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ACL Fest Nights: Lineup includes Omar Apollo, Japanese Breakfast, Muna and more

ACL Nights Live will include performances from Japanese Breakfast and dozens of other artists. (Japanese Breakfast/Twitter)

ACL Fest Nights, the annual after-party of Austin City Music Festival, has released its two weekend concert lineup starting Wednesday, Oct. 5.

The Nights lineup will include favorites like Omar Apollo, James Blake, Spoon and more at venues across Austin from Oct. 5-Saturday, Oct. 15.

Here's a look at the show schedule by day:

ACL Nights Fest venues

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Zach Bryan—Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre

Thursday, Oct. 6 

Billy Strings—Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre

Friday, Oct. 7

Big Wild with Josh Fudge—Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre

James Blake (DJ Set) Presents CMYK—Emo's Austin

Kevin Morby with Cassandra Jenkins—Scoot Inn


Calder Allen—Continental Club

Saturday, October 8

Omar Apollo—ACL Live

Goose—Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre

Sofi Tukker (DJ Set)—Emo's Austin

Muna with Isaac Dunbar—Empire Garage

Nation of Language—Stubbs Indoors

Buffalo Nichols—Continental Club

Sunday, October 9

Larry June—Antone's

Thursday, October 13

Billy Strings—Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre

Vacations with Jackie Hayes and Darkbird—Scoot Inn

Me ND Adam with Joshua Ray Walker—Antone's

Friday, October 14

Spoon with Glove and Andrew Cashen—ACL Live

The Maria's (Sold Out)—Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheatre

Big Gigantic—Emo's Austin

Magdalena Bay—Antone's


Neil Frances (DJ Set)—Empire Control Room

Saturday, October 15

Japanese Breakfast with Dehd—Stubb's Waller Creek Amphitheater

Zhu (DJ Set)—Emo's Austin

Benee with Spill Tab—Scoot Inn

Wilderado with Michegander—Empire Garage

Buffalo Nichols—Continental Club


Tito's releases (not so?) ugly sweater line for the holidays, profits to charity

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.

There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.

All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.

Click here to see the entire collection in the Tito's store.

Mac and Cheese Fest and Free Art Exhibit
Waterloo Greenway, Good Vibrations Installation

🗓 All weekend

🎨 Creek Show Art Exhibit

Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities

All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park

✨ Mozart's Light Show

This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.

6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

🗓 Saturday

🥊 Kickboxing in the Park

This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.

10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park

🛍 The Front Market

Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.

11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Ani's Day and Night - 7107 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741

🗓 Sunday

🧀 Mac and Cheese Fest

Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.

11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway