ACL Confirms Initial Line-Up
As previously reported, Austin City Limits will return to Zilker Park from September 26-28, featuring one of the summers electric line-ups. In addition to rumored headliners the Foo Fighters and Beck, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Manu Chao and John Fogerty will top off a stacked bill that also includes appearances by The Raconteurs, The Mars Volta, Gnarls Barkley and Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band. David Byrne is also slated to make one of his first non-New York appearances since finishing an extended tour in support of 2004 Grown Backwards. Other choice acts include: Galactic, Drive-By Truckers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Antibalas, N.E.R.D. Erykah Badu, G. Love & Special Sauce, Neko Case, Silversun Pickups, Gillian Welch, The Black Keys, Band of Horses, Asleep at the Wheel, Gogol Bordello, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Robert Earl Keen, Mike Farris and Patty Griffin.
The festival has also confirmed appearances by Tegan & Sara, Iron & Wine, The Swell Season, Eli Young Band, Against Me!, Jakob Dylan and the Gold Mountain Rebels, Okkervil River, Kevin Fowler, Hot Chip, Vampire Weekend, Slightly Stoopid, Duffy, Alejandro Escovedo, Roky Erickson, Spiritualized, Flyleaf, Ingrid Michaelson, Stars, Josonzales, CSS, Del the Funky Homosapien, Man Man, Jamie Lidell, What Made Milwaukee Famous, Jenny Lewis, M. Ward, Mason Jennings, Heartless Bastards, The Nachito Herrera All-Stars, Shooter Jennings, Xavier Rudd, Yeasayer, Octopus Project, Joe Bonamassa, The Kills, White Denim, Louis XIV, Delta Spirit, Mates of State, Nicole Atkins & The Sea, Electric Touch, South Austin Jug Band, Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bears, Back Door Slam, Tristan Prettyman, The Strange Boys, Eli ‘Paper Boy’ Reed and the True Loves and the Lee Boys.