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Austonia 'Quick Poll' results: once is not enough for those who go to ACL, while lineups and dust are primary concerns
Austin City Limits Festival

Yesterday we asked you if you went to ACL, and if you had any comments to share.

More than 200 of you responded:

  • 43% said they went to ACL
  • 57% said they did not go to ACL

Of those that went to ACL:

  • 37% said they attended one day
  • 63% said they attended more than one day

Of those that didn't go to ACL:

  • 34% said they were "interested" or "wanted to go."
  • 66% said they "don't care"

Some comments:

  • "PINK was the QUEEN"
  • "Loved it, they crushed it"
  • "Very dusty"
  • "It was awesome and I'm so f'ing tired"
  • "I miss the old days"
  • "Major sound issues"
  • "Lineup was terrible"
  • "Too expensive and dust everywhere"
  • Crowd control: "The Paramore show was so crowded that you couldn't get out of the massive crowd. Halfway through people were still trying to push towards the front when there clearly was no room."
  • "Terrible lineup for my tastes...have been to 14 of last 17 festivals"
  • "Too commercial, elitist and un-Austin like"
  • "I’m glad it’s there for those who want it!"
  • "I wish it would be moved to COTA... give us our park back!"
  • "Too old (30 lol)"
  • "awesome"
  • "Great time to leave Austin along with SXSW"
  • "The dust was killer"
  • "i had a blast per usual"
  • "Not my cup of tea..."
  • "The line up kinda sucked."
  • "I’ve gone to ACL every year, starting in 2007"
  • "it was awesome"
  • "There should be FREE water refill stations. Portable restrooms should be cleaned after every day."
  • "Add more Latin music"
The most repeated comments were dissatisfaction with the lineups and too much dust.


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