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ACL Saturday…after show

3 Oct

by Jaime-Paul Falcon

These were originally supposed to be longer pieces going in depth on who to see at what times, but it being a down year for the fest (the nightly closers are pretty terrible), combined with the fact that none of us are going we decided to just giving you highlights from each day.

Also, because it’s so late in the day (I’m hungover, and didn’t want to write) we’re just giving you a just one after show suggestion.

Who to catch:

Grizzly Bear & Beach House

Both bands will benefit from being away from the rain, and the legions of people fighting to catch them play. I once caught Beach House in Houston in a venue so empty I think the only people actually paying attention to the music was me and my 6 friends, so having them ascend to their current level of popularity is something of a treat. Their desolation tinged pop should slide perfectly next to the intricately crafted music of Grizzly Bear. The band has swept across hipster circles for a few years now, and their excellent Veckatimest is poised to land on many a Best of list, making tonights performance at Emo’s the best bang you your Austin buck.