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ACL Feature: Local Austin musician uses music to express activism

Lilli Hime

October 12, 2016

Filed under Life And Arts

Gina Chavez is a Latin folk musician known for her social activism and unique blend of different genres of music, ranging from reggaeton to cumbia. Hilltop Views got an exclusive interview at the Austin City Limits Music Festiva...

Drake performs as expected at Austin City Limits

Life & Arts Editor

October 5, 2015

Filed under Life And Arts

Drake’s set started one hour after A$AP Rocky’s ended on the Samsung stage.Waiting for that hour in a sea of thousands of eager people, pushing and shoving to get closer to the stage for Drake’s ACL performance, I was sure...

Of Monsters and Men push their Austin City Limits

Life & Arts Editor

October 5, 2015

Filed under Life And Arts

Of Monsters and Men are surprisingly unique, entertaining and skilled performers. They didn’t compromise their image for the venue; unlike a lot of other bands, the singers didn’t talk to the crowd about the heat or smoking we...

Brand New brings out old followers

Life & Arts Editor

October 5, 2015

Filed under Life And Arts

Brand New is a favorite for many, especially college kids who grew up listening to them.In the past, it's been hard to catch one of their shows because they play so rarely. Recently, they've been playing more festivals and sh...

Father John Misty’s beard, performance, outdo all

Life & Arts Editor

October 5, 2015

Filed under Life And Arts

Father John Misty had the best stage presence (and beard, except for Drake) of anyone I saw at ACL, which is not surprising if you know anything about him.His Twitter is a glimpse into his sarcastic and vibrant personality th...

Spoon has smooth, setlist but boring

Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts

The Honda stage was one of the biggest stages at Austin City Limits, so naturally Spoon had a pretty large crowd. They played with intensity that thrived throughout the entire performance. It was obvious that they loved being on...

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