The initial lineup for the 2012 Austin City Limits Music Festival has been revealed and features headliners the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, The Black Keys and Jack White. There are plenty of HT faves on the bill such as The Avett Brothers, The Roots, The Civil Wars, Andrew Bird, Alabama Shakes, The War On Drugs, Umphrey’s McGee and Punch Brothers. ACL 2012 will be held in Austin’s Zilker Park from October 12 – 14. All in all, the festival will see over 130 play its eight stages.
Here’s a look at the complete initial ACL 2012 lineup…
Red Hot Chili Peppers •Neil Young and Crazy Horse •The Black Keys • Jack White •Florence + The Machine •The Avett Brothers • Iggy & The Stooges •AVICII •BASSNECTAR •The Roots • The Shins •Weezer •Gotye •The Civil Wars •M83 •Tegan and Sara •Childish Gambino Two Door Cinema Club •Thievery Corporation •The Afghan Whigs •Crystal Castles Andrew Bird •Gary Clark Jr. •Metric •Band of Skulls •Esperanza Spalding • Alabama Shakes •Delta Spirit •M. Ward •Randy Rogers Band •Die Antwoord Rufus Wainwright •NEEDTOBREATHE •Big Gigantic •Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra Steve Earle •The War On Drugs •Umphrey’s McGee •Barrington Levy •Old 97’s Punch Brothers •Bombay Bicycle Club •A-Trak •Trampled by Turtles Patterson Hood •Michael Kiwanuka •Big K.R.I.T. •Oberhofer •POLICA •Tennis Zola Jesus •Stars •Kimbra •Black Lips •Los Campesinos! •Jovanotti •Ben Howard Ruthie Foster •Freelance Whales •Civil Twilight •The Whigs •Dev •The Lumineers Bad Books •The Devil Makes Three •Asleep at the Wheel •First Aid Kit Patrick Watson •LP •Caveman •Lee Fields & The Expressions •Father John Misty The Wombats •Dry the River •The Boxer Rebellion •Soul Rebels Brass Band Thundercat •Willis Earl Beal •He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister •Kishi Bashi Deep Dark Woods •Moon Duo •Kopecky Family Band •River City Extension Quiet Corral •Wheeler Brothers •The Relatives •Space Capone •The Staves Native Run •Nikki Lane •Quiet Company •Infantree •Wild Child •La Vida Bohème The Eastern Sea •The Dunwells •Kenny Vaughan Trio •Justin Jones •Sonámbulo Royal Teeth •Noah Gunderson •The Aaron Ivey Band •The Mighty Sincere Voices G.S.T. •Colorfeels •Lera Lynn •Megan McCormick •Shields of Faith •Stapletones The Baylor Choir •Disciples of Joy •Ralph’s World •Orange Sherbet •Big Don Rocknoceros •Hullabaloo •Jambo •Peter DiStefano & Tor •The School of Rock The Q Brothers
Both one-day and three-day passes to the event will go on sale soon.