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ACL weekend two: Gambino’s last show

Gambino is a two-time Emmy winner, both as an actor and a director. Photo courtesy of Roger Ho

Alex Hanks

October 16, 2019

Childish Gambino closed day two of the Austin City Limits Festival with a lengthy set on Oct. 12, playing what he emphasized was his last concert ever. Despite this being his last concert as Childish Gambino, the creative plans to revamp his career under his legal name Donald Glover. If this is in fact...

More than music

Photo by Amber Chin

Amber Chin

October 16, 2019

In addition to seeing performances by their favorite artists, Austin City Limits (ACL) attendees can visit ACL Cares, a section of the festival devoted to showcasing non-profits. Among this year’s organizations are the Love Hope Strength Foundation (LHSF), Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and ...

Turn up at the capital

ACL during the day time. Photo courtesy of @livingsunshine

Ryan Thompson

October 11, 2017

If you haven’t heard of The Austin City Limits Music Festival, better known as ACL, then you might be living under a rock, however, you shouldn’t worry because here comes the light. ACL is a live music festival based in the “Live Music Capital of The World,” Austin, Texas. Since 2002, it has...

Austin City Limits Festival stays hot

October 13, 2015

Brayden Boren, The Paisano “What’s up, ACL! It’s hot as f---!” The words of Amealia Meath, lead singer of the electronic group Sylvan Esso, rang out to a crowd of thousands that were all too aware of Austin’s latent heat this past Sunday afternoon. Fans eager to see big...

Top 5 Artists to See at ACL Festival 2015

September 29, 2015

Photo Courtesy of BIZ 3 Entertainment 1. Run the Jewels Friday, 5 p.m., Miller Light stage “I beat you to a pulp, no fiction/ Tarantino flow, new Jules (Jewels) and Vincent.” When not smashing in your ear drums with earthquake triggering beats or stabbing you with the sharpest politic...

ACL Day Recaps

October 17, 2014

Michael Turnini/ The Paisano ACL Day 1: Weekend two of Austin City Limits (ACL) kicked off this week, and I was approved to do some coverage. This year’s ACL is my first experience with the festival. Already a fan of many of the bands, I was extremely excited to...

Austin City Limits:  Music festival fun for everyone

October 14, 2014

Beth Marshall/The Paisano Entering the Austin City Limits (ACL) festival grounds is enough to make the definition of location disappear. Between the diversity of the audience and the range of worldwide musicians performing live, Zilker Park’s large patch of Austin, Texas grass transf...

ACL Day 3 Slideshow Recap

October 7, 2013

Photo Credit: Jennifer Alejos

ACL Day 2 Slideshow Recap

October 5, 2013

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ACL Day 1 Slideshow Recap

October 4, 2013

Photo Credit: Jennifer Alejos