ACL 08 Day 1

The Austin City Limits music festival is underway. Liz and didn’t get there until about 5pm on day one, we both had work to do. Fortunately we didn’t miss any bands that we were dying to see, so it worked out. We started with Patty Griffin, Liz was excited about seeing her. I don’t know […]

Bring Radiohead to the 2008 ACL Festival

There was talk a couple of years ago about Radiohead being the ACL festival headliner. With a new release a tour has to be soon to follow. Its time to revive this conversation. To the ACL festival planners, please get Radiohead to headline the 2008 ACL festival! If you agree with me, post a comment […]


You already know that we went to an Austin City Limits taping a week ago. The ACL festival happened to start the very next day so we had four nights in a row of great live music. The 2007 ACL festival wasn’t as great as other years that I remember, but it was still pretty […]

ACL Recap

This past weekend was the ACL Music Festival, and it was awesome. I have to admit that when I initially saw this year’s lineup, I wasn’t too excited. Now that it has passed, I have to say that I really enjoyed it. Here’s the bands that I saw, in order: Thievery Corporation – total jam […]


The Good There were so many good bands this year, and only so much time. I’ve listed my top three here, and why. Keep in mind, I’m picking my favorites, but all bands were good. Built to Spill – first, their writing is so great. Their songs are musically interesting and catchy. Second, their performance […]

ACL Day Three

Today was the longest, and most tiring day of the three. And it was also one of the best, musically. I got there at 2:30, just in time for Doves, and man was it hot. Turns out that at 108, today was the hottest day of the year so far! But I slathered on some […]