Question: What do Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band and Beastie Boys have in common?
Answer: They're seemingly headlining every 2009 music festival ever.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, then, Austin City Limits has announced its 2009 line-up, and wouldn't you know, PJ, DMB and those Beasties are right at the top of the list along with other 2009 festival mainstays such as Ben Harper and Kings of Leon. (Sadly, Bob Dylan is nowhere to be found.) But that's not all ACL has on tap this year. A diverse array of rock, hip-hop, jam bands, folkies and more comprise the 130-act slate that will be spread across eight stages during the three-day festival. Here's the full line-up:
Dave Matthews Band
Kings of Leon
The Dead Weather
Levon Helm Band
Sound Tribe Sector Nine
Los Amigos Invisibles
Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Preservation Hall Black
Airborne Toxic Event
Michael Franti & Spearhead
Zac Brown Band
The Felice Brothers
Damien Horne Soul Stirrers
Reverend Payton's Big Damn Band
Jonathan Tyler & Northern Lights
People Cotton Jones
Sons of Bill
The Parlor Mob
The Wood Brothers
Sam Roberts Band
Poi Dog Pondering
Asleep at the Wheel
Here We Go Magic
Palm School Elementary
Austin City Limits will be held Oct. 2-4 at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here.
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