Austin City Limits Festival 2022 Lineup Announced – Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pink, Kacey Musgraves, Paramore & More

Austin City Limits Festival lineup
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The Austin City Limits Festival has announced its lineup for the 2022 festival in Zilker Park.

The ACL Fest is October 7-9 and October 14-16 in Austin, TX. This year’s lineup includes Red Hot Chili Peppers, P!nk, SZA, Kacey Musgraves, The Chicks, Paramore, Lil Nas X, and Flume are the announced headliners.

Some artists are only playing one weekend at the Austin City Limits Festival.

MUNA, Slayyyter, and Aly & AJ will play during Weekend #1 only. French pop-rock band Phoenix, pop-punk singer Yungblud, The Front Bottoms, Wet Leg, and Princess Nokia are on track for performances during Weekend #2. Dance music duo Sofi Tukker, Noah Cyrus, and Magdalena Bay will play both weekends.

This year’s lineup is heavy on female artists, with five of the top eight headliners being female acts. It’s also going light on hip-hop acts this year. Bia is on the bill and Lil Durk will play Weekend #1.

What are Austin City Limits Festival ticket prices?

Three-day passes for the ACL Fest are available for sale at the festival website. Prices start at $295 for general admission, with $600 for General Admission+ tickets. There are also $1,400 VIP and $4,750 platinum options available. This year the festival also introduced layaway plans for tickets that start at $25 down.

General admission tickets for Weekend #1 are already sold out. Some tickets for Weekend #2 remain available. VIP passes feature access to two private lounges with food and beverage provided. Platinum ticket holders can access the platinum lounge with an elevated view point and other perks.



Which Austin local acts are playing ACL Fest?

Several Austin-native acts are booked for both weekends of the festival. They include Indie-rock band Spoon, Buffalo Nichols, and Mama Duke.

Austin-local acts booked for Weekend #1 include:

  • Asleep at the Wheel
  • Sarah & the Sundays
  • Eric Tessmer
  • Darkbird
  • Primo the Alien
  • Wesley Bray & the Disciples of Joy

Austin-local acts booked for Weekend #2 include:

  • Me Nd Adam
  • Lesly Reynaga
  • Good Looks
  • Pleasure Venom
  • The Spiritualettes

ACL Fest says the Austin Kiddie Limits area of the festival will make a return for 2022. Details on the musical performers and activities for that festival aimed at kids will be announced soon. The ACL Fest also changed its age range, so kids 8 and under enter free when accompanied by a ticketed adult. (It used to be 10 and under).