The 17th annual Austin City Limits Music Festival will once again return to Zilker Park on October 5-7 and October 12-14, 2018 in Austin, TX. This year, ACL Fest 2018 will deliver more than 125 bands across eight stages over two consecutive weekends, and it’s bringing their most impressive lineup to date. Headlining the event are Paul McCartney (only U.S. date), Metallica (only U.S. date), Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott (Texas debut), and Odesza.
The National, Khalid, Hozier, David Byrne, CHVRCHES, Deftones, Justice, St. Vincent, Sylvan Esso, Father John Misty, Brandi Carlile, Illenium, Janelle Monáe and many more will also highlight the stage throughout the two weekends. Also on the lineup are: Shawn Mendes (Weekend Two), Camila Cabello (Weekend One), Deftones (Weekend One), BØRNS, Manchester Orchestra, Lily Allen (Weekend Two), The Breeders, Houndmouth, Sharon Van Etten (Weekend One), Marian Hill (Weekend Two), Elle King, Bishop Briggs, Bahamas, Mt. Joy, Cuco, Durand Jones & The Indications, and many more. Buzzworthy artists including Brockhampton, Rezz, Greta Van Fleet (Weekend One), San Holo, Gryffin, and Sofi Tukker (Weekend One) 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, and this year is no exception. Native Texans including Shakey Graves and Golden Dawn Arkestra will perform both weekends, while Khruangbin, Asleep at the Wheel, Sweet Spirit, Jackie Venson, Molly Burch, Sailor Poon and more will deliver the tunes on Weekend One. Charley Crockett, Duncan Fellows, Harry Paradise, Kydd Jones, Curtis Roush and more will perform on Weekend Two.
All tickets are currently on-sale here.