David Brendan Hall


Kendrick Lamar

Austin City Limits 2016 Day 2 Highlights: Kendrick Lamar, Cage the Elephant, Melanie Martinez & More

It wasn’t that long ago that the Austin City Limits Music festival booked its first hip-hop headliner, Kanye West in 2011. So it was nothing short of a triumph that the fest snagged the most relevant hip-hop headliner -- Kendrick Lamar, arguably among the most important artistic voices of this era -- to cap Day 2 of the 15th anniversary’s first weekend.
Lauryn Hill Fun Fun Fun Fest

Fun Fun Fun Fest Day 3 Highlights: Lauryn Hill, Chromeo & ODESZA

Among a population used to nearly nine months of summer each year, just a couple days of cold and gloomy conditions can cause some seasonal depression. So after Fun Fun Fun Fest’s on-and-off rainy first day and a second that yielded Austin, Texas’ most wintry weather so far this season, Sunday’s consistently blue skies and pleasant, 60-degree sunshine felt like a fresh take for the festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary with tens of thousands of attendees over the three-day run (Nov. 6-8) in the heart of the city’s downtown at Auditorium Shores.