ACL (Austin City Limits) 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.



  1. Ahhhh! So awesome, I love The Lumineers!! Hope the burn fades fast, pretty lady!
    xo Heather

  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...

  3. Looks like such a blast!

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


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

  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!

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

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

  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. :)



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