Moments ago, Depeche Mode, The Cure, MUSE, Kings of Leon, Atoms For Peace (featuring Thom Yorke and Flea), Lionel Richie, Phoenix, Wilco, Vampire Weekend, The National, and Eric Church were announced as the headliners of the 2013 Austin City Limits Music Festival, which plans to expand to identical weekends in Zilker Park on October 4-6 and 11-13.
A little further down the bill come Passion Pit, Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, Kendrick Lamar, Franz Ferdinand, Kaskade, Tame Impala, Local Natives, and The Shouting Matches, a side project of Bon Iver's Justin Vernon.
Get ready to scroll -- here's the whole thing:
Depeche Mode The Cure MUSE Kings of Leon Atoms For Peace Lionel Richie Phoenix Wilco Vampire Weekend The National Eric Church Passion Pit Arctic Monkeys Queens of the Stone Age fun. Kendrick Lamar Franz Ferdinand D'Angelo Kaskade Tame Impala Local Natives The Shouting Matches Toro Y Moi Grimes Portugal. The Man Silversun Pickups The Joy Formidable Neko Case Divine Fits Grouplove Jimmy Eat World The Black Angels The Bright Light Social Hour The Mavericks Okkervil River Shuggie Otis Purity Ring Dawes HAIM Smith Westerns Junip WALK THE MOON Vintage Trouble Noah and the Whale Paper Diamond Lissie Pinback The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Wild Belle Phosphorescent Court Yard Hounds Thao & the Get Down Stay Down Foxygen Little Green Cars Savages Autre Ne Veut Parquet Courts FIDLAR White Denim True Believers The Blind Boys of Alabama Delta Rae Jake Bugg The Lone Bellow Electric Guest Dan Croll Deap Vally Wild Nothing Typhoon Hundred Waters Twin Forks Red Baraat Electric Six Shovels & Rope Reignwolf Mona MS MR Widowspeak Asleep at the Wheel Bear Mountain Greensky Bluegrass JD Mcpherson Valerie June Wild Feathers Roadkill Ghost Choir JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound Desert Noises The Band of Heathens Holly Williams Alanna Royale Cherub The Dynamites feat. Charles Walker Shinyribs Jacuzzi Boys Wick-it The Instigator Shakey Graves Houndmouth Wild Cub Peterson Brothers Band Luella and the Sun X Ambassadors Sons of Fathers Courrier My Jerusalem Not In The Face Dana Falconberry Bobby Jealousy Whiskey Shivers The Preservation Max Frost Latasha Lee & The BlackTies CALEB Shannon LaBrie Andrew Duhon Kristin Diable & The City Colin Lake Brooke Waggoner Tyree Morris & Hearts of Worship Endurance The Stapletones Heavenly Voices Choir The McCrary Sisters Disciples of Christ The Hensley Ensemble The Durdens The Warrior Gospel Band Barton Hills Choir The Verve Pipe School of Rock Tim and the Space Cadets Peter DiStefano & Tor Grace London Playdate The Ohmies The Q Brothers Andy Z Caspar Babypants
Sunday, Consequence of Sound reported that ACL staffers have been concealing the names of some 2013 artists on items such as bottle caps, beer coozies, and coffee-cup sleeves planted around downtown Austin. The Cure, D'Angelo, MUSE (formerly Muse), and Neko Case were among the artists revealed this way. fun. and Grouplove were leaked in the classified section of the Austin Chronicle.
For the past week or so, ACL has also been letting artists trickle out a few at a time on its own Web site, including Portugal. The Man, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, The Joy Formidable, and Local Natives. Monday evening, the same night they taped an episode of the festival's namesake TV series, Phoenix were revealed.
Once again, prominent Houston artists drew a big fat goose egg. Better luck next year, y'all.
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Now starting at $225, three-day passes for for either weekend go on sale 10 a.m. Tuesday at aclfestival.com. Despite the additional second weekend, they should go... quickly.