Concerts In Austin
The Austin 360 Amphitheater, Zilker Metropolitan Park, ACL Live – these are just some of Austin’s favourite and most trendy live music venues. A few minutes in Austin and one can already tell that this is a city in love with music and with live performances. Over the next coming months Austin will be playing host to a number great rock concerts that are set to present some of the biggest talents in rock music. Shows will include local bands and also bands from as far-afield as Europe and even South Africa so get buy concert tickets online from your favorite vendor.
Here is a list of shows and bands that will be gracing Austin’s music stages over the next few coming months. The following dates are definitely concerts in Austin that you don’t want to miss if you love music and if you’re going to be in Austin over the next coming months.
Austin City Limits Festival
Along with SXSW, the Austin City Limits Festival is one of the biggest music events in Austin and it attracts around 75000 people each year. Every year the Austin City Limits Festival presents to concert goers a large array of musical acts to choose from. In previous years bands and artists like Neil Young, Coldplay and Crazy Horse have all graced the Austin City Limits Festival stages. This year the lineup includes alternative rock band – Pearl Jam; alternative garage punk band – the Replacements; and hometown local heroes, Spoon. The festival kicks off on Friday, October 3.
Nine Inch Nails, North American Tour
Nine Inch Nails are on an extensive North American tour that includes a stop at Austin360 Amphitheater. Their tour also includes Seattle rock band, Soundgarden. Both bands will be performing full set nightly. The show at Austin360 Amphitheater will be on Thursday, August 14, and will include an opening act from special guest Death Grips.
Kings of Leon, Mechanical Bull Tour
On their 2014 Mechanical Bull Tour, American rock band, Kings of Leon will be at the Austin360 Amphitheater on Saturday, September 13, accompanied by the Kongos, who hail all the way from South Africa, and the band – Young the Giant will also be performing alongside Kings of Leon on the night. The Hollywood Reporter attended the sold out Madison Square Garden show by Kings of Leon and came out with nothing but rave reviews. Now the band is poised to rock Austin with songs from Mechanical Bull, their latest album, which was released in 2013. The band is also expected to perform a few of their older and much loved songs.