A little something old, a little something new. That’s the story at this year’s Austin City Limits festival, which will take place October 8-10 at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas, and feature headlining sets from the [artist id="1062"]Eagles[/artist], [artist id="1191782"]Muse[/artist], [artist id="1803648"]M.I.A.[/artist], [artist id="1670064"]LCD Soundsystem[/artist] and [artist id="1117"]Phish[/artist].
Also on the 130-act roster from the same folks that bring you Chicago’s Lollapalooza are the Strokes, the Flaming Lips, Spoon, Vampire Weekend, Norah Jones, Band of Horses, Monsters of Folk, Sonic Youth, the National, Broken Bells, Yeasayer, Beach House and Gaslight Anthem.
The eclectic roster ranges from such Austin favorites as singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen and techno superstar Deadmau5, to gypsy punks Gogol Bordello, blues duo the Black Keys, soul revivalists the Temper Trap and freak folkie Devendra Banhart. According to organizers, three-day passes for the event sold out even before the lineup was announced, but single-day tickets ($85) go on sale Tuesday (May 18).
Among the other acts on the bill: Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, the Sword, Matt & Kim, the XX, Portugal. The Man, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Girls, Ryan Bingham & the Dead Horses, Blues Traveler, Local Natives, Lucero, Pete Yorn, the Soft Pack, Ozomatli, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Richard Thompson, Manchester Orchestra, Miike Snow, Mountain Goats, Mayer Hawthorne, Foals, the Morning Benders, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, the Very Best and the Constellations.
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