This weekend hundreds of bands rolled into Austin, TX, for Austin City Limits, a three-day festival that featured sets from national headliners Kings of Leon, Pearl Jam, Them Crooked Vultures, and the Decemberists, along with local heros like Ghostland Observatory.
SPIN photographer Mark C. Austin hit the city's Zilker Park all weekend, capturing the best of the fest. Click through the gallery to see his pics of performers like the Dead Weather's Alison Mosshart (above).
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