Since 2002, the city of Austin has hosted the Austin City Limits Festival at Zilker Park that has included several top artists like Austin’s Willie Nelson, Paul McCartney, Guns N’ Roses, Flaming Lips, Lizzo and many more. Due to COVID-19, this year’s annual live music festival has been canceled, instead, they will be streaming previous ACL Fest sets and a few new performances. They will be commemorating this year’s festival with a free 3-night broadcast, starting this Friday at 7pm CT exclusively live on YouTube.
The ACL Fest 2020 Lineup will feature legendary ACL Fest sets including Paul McCartney (2018), Willie Nelson (2016), Billie Eilish (2019), Radiohead (2016), Alabama Shakes (2015), Spoon (2017), The xx (2017), LCD Soundsystem (2010), Juanes (2014), Twenty One Pilots (2015), St. Vincent (2018); new performances from Black Pumas, Otis The Destroyer, Mélat, Paul Cauthen…and more listed below.
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ACL Fest is proud to partner with the following nonprofit organizations over the ACL Fest 2020 weekend.
All Together ATX: All Together ATX is a philanthropic fund, created by Austin Community Foundation and United Way for Greater Austin, that provides flexible resources to nonprofit organizations working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and the economic consequences of the outbreak. Learn more here: https://www.alltogetheratx.org/.
Equal Justice Initiative: The Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the U.S., challenging racial and economic injustice, and protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society. Learn more here: https://eji.org/.
When We All Vote: When We All Vote is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization launched by Co-Chair Michelle Obama in 2018 to increase participation in every election, with a mission to change the culture around voting and close the race and age voting gap to ensure every eligible voter is registered and ready to vote. Vote Here: https://www.whenweallvote.org/aclfestival/
Austin Parks Foundation: Tito’s Handmade Vodka is matching up to $10,000 in contributions to Austin Parks Foundation during ACL Fest 2020. APF provides funding, resources and programming to ensure equitable access to great parks for all Austinites. Learn more here: https://austinparks.org/
For more information about Austin City Limits Festival please visit: https://www.aclfestival.com/.