A Guide to Austin City Limits Afterparties!

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Luke McCormick WRITTEN BY
Luke McCormick

The Austin City Limits festival might have a 10 P.M. curfew, but the party keeps going well into to the night! Numerous pre- and post-festival concerts are scheduled with a plethora of SPIN approved acts, including the Strokes, the Black Keys, Spoon, and a host of others. Here's a quick breakdown:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6:

Who: The Strokes
What: New York City's own continue their comeback with a live spot as the first Official ACL pre-party.This one is already sold out.
Where: Stubb's BBQ, 801 Red River St.
When: Doors open at 7 P.M.
Tickets: Sold Out

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7:

Who: Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears
What: Lewis and his Honeybears bring their brand of funky soul to late-night Austin.Hacienda opens the show.
Where: Antones, 213 W. 5th Street
When: Doors open at 10 P.M.
Tickets: Sold Out

Who: Paul Oakenfold
What: The legendary UK DJ spins his housey goodness.
Where: Austin Music Hall, 208 Nueces
When: Doors open at 9 P.M.
Tickets: $25-$35, order here

Who: Neon Indian and Prefuse 73
What: Alan Palomo's chillwave outfit Neon Indian and the experimental hip-hop of Scott Herren's Prefuse 73 bring the beats to this pre-party. Miniature Tigers open.
Where: La Zona Rosa, 612 W. 4th Street
When: Doors open at 9 P.M.
Tickets: $20, order here

Who: Spoon
What: The hometown guys Spoon headline this sold out set.Elvis will open the show.
Where: Mohawk, 912 Red River Street
When: Doors open at 8 P.M.
Tickets: Sold Out

Who: First Aid Kit
What: The Swedish folk sisters of First Aid kit turn it out inside at Stubb's with Ferraby Lionheart opening.
Where: Stubb's, 801 Red River Street
When: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Tickets: $10-$12, order hereMORE PARTIES: Friday | Saturday

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8:

Who: Mayer Hawthorne and the County
What: Multi-instrumentalist Andrew Cohen aka Mayer Hawthorne and his backing band The County hits the stage for a festival after party with their soul-soaked grooves. King's Go Forth open the show.
Where: Antone's, 213 W. 5th Street
When: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Tickets: $20-$25, order here

Who: Deadmau5
What: Canadian electro-house producer Deadmau5 brings his eclectic beats to this after party.Calvin Harris will open with a DJ set of his own.
Where: Austin Music Hall, 208 Nueces
When: Doors open at 9 p.m.
Tickets: $39.50-$45, order here

Who: Givers
What: The Louisiana four-piece utilizes back and forth vocals over poppy indie rock, infused with musical nods from their native state.Cults and TV Torso open the show.
Where: Emo's, 603 Red River Street
When: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Tickets: $15-$17, order here

Who: Black Lips
What: The Atlanta garage punks brings their wild stage antics to this fest after party.Those Darlins and The Ettes open.
Where: Emo's, 603 Red River Street
When: Doors open at 10 p.m.
Tickets: $13-$15, order here

Who: Monsters of Folk
What: This three-headed Jim James/Conor Oberst/M. Ward folk monster invades another after party.Jimmie Dale Gilmore opens.
Where: Stubb's, 801 Red River Street
When: Doors open at 7 P.M.
Tickets: $35.00, order hereMORE PARTIES: Wednesday & Thursday | Saturday

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9:

Who: Girls
What: San Francisco psych poppers with lo-fi hooks.The Soft Pack opens.
Where: Antone's, 213 W. 5th Street
When: Doors open at 10 P.M.
Tickets: $20.00, order here

Who: Gayngs
What: The Minneapolis collective dropped their 80s soft-rock inspired debut this year with help from members of Bon Iver, Megafaun, and Solid Gold. Bear in Heaven opens.
Where: Emo's, 603 Red River Street
When: Doors at 10 p.m.
Tickets: $18-$20, order here

Who: Dawes
What: California Americana rockers heavily indebted to the Laurel Canyon sound with Lissie opening.
Where: Emo's, 603 Red River Street
When: Doors open at 10 P.M.
Tickets: $14-$16, order here

Who: Sonic Youth
What: NYC indie rock legends invade La Zona Rosa with Warpaint kicking off the show.
Where: La Zona Rosa, 612 W. 4th Street
When: Doors open at 10 P.M.
Tickets: $30-$35, order here

Who: The Black Keys
What: Guitar/drum duo with fuzzy Detroit blues, Foals opens the show.
Where: Stubb's, 801 Red River Street
When: Doors at 8 P.M.
Tickets: This one is sold outMORE PARTIES: Wednesday & Thursday | Friday

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