ACL (Austin City Limits) 2012

10.17.2012



Finally, another thing to cross off my bucket list! I've been wanting to go to ACL since I moved to Austin almost four years ago. It's basically the most famous three-day music festival in all of Texas! I didn't even think I was going until Trae sent me a text of a photo of the wristbands to get in! I was so excited!! Happy early birthday to me!

We were there for almost ten hours. YOU GUYS. TEN HOURS. I've never done anything continuously for ten hours. When I checked the weather, it said Austin was going to be cloudy for the day with a slight chance of rain. What happens when we get there? SUNSHINE. No clouds in sight. Uh, what? I didn't pack any sunscreen... Oh God.

So other than the epic b**** slap I received from the sun, the festival was amazing! I got to see lots of my favorite artists including Kimbra, Two Door Cinema Club, Childish Gambino, and (of course) the Red Hot Chili Peppers. I also got to check out some new bands I enjoyed like The Features, Freelance Whales, and The Lumineers. Everyone was pure awesome.

After all is said and done, I would say that the sunburn, over-crowding, long lines, and mixed smells of weed and manure were totally worth it. Now excuse me while I go drench my skin in Aloe Vera Gel.

xx

9 comments

  1. Ahhhh! So awesome, I love The Lumineers!! Hope the burn fades fast, pretty lady!
    xo Heather
    http://ahopelessnotebook.blogspot.com/

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  2. Super cool...and I agree w/ Heather, I LOVE the Lumineers!
    I need to make my way down to Austin, just in general. I moved to DFW about 2 years ago and have only made it as far south as Waco...

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  3. Looks like such a blast!
    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

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  4. So cool you has the opportunity of being there! Looks like so much fun!

    HippieChicPao

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  5. Austin seems so nice! This just makes it look even cooler. Definitely making me want to road trip.

    katiechamel.blogspot.com

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  6. Even if it were cloudy, at least here in Oregon, a burn is sooo possible, haha. I'm sorry you now need to drench your skin in aloe but THAT'S SOO COOL YOU WENT!

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  7. So jealous you went to ACL! I wanted to go but then... i broke my ankle. Music festivals are the best.

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  8. It looks like you had an amazing time at this festival. I hope you're a happy birthday girl :)

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  9. I am dying to attend this someday. I am also a new reader to your blog. Loving your feminine style in a typically southern and laid back city. :)


    xo

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