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Eminem, Outkast, Pearl Jam and Lorde Top 2014 ACL Music Festival Lineup

Rapper Eminem headlines the 2014 ACL Fest and indie sensation Lorde gets top billing
Rapper Eminem headlines the 2014 ACL Fest and indie sensation Lorde gets top billing

Calling it one of their most energetic lineups to date, the also includes a blast of nostalgia.

is headlining and The Replacements are top billed. Major hip-hop acts of the 2000s, and Eminem are also headliners. The festival also sees a significant number of electronic music acts with and headlining – and groups such as , , , and in the big font. Beck rounds out the list of this year’s headliners.

Last year’s festival drew some criticism for a lack of female performers. However, this year’s top billing includes international superstars, and Lorde (though the latter will be for the second weekend only). Female acts such as ,, Jenny Lewis, ,and also made the cut. Other big acts at this year’s festival include the indie pop of Foster the People, and .and bring out the folk rock. And some surprises were post punk revivalists, hip-hopwiz Childish Gambinoand Jamaican reggae legend, .

And of course there are plenty of Austin bands performing – including , , Black Pistol Fire, , , and . Many of the local acts, however, will play only one of the two weekends.

Three-day passes go on sale at 10 Tuesday morning. The festival also says single day tickets will be available later this spring. The 2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival takes over Zilker Park October 3-5 and October 10-12. More information is available at

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