Austin City Limits Music Festival is back for its 13th year in Zilker Park with one of the most energetic lineups to date, including headliner Eminem in his only performance in the Southwest in 2014. Also topping the bill are Pearl Jam, Outkast, Skrillex, Beck, Calvin Harris, Lana Del Rey, Lorde (Weekend Two only), Foster The People, The Replacements and Zedd.
Joining the three-day, eight stage party in Zilker Park, are Major Lazer, The Avett Brothers, Austin’s own Spoon, The Head and the Heart, Belle & Sebastian, Interpol, Chromeo, Broken Bells, Childish Gambino, CHVRCHES, Jimmy Cliff, St. Vincent and Phantogram.
ACL Festival keeps 2014 diverse as ever with female-fronted outfits such as Lana Del Rey, Lorde (Weekend Two only), The Head and the Heart, St. Vincent, Phantogram, Iggy Azalea, Jenny Lewis, tUnE -yArDs, and My Brightest Diamond. The lineup also circles the globe with international artists including Zedd (Germany), CHVRCHES (Scotland), Juanes (Columbia,) Iggy Azalea (Australia), Icona Pop (Sweden), Paolo Nutini (Scotland), Sam Smith (England), KONGOS (South Africa), Temples (England), Ana Tijoux (France), Hozier (Ireland), MØ (Denmark), and Zoé (Mexico) and a kick of bass to start the dance party with the likes of The Glitch Mob, Gramatik, Beats Antique and more.
In ACL Festival tradition, you don’t have to look far for a wealth of musical discovery with strong heatseekers like the Boston indie jazz quartet, Lake Street Dive, Lucius, Falls, Nikki Lane, Young & Sick, The Districts and New Orleans based singer-songwriter, Benjamin Booker.
Each weekend of ACL Festival will showcase acts that call the Live Music Capital of the World their home, including the thirteenth appearance of Asleep at the Wheel, Saints of Valory, Black Pistol Fire, Blue Bear, Wood & Wire, Emily Wolfe, The NIGHTOWLS, Dawn and Hawkes, Mike and the Moon Pies, Sphynx, Penny & Sparrow, Riders Against the Storm, Hard Proof and Arum Rae.
Regular-priced Three-Day Passes for both weekends of ACL Festival go on-sale today at 10am Central at www.aclfestival.com, along with VIP and Platinum Passes and travel packages.
To discover new ACL Festival bands, and for super fans ready to start prepping for the festival, iHeartRadio will launch ACL Festival Radio – the festival’s official station. The exclusive digital radio provider and official partner of Austin City Limits Music Festival will be filling the internet airwaves with music from ACL performers and more at iheartradio.com/aclfest.
The 2014 edition of the Austin City Limits Music Festival happens October 3-5 & October 10-12 in Zilker Park. More information is available at www.aclfestival.com.