Organizers Cancel Austin City Limits Music Festival Due To Coronavirus

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Austin City Limits Music Festival has canceled its 2020 event due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The two-weekend festival was set to take place October 2 – 4 and October 9 – 11.

Austin City Limits will return on October 1-3 and October 8-10, 2021 to celebrate the festival’s 20th anniversary. Tickets for the 2020 event will be honored in 2021. Organizers of the festival shared that and more info, including refund options, in a statement.

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Read ACL’s statement below:

Austin City Limits Music Festival will no longer take place in 2020. We would have loved to put on another memorable show this year, however, with the uncertainty surrounding the current situation in Texas, this decision is the only responsible solution. The health and safety of our fans, artists, partners, staff and the entire Austin community remains our highest priority.

We will return to Zilker Park on October 1-3 and October 8-10, 2021 to celebrate our 20th Anniversary. We encourage fans who have already purchased tickets to hold on to them to lock in access to next year’s festival at 2019 prices. Refunds will be made available for fans who purchased directly through the festival and cannot attend next year’s dates. All current ticket holders will receive an email from Front Gate Tickets shortly with information on both options.

ACL Fest has always been rooted in tradition, our common love of live music, and our community. This includes supporting Austin Parks Foundation for the past 15 years to improve parks and green spaces across the city. Take this time to maintain your personal health and wellness by visiting www.austinparks.org to learn how you can safely enjoy and support parks in our area, and please continue to follow the advice of local officials, look out for each other, and stay safe.

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