The veritable endless list of bands and artists that make the yearly festival so much fun has been announced, giving you plenty of time to figure out how you’re going to tell you boss you desperately need some time off to go to Texas in October.
Along with Phish, Friday, Oct. 8 also includes The Strokes, Spoon, Vampire Weekend, Sonic Youth, The Black Keys, Broken Bells, Slightly Stoopid, Beach House, The Sword, Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses, Blues Traveler, The Soft Pack, Amos Lee, and Robert Randolph & The Family Band plus more bands and artists than we can possible find the pixels to print on your screen at this time.
In addition to Muse, Saturday, Oct. 9 also features performances by M.I.A., LCD Soundsystem, Monsters Of Folk, Deadmau5, Gogol Bordello, Pat Green, Matt and Kim, The xx, The Temper Trap, Local Natives, The Gaslight Anthem, Lucero, Pete Yorn, Ozomatli and Manchester Orchestra plus many, many more.
Eagles appear Sunday, Oct. 10, on a lineup that also includes The Flaming Lips, Norah Jones, Band Of Horses, The National, Robert Earl Keen, Yeasayer, Rebelution, Portugal. The Man, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Devendra Banhart And The Grogs, Richard Thompson, Martin Sexton and Midlake. Like the two previous days, there are soooo many bands and artists playing Sunday and our keyboards can’t stand the strain of all this power-typing.
In other words, we’re giving you a heads up. For the complete day-by-day for this year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival as well as the scoop on single-day passes, click here for the official website.