Welcome to the 2013 Austin City Limits Music Festival page! As you surely know, there are two weekends of the festival to contend with this year. Such a thing could be overwhelming, but we have you covered on what you’ll need for both. Click around and find out when we’ll be broadcasting, who our jocks recommend you see, and how to win passes.

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BROADCAST DETAILS

Not planning on attending ACL but still want to be in the loop? Then this is when you’ll be able to tune in and listen to LA Lloyd, B-DOE, and CJ chime in on what’s happening down at Zilker Park.

FRI 10/4 12PM-6PM
SAT 10/5 12PM-6PM
SUN 10/6 12PM-6PM
     
FRI 10/11 12PM-6PM
SAT 10/12 12PM-6PM
SUN 10/13 12PM-6PM

ACL Festival Guide

Posted 10/10/2013 6:00:00 AM

ACL is upon us (again), so we've put together a little guide to help you survive the festival. Round 2!

PLAN AHEAD

Take a look at the park map and the schedule ahead of time. Yeah, you'll be able to figure out exactly what you want to do when you get there, but it really helps to have a bit of a plan. If there's an artist you reeeeeeally want to see, go to that stage early. Even though ACL is two weekend this year, it's still going to be packed.

If you're not sure who to go see or if you have time to skill in between sets, check out our staff picks for shows.

DON’T BRING

Sandals (You’re crazy. Just put on some real shoes.)
Glass containers
Food or drinks
Large umbrellas
Hard-sided coolers
Skateboards
Pets
Aerosol sunscreen

Check here for a full list of things that aren't ...



The KLBJ Guide to ACL Fest Picks

Posted 10/3/2013 5:30:00 AM

Lionel Richie = Lionel Richie

Okay, this one is a little obvious, but we wanted to start off easy. Somewhere between his 1982 self-titled debut popping out one number one single and two top fives, and successfully winning five Grammys, Lionel Richie became the poster boy for a Motown-rock mix. As for his live performances, Richie's shows are known to focus just as much on the entertainment value as the actual music. As his popularity grew, his concerts became more elaborate, incorporating a variety of special effects and musicians, who play different instruments to enhance the performances. If you're into Richie's live style, then there's one act at ACL 2013 you need to check out.

Yes, that's right. Not only is he already recording new, original music for an album he plans to release within the next year, but Lionel Richie will also grace the Samsung Galaxy stage during both ...



KLBJ Staff Picks for ACL 2013

Posted 10/3/2013 2:30:00 AM

If you're still trying to figure out your schedule for ACL, don't wait until you're at Zilker to do it! The festival is just around the corner and there are too many good acts for you to not come prepared.

So we tracked down all of the jocks and producers in the station and made them tell us their picks for this year. They created their own schedules chose their top acts for each weekend.

Take a look at their schedules for inspiration, ideas, potential gigs, or just to see what they're interested.



Rocking The Festival? Make Sure To Visit The ACL Cares Area!

Posted 10/2/2013 1:59:00 PM

Nonprofits at a music festival? Yes! Visit the ACL Cares area at this years Austin City Limits Music Festival, and meet some great nonprofits from Austin. Take a break from the music, catch your breath, and spend 20 minutes cruising through ACL Cares. You can find it by turing right once you enter the festival on the Barton Springs entrance. Here are a few of the amazing nonprofits that will be hanging out both weekends of the festival. Just click on the description to hear the interview!

The Nature Conservancy's goal is to protect nature, and protect life. I can get behind both of those things. This goes hand in hand with The Austin City Limits desire to limit the environmental impact the festival has on its habitat, and improving the greenery of the city throughout the year.

Did you know you could save someone's life by donating your bone marrow? People ...