage) Hard-charging shoegaze trio lifted by blond headbanger Lauren Larson's immolating shred.