ACL RECAP

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Austin City Limits Festival season has officially come to a close. But for those of you nostalgic festival-goers out there, longing for the pseudo reality of spending every day on an open field surrounded by live music, Front Gate Tickets intern, Miranda, provides some highlights from ACL, including Cage The Elephant’s wild set, the renowned Radiohead and the sweet sounds of Corinne Bailey Rae.

Photos by: Miranda Chiechi

Cage The Elephant

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Andra Day

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Corinne Bailey Rae

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Chairlift

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Young The Giant

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Kendrick Lamar

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Radiohead

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Local Natives

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M83

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See you next year for ACL 2017!

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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS 2016 – FESTIVAL TIPS

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Heading out to catch Radiohead, Mumford & Sons, Kendrick Lamar or LCD Soundsystem this weekend (or the next!) at Zilker Park?

ACL wants to load you up on all the deets that the 2016 festival has to offer before you make your trek to Barton Springs Boulevard!

From Cashless Wristband Registration to Box Office Hours, the ACL Blog has all the answers to make your weekend as hassle-free as possible.

Read up on all of ACL’s tips for the 2016 festival here.

Still needing to snag your Ticket to ACL Fest? You can still get your hands on VIP, Platinum, and Sunday Weekend 2 Tickets here.

 

JUST RELEASED ALBUMS TO SCOPE OUT AT ACL

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ACL Music Festival is just around the corner! Check out these highly anticipated albums by some of the incredible artists performing across the two weekend.

RADIOHEAD – A MOON SHAPED POOL

Highly anticipated headliner of ACL, Radiohead comes out with their first album in four years- just in time to grace Austinites with new alternative rock this October.

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LOCAL NATIVES – SUNLIT YOUTH

Local Natives are back with their signature enchanting sound and dreamlike vibe that’s perfect for swaying to during a cool fall night at Zilker Park.

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CORINNE BAILEY RAE – THE HEART SPEAKS IN WHISPERS

This British singer-songwriter brings back her sweet, melodic voice for her newest album. The R&B and funk sounds of her new album are bound to keep you dancing the entire set.

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KYGO – CLOUD NINE

After releasing several singles, Kygo combines them and additional songs together to make his first album, Cloud Nine, full of upbeat tunes and numerous collaborations.

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YOUNG THE GIANT – HOME OF THE STRANGE

The west coast native band released their third album this year combining the unique melodies and instruments, that are signature to the Young the Giant sound, with a rock beat to keep your head bobbing.

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BAND OF HORSES – WHY ARE YOU OK

Band of Horses brings you more alternative rock with their newest album, Why Are You Ok, containing ever soothing vocals and lively instrumentals.

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CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN – THE RIDE

Six years after forming, this British alternative rock band releases their second album packed with dynamic vocals and killer guitar playing.

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THE LUMINEERS – CLEOPATRA

This trio hailing from Colorado releases a new album with their ever so captivating sound and masterful story telling about themselves, influential people they’ve met and various experiences.

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MIIKE SNOW – iii

Miike Snow’s electric indie sound is back for their III album released just this month, ready to debut its new material for Texas at ACL.

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ST. LUCIA – MATTER

Hailing from Brooklyn, St. Lucia releases their sophomore album chock-full of electric pop sounds that will have you jumping and dancing all over Zilker Park.

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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS – 2016 SCHEDULE BY DAY

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We’re celebrating 15 years of Austin City Limits Music Festival this year, and couldn’t be more excited!

From Radiohead to Kygo, there’s something for everyone on the newly announced Weekend 1 and Weekend 2 schedules.

You can start penciling in who you’re going to see September 30 – October 2 for Weekend 1, and October 7 – 9 for Weekend 2 of the festival through ACL’s official website now.

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Haven’t gotten your tickets to ACL 2016 yet? You can still snag Single-Day Passes to the festival before they sell out!