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ACL Fest 2020 is held virtually with a 3-night free YouTube event

ByReiss Bowler

Oct 6, 2020

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The 2020 Austin City Limits Music Festival will be held totally online from October 9-11 – and this year’s event will be a recall at previous celebrations.

Starting Friday at 7pm, ACL will lack free broadcasts of curated efficiencies Youtube Channel. The line-up consists of sets from Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Billie Eilish, Willie Nelson, St. Vincent and LCD Soundsystem, simply to name a couple of.

In addition, the event will include initial shows, consisting of behind-the-scenes video of the making of a celebration.

Personal occasions for this year’s celebration – along with a number of others in Austin and around the nation – were canceled due to the continuous COVID-19 pandemic.

Austin City Limits initially made the statement to cancel its standard occasions in July, stating:

“We would have liked to put on another memorable show this year, but given the uncertainty about the current situation in Texas, this decision is the only responsible solution.”

The celebration’s cancellation, according to a 2019 research study, dealt a blow to Austin’s economy as the event brought almost $ 1.5 billion to the location that year.

In March, South By Southwest decided to cancel for the very first time in its 34-year history.

Shortly after, the Coachella celebration in California likewise revealed that it would delay the occasions up until October. In June, nevertheless, Coachella revealed a total cancellation.

Austin City Limits prepares to go back to its house in Zilker Park in October 2021 – which will be not just a return, however likewise the event of the celebration’s 20th anniversary.

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