Austin acts at ACL Fest
Asleep at the Wheel(Fri., 12:15pm, Honda stage)
Did you know the owner of Austin airport food option "Ray Benson's Chuck Wagon" also has a 46-year-old Western swing band?
Bayonne(Fri., 11:30am, Miller Lite stage; Weekend One only)
Mustachioed Roger Sellers isn't just a DJ. He's a dynamic performer who sings, drums, and loops.
Gina Chavez(Fri., 4:45pm, Tito's Handmade Vodka stage)
Bilingual indie-folk with pan-Latin influences and a strong social conscience. The only ACL act strumming a charango!
Los Coast(Fri., 12:15pm, Tito's Handmade Vodka stage; Weekend One only)
Soul-rock buzz band with a frontman whose pipes approach Wilson Pickett and a guitarist who plays like Trey Anastasio.
Jai Malano(Sun., 12:15pm, Tito's Handmade Vodka stage; Weekend One only)
New blues songstress with high-powered pipes. Her name rhymes with "hooray!"
Israel Nash(Sat., noon, Miller Lite stage; Weekend One only)
This Dripping Springs songwriter looks like Jim James and plays smoky electric folk rock with psychedelic touches.
Matt the Electrician(Sat., 12:45pm, Tito's Handmade Vodka stage; Weekend One only)
Singer and acoustic guitar strummer who sings like Paul Simon and no longer works as an electrician. The wisdom of his lyrics may shock you.
Nakia & the Barton Hills Choir(Fri., 12:30pm, Austin Kiddie Limits stage)
Austin's equivalent to Joe Cocker sings with a youth choir known for eclectic song choices.
Wild Child(Sun., 1pm, HomeAway stage; Weekend One only)
The brightest stars of Austin's woodsy, open-hearted indie-pop sect, led by vocalists Kelsey Wilson and Alexander Beggins, who play violin and baritone ukulele, respectively.