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Austin City Limits (ACL) is one of the most highly anticipated music festivals in the United States, attracting music lovers from all over the world. With an impressive lineup each year, ACL never fails to deliver unforgettable performances. As we look ahead to ACL 2023, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 artists you should keep an eye on. From hip-hop to rock and folk to pop, this diverse lineup promises an incredible musical experience for all. Let’s dive in and discover the artists who will make Austin City Limits 2023 a memorable event.

Kendrick Lamar

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Kendrick Lamar needs no introduction. The Grammy-winning rapper and songwriter has made an indelible mark on the music industry with his thought-provoking lyrics and unmatched stage presence. Known for hits like “HUMBLE.” and “Alright,” Lamar’s energetic performances and powerful messages are sure to captivate the ACL audience.

The Foo Fighters

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The Foo Fighters have established themselves as one of the greatest rock bands of our time. Led by the iconic Dave Grohl, this powerhouse group is known for their infectious energy and anthemic hits like “Everlong” and “The Pretender.” Prepare for a high-octane rock ‘n’ roll experience that will leave you exhilarated.

Shania Twain


Country music legend Shania Twain will bring her unmatched talent and charisma to the ACL stage. With chart-topping hits such as “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!” and “You’re Still the One,” Twain’s vibrant performances are bound to get the crowd on their feet, singing along to every word.

The Lumineers

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The Lumineers are masters of creating heartwarming folk-infused melodies. Known for their chart-topping hit “Ho Hey,” this Colorado-based band weaves beautiful storytelling into their songs. Brace yourself for an enchanting performance that will transport you to a world of heartfelt emotion.

Mumford & Sons

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Mumford & Sons have redefined modern folk music with their spirited anthems and soul-stirring ballads. Hits like “I Will Wait” and “Little Lion Man” have propelled them to international acclaim. Expect foot-stomping rhythms, soaring harmonies, and an electrifying atmosphere during their ACL set.


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Odesza, an electronic music duo from Seattle, are renowned for their immersive live performances. Their blend of dreamy melodies, intricate production, and stunning visuals creates an otherworldly experience for concertgoers. Get ready for a mesmerizing journey through electronic soundscapes.

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs, fronted by the dynamic Karen O, are known for their raw and energetic performances. With hits like “Maps” and “Heads Will Roll,” this New York-based band combines garage rock with infectious pop hooks, creating an unforgettable live experience.


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Hozier’s soulful voice and poetic songwriting have captivated audiences around the globe. Famous for his breakout hit “Take Me to Church,” this Irish singer-songwriter’s bluesy and gospel-inspired tunes will touch your soul and leave you wanting more.

Alanis Morissette

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Alanis Morissette, a pioneer of ’90s alternative rock, will grace the ACL stage with her powerful voice and introspective lyrics. Hits like “Ironic” and “You Oughta Know” have made her an icon, and her performance is sure to be a nostalgic journey through her illustrious career.

Maggie Rogers

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Maggie Rogers has quickly emerged as a rising star in the indie pop scene. Her unique blend of folk and electronic elements, showcased in hits like “Alaska” and “Light On,” promises a vibrant and energetic performance that will leave you in awe.

Austin City Limits 2023 boasts a remarkable lineup, featuring a diverse range of talented artists from various genres. From Kendrick Lamar’s powerful hip-hop to the Foo Fighters’ electrifying rock anthems and Shania Twain’s timeless country hits, this festival promises to be an unforgettable experience. Whether you’re a long-time fan or discovering new favorites, the top 10 artists listed above are set to deliver exceptional performances that will leave a lasting impression. So mark your calendars and get ready to immerse yourself in the magic of Austin City Limits 2023.


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