Austin City Limits Festival 2010

Follow the bouncing music fans as we run around this great music festival and events all over the Live Music Capital of the World.

If you've never been to Austin, Texas, this is a great time to go - the annual fall weekend full of world-class music in Zilker Park. Reporting via Twitter and Flickr below.

Friday Highlights:

Phish
The Strokes
Spoon
Vampire Weekend
Sonic Youth
The Black Keys
Slightly Stoopid
Beach House
Miike Snow
Ryan Bingham & The Dead Horses
Amos Lee
Robert Randolph & The Family Band
The Mountain Goats
JJ Grey & Mofro
Charlie Mars
Sarah Harmer
Cory Chisel

Saturday Highlights:

Muse
M.I.A.
LCD Soundsystem
Monsters of Folk
Gogol Bordello
Broken Bells
The xx
Silversun Pickups
Matt and Kim
The Temper Trap
Local Natives
The Gaslight Anthem
Pete Yorn
Ozomatli
Mayer Hawthorne & The County
Kinky
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Two Door Cinema Club
Lissie
 

Sunday Highlights:

The Eagles
The Flaming Lips
Norah Jones
Band of Horses
The National
Robert Earl Keen
Yeasayer
Portugal. The Man
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
Devendra Banhart and the Grogs
Richard Thompson
Martin Sexton
Midlake Foals
Cage the Elephant
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
White Rabbits
Trombone Shorty
Dawes

 


Photos fresh from the scene

From our Flickr stream



Here's Janeen's ACL report on the FUV Blog



 

WFUV's Twitter Feed: @wfuv/fest

From Austin


RitaHoustonWFUV: Spending money in Austin! I feel some new boots coming on
10 Oct

wfuv: FUVblog: Austin City Limits Music Festival 2010: Sold out for three days (that's 100,000 tickets PER DAY). Perfect... http://bit.ly/d90p6E
10 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: I was afraid I'd eat your brains
10 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: And now the band we've been waiting for - The National. They just introduced 'conversation 16' as being about marriage and cannibalism.
10 Oct

wfuv: We're gonna miss you, Austin http://flic.kr/p/8J3Nn1
10 Oct

wfuv: The National at ACL http://flic.kr/p/8J3Gpy
10 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Trombone Shorty does 'let's get it started'!
10 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: But first Yeasayer, Midlake, Trombone Shorty and Martin Sexton
10 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: ACL today is all about #thenatiomal and not at all about the eagles
10 Oct

wfuv: Lissie at ACL Afterparty http://flic.kr/p/8HGC96
10 Oct

wfuv: Matt & Kim at ACL http://flic.kr/p/8HKG7q
10 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Muse covers Nina Simone, MIA did Roadrunner, matt n Kim did biz markie and now Lissie covers kid cudi. Still no Lennon tho.
10 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Sidestage for Matt and Kim http://yfrog.com/624mhyj
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Beats Antique! Lovin this dance based/electro stuff. Must get them on the whole wide world. San Fran based. Karl Denson just came onstage
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Backstage at Gogol Bordello. MIA is up next here. We off to Matt and Kim first.
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: And now the xx. A bit incongruous in the blazing afternoon sun. Their songs are sooo good
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: U just don't find a watermelon aqua fresca like this in nyc http://yfrog.com/i3rmvxj
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Kinky doing a cover of Mexican Radio. #aclfest
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Beats Antique now w a belly dancer who is also busting some robot moves. Hybrids abound
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: From backstage lounge at ACL. Love me some black velvet art http://yfrog.com/47sqmdj
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Just saw a band w the sons of both Harrison Ford and Gabriel Byrne. Cool old timey stuff, The Dough Rollers
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Question...is there anything less cool than covering U2? I think not
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Two Door Cinema Club, young Irish band great set! If u like phoenix ...
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Migas!
9 Oct

wfuv: Migas!
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: We were just recalling great @citizencope show here last year. #aclfest
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Lissie, Beats Antique, Local Natives, Gaslight Anthem, Temper Trap, xx, Matt and Kim, #Ozomatli, Kinky, Monsters of Folk and MIA. #aclfest
9 Oct

wfuv: Korean Mexican Fusion Food Truck http://flic.kr/p/8HtyNz
9 Oct

wfuv: Korea http://flic.kr/p/8Htyfv
9 Oct

wfuv: Blind Pilot ACL Aftershow http://flic.kr/p/8Ht826
9 Oct

wfuv: Cory Chisel at ACL Afterparty http://flic.kr/p/8HvG1N
9 Oct

wfuv: Monsters of Folk, ACL Afterparty http://flic.kr/p/8Hs8SP
9 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: I'm on the air soon, talking to a guy from France, while I'm in Austin sunset soaking up some new Amos Lee. #aclfest
8 Oct

wfuv: Rita Houston ACL backstage http://flic.kr/p/8Hsdu7
8 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Kings Go Forth, w dirty retro soul, are living the dream here at ACL, taking a break from their day jobs as lawyers, etc. Grt set #aclfest
8 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: So far Austin and ACL is a great hang. Easy, fun, and sunny. Much music ahead. I shall keep u posted of the happenings here.
8 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Wonder who will honor John Lennon today at #aclfest. Maybe Phish? Vampire Weekend?
8 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Phish, Cory Chisel, Kings Go Forth, Beach House, Nortec C, and especially psyched for Amos Lee who will be playing some new songs. #aclfest
8 Oct

RitaHoustonWFUV: Good mornng Austin! Here we come #aclfest
8 Oct

LauraWFUV: Landed in Austin, the guy directing the plane to the gate was wearing shorts. Nice. Time to make the @ACL plan of attack.
8 Oct