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ACL Fest 2015 Local List – Second Weekend

Hometown favorites gracing ACL stages

By Kevin Curtin, October 9, 2015, Music

Tameca Jones

Fri., 11:15am, Austin Ventures stage
R&B, pop, rock, jazz – all turned to gold by the prodigious pipes of the enchanting Miss Jones.

The Nightowls

Fri., noon, Austin Ventures
Slick soul dozen with penchants for heavy horns, silky vocals, and Motown sugar.

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.

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.

Riders Against the Storm

Sat., 11:45am, Austin Ventures stage
Inspirational hip-hop messages from married MCs backed by a body-movin' band.

Shakey Graves

Sat., 3:20pm, Miller Lite stage
Indie bard charges enigmatic prose with guitar fuzz while kicking suitcases and melting hearts.

Sounds del Mar

Sat., 4:30pm, BMI stage
Party rock quartet envisions Gene Ween drunk on Lone Star fronting the Electric Six.


Sun., 11:45am, Austin Ventures stage
Epic synth rock, more art than goth, powered by the poetic bellowing of John Gable.

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