Austin City Limits (more by Tim Griffin)

The 2012 official ACL Music Festival Late Night Shows have been announced. As many know, C3, who recently got approval to hold the fest two weeks in a row, sweetens the ACL weekend by scheduling many of the artists playing the sold out festival, in clubs around the city at night.

Highlights this year include Alabama Shakes & Lee Fields at Stubb's, The Shins at Stubbs, Metric, Polica & Half Moon Run at Emo's East, Crystal Castles & HEALTH at Emo's East, The Black Lips at Antone's, The Afghan Whigs at Antone's, Delta Spirit at the Belmont, and The Weeknd at Austin Music Hall. The full list is below.

In C3's own words:

The time has come! Now announcing the Official 2012 ACL Festival Late Night Shows! Even if you didn't get a ticket to the Festival, you can keep the party going in Downtown Austin's legendary live music venues and learn firsthand why Austin is called the Live Music Capital of the World!

Pre-Sale happens at 10AM CDT on Wednesday, August 22nd and you must be on the C3 Concerts e-mail list by 9:59 pm CDT on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 to get your passcodes! If you sign up before 9:59 pm on August 21 OR if you're already on the list, you'll receive your passcodes a few hours before the on-sale happening Wednesday, August 22ng @ 10AM CDT. Pre-Sale Tickets are limited and subscribing to the e-list does not guarantee you access. The Public On-Sale happens at 10AM CDT on Thursday, August 23rd.

Tickets are HERE. The full list is below...


La Zona Rosa
Thurs 10/11 - Band of Skulls w/ Black Pistol Fire; Doors @ 8pm
Fri 10/12 - Trampled By Turtles and Punch Brothers; Doors @ 10pm
Sat 10/13 - Thievery Corporation; Doors @ 10pm

Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater
Wed 10/10 - Waller Creek Conservancy Benefit featuring Gary Clark Jr and special guest Wheeler Brothers; Doors @ 7pm
Thurs 10/11 - Alabama Shakes with Lee Fields and the Expressions; Doors @ 7pm
Fri 10/12 - The Shins with Bombay Bicycle Club; Doors @ 8 pm
Sat 10/13 - The Civil Wars with Milo Greene; Doors @ 8 pm

Stubb's Indoors
Thurs 10/11 - Soul Rebels; Doors @ 10:30 pm
Fri 10/12 - The Eastern Sea with Shivery Shakes; Doors @ 11:30 pm
Sat 10/13 - Gospel Brunch with The Relatives @ 11 am & 1 pm
Sat 10/13 - He's My Brother, She's My Sister with Quiet Coral; Doors at 11:30 pm
Sun 10/14 - Gospel Brunch with The Durdens @ 11 am & 1 pm

The Parish
Fri 10/12 - Father John Misty with Dry the River; Doors @ 10pm
Sat 10/13 - The Devil Makes Three with Whiskey Shivers; Doors @ 10pm

Emo's East
Fri 10/12 - Metric with POLIÇA and Half Moon Run; Doors @ 10 pm
Sat 10/13 - Crystal Castles with Health and Kontravoid; Doors @ 10 pm

Thurs 10/11 - Black Lips with Not in the Face; Doors @ 8 pm
Fri 10/12 - Allen Stone with Sister Sparrow and Dirty Birds; Doors @ 10 pm
Sat 10/13 - The Afghan Whigs with Centro-matic; Doors @ 10 pm

Austin Music Hall
Fri 10/12 - BASSNECTAR with Gramatik and Gladkill
Sat 10/13 - The Weeknd

Fri 10/12 - Kishi Bashi with Quiet Company; Doors @ 10 pm
Sat 10/13 - Willis Earl Beal; Doors @ 10 pm

Wanderlust Live
Thurs 10/11 - Wild Child w/ The Dunwells; Doors @ 10 pm

Beauty Ballroom
Fri 10/12 - Big K.R.I.T. With Slim Thug; Doors @ 10 pm

The Belmont
Fri 10/12 - Delta Spirit with The Whigs; Doors @ 8 pm
Sat 10/13 - Kimbra with The Features; Doors @ 8 pm

Holy Mountain
Sat 10/13 - Moon Duo with Christian Bland + the Revelators (of The Black Angels)

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