IKYDK: Every year in Austin, there are two big festivals; this is the other one.
This morning, Texas’s Austin City Limits festival announced their 2012 lineup. The festival unleashes it’s unruly greatness 10/12-14 at Austin’s Zilker Park.
This year’s three main headliners are the Black Keys, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and (head scratch but rolling with it) Neil Young And Crazy Horse.
Highlights from the rest of the linup include: Jack White, M83, Florence & The Machine, the Roots, the Shins, the Afghan Whigs, Iggy & The Stooges, Weezer, Crystal Castles, Andrew Bird, Metric, Alabama Shakes, M. Ward, Die Antwoord, Rufus Wainwright, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Steve Earle, the War On Drugs, Old 97′s, dancehall legend Barrington Levy, A-Trak, Big K.R.I.T., Oberhofer, Tennis, Zola Jesus, Black Lips, Los Campesinos!, Father John Misty, Willis Earl Beal, Thundercat, Avett Brothers, Gotye, Childish Gambino, and the Civil Wars, and oodles and boodles of more.
For the full lineup, check here.