Austin City Limits announced its lineup today for its September 26-28 festival...and we're a little underwhelmed by it. There are a lot of good bands on the bill, sure. But we're most excited about the fact that both Black Joe Lewis & The Honey Bears and Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings are gonna be playing--we've been wanting to compare and contrast.
Considering how that's the first thing that jumps out at us probably isn't a good sign. Anyway, full line-up after the jump. --Pete Freedman
Foo Fighters Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Beck Manu Chao John Fogerty David Byrne The Raconteurs The Mars Volta Gnarls Barkley Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band N.E.R.D. Erykah Badu Robert Earl Keen Patty Griffin Tegan & Sara Iron & Wine G. Love & Special Sauce Neko Case Band Of Horses The Swell Season Silversun Pickups Gogol Bordello Gillian Welch Eli Young Band The Black Keys Against Me! Jakob Dylan And The Gold Mountain Rebels Okkervil River Galactic Kevin Fowler Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings Hot Chip Vampire Weekend Slightly Stoopid Duffy Alejandro Escovedo Roky Erikson Yonder Mountain String Band Spiritualized Flyleaf Drive-By Truckers Ingrid Michaelson Stars Jose Gonzalez CSS Del The Funky Homosapien Man Man Jamie Lidell MGMT What Made Milwaukee Famous Jenny Lewis M. Ward Asleep At The Wheel Mason Jennings Heartless Bastards Antibalas The Nachito Herrera All-Stars Shooter Jennings Xavier Rudd Yeasayer Octopus Project Joe Bonamassa The Kills White Denim Louis XIV Delta Spirit Mates Of State Nicole Atkins & The Sea Electric Touch Black Joe Lewis & The Honey Bears Black Door Slam Tristan Prettyman The Strange Boys Ryan Bingham Scott Biram Freddy Jones Colour Revolt Five Times August Langhorne Slim Sybris Eli "Paper Boy" Reed And The True Loves Bavu Blakes And The Extra Plairs AA Bondy Christopher Denny Mike Farris The Lee Boys South Austin Jug Band American Bang Bobby Bare, Jr. Massacoustics Belleville Outfit We Go To 11 Band Of Heathens City And Colour Sunny Sweeney Elizabeth Wills Autamata Bonnie Bishop Ben Solee Ben Cylus The Concert Supremes River City Christionettes Shields Of Faith The Jones Family Singers Nakia And His Southern Cousins Brotherly Luv The Hensley Ensemble School Of Rock Jambo Q Brothers Buck Howdy With BB Uncle Rock Big Don Mr. Ray The Jimmies