ACL organizers announced today the return of Auckland City Limits Music Festival and the first-ever Sydney City Limits Music Festival, taking place in February/March 2018. The lineups include Beck, Justice, Grace Jones, Phoenix, and Vance Joy (Sydney only), as well as performances from Tash Sultana, George Ezra (Auckland only), The Libertines, The Head and the Heart, Car Seat Headrest and many more.

Sydney promoter Secret Sounds, in partnership with C3 Presents and Live Nation Entertainment,announced the inaugural Sydney City Limits Music Festival, which will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the lush inner city oasis of Centennial Park. Tickets will go on via www.sydneycitylimits.com on November 1.

Auckland promoter CRS Presents, in partnership with C3 Presents and Live Nation Entertainment, will deliver the second annual Auckland City Limits Music Festival on March 3, 2018 to Western Springs stadium, and surrounding fields and lakeside park. The inaugural festival, held in 2016, was a resounding success, with the New Zealand Herald proclaiming, “Hats off to the organisers of the inaugural Auckland City Limits. It was one of the easiest, smoothest, most well-run music festivals Auckland has ever had.” Tickets will go on sale via www.aucklandcitylimits.com on November 1.

Both festivals will continue the Austin City Limits Music Festival tradition of including top culinary options, family fun with Kiddie Limits, and local art. Additional details about these options will be released soon. See both lineups below.