Childish Gambino cancels ACL Fest show due to injury; Phoenix added

Childish Gambino

LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 21: Childish Gambino performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 21, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin City Limits Festival announced Wednesday that headliner Childish Gambino has been forced to postpone his tour due to an injury and will be canceling his performance at this year’s music festival.

Justice will headline both Saturdays — Oct. 6 and 13 — alongside Metallica, and Travis Scott will headline both Sundays — Oct. 7 and 14 — alongside Arctic Monkeys, ACL said.

Thursday, ACL announced it was adding the band Phoenix to its Sunday Weekend One lineup.

According to, Donald Glover, who goes by Childish Gambino, struggled with an injured foot during his show in Dallas. 

The updated performance schedules can be found at

Fans with a Weekend Two Saturday 1-Day ticket may exchange at no charge for a Weekend Two Sunday 1-Day ticket by contacting Front Gate Tickets.

Exchanges must be requested Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 11:59 p.m. Central.

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