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Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band, Pearl Jam Headline Austin City Limits


With a whopping 130 bands scheduled to perform, the eighth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival (Oct. 2-4) is sure to be one to remember. While the Beastie Boys were forced to cancel due Adam Yauch’s battle with cancer, the festival still boasts Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews Band, and Pearl Jam as headliners, with New York City art-punks Yeah Yeah Yeahs added to the bill.

If that wasn’t enough, be sure to expect mind blowing performances by supporting acts such as Mos Def, Arctic Monkeys, and stoner grunge supergroup Them Crooked Vultures, featuring Dave Grohl, Josh Homme, and John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin fame.

The festival kicks off in Zilker Park on October 2nd, and finishes the night of October 4th with a surefire performance by Pearl Jam. Be sure to look out for performances by the Dead Weather, Sonic Youth, Grizzly Bear, and the Decemberists as well.

The show is only two weeks away, and has already completely sold out, but stay tuned as SPIN will be on the ground in Texas to cover all the incredible performances. Plus get more info about the festival at

Check out the full lineup below and get ready to rock!

Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Thievery Corporation, John Legend, the Dead Weather, the Levon Helm Band, Ghostland Observatory, Sonic Youth, Mos Def, Toadies, Flogging Molly, the B-52s, Lily Allen, Citizen Cope, Arctic Monkeys, the Decemberists, Coheed and Cambria, Andrew Bird, Girl Talk, STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9), Phoenix, Bassnectar, Bon Iver, !!!, the Avett Brothers, the Airborne Toxic Event, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Clutch, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Grizzly Bear, Heartless Bastards, Passion Pit, White Lies, Dan Auerbach, the Walkmen, the Scabs, Reckless Kelly, Devotchka, Blitzen Trapper, the Virgins, Here We Go Magic, Eek-A-Mouse, K’ Naan, Asleep at the Wheel, Dr. Dog, the Raveonettes, the Knux, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, State Radio, Los Amigos Invisibles, the Felice Brothers, Federico Aubele, Raul Malo, Daniel Johnston, Poi Dog Pondering, Brett Dennen, Rodriguez, Henry Butler, Preservation Hall, Sam Roberts Band, the Greencards, Sara Watkins, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, David Garza, John Vanderslice, Zac Brown Band, Todd Snider, School of Seven Bells, the Dodos, Robyn Hitchcock and the Venus 3, Alberta Cross, Deer Tick, Bell X1, Alela Diane, the Wood Brothers, the Parlor Mob, Rebirth Brass Band, Marva Wright, Terri Hendrix, L.A.X., Lisa Hannigan, the Low Anthem, Sons of Bill, Suckers, Sarah Jaffe, Cotton Jones, the Henry Clay People, Papa Mali, Jypsi, Vince Mira, Jonathan Tyler & the Northern Lights, Mimicking Birds, Jeffrey Steele, Jonell Mosser, Leatherbag, Keith Gattis, Damien Horne, Sarah Siskind, Dexateens, Nelo, Danny Brooks, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, the Soul Stirrers, the Durdens, Palm School Elementary, the Gospel Silvertones, Diaconos, Quinn Sullivan, Ralph’s World, Q Brothers, Milkshake, Telephone Company, Loose Cannons, Lunch Money.