AUSTIN (KXAN) — After weeks of teasing the lineup on social media, the 2019 Austin City Limits music festival lineup has finally been announced.
Big names include Cardi B, Childish Gambino, Mumford & Sons, Guns N’ Roses, The Cure and Billie Eilish, among others.
For weeks, festival organizers have teased fans with cryptic clues posted on social media. They’ve been giving fans a chance to guess the artists who may be performing. Guesses include 21 Savage and Griz among others.
Ticket prices range from:
|3-day General Admission||$260|
|1-day General Admission||$105|
There were also American Express presale passes being sold ahead of the lineup release, ranging from $495 AMEX 1-Day VIP pass to the $3,600 AMEX 3-Day Platinum pass.
ACL organizers are also giving away four 3-Day VIP tickets for the first weekend of the festival that would include complimentary meals, private bars, access to the shaded viewing deck and a Vrbo home to stay for four days. You can sign up for the giveaway on their website.
Last year, big names at the festival included Paul McCartney, Metallica, Travis Scott, Arctic Monkeys, Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monae and more.
Economic Impact of the festival
Mayor Steve Adler revealed the 2018 economic impact report of the ACL Monday.
— Last year, the festival raked in $264.4 million for Austin’s economy which is the equivalent of 3,000 full-time jobs.
— That means there was a $10 million increase over the previous year.
— Since 2006, ACL Fest has generated nearly $2 billion for the Austin economy which is the equivalent of creating or retaining 21,500 jobs for Austin residents.