Monday, September 11, 2006

Austin City Limits Festival 101: Sunday

Okay folks, here is the grand finale of my ACL Fest artist previews. I sincerely hope that my daily entries of the 2006 ACL artists were useful to my visitors both within the United States and abroad, and if so please feel free to leave me some feedback at the bottom of this entry. Travel safely on your way to Austin, see you at ACL!

Who: The Flaming Lips

When: Sunday, 6:30-7:30

Where: AT&T Stage

What: The Flaming Lips (formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1983) are an idiosyncratic and acclaimed American alternative rock band.

Hear: Thank You Jack White (Live)

Who: Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals

When: Saturday, 6:30-7:45

Where: AMD Stage

What: Ben Harper (born October 28, 1969) is an American musician of the 1990s and 2000s.

Hear: Oppression

Who: The Greencards

When: Sunday, 6:30-7:15

Where: Austin Ventures Stage

What: The Greencards are a bluegrass band from Austin, Texas composed of two Australians, Kym Warner (mandolin) and Carol Young (bass), and an Englishman, Eamon McLoughlin (fiddle).

Hear: Walls of Time (Live)

Who: New Monsoon

When: Sunday, 6:40-7:20

Where: BMI Stage

What: New Monsoon is at its core a rock jam band that is based in the San Francisco, CA area that was founded in 1998 by Penn State classmates Bo Carper and Jeff Miller.

Hear: Suite: Judy Blue Eyes (Live)

Who: The New Orleans Social Club

When: Saturday, 6:30-7:30

Where: AT&T Stage

What: Read about The New Orleans Social Club

Hear: The New Orleans Social Club


When: Saturday, 7:45-8:45

Where: AT&T Stage

What: MUSE, formed in 1994, are a British rock band who blend many different genres of music together - combining classical, modern and even Latin themes into songs.

Hear: Knights of Cydonia

Who: G. Love & Special Sauce

When: Sunday, 7:45-8:30

Where: Heineken Stage

What: G. Love & Special Sauce is an alternative hip-hop band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Hear: Baby's Got Sauce

Who: Jack Ingram

When: Sunday, 7:45-8:45

Where: Austin Ventures Stage

What: Jack Ingram is a Texas-based country music singer.

Hear: Jack Ingram

Who: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

When: Sunday, 8:30-10:00

Where: AT&T Stage

What: Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty (born October 20, 1950) is a popular American musician, known for his album-oriented, classicist rock'n'roll.

Hear: The Last DJ