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Lineup Announced: Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West & Coldplay Headline Austin City Limits In 2011

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141 Lineup Announced: Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West & Coldplay Headline Austin City Limits In 2011

Stevie Wonder (Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

143 Lineup Announced: Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West & Coldplay Headline Austin City Limits In 2011With Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and Coachella already on the festival books for 2011, the artists set for September’s Austin City Limits blow-out have finally been announced.

From hip-hop to indie rock, gospel to electronica, Americana to pop, the 2011 lineup in Austin, TX covers some diverse musical ground. Apart from the headliners, ACL festivalgoers will be treated to sets from [lastfm]My Morning Jacket[/lastfm], [lastfm]Fleet Foxes[/lastfm], [lastfm]Nas[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Damian “Jr Gong” Marley[/lastfm], [lastfm]Iron and Wine[/lastfm], [lastfm]Cut Copy[/lastfm], [lastfm]Big Boi[/lastfm], [lastfm]Broken Social Scene[/lastfm], [lastfm]Mavis Staples[/lastfm], [lastfm]Randy Newman[/lastfm], [lastfm]Bright Eyes[/lastfm] and the recently reunited [lastfm]Death From Above 1979[/lastfm] among others.

View the full list of artists scheduled for ACL’s 10th Anniversary.

142 Lineup Announced: Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West & Coldplay Headline Austin City Limits In 2011

Three-day packages for the festival have sold out and if you weren’t able to take part in the local scratch-off “lineup lottery,” (took place last week at various Austin-area businesses) single-day tickets are on-sale now at aclfestival.com.

144 Lineup Announced: Stevie Wonder, Arcade Fire, Kanye West & Coldplay Headline Austin City Limits In 2011


Coldplay

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends was voted the Best Album in the 2008 XRT Listener Poll. In an interview with BBC Radio 1, Chris Martin said that Coldplay‘s upcoming fifth album is about “love, addiction, OCD, escape and working for someone you don’t like.” However he also added that the new album will have “a lot of uplifting stuff.” [Free Album Download]

My Morning Jacket

To celebrate the forthcoming album Circuital, My Morning Jacket is giving away the seven-minute title track for FREE! [Free MP3 Download]

Bright Eyes

The band’s latest album, The People’s Key, hit store shelves on Conor Oberst’s 31st birthday, but the singer-songwriter’s main musical outlet began over a decade earlier. [Album Review, Download]

Foster The People

Mark Foster, Mark Pontius and Cubbie Fink are Foster The People, and they’ve been humbled. These three musicians are blown away that they’ve made it from the local to the big leagues at a sprint-like pace. Why? It must be the music. And, a rabid fan base probably helps too.


Audio: Stevie Wonder Backstage at Bonnaroo

Concert Photos: Arcade Fire Live From Chicago

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