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acl 2021

ACL day 3 recap: Tyler, the Creator has lots of love for Austin, Greta Van Fleet gives goosebumps

Tyler, the Creator had nothing but good things to say about Austin. (Laura Figi/Austonia)

And just like that, weekend one of ACL has come to a fulfilling conclusion. We hope you enjoyed it just as much as we did. Headliner for day three was Tyler, the Creator, who put on a theatrical set that transcended his discography.

Austinites lucked out—the entire festival went off without a hitch and little more than a few drops of rain. Here are some of the highlights of day three.

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ACL day 2 recap: Billie Eilish and Phoebe Bridgers say 'bans off our bodies,' Doja Cat puts on an ethereal show

Both Billie Eilish and Phoebe Bridgers had messages directed at Gov. Greg Abbott—hands off. (Pooneh Ghana, Charles Reagan and Chad Wadsworth for ACL Fest)

As ACL day two comes to a cathartic close with Billie Eilish's soft and angelic voice echoing throughout Zilker Park. ACL attendees must have been good this year because Saturday brought clear skies despite threats of bad weather.

In a word, day two was iconic. Each performer brought the personality—and political takes—to the stage with them, making sure even the people in the back of the audience felt part of the show.

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ACL day 1 recap: Miley Cyrus plays all the 'bangerz,' Megan Thee Stallion fans twerk, MGK climbs high

Miley Cyrus played to a group of deliriously excited fans and sang some diverse discography. (Charles Reagan for ACL Fest)

Festival-goers were all smiles as Austin City Limits kicked off on Friday—especially when there was no rain. A delayed start, the day went off without a hitch with performances by headliners Machine Gun Kelly, Megan Thee Stallion, Miley Cyrus and George Strait.

Although the forecast called for rain, skies were clear most of the day, other than some short showers during Cyrus' set.

Here's what the day looked like:

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