Complete List of ACL 2015 Late Night Shows

The first weekend of Austin City Limits is only a week away! If you still don’t have tickets, we’ve still got plenty of passes for both weekends. Regardless of whether you’re attending the festival or not, there are some great Late Night Shows planned that anyone could attend. Please note that these are separately ticketed events, and you will not be granted admission with a regular festival pass. Take a look at the schedule for all of the ACL 2015 Late Night Shows happening over both weekends, and be sure to also check out our detailed look at the full ACL 2015 Lineup!


Thursday, October 1


Brand NewTickets

with Manchester Orchestra & Kevin Devine and The Goddamn Band

Emo’s Austin | Doors @ 7pm

Formed in Long Island in 2000, Brand New has been a defining force in punk/emo music for over twenty years, despite only having released a total of four records. Although they haven’t released an album in six years, Brand New has been keeping fans happy by touring here and there since 2011. This spring, the band surprised fans by dropping a new single called “Mene,” which is their first release since their 2009 album Daisy. Rumor has it that a new record is in the works, although the band has not provided any sort of timeline or details for a new release.

Billy IdolTickets

with Ryn Weaver

Stubb’s Outdoor Stage | Doors @ 7pm | 21+

British rocker Billy Idol was one of the first stars to achieve fame through the American television network MTV in the early 1980s. Having launched his career as a member of punk rock outfit Generation X in the late ’70s, Idol made a move to go solo in 1981, relocating to New York City and releasing his self-titled debut album a year later. He soon became an MTV fixture as part of the Second British Invasion, along with artists like Duran Duran and Culture Club. Since then, he has released a number of successful records, with his most recent, Kings & Queens of the Underground, appearing in 2014. Along with the new album, Idol also recently released his autobiography, titled “Dancing With Myself,” last October.

The MaccabeesTickets

The Parish | Doors @ 8pm

The Maccabees is an English indie rock band that came together in London in 2004. They released their debut album Colour It In in 2007, which featured their UK Top 40 singles “First Love” and “About Your Dress” and earned them a slot supporting Bloc Party on tour that year. This summer, The Maccabees released their fourth studio album, titled Marks to Prove It, which came out on July 31.

Zeds DeadTickets

Vulcan Gas Company | Doors @ 9pm | 18+

Zeds Dead is the Toronto-based duo of DJs Dylan “DC” Mamid and Zach “Hooks” Rapp-Rovan. They have been making music together since 2004, when they formed the hip-hop-influenced Mass Productions. They eventually decided to move towards a house/dubstep style, and relaunched themselves as Zeds Dead in 2009. Soon, they were releasing tracks on big-name labels like Diplo’s Mad Decent and Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak.

Leopold and His FictionTickets

with In The Whale

Stubb’s Indoor Stage | Doors @ 10pm

Led by frontman Daniel James, Leopold and His Fiction is often compared to The White Stripes for their raw, stripped-down brand of blues rock. The band released a self-titled debut album in 2006, followed by their sophomore record, Ain’t No Surprise, three years later. A third album called 3 came out in 2012, and the band is ready to release another this year.


Friday, October 2


Walk The MoonTickets

Stubb’s Outdoor Stage | Doors @ 7pm

Upbeat alt-pop band Walk the Moon formed in Cincinnati in 2008. The group features vocalist Nicholas Petricca, bassist Kevin Ray, guitarist Eli Maiman, and drummer Sean Waugaman. They independently released their debut album, I Want! I Want!, in 2010, and their single “Anna Sun” became a big hit and officially put the band on the radar. They released their self-titled major label debut two years later, which earned them huge commercial success, but the best was yet to come for the band. In September 2014, they released the catchy top 40 breakthrough single “Shut Up and Dance” before coming out with their third full-length Talking Is Hard a month later.

Zeds DeadTickets

Vulcan Gas Company | Doors @ 9pm | 18+

Zeds Dead is the Toronto-based duo of DJs Dylan “DC” Mamid and Zach “Hooks” Rapp-Rovan. They have been making music together since 2004, when they formed the hip-hop-influenced Mass Productions. They eventually decided to move towards a house/dubstep style, and relaunched themselves as Zeds Dead in 2009. Soon, they were releasing tracks on big-name labels like Diplo’s Mad Decent and Steve Aoki’s Dim Mak.

Talk in Tongues

with Day Wave

Lamberts | Doors @ 9:30pm | 21+

This year, LA quartet Talk in Tongues had the internet buzzing about their debut single “Still Don’t Seem to Care.” Though their psych rock sound has already garnered a million comparisons to likeminded act Tame Impala, critics have not been quick to dismiss them as a copycat band. Talk in Tongues recently released their debut album, Alone With a Friend, after which they spent the summer touring with bands like Blonde Redhead and Veruca Salt.

TV On The RadioTickets

with Boots

Emo’s Austin | Doors @ 10pm

TV On the Radio emerged onto the New York City music scene in 2001, at a time and place which saw the formation of several successful indie rock bands. They have shared their post-punk sound on four critically acclaimed albums, which have impressively featured contributions from artists like David Bowie, Trent Reznor, and Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The band has carried on through the unfortunate passing of bassist Gerard Smith in 2011, and they released their most recent album, Seeds, in 2014.

Leon BridgesTickets

with Kenny Uptain

The Parish | Doors @ 9:30pm

Texas native Leon Bridges is a singer/songwriter who blends Southern soul and gospel. His sound has been compared to that of ’60s-era crooners like Otis Redding and Sam Cooke. Bridges built up a local following in his hometown of Fort Worth before signing with Columbia Records in December of last year. Having played several major festivals already this year, Leon Bridges has made himself known as an up-and-coming artist. His debut album Coming Home came out in June.


Saturday, October 3


The DecemberistsTickets

with Olivia Chaney

ACL Live | Doors @ 9pm

Formed in 2000 in Portland, Oregon by frontman Colin Meloy, The Decemberists are known for making music with theatric grandeur, literary influence, and lush instrumentation. The group built up a substantial fan base in the first half of the decade before signing with major label Capitol Records in 2005, releasing their widely successful album The Crane Wife the next year. Over the last decade, The Decemberists have released several critically praised albums and enjoyed tremendous commercial success. The band went on hiatus for a few years, but came back together in 2014 to record their seventh studio album. The new record, titled What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World, was released in early 2015.


with San Fermin

Austin Music Hall | Doors @ 9pm

English indie rock band alt-J has one of the most unique sounds of any band to emerge in the last few years. Their experimental style combines elements of folk, electronica, and traditional alternative rock among other influences. Their debut album exemplified just how well-rounded the band is, with a collection of very sonically different songs spanning multiple genres. alt-J’s sophomore album, This Is All Yours, came out in 2014 and was met favorably by fans and critics alike. The new record shot to #1 in the U.K. and earned the band their first Grammy nomination.


with Finish Ticket

Lamberts | Doors @ 9:30pm | 21+

Australian indie pop outfit Sheppard has been making waves worldwide with their hit single “Geronimo.” Issued in 2014, the track hit #1 in Australia and has since been certified 5x platinum there. The single appears on the band’s debut studio album, Bombs Away, which they released in the summer of 2014.

Meg MyersTickets

with Jarryd James

Stubb’s Indoor Stage | Doors @ 9pm

Singer-songwriter Meg Myers moved to Los Angeles to pursue a music career when she was just 20 years old. There, she met producer Doctor Rosen Rosen, with whom she signed a production deal and recorded her first EP, 2012’s Daughter in the Choir. She soon scored a contract with Atlantic Records and released a second EP called Make a Shadow. After embarking on her first headlining tour this year, Myers released her debut studio album, Sorry, which dropped on September 15.

Royal BloodTickets

with Bass Drum of Death

Emo’s Austin | Doors @ 10pm

British rock duo Royal Blood, comprised of vocalist/bassist Mike Kerr and drummer Ben Thatcher, came onto the scene recently with a garage/blues rock sound reminiscent of bands like The White Stripes and The Black Keys. They were championed early on by the BBC, who named them to their Sound of 2014 list, as well as by Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders, who wore the band’s t-shirt during their headlining set at Glastonbury and later invited the band to open two of their shows at Finsbury Park. This exposure helped the band earn more spots at festivals around the world, and they were recently tapped by the Foo Fighters to be the opening act for their Sonic Highways tour.


Sunday, October 4


A$AP RockyTickets

with Danny Brown & Vince Staples

Austin Music Hall | Doors @ 9pm

A$AP Rocky is the stage name of rapper Rakim Mayers. He released his debut mixtape called Live. Love. A$AP. in 2011, which was met with favorable reviews from critics and put him on the map. In 2013, he released his debut studio album, Long. Live. A$AP. The record debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and features a plethora of big-name guests, including Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Santigold, Skrillex, and Florence Welch. Earlier this year, Rocky issued his sophomore album, At. Long. Last. A$AP., which once again debuted atop the Billboard 200.


with Russ Liquid & Louie Lastic

Vulcan Gas Company | Doors @ 10pm | 18+

GRiZ is the stage name of DJ and producer Grant Kwiecinski. He began playing music at a young age, learning piano and alto saxophone in elementary school, and he incorporates his saxophone playing into his funk-inspired dance music. GRiZ has toured with artists like Bassnectar, Pretty Lights, and Big Gigantic, eventually earning himself his own headlining tour as well as appearances at huge festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Outside Lands.


Monday, October 5



with Superjoint, Veil of Maya, Prong, & Witch Mountain

Stubb’s Outdoor Stage | Doors @ 5pm

Though they’re not actually playing at the Austin City Limits Festival, famed heavy metal band Danzig is still booked for a Late Night Show. Formed back in 1987, the band is still to this day led by its original frontman and namesake Glenn Danzig. Later this year, the band is expected to release a covers album called Skeletons.

Lord HuronTickets

with Gold Beach

Emo’s Austin | Doors @ 7pm

LA-based indie band Lord Huron initially came about as the solo effort of Michigan native Ben Schneider, who eventually developed the project into a full-fledged band. The group currently features Schneider on vocals and guitar along with guitarist Tom Renaud, bassist Miguel Briseno, and percussionist Mark Barry. Lord Huron just released their sophomore album, Strange Trails, earlier this year.


Wednesday, October 7


Shakey GravesTickets

with The London Souls

Stubb’s Outdoor Venue | Doors @ 7pm

Actor-turned-musician Alejandro Rose-Garcia performs under the alias Shakey Graves as a one-man alt-folk/Americana band. The Texas native released his debut album Roll the Bones in 2011, which was a critical success with its ragged blend of country, folk and blues. He followed that up with the release of 2014’s And The War Came, which was generally received as favorably as his first album.


Thursday, October 8


Disclosure (DJ Set)Tickets

with Claude VonStroke, Jonas Rathsman, & Pomo

Austin Music Hall | Doors @ 8pm | 16+

English electronic music duo Disclosure consists of brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence. Their breakthrough came in 2012 with the hit single “Latch,” which features vocals from Sam Smith. A year later, they released their debut album Settle, earning the Lawrence brothers their first Grammy nomination for Best Dance/Electronica Album. On September 25, the duo is set to release their highly anticipated sophomore album Caracal. The new record features collabs with The Weeknd, Sam Smith, Lorde, and more.

Sylvan EssoTickets

with Flock of Dimes

Emo’s Austin | Doors @ 8pm

Sylvan Esso is the electro folk-pop duo consisting of singer Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn. The group formed in 2013 and soon signed with Partisan Records. The next year, they released their eponymous debut album, which includes their hit singles “Coffee” and “Hey Mami” among others.


Lamberts | Doors @ 9:30pm | 21+

HOLYCHILD is an experimental pop duo from Los Angeles. The group is composed of Liz Nistico and Louie Diller, who met in 2010 and soon began making music together. HOLYCHILD was a buzzworthy act last year, ending up on both Billboard and LA Weekly’s lists of bands to watch in 2014. They signed with Glassnote Records and released their Mindspeak EP last March. This summer, the duo released their debut studio album, The Shape of Brat Pop to Come.


with The Heavenly States

Stubb’s Indoor Stage | Doors @ 9pm

The six members of Avers came together in Richmond after a series of informal jam sessions in 2013. In just a week’s time, the bandmembers wrote an album’s worth of songs, resulting in the recording of their debut record Empty Light.


Friday, October 9


Band of HorsesTickets

with Bee Caves

Stubb’s Outdoor Stage | Doors @ 7pm

Band of Horses was formed in 2004 in Seattle by frontman Ben Bridwell. Their music, mainly midtempo indie rock with a somewhat somber feel and reverberated vocals and guitar, reflects the atmosphere of their native Pacific Northwest. Band of Horses released their debut album, Everything All the Time, in 2006 on the famed indie label Sub Pop Records. The album contained their wildly popular single “The Funeral.” The band’s latest effort is a ten-track live album called Acoustic at the Ryman, which they released in 2014.

Con BrioTickets

Lamberts | Doors @ 9:30pm | 21+

Con Brio (named after a musical direction meaning “with spirit”) is a San Francisco-based group led by Ziek McCarter. Their sound is inspired equally by funk legends like James Brown and Sly & The Family Stone and R&B pioneers like Prince and D’Angelo. This February, Con Brio released an EP called Kiss the Sun, and are now touring around North America.

Kali Uchis

with DJ Mel & Franco V

Vulcan Gas Company | Doors @ 10pm | 18+

Colombia-born, Virginia-based artist Kali Uchis released her first mixtape, Drunken Babbie, in 2012. She has since collaborated with the likes of Diplo, Snoop Dogg, Kaytranada, and Tyler the Creator, and in February of this year released an EP called Por Vida.

Milo GreeneTickets

Stubb’s Indoor Stage | Doors @ 10pm

Milo Greene is an indie folk-pop ensemble from Los Angeles. Formed in 2009, the five-piece consists of Marlana Sheetz, Robbie Arnett, Graham Fink, and Andrew Heringer, who all share vocal duties, along with percussionist Curtis Marrero. The band’s music is self-described “cinematic pop,” a style which came about as a result of a desire to create songs that could be used in film and television. Milo Greene released their eponymous debut in 2012, followed by their sophomore album, Control, earlier this year.


Saturday, October 10


Chance The RapperTickets

with D.R.A.M., Metro Boomin, & Towkio

Stubb’s Outdoor Stage | Doors @ 7pm

Chicago’s Chancelor Bennett, a.k.a. Chance the Rapper, made his breakthrough with the release of his 2013 mixtape Acid Rap, which has since been downloaded over 900,000 times. The mixtape featured the likes of Childish Gambino, Ab-Soul, and Action Bronson, and received high praise from major critics from Rolling Stone, Spin, Pitchfork, and NPR among others. Thus far, the 22-year-old rapper has only released a few mixtapes, yet he has earned a high enough profile to be a headliner at some festivals this year. We’re expecting big things from this young talent in the years to come.

Son Little & Lanz Pierce

Lamberts | Doors @ 9:30pm | 21+

Philadelphia-based soul musician Son Little has been compared to great artists like Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. In addition to his set at ACL Weekend 2, he will be performing along with hip hop artist Lanz Pierce for a Late Night Show on Saturday, October 10.


with Hippie Sabotage & Franco V

Vulcan Gas Company | Doors @ 10pm | 18+

Nashville-based duo Cherub is comprised of Jason Huber and Jordan Kelley. The two scored a hit in 2014 with their song “Doses & Mimosas,” which reached #23 on the U.S. alternative charts. The single was off their 2014 album Year of the Caprese, which is their first release on Columbia Records.



Emo’s Austin | Doors @ 10pm | 18+

Toronto native and famed DJ/producer Joel Zimmerman performs under the stage name deadmau5, which is a reference to an incident when he once found a dead mouse inside his computer. Always sporting his trademark giant LED mouse head, he puts on spectacular performances for huge audiences all over the world. He has proven himself as a legend in electronic and house music, and has been extremely influential in the genre.


with Special Guests Avid Dancer

Stubb’s Indoor Stage | Doors @ 10:30pm

B∅RNS is the solo project of musician Garrett Borns. Originally hailing from Michigan, he eventually moved to Los Angeles, where he signed with Interscope and released his debut EP Candy. The EP came out in 2014 and contains four songs that blend dreamy pop with electronic synths, folk, and glam rock. B∅RNS recently announced a debut full-length album called Dopamine, to be released in mid-October.


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