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Playback: A Music Snob’s Guide to ACL Fest
There's more to any ACL Fest list than meets the eye
"...snobs can't wrap their heads around the scene at ACL Fest: flatfooted clans staking out real estate with lawn..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: ACL Fest Part II
ACL Fest isn't a pair of weekend-long sit-ins, it's one two-week-long campaign
"...the second weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival, Willie Nelson gave us a trademark Austin experience...."

Oct. 14, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: ACL Fest Then & Now
What's changed and remained the same for ACL Fest over its 13 years
"...the press to Zilker Park to announce a music festival named after Austin's world-famous television concert program. The event's..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: ACL Fest's First Weeknd Moves Mountains
ACL Fest 2015 weekend one wrap
"..."I hope you're having a good festival, with Mach nine orgies as far as the eye..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe at ACL Fest
First weekend of ACL Fest – that's a wrap. Number two starts now.
"..."We think of this as the kickoff to ACL Fest," proclaimed Terry Lickona, executive producer of the Austin..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback – ACL Fest: Dad Rock Is Dead
Wrapping weekend one of ACL Fest on the eve of the second iteration
"...Now more than ever, kids own ACL Fest. Once a dad rock event where spawn were..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: ACL Fest – Can't Stop the Music
ACL Fest met both supply and demand. Mostly.
"...an unprecedented year for the Austin City Limits Music Festival. It was the first time the event spanned two..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

ACL Fest 2017 Lineup: Chance, Chilis, Gorillaz
Lineup sticks to the formula
"...clues dropped via song lyrics on their phone app, ACL Fest breaks the dawn with its annual lineup reveal...."

May 4, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

ACL Fest Official Late Night Shows Venue Guide
Because after the show it’s the afterparty
"...ACL Fest crams a whole lot of acts into its..."

Sept. 21, 2016 Music Post

Police Chief: ACL Fest Will Be “Safest Part of the City”
Shooting at Las Vegas festival prompts press conference on security
"...held a press conference to address safety concerns surrounding ACL Fest in the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting at..."

Oct. 2, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sunday ACL Fest 2018 Picks
Saturday handicapping for ACL Fest weekend two
"...band or solo, whatever setup she trots out for ACL will star face-melting guitar and feature a set highlighting..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Feature

Friday ACL Fest 2018 First Weekend Recap / Second Weekend Preview
Weekend one headliner recap to stoke your second weekend of ACL Fest

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Feature

Saturday ACL Fest 2018 Record Reviews
Penultimate platters for ACL Fest 2018

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Feature

Sunday ACL Fest 2018 First Weekend Recap / Second Weekend Preview
Last Sunday's highlights inform ACL Fest's final day

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Feature

McCartney & Metallica Headlining ACL Fest
Macca City Limits 2018
"...This morning, C3 Presents rolled out the lineup for ACL Fest 2018. The double-weekend gathering, this year running Oct...."

May 1, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Jay Z Added to ACL Fest
Late-breaking addition to the festival blueprint
"...At 3pm, the ACL Fest app sent out a notification: “Now, can I..."

May 4, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sunday ACL Fest Picks
The first weekend of ACL Fest closes with highlights galore
"...7pm, HomeAway stage Sister trio Haim returns to the ACL stage after melting faces on a 2013 debut. There's..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Music Feature

ACL Fest Cancels Early Acts Due to Rain
First six acts today cut for later gate time
"...This just in from the ACL Fest press office: “Due to heavy rains overnight and..."

Oct. 11, 2014 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Friday ACL Fest 2018 Record Reviews
First Friday ACL Fest platters

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature

Saturday ACL Fest 2018 Record Reviews
First Saturday ACL Fest platters

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature

Sunday ACL Fest 2018 Record Reviews
First Sunday ACL Fest platters

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature

ACL Fest Spoilers
As ACL’s second weekend dawns, here are the most unforgettable moments from week one
"...seldom a plot twist at the second week of ACL Fest, so if you're hoping to be surprised about..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Saturday ACL Fest 2018 Picks
Handicapping ACL’s first Saturday plus a handful of locals
"...band or solo, whatever setup she trots out for ACL will star face-melting guitar and feature a set highlighting..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature

UPDATED: Lil Wayne, Phoenix Added to ACL Fest Lineup
French quartet and rapper to take sting off Childish Gambino departure
"...Wayne has been announced for weekend two of the ACL Festival. He joins Phoenix (see previous update below) as..."

Sept. 27, 2018 Music Post by Kimberley Jones

Friday ACL Fest 2018 Record Reviews
ACL platters to spin on the TGIF of ACL's second weekend

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Feature

Friday ACL Fest 2018 Picks
Handicapping ACL's first Friday plus a handful of locals
"...for visual effect. Three albums in, Odesza is peak festival. – Christina Garcia Friday Local Limits..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature

Sunday ACL Fest 2018 Picks
Handicapping ACL's initial Sabbath plus a handful of locals
"...HomeAway stage North Carolina duo Sylvan Esso have become ACL fan favorites. They're drawn in by Amelia Meath's idiosyncratic..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature

Saturday ACL Fest 2018 First Weekend Recap / Second Weekend Preview
Revisit ACL's first weekend to get a jump on the second

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Feature

Sunday ACL Fest 2018 Record Reviews
Five final ACL platters for 2018

Oct. 12, 2018 Music Feature

ACL Fest Interview: Shakey Graves
Native Austinite looks to schmooze his inspirations at ACL
"...Following his headlining performance at Oregon's Pickathon Festival in August, Shakey Graves stayed up all night, drinking..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

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