Austin City Limits Music Festival 2012 Lineup Includes Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Iggy & The Stooges, Black Keys, Jack White, Etc.

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Moments ago, the Austin City Limits Music Festival announced its lineup for its eleventh edition, set for October 12-14 in Austin's Zilker Park. A partial lineup was telegraphed and leaked by the
fest's "lineup lottery" last week, which they began doing last year to build up anticipation for their tenth anniversary bill.

As if they need to really build the hype, right?

I had already been adding to the rumor mill with my own list of picks a few weeks back. Looks like I was way off and right on the money at the same time. I ended up going five for five on my list.

I never in a thousand years would have tapped Iggy Pop and his band of miscreants for ACL. Maybe Fun Fun Fun Fest in November, but not the considerably more tame Zilker Park affair. Either way, some kids are gonna get learned.

This year's complete lineup is after the jump.

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valval152
valval152

Not sure if anyone is interested but in celebration of ACL Mike’s tenth ACL Festival, Mike and the ACL team have come together to invite aspiring designers to submit their best graphic artwork to be displayed as his festival flag. One winner will have their design produced and displayed at the festival. In addition, the winner will receive:

Two 3-day passes to the ACL Festival in Austin, TX from October 12 – October 14 (travel and accommodation provided for the winner and one guest)*Exposure through both ACL Festival and ACL Mike’s social media channelsAn exclusive ACL Festival merchandise packageFramed copy of their winning design, signed by ACL Mike and a selection of the artists performing at the festival.

Check out more details here: http://www.talenthouse.com/design-flag-for-austin-city-limits?ref=any

Brittanie Shey
Brittanie Shey

Looks like they got cute with the line-up:Gotye > KimbraThe Afghan Whigs > The WhigsIggy Pop > Wild Child

I could give or take the headliners, but I'm actually more excited about this line-up than I am most.

Thraeryn
Thraeryn

Die Antwoord, huh?  That should be fun.

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