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St. Vincent will perform the first ACL night show this year. (Shutterstock)

As Austin City Limits music festival gets closer to opening its gates, festival organizers announced after-hours night shows that will include notable names from the lineup.

Over 20 shows will take place at ACL Live, Stubb's, Emo's, Mohawk, Scoot Inn and Antone's starting the night before the first day of the festival on Sept. 30 through the second to last day on Oct. 9.

Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m., and if we've learned anything about festival tickets this year, they will likely go fast.


(Bob Daemmrich)

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Jordi is an Austin-based rapper who represented Texas at the 2021 Red Bull Batalla. (Esparza)

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