Austin City Limits: On Fire!

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Seems like now's as good a time as any to introduce our new music blog, DC9 at Night -- so named, yes, for that Flatlanders song about how Dallas is a rich man with a death wish in his eye and so forth. And if you'll notice, our top item is a breaking news short about how a fire's broken out at the Austin City Limits Music Festival -- an actual fire, not an Arcade Fire or a Theater Fire, but an honest-to-God propane-tank fire near the outdoor shitters. Which sounds awesome. --Robert Wilonsky

Update: The fire's been put out, two people were critically injured and were taken the hospital, and the music has resumed.

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