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October 4, 2019

ACL Fest 2019: Fri. Oct. 4

By: Laurie Gallardo

It’s overwhelming, but you’ve gotta start somewhere! These are but a handful of selections for your ACL Fest 2019 adventures today from your Austin Music Minute, as well as picks for fest alternatives:

-Start the ACL Fest day off at Zilker Park with Asleep At the Wheel (12:45 p.m.), Alesia Lani (1:15 p.m.), Cherry Glazerr (2:45 p.m.), and Black Pistol Fire (3 p.m.). The heavy hitters tonight include include Jenny Lewis, The Raconteurs, Thom Yorke, RL Grime, and Tame Impala.

-Also tonight, it’s the first night of Austin Corn Lovers Fiesta at The Continental Club, 1315 S. Congress Ave, with The Sloths, Pat Todd and The Rankoutsiders, Fiesta founders Hickoids featuring Frontier Dan, and Zofo, a major glam/garage outfit featuring Javier Escovedo, Glenn Benavides, David Fairchild and Thierry Lecoz. Daaaamn.

-Looking ahead to tomorrow afternoon at ACL Fest, catch early sets by Diamante Eléctrico, The Aquadolls, Sigrid, and bigtime AMM fave Brittany Howard.

—Photography by David James Swanson.


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