Paul McCartney, Metallica, & David Byrne lead Austin City Limits Music Festival

Via Guitar Girl Magazine

Austin City Limits Music Festival

By Lindsey Borders

Announced May 1, the seventeenth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival has announced it’s latest lineup with some of the most iconic artists performing. These include Paul McCartney, Metallica, David Bryrne, Deftones, among dozens of others. Several of the artists billed will be their first time playing at ACL, with the newcomers being McCartney and metal group Metallica.

Other artists performing include Hozier, Father John Misty, Brandi Carlile, Janelle Monáe, Greta Van Fleet, and more. ACL Festival takes place over two consecutive weekends, featuring more than 125 bands across eight stages at Zilker Park, October 5-7 and October 12-14. Tickets are available for purchase here.

Weekend one performers include Camila Cabello, Sharon Van etten, Sofi Tukker, and weekend two includes Shawn Mendes, Lily Allen, Marian Hill, with an electrifying performance by Prince’s backing band, the legendary The Revolution. Native Texans performing at ACL include Shakey Graves, Asleep at the Wheel, Molly Burch, and many more.

ACL has called Zilker Park home for the last seventeen years, and portion of the festival’s proceeds go towards improving Austin’s park. In partnership with Austin Park Foundation, ACL Festival, has donated more than $30 million towards the improvement of Zilker Park and other parks throughout the city.

Three-day general admission tickets for both weekends are available now at www.aclfestival.com. Three-day VIP and Platinum Tickets with Hotel Packages are also available. Check out all of the VIP and Platinum amenities here. Music fans ages ten and . under are admitted free of a charge accompanied by a ticketed adult. Check back later in the year for one-day general admission, VIP, and Platinum Tickets.

A live broadcast of the festival will take place on Red Bull TV, and is distributed digitally free on the web at redbull.tv, and on connected TVs, smartphones and tablets including ACLFestival.com.

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