Contact Us

ACL Fest 2016 Weekend 2: Friday pics (Radiohead, Foals, Banks & Steelz, more)

Ten years ago, Foals could have likely been classified as an indie rock group, but now they’re an archetypal case of indie’s going mainstream. The hip haircuts and clean guitar leads belie the fundamental radio rock aesthetic in which Foals purvey. The band’s hour-long set is tailored perfectly to the main stage: the riffs and choruses are huge, and much of the crowd sings along with the band. Foals’ setlist has a tendency to blur together—save for moments of respite like “Spanish Sahara”—but the one-two punch of “Inhaler” and “What Went Down” brings the band’s performance to a satisfying and heavy close. – [Popmatters]

The second weekend of Austin’s ACL Fest kicked of Friday, October 7 in Zilker Park, much like it did the first weekend, with sets from Radiohead, Foals, Band of Horses, Die Antwoord, and more. You can check out Radiohead’s weekend 2 setlist and a full set of pictures, and the rest of Friday can be seen in the gallery above.

More ACL Weekend 2 coverage to come.

photos by Tim Griffin

Check It Out

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://austin.brooklynvegan.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for BV Austin quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!