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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...

Conor Oberst at ACL

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Jessica Salinas

October 18, 2016

Austin City Limits celebrated its 15th anniversary Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 and Oct. 7 to Oct. 9. The festival featured an eclectic mix of artists and groups, including headliners such as Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Mumford & Sons and Willie Nelson. There was something for every music lover t...

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...

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

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