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Wednesday, May 17, 2006


the line up video

the line up video that is on the festival's website lists the Editors and Ray Lamontagne, but they re not on the printed list. Anyone notice anyone else?


Full Line-Up from aclfest site

here is the full line up:

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Massive Attack, String Cheese Incident, Ben Harper, the Flaming Lips, John Mayer, the Raconteurs, Los Lonely Boys, the Shins, Ween, Thievery Corp., Ben Kweller, g. Love and Special Sauce, Matisyahu, Gnarls Barkley, Damien Marley, Damien rice, Catpower, the Tragicly Hip, Nickel Creek, Kings of Leon, Son Volt, Calexico, Deadboy and Elephantmen, jack ingram, the Secret Machines, Explosions in the Sky, Guster, the New Porographers, Brazilian Girls, Gomez, Stars, Wolf Parade, Sparklehorse, Paolo Nutini, Nada Surf, Los Amigos Invisibles, Feist, Phoenix, KT Tunstall; Goldfrapp, Donavon Frankenreiter, Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits, Asleep at the Wheel, Buckwheat Zydeco, Husky Rescue, Jimmie Dale Gilmore; The Subdudes, BoDeans, The Greencards, Guy Clark, Kathleen Edwards, The Long Winters, The Stills, Charlie Sexton, Alexi Murdoch, Pierre Guimard, Matt Costa, Matt Nathanson, Okkervil River, Ted Leo/Pharmacists, Sparta, Benevento Russo Duo, Randy Rogers Band, Federico Aubele, What Made Milwaukee Famous, Jose Gonzalez, Ian McLagan and The Bump Band, New Monsoon, Del Castillo, Fields, Lou Ann Barton, Beto and the Fairlanes, I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness., Centro-matic, Marah, Sam Roberts, Rocky Votolato, Murder by Death, The Black Angels, Anathallo, The Rocket Summer, Sara Hickman, Sylvia St. James and The Gospel Stars, Terri Hendrix, Trish Murphy, Patrice Pike, The Durdens , The Jones Family Singers , Sterling Lands and THE WARRIOR GOSPEL BAND , Joe McDermott and the Smart Little Creatures , The Biscuit Brothers, Imagination Movers, Elvis Perkins, The New Soul Invaders, South Austin Jug Band
Greyhounds, Star Kids Yoga, Joy Davis,; Daniella Cotton, Troy Campbell Band, The Palm Elementary School Choir, Asheba, The White Ghost Shivers, The Gospel Silvertones, The Anointed Voicez, Ghandaia, Melissa Reaves, Claire Small, Eli Young Band, Rodney Hayden, Robyn Ludwick, Peter Dawson.

Tuesday, May 16, 2006


Line Up Leak...

My old pal, Robert Wilonsky scooped me. On the Dallas Observer's blog he leaked a ton of acts that are playing the festival. From the man himself:

In order of, well, importance (in my crowded head, anyway), here goes: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Van Morrison,
Willie Nelson, Massive Attack, String Cheese Incident, Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, the Flaming Lips, Jose Gonzales, John Mayer, the Raconteurs, the Shins, Ween, Los Lonely Boys, Gnarls Barkley, Cat Power and the Memphis Rhythm Band, Secret Machines, Gomez, Kathleen Edwards, Wolf Parade, Jack Ingram, Sparklehorse, Thievery Corporation, Ben Kweller, G. Love and Special Sauce, Matisyahu, Damien Rice, Kings of Leon, Iron & Wine, Kasey Chambers, Aimee Mann, Nickel Creek, Damian Marley, Calexico, the New Pornographers, Son Volt, Guster, Galactic, KT Tunstall, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Centro-matic, Marah, Nada Surf, I Love You But I’ve Chosen Darkness…, Okkervil River, the Black Angels, Explosions in the Sky, Sara Hickman, Trish Murphy, Asleep at the Wheel and about 50 others acts (among them the South Austin Jug Band and the Palm Elementary School Choir) who’re there to fill space and kill time while you’re reloading your one-hitter.

I can only assume he snuck a peak at the ACL Fest Ad that will hit all of the major weekly rags on Thursday.
Thanks for the shout out, Bob.

I think the line up is strong as all get out, but Im sure a lot of people will hate it so...

Let the bitching begin...

Thursday, May 11, 2006


Ted Leo + Pharmacists

The Touch and Go Records website lists Ted Leo as playing the festival.


5 more bands

The Yep Rock Records website confirms Marah is playing the festival and lists Calexico, Kings of Leon, Nada Surf and Phoenix as well.


Its been Dead..

Not much at all over the past week.

Nickel Creek are on the pollstar page.

Austin360.com says the line up is pushed to the 18th, although we all knew that by now.

Ill see what else i can dig up this morning.

Monday, May 01, 2006


Bob Schneider

Evan passed along the news that at a show in Amarillo last night, Bob Schneider confirmed that he is playing the festival.


4 Bands ACL Fest needs this year.

With big name rumors like Radiohead and Pearl Jam confirmed as not playing this years festival (and it looking less and less likely for DMB or a reunited Phish), I got to thinking about bands that need to be on this years roster. So here I go with, 4 bands that need to be on the list when ACL Fest releases the full roster, May 11th.

  1. The Raconteurs – How has Jack White gone this long without playing this festival? Now that the Flaming Lips have confirmed for this year, the #1 band that people tell me would “just make sense” is the White Stripes. But lets go one step further. I believe The Raconteurs have yet to play on US soil. Can you imagine the boost ACL Fest would get if it could sport the “first US festival appearance of The Raconteurs”? Seems like a match made in heaven.
  1. Outkast – Their film, Idlewild comes out at the end of August. As does their new album that serves as a soundtrack to the film. No tour dates yet. This would be another huge get for ACL.
  1. Bruce Springsteen – This tour he is on right now has to be amazing. He has put together an 18 piece band to tour for his new album of Pete Seeger songs and if the live show is half as great as the album, it is a must see.
  1. Dixie Chicks – This would be huge as well. New album soon. Somewhat of a coming out party after being so far from the radar for the past year. I am hard pressed to think of an artist or group from Texas that needs this festival more this year.
someone pointed out that the Raconteurs are playing Lollapalooza, so blah...
I still think they need to be there.
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