2011 Austin City Limits Lineup Announced: Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West Headlining
Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Coldplay, My Morning Jacket, Fleet Foxes and Alison Krauss & Union Station are among the top acts booked for the 2011 Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for the city's Zilker Park from Sept. 16-18.
The 10th ACL Fest, produced by Austin-based promoter/producer C3 Presents, will feature more than 130 acts over three days. Also on this year's bill are Nas & Damian "Jr Gong" Marley, Cee Lo Green, Bright Eyes, Social Distortion, Empire of the Sun, Santigold, Pretty Lights, TV on the Radio, Skrillex, Big Boi, Randy Newman, Broken Social Scene, Chromeo, Death From Above 1979, Court Yard Hounds, Mavis Staples, Wild Beasts, Bomba Estereoand Aloe Blacc & the Grand Scheme, Asleep at the Wheel, Patrice Pike, Gary Clark Jr. and Jack Ingram.
Three-day general admission passes to the 2011 ACL Fest have already sold out. Single-day tickets go on sale today (May 17) via aclfestival.com.
Sponsors of this year's ACL Fest include Bud Light, AMD, Austin Ventures, BMI, H-E-B, RadioShack, ONEHope Wine, h20, Sweet Leaf Tea, Tito's Homemade Vodka, Ambhar Tequila and CamelBak.
The ACL festival was the fourth-ranked festival in the world in 2009, based on its gross of $13.5 million and attendance of 195,000 from three sold-out days, according to Billboard Boxscore.