More than 100 artists will perform on eight stages during the second annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. Set for Sept. 19-21, the event is expected to draw more than 75,000 to Zilker Park in the
More than 100 artists will perform on eight stages during the second annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. Set for Sept. 19-21, the event is expected to draw more than 75,000 to Zilker Park in the heart of the Texas capital.
Among the newly announced performers for the show are Dwight Yoakam, Yo La Tengo, Steve Winwood, Bela Fleck, Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle, Robert Earl Keen, Jay Farrar, Asleep At The Wheel, Hank Williams III, the Dandy Warhols, the North Mississippi All Stars, Howie Day, Cody ChesnuTT, Spearhead, Jason Mraz, Yonder Mountain String Band, Donovan, Charlie Robison, Doyle Bramhall, and Keller Williams.
As first reported here, the eclectic event will also welcome R.E.M., Al Green, Lucinda Williams, Rosanne Cash, Mavis Staples, the Mavericks, Liz Phair, Ben Harper, Polyphonic Spree, Jack Johnson, String Cheese Incident, Patty Griffin, Alejandro Escovedo, Leftover Salmon, Kings Of Leon, Topaz, the Derailers, Richard Buckner, the Gourds, Robert Randolph, Ween, G. Love & Special Sauce, Spoon, Galactic, O.A.R., Gomez, Doyle Bramhall, Ian Moore, Beth Orton, Beta Band, Old 97's, Abra Moore, Ben Kweller, and the Shins.
The entire lineup is available on the Austin City Limits Music Festival Web site. Also available there are $65 three-day tickets; single-day tickets will be put on sale sometime this summer.
"Last year's ACL Festival was a home run - this year's will be a grand slam," said Terry Lickona, producer of the PBS live performance series "Austin City Limits." "The talent lineup is incredible. The whole vibe is incredible. After 29 years of bringing Austin City Limits to the people via public television, we're thrilled to bring three days of live music to the fans."