aclfest2017-jayz

 

UPDATE!!: late in the day on Thursday, May 4th, Jay-Z was added as festival headliner.

Austin City Limits Music Festival has announced its massive lineup for two weekends of festivities. The event will deliver more than 140 bands across eight stages at Zilker Park, October 6-8 and October 13-15.

Headliners are Jay-Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Chance the Rapper, The Killers, Gorillaz, Martin Garrix, and The XX.

Other large font artists are Ice Cube, Ryan Adams and Solange, The Head and The Heart, Run the Jewels, Foster the People, Spoon, Vance Joy, Zhu, Glass Animals (wk2), Tove Lo, Milky Chance, Portugal. The Man, Bonobo, Cut Copy (wk1), Crystal Castles, A$AP Ferg, First Aid Kit, RÜFÜS DU SOL, Russ, D.R.A.M., Skepta, Louis the Child.

From further down the list, we're excited about Royal Blood (wk 1), Alison Wonderland (wk 1), The Black Angels, Angel Olsen, Danny Brown, Eagles of Death Metal (wk 2), Car Seat Headrest, Benjamin Booker, Whitney, Thundercat (wk 1), The Lemon Twigs, Day Wave (wk 2), Middle Kids, Valerie June, Deap Vally, and La Femme.

Here's a breakdown of artists only playing one of the weekends:


Weekend One

Cut Copy, Superduperkyle, Royal Blood, Alison Wonderland, MUTEMATH, Joseph, Thundercat, Jacob Banks, Sigrid, AJR, Asgeir, Asleep At the Wheel, Karen Elson


Weekend Two

Glass Animals, O.A.R., Getter, Eagles of Death Metal, Broods, Day Wave, Tash Sultana, Coin, Dreamers, Pell, Dale and Ray

 

3-Day General Admission Tickets for both weekends go on sale today at 10am CT at www.aclfestival.com.  3-Day VIP and Platinum Tickets and Hotel Packages will also be available starting at 10am CT.  Music fans ages 10 and under will be admitted free of charge accompanied by a ticketed adult. 1-Day General Admission Tickets, 1-Day VIP Tickets and 1-Day Platinum Tickets will be available later in the year.
 
Austin City Limits Music Festival has called Zilker Park home for 16 years, and in 2017, the Austin Parks Foundation is celebrating Zilker 100, the centennial anniversary of this legendary green space. For more than a decade, proceeds from ACL Festival have gone directly towards improving Austin's parks.  Just this week, ACL Fest announced $6.3 million in funding to Austin Parks, making the total contribution to improvements to Zilker Park and parks across the city more than $26 million since 2006.
 
Fans worldwide who can't make it to Zilker Park will be able to watch the Austin City Limits Music Festival Live Broadcast on Red Bull TV, which is distributed digitally for free on any connected device and accessible online at redbull.tv/aclfest.  The Live Broadcast can also be viewed on www.aclfestival.com. Full broadcast schedule of performances will be announced in October.
 
Fans can sign up for the E-List to be the first to get new information at www.aclfestival.com, download the ACL Fest Mobile App, and follow social media to stay in the loop for all festival announcements.  Facebook || Instagram || Twitter.
 
ACL Fest 2017 lineup