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Austin City Limits’ 2012 Music Festival Adds The Roots, Big K.R.I.T. and Childish Gambino to Lineup

The Roots

(AllHipHop News) Not to be outdone by all of the recent festival news from Soundset, Rock the Bells, Lollapalooza and Made In America, the Austin City Limits 2012 Music Festival (ACL) has revealed its lineup for the city’s 11th annual, three-day concert event, to take place October 12-14 at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas.

ACL 2012, which expects to attract over 70,000 attendees each day and is headlined by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young, and the Black Keys, will also include performances from the legendary Roots crew, Childish Gambino, Big K.R.I.T., A-Trak, Barrington Levy, and 2011 Grammy Award-winner for Best New Artist, Esperanza Spalding, who last played the festival in 2009.

Spalding and A-Trak will be performing on Friday, October 12, while Big K.R.I.T. and The Roots are slated to appear on Saturday, October 13. Childish Gambino and Barrington Levy will help close out ACL 2012 on the festival’s last day, Sunday, October 14.

Other acts that will play at ACL 2012 include Jack White, Florence + the Machine, The Avett Brothers, Weezer, Bassnectar, Dev, M83, and over 70 other performers from around the world. View the entire lineup over at ACLFestival.com.

Past ACL performers have included Jay-Z, Gnarls Barkley, Mos Def, Kanye West, K’Naan, Nas, Theophilus London, and Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley. All three-day passes for this year’s ACL have already sold out. Individual day tickets can still be purchased for $99 at ACLFestival.com.

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