All-Star Lineup for Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin City Limits Music Festival

The 17th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival will deliver one of the most exceptional lineups of this year’s festival season. Headliners include Paul McCartney, Metallica, Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys, TRAVIS SCOTT and ODESZA. The history-making bill includes first time ACL Fest performances and only North American festival appearances by both Paul McCartney and Metallica. A triumphant return of Childish Gambino and a highly anticipated performance from Arctic Monkeys will also take place during the event. World class stars from all over the world will take the stage over the course of the two consecutive weeks. This year, ACL Festival will present over 125 bands across eight stages at Zilker Park. It will take place on October 5-7 and October 12-14. Tickets are now available here.

This year’s incredible lineup will showcase some of music’s most captivating artists including Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Deftones, Lily Allen and much more. Buzzworthy artists including BROCKHAMPTON, REZZ, GRETA VAN FLEET, San Holo, Gryffin, and Sofi Tukker will electrify audiences, while Prince’s legendary backing band,The Revolution, bring the groove.

Honoring homegrown talent has always been a tradition of ACL Fest. Native Texans including Shakey Graves and Golden Dawn Arkestra will perform both weekends. Khruangbin, Asleep at the Wheel, Sweet Spirit, and more will deliver the tunes on Weekend One. Charley Crockett, Duncan Fellows, Kydd Jones, Curtis Roush and more will perform on Weekend Two.


ACL Festival Lineup

Venue – Zilker Park

Austin City Limits Music Festival has been honored to call Zilker Park home for the past 17 years. A portion of proceeds from ACL Festival go directly towards improving Austin’s parks. Since 2006, ACL Festival, in partnership with the Austin Parks Foundation, has donated more than $30 million towards improvements to Zilker Park and parks across the city.


3-Day General Admission Tickets for both weekends are on sale now here. 3-Day VIP and Platinum Tickets and Hotel Packages are also available. VIP ticketholders will enjoy a brand new shaded viewing deck with exceptional sightlines of the main stage, as well as the new VIP-Platinum bar located at Rock Island. A full list of VIP and Platinum amenities can be viewed here.

Music fans ages 10 and under will be admitted free of charge accompanied by a ticketed adult. 1-Day General Admission Tickets, 1-Day VIP Tickets and 1-Day Platinum Tickets will be available later in the year.

Live Stream

Fans worldwide who can’t make it to Zilker Park can watch The Official 2018 Austin City Limits Music Festival Live Broadcast on Red Bull TV, which is distributed digitally for free on the web at here, connected TVs, smartphones and tablets as well as on the ACL Festival’s official site. A full schedule of performances will be announced this summer on

Fans can sign up for the E-List to be the first to get new information here, download the ACL Fest Mobile App, and follow social media to stay in the loop for all festival announcements. Also, keep up with their Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter.

Austin City Limits Music Festival is generously sponsored by American Express, Honda, Miller Lite, HomeAway, BMI, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Karbach Brewing Co., and Lifeway Kefir.


FestPop Staff Writer, Katy Loesch
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