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October 7, 2021

ACL Fest: Weekend 2

By: Laurie Gallardo

Time for round two, music lover. The second weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival presents local and touring artists kicking things off tomorrow afternoon, Friday Oct. 8, at Zilker Park. And the AMM is here with another handful of picks to start the day out right.

After your visit with The Breaks over at the Bonus Tracks stage at 12:30 p.m., the AMM recommends sets by Riders Against the Storm (1:30 p.m.), Chicago-based songwriter Claud (1:45 p.m.), Heartless Bastards (2:30 p.m.), Florida artist Q (2:30 p.m.), Indiana R&B/soul outfit Durand Jones & The Indications (3:15 p.m.), The Teeta (3:15 p..m.), and Madrid garage-pop rockers Hinds (3:15 p.m.).

-Photo: Durand Jones & The Indications, courtesy of the artist.

Decisions! And again this weekend, the AMM will offer a few more ACL Fest picks, as well as a couple of festival alternatives. Please check the ACL Fest website for important COVID safety protocol.


October 30, 2023


Genesis Owusu returns to Austin to perform tomorrow night at Empire Garage.


October 28, 2023

LEVITATION: Saturday and Sunday

AMM picks for LEVITATION weekend, including Amyl & The Sniffers, Durand Jones, Altin Gün and more.


October 27, 2023

LEVITATION: Friday & Saturday

The AMM’s LEVITATION 2023 picks for Fri/Sat, including Alan Palomo, Allah-Las, Queen Serene and more.


October 26, 2023

So Very Curious, Indeed

A Curious Mix of People book launch reunion show, Saturday at The Parlor on Guadalupe.


October 25, 2023

Friday at Radio East

Black Live Music Fund & Radio East present a DAWA benefit with Latasha Lee and Blakchyl.


October 24, 2023

The Returner

Allison Russell brings The Returner Tour to 3Ten tomorrow night.


October 23, 2023

Haunt Me and Dark Shadows

Cover your neck. Or don’t. It’s the Goth Gala tonight at Sagebrush, with Haunt Me, and a screening of the original ‘House of Dark Shadows.’


October 21, 2023

Bienvenido al Laboratorio

Carrie Rodriguez’ LABORATORIO at Stateside on Sunday, with Angélica Garcia & Cat Cardenas.