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Going behind the scenes with the bands of ACL

Going behind the scenes with the bands of ACL

Katie Burrell

October 14, 2017

Musicians and bands from places as far as Jamaica, Ireland and Canada made their way to Zilker Park for the Austin City Limits music festival. ACL weekend one was host to 150 bands. Many of these groups are up and coming future headliners, travelling on tour and giving Austin, the live music capital...

Locals, musicians show off their best at ACL

Locals, musicians show off their best at ACL

Katie Burrell

October 10, 2017

Austin City Limits Music Festival weekend one came to a close Oct. 8 night after three days of live music, silent discos, local eats and organizations fighting for their causes. ACL took over Zilker Park for its first weekend of its 16th year while continuing traditions such as ACL Eats and ACL Cares. Weekend...

ACL Recap: Day two brings skydivers, knee injuries and technical difficulties

ACL Recap: Day two brings skydivers, knee injuries and technical difficulties

Katie Burrell

October 8, 2017

Day two of the Austin City Limits music festival hosted highly anticipated headliners including the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Chance the Rapper. During day two, some shows experienced sound issues and over crowding, which caused an audience member to be injured. Russ, a rapper and hip hop artist,...

Float Fest 2017: Sunday Recap

Float Fest 2017: Sunday Recap

Katie Burrell

July 24, 2017

The second and final day of the annual Float Fest roared on Sunday after campers and attendees took their second rounds of floating through the San Marcos River. The second day was marked with plenty of dust and dirt flying through the air, dark clouds and high temperatures. These conditions went...

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