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ACL Fest Food Vendors Prepare to Feed the Music Masses
ACL Eats expands with dessert-focused ACL Sweets
"...With ACL Fest almost here, it’s time to stop complaining about..."

Oct. 4, 2023 Food Post by Hannah Rossi

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

'The NFL Beat': ACL Edition
Art mirrors life mirrors NFL
"...This weekend, worlds collide. I have never attended an ACL festival that Alpha Rev has not performed, because honestly,..."

Oct. 13, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

How to Get to and From ACL Festival
Free shuttles, pricey rideshares, and more
"...It’s ACL time! Getting to and from the festival grounds is..."

Oct. 4, 2023 Music Post by Oscar Rodriguez

Playback: ACL Fest Part II
ACL Fest isn't a pair of weekend-long sit-ins, it's one two-week-long campaign
"...with braids beneath bandannas gathered on the grass (see "ACL Fest Weekend Two Live Shots"). Many were Willie virgins;..."

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
"...sales worldwide, bringing in roughly 75,000 festgoers per day. ACL's promoter, C3 Presents – formed by Charles Attal, Charlie..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

How To Get To and From ACL Music Festival
Shuttles, bikes, rideshares, scooters, and sometimes just your feet
"...With glitter, wristbands, and fanny packs left and right, ACL season is upon us. To get you to the..."

Sept. 30, 2022 Music Post by Leena Alali

The Most Memorable Moments of Saturday’s ACL Fest
Billie Eilish, Jack Harlow, Mongolian metal, Doja Cat, Dayglow, & more
"...the Chronicle music writers’ highlights from day two of ACL Fest...."

Oct. 3, 2021 Music Post 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's First Weeknd Moves Mountains
ACL Fest 2015 weekend one wrap
"...eye can see," said Father John Misty from the ACL Fest main stage last Saturday afternoon. "All of society's..."

Oct. 9, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: ACL Fest – Can't Stop the Music
ACL Fest met both supply and demand. Mostly.
" they readied Zilker Park for the second ever ACL Fest...."

Oct. 18, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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

The Most Memorable Moments of Saturday’s ACL Fest
Adrian Quesada, Big Boi, and painting the town P!nk
"...found much to love. Here are some highlights from ACL Fest day two...."

Oct. 9, 2022 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

No, Vaccinated People Will Not Need a Negative COVID-19 Test to Attend ACL Fest
Dispelling rumors, the fest updated safety requirements this morning
"...Dispelling rumors of changes to COVID-19 safety requirements, ACL Fest announced updated protocols this morning...."

Sept. 21, 2021 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

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

ACL Prime Time
Blurbs to ACL Music Fest by.
" cart. Either way, in only its second year, ACL already occupies a SXSW-style appreciation in our collective musical..."

Sept. 19, 2003 Music Feature

Extra Extras at ACL
Everything ACL fest has to offer
", but there’s a lot more going on at ACL than you might expect...."

Oct. 10, 2018 Events Post by Savannah Opre

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

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

Kendrick Lamar’s Perfect Decade at ACL Fest Snags With Delayed, Cut-Off Performance
“I heard y’all have a curfew… I told them they’d have to shut off my mic”
"...Kendrick Lamar has been the defining artist of ACL Fest’s past decade...."

Oct. 7, 2023 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Californian Genius or Affront to ACL-goers?
Writers go pro/con on RHCP's third ACL Fest in a decade
"...Third time's the charm? After headlining ACL Fest in 2012 and 2017, the Red Hot Chili..."

Oct. 7, 2022 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

10 Tips for ACL First-Timers
Make the most of ACL Fest
"...Austin as the live music capital of the world. ACL Fest celebrates a variety of sounds from lesser-known artists..."

Oct. 7, 2015 Events Post by Patricia May

The Most Memorable Moments of Sunday’s ACL Fest
Spoon, Buffalo Nichols, and Paramore’s devotional nostalgia
"...Sunday at ACL Fest packed Weekend One’s highest concentration of Austin-sourced acts..."

Oct. 10, 2022 Music Post by Christina Garcia

The Most Memorable Moments of Friday’s ACL Fest
Megan, Miley, Maidza, and one really long line
"...The first day of ACL Fest in two years, though truncated due to rain,..."

Oct. 2, 2021 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

ACL Food by the Numbers
ACL Eats dishes out 200 gallons of wing sauce, 1.25 tons of queso, and one Tater Tots-serving notary public
"...bound to find something to munch on. We asked ACL Eats vendors what it takes to feed the masses.–..."

Oct. 1, 2021 Food Feature by Skye Seipp

ACL Live Reopens With Fourth of July Festival
Brownout, Jackie Venson, and Walker Lukens headline
"...capacities, tabled seating, and outdoor sections sold in “pods.” ACL Live at the Moody Theater, the city’s largest downtown..."

June 15, 2020 Music Post 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

Local Acts at ACL
Homegrown music at its finest
"...What's ACL festival without some local music? Here are the homegrown..."

Sept. 28, 2016 Events Post by Thomas Danh

ACL Live Shot: Aaron Behrens
Ghostland Observatory frontman reinvents himself
"...bottom. Now he’s back. Austin’s rhinestone cowboy capped an ACL Fest trifecta with Ghostland Observatory in 2010, aided by..."

Oct. 7, 2013 Music Post by Austin Powell

ACL Live Shot: Haim
Sisterly trio can do no wrong
"...buses zoomed right past my stop, each stuffed with ACL adventurers. I shifted my weight nervously when the bus..."

Oct. 6, 2013 Music Post by Luke Winkie

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