The 2 weekend long Austin City Limits Music Festival 2016 is currently underway! While the second and last weekend of ACL Festival is coming up next week on October 7, its your last chance to experience the chill crowds, cool temperatures and amazing venues of ACL!
Its held at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas every year and attracts huge crowds – from families to teens and pure music enthusiasts. In addition to the music performances, there are food and drinks, an art market, a kids area for families, and other activities.
Even though Austin City Limits falls much after Coachella, Lollapalooza and SXSW – its still as big a deal and has sold old for the last decade! You get a more relaxed crowd, milder temperatures in Austin and less chaos on the whole.
Here’s the Austin City Limits Music Festival Line up for October 7 to October 9, a few highlights are;
Radiohead – playing on Friday, October 7
Major Lazer – playing on Friday, October 7
Kendrick Lamar – playing on Saturday, October 8
The Chainsmokers – playing on Saturday, October 8
Kygo – playing on Saturday, October 8
LL Cool J – playing on Saturday, October 8
Mumford & Sons – playing on Sunday, October 9
LCD Soundsystem – playing on Sunday, October 9
Willie Nelson – playing on Sunday, October 9
The Festival has eight stages where musical groups from genres including rock, indie, country, folk, electronic and hip hop perform for their fans.
And here’s a bonus! You can even get tickets to the Official Austin City Limits Late Night Show and keep the party going! Here’s the line up and venues for the late night show through the weekend:
Still not sure if this is where you should be at this weekend? Here’s a grab from the ACL Fest 2015 – if this cheering crowd doesn’t get you excited enough to get out of your bed on that lazy Sunday, we’re not sure what else would!
Apart from mind-blowing music, ACL offers scrumptious food and local arts. Austin is known for it’s food and the festival is the perfect place to experience Austin’s finest restaurants.
ACL Eats 2016
The ACL Eats Food Court at ACL Fest offers the most delicious festival food, drinks and sweets from Austin and the surrounding area’s favorite restaurants. A few favorites include; Torchy’s Tacos, Stubbs B-B-Q, and Amy’s Ice Creams. Visit the official ACL site for a complete list of food vendors this year.
ACL Art Market 2016
From accessories and head gear to boots and posters, you can browse through a creations from more than a dozen local artisans! Visit the official ACL site for a complete list of artisans exhibiting this year.