Must See Fall Concerts in Austin for 2018 – You Don’t Want to Miss These

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As the build-up to the widely celebrated Austin City Limits Festival begins, performers and fans alike are flocking to Texas to bask in the Fall weather.
First up is the Waterloo Music Festival which will return to the roots of the city’s musical culture with three days of entertainment and jamming. Don’t miss this great opportunity to enjoy live music and the stunning Fall weather.

grateful dead bandMild temperatures mean it’s perfect for a weekend camping expedition and festival-goers will be relishing the ambiance while grooving away to the rhythms of some of the country’s top indie, roots, and blues bands. The String Cheese Incident will be playing daily from 7th to 9th September, alongside the intense Grateful Dead jammers, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead and the fusion roots sound of long-standing favorites Leftover Salmon.

Fall is the festival season in Austin and the warm, dry weather brings music-lovers out in force. Whether you prefer to tap your toes to complex jazz riffs or prefer something a little more easy-listening, you’ll find the perfect selection of sounds in Austin this Fall.

Another occasion that you don’t want to miss out on is the annual Oktoberfest. While this event includes other attractions (like beer!) in addition to the music, the city will be rocking away to a range of sounds from four different stages.

Austin’s very own Polka Band will kick off proceedings at 5pm on 29th September. Sticking to the traditions of their Germanic roots, these austin polkaexperienced musicians will take music-lovers on a journey through the highlights of German music, including the time-honored Polka. The band members take an “anything goes” approach to their performances and instill Gemütlichkeit into every performance. Join in and enjoy the friendliness that epitomizes the spirit of Gemütlichkeit.

The highlight of the Austin area’s Fall festival season is the multi-day musical extravaganza, the Austin City Limits Music Festival. If you miss out on this one, you’ve missed out on one of the city’s biggest highlights. Taking place at Zilker Park from 5th to 7th October and again from 12th to 17th, this is one of the country’s most popular festivals.  For more info on the festival, check out

This year, the ACL Festival will see over 130 different acts, performing everything from electronic music to country, rap to rock.
The iconic Paul McCartney will be headlining, closely followed by big names such as DJ Childish Gambino, creator of the controversial This is America music video, and old-school rock stars, Metallica.

With around 450,000 people in attendance, this is one big, big party that you’d be a fool to miss. Don’t worry if you haven’t booked a ticket yet – they are still available ranging from $255 for three days of rhythm and dance.

Celebrating its status as the musical capital of the world, Austin will be pulling out all the stops with this year’s ACL Festival. A diverse array of performers will take to eight different stages to bring you a taste of the city’s musical heritage. English rock band, Arctic Monkeys, will be playing alongside Kylie Jenner’s beau, rapper and singer Travis Scott. Home-grown production duo, Odesza will bring their own brand of musical brilliance to the occasion, while the widely celebrated Ohio band, The National, will have fans singing along to their somber, introspective tunes.  Whatever your taste in music, Austin has something for you, so don’t miss out – book your tickets before it’s too late. FOMO is real!