The Foo Fighters, Robert Plant and Allison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne, The Raconteurs, The Mars Volta, Gnarls Barkley, Erykah Badu and Patty Griffin are among the artists confirmed for the seven annual Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival, Sept. 26-28 at Zilker Park in Austin, TX.
The three-day music and arts festival will showcase 130 bands on eight stages. Only the regular 3-day passes ($170) and VIP 3-day passes ($850) are available and on sale now; early bird ($135) and advance 3-day ($150) passes sold out within 48 hours of going on sale. There are no added-on service charges in the price of the tickets.
In addition to the music, concertgoers can sample local cuisine at the Austin Eats Food Court and experience local arts and crafts at the SoCo Art Market. Once again, the festival will focus on the environment. Within the festival grounds there will be a special area for local non-profit organizations involved in environmental efforts.
The ACL Music Festival is an off-shoot of the popular “Austin City Limits” TV show, now in its 34th year, that airs on Public Television.
A complete lineup can be found at the festival website.
Last Updated on April 30, 2008 by By Jane Cohen & Bob Grossweiner