Austin City Limits will help bring the 2015 festival season to a close this weekend with a packed lineup featuring the Strokes, the Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, Run the Jewels and many more. For those who can’t make it to Austin, ACL and Red Bull TV have teamed up for a livestream that will broadcast a number of high-profile sets from today through Sunday, October 4th. (Respective Friday and Saturday headliners Foo Fighters and Drake will not appear on the livestream.)
The livestream kicks off today at 2 p.m. CT. Atmospheric L.A. quartet Talk in Tongues and Austin country vets Asleep at the Wheel will be the first groups to appear on the broadcast, starting at 3:15 p.m. Turning up on the stream throughout the weekend are a number of big acts including fun.’s Nate Ruess (Friday at 5 p.m.), Gary Clark Jr. (Friday at 9:15 p.m.), Run the Jewels (Friday at 10:15 p.m.), Father John Misty (Saturday at 5 p.m.), Deadmau5 (Saturday at 9:20 p.m.), A$AP Rocky (Saturday at 9:30 p.m.), the Weeknd (Sunday at 9:3o p.m.), the Strokes (Sunday at 9:45 p.m.) and Dwight Yoakam (Sunday at 10:30 p.m.).
In addition to the performances, the livestream’s three channels will also feature interviews with performers, behind-the-scenes access and other highlights from the festival. See here for a full broadcast schedule.
Austin City Limits Festival will take place this weekend, as well as the following weekend, October 9th through 11th, with many of the same performers. The festival will also include sets from Disclosure, Florence and the Machine, Hozier, Sturgill Simpson, Tame Impala, Brand New, Walk the Moon and Billy Idol. A complete lineup and schedule is available on the ACL Fest website.