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 […]

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 […]

Recap

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 […]

ACL Update

Last night was flippin’ SWEET! We saw a total of six bands. I’ve listed them in order of appearance below. Just look at that list! Heck, this would be a great weekend if it were already over. But we’re less than half way through!! Robert Earl Keen Spoon Allman Brothers Band Keane Lyle Lovett Black […]

Pre ACL Festival

This weekend is Austin’s annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. My birthday present from my girlfriend was a 3-day wristband! How awesome is that!?! So, there are several of my favorite bands that I’m looking forward to seeing. Here, in no particular order, is my list. The Allman Brothers Band Aqualung Black Crowes Bob Mould […]