Eclectic Austin City Limits Festival Lineup to Include Deadmau5, Decemberists, The Strokes, More

Live Coverage Begins October 2 on Red Bull TV
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Photo: by Nick Simonite, Aerial (Weekend One) - 2014

Now in its 14th year, the Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL Fest) boasts another exciting and eclectic lineup that spans nearly every genre of music. For the second year in a row, fans from around the world that can’t make it to Austin, Texas can experience the world-class festival through Red Bull TV’s exclusive live coverage of Weekend One. Tune in for performances from The Strokes, Deadmau5, Alabama Shakes, Of Monsters and Men, The Decemberists, A$AP Rocky and more. The broadcast begins Friday, October 2nd at 3pm CT and continues all weekend on Red Bull TV and online at redbull.tv/aclfest.

WHO TO WATCH

Viewers who tune in to Red Bull TV will be treated to performances from nearly 70 artists including headliners The Strokes--the NYC band that helped kick-start the garage band renaissance in the early aughts; electronic dance music superstar Deadmau5; returning for the third time, Alabama Shakes who will perform songs from their recent album Boys & Girls which is one of the best reviewed albums of 2015; A$AP Rocky, the chart-topping hip hop artist who released At. Long. Last. A$AP. this spring and made his feature film acting debut in Dope this summer; Iceland’s Of Monsters & Men, who just announced an appearance on the Emmy Award-wining Game of Thrones; indie folk artists including Portland, Oregon’s The Decemberists and the UK’s Ben Howard; Melbourne Australia’s Vance Joy who was one of 2015’s breakout new artists with the hit single “Riptide;” singer, songwriter, actor and pioneering country music artist Dwight Yoakam, who released his latest album Second Hand Heart this year; psych rockers Unknown Mortal Orchestra, the brainchild of Auckland, New Zealand-raised, Portland, Oregon-based Ruban Nielson; and many more. See below current list of artists set to appear in the broadcast. The full list including broadcast performance schedule will be revealed on Thursday, October 1 at redbull.tv/aclfest and on the festival’s website - aclfest.com.

HOW TO WATCH

Weekend One of ACL Fest is offered exclusively on Red Bull TV which can be accessed at redbull.tv/aclfest or via the Red Bull TV channel app now available through Samsung TVs, Sony BRAVIA TVs, Blu-Ray players and PlayStation®4 (PS4) and PlayStation®3 (PS3) and Apple TV. It’s also available on Android, iOS and Windows phone; and as a free downloadable app on Amazon Fire TV, Kindle Fire, Nexus Player, Roku Players, Roku TV models, and Xbox 360. The Red Bull TV broadcast will also be carried live on the festival’s website, http://www.aclfestival.com.

With three channels to choose from, viewers can enjoy a curated festival experience on Channel 1 as hosts Sal Masekela, Ted Stryker and Maz Compton take viewers to the front row for some of the best performances, backstage for interviews, and deep into the festival grounds to discover what really make ACL Fest so special. Viewers who want back-to-back performances can tune into Channels 2 and 3 where the music never stops.

CONFIRMED BROADCAST PERFORMERS
(alphabetical order)

A$AP Rocky
Alabama Shakes
Albert Hammond Jr.
Amason
Asleep at the Wheel
Ben Howard
Boom Forest
BØRNS
Cherub
Daughter
Deadmau5
Dwight Yoakam
Echosmith
Father John Misty
Flosstradamus
G-Eazy
Gary Clark Jr.
Glass Animals
Houndmouth
In the Whale
Jidenna
Kurt Vile and The Violators
Misterwives
Moon Taxi
Nate Ruess
Of Monsters and Men
Royal Blood
Run the Jewels
San Fermin
Shakey Graves
Strand of Oaks
Sylvan Esso
The Decemberists
The Strokes
TV on the Radio
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Vance Joy
Waters

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