The Best Things We Overheard at ACL Fest's First Weekend

The Best Things We Overheard at ACL Fest's First Weekend
Photos by Marco Torres

By Cory Garcia and Marco Torres

On ACL becoming more like Brochella: "Ive seen dudes chest-bumping." "It's disgusting. I don't think men should wear tank tops."

"I'm too old for this shit!"

-- a 20 year old blonde girl who literally could not even
Jhené Aiko
Jhené Aiko

"I love you, Jhené!"

"I was so confused how one person could have written so many of these songs."

-- someone who couldn't see the stage where Vic Mensa's DJ was getting the crowd hyped with a bunch of hip-hop jams and was confused that he had so many hits to his name. Of course, a lot of the songs were by Kanye...so...you know...

"Cuz our lives are dope, and we do dope shit!"

-- a certain photographer channeling his inner Kanye
The Best Things We Overheard at ACL Fest's First Weekend

"I'm in high school -- back off."

-- written in glitter on a girl's chest. We'd have photo proof but, you know, that's creepy.

"Where's Jackie?" "I hope she's gone forever. She's the worst...you know I'm right."

The Best Things We Overheard at ACL Fest's First Weekend

"Hey! Do you wanna take a picture of our butts!"

-- For the record, we did, in fact, take the photo

"She looks too much like Dick Van Dyke's wife."

-- someone not fond of Lana Del Rey's fashion choices

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The Best Things We Overheard at ACL Fest's First Weekend

"Has anyone ever told you you're the worst wingman ever?"

"Hey Marco...stay outta trouble now! Have fun!"

-- Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo

"What if this bus is leading us to our death?"

-- multiple different people using the festival shuttle. Apparently we all have a secret, hidden distrust of bus drivers.
The Best Things We Overheard at ACL Fest's First Weekend

"WE WANT MARSHALL!!!"

-- The crowd chanting while waiting for Eminem

"OMG! I'm never coming to ACL ever again!"

-- some girl crying after Calvin Harris

"Can I borrow your charging case?"

-- dude who planned his cell phone usage poorly. Will this be the "got a light?" of the next generation?
Big Boi
Big Boi

"I may be old, but I still go to all the cool shows!"

-- spotted on the T-shirt of a silver-haired festival attendee

"Mayne! I've always wanted to do that!"

-- Big Boi singing "Deep In the Heart of Texas"

RIP Pimp C!"

-- Big Boi

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