ACL 2013 2013-10-04
Portugal. the Man Portland OR4.75 4.30 Hippie-spirited, fun and rockin' groovy indie rock
Passion Pit Boston MA4.67 3.85 The guys that really started this indie-pop trend are back playing one free show. Fun upbeat stuff.
The National Brooklyn NY4.67 3.95 One of the most unique indie-rock bands, particularly lead singer Matt Berninger's baritone voice, The National blend Americana, alt-country, indie, and straight rock for a haunting and beautiful sound.
Vampire Weekend New York NY4.50 3.70 Fun, light hearted, international indie pop rock with hints of Paul Simon and songs that make you feel just plain good.
Haim Los Angeles, CA4.50 3.40 Fleetwood Mac influenced amazingly fun indie rock from three sisters that I think might be witches. Watch their videos.
The Joy Formidable Wrexham UK-WALES4.50 2.70 Bombastic live rock, with rad lead lady who has huge eyes
Local Natives Los Angeles CA4.50 3.30 Mellow indie rock, with amazing live harmonies
The Cure West Sussex England4.50 4.10 Panties and bras are going to fly, including mine as, Robert Smith and whoever else is in the band these days brings back the minimalist, quintessentially 80's indie-pop rock style known as the Cure to Austin for ACL. This will be a sing-a-long dance party for sure.
Wilco Chicago, IL4.50 3.70 Everybody's favorite early indie-rock band, Wilco have been rocking out for nearly 20 years. Frontman Jeff Tweedy created the group in order to go more rock and roll after alt-country pioneers Uncle Tupelo broke up.