The first round of acts for the music portion of SXSW 2014 has been revealed, featuring more than 180 musicians from 27 countries.

First round of bands of SXSW 2014 confirmed

The first round of acts for the music portion of SXSW 2014 has been revealed, featuring more than 180 musicians from 27 countries.
Festival regulars Wilco helped set the Texas sun Saturday (10/12) during their hour-long performance for the second weekend of Austin City Limits Music Festival. The final hour of daylight complemented the spot-on performance, which kicked off with the oldie "Misunderstood" and felt more retrospective and sentimental than most, covering more of the back catalog than the most recent work.

Austin City Limits Review: Wilco

Festival regulars Wilco helped set the Texas sun Saturday (10/12) during their hour-long performance for the second weekend of Austin City Limits Music Festival. The final hour of daylight complemented the spot-on performance, which kicked off with the oldie "Misunderstood" and felt more retrospective and sentimental than most, covering more of the back catalog than the most recent work.
Los Angeles-based quartet Silversun Pickups returned to the Samsung Galaxy stage at about peak afternoon heat time on Saturday afternoon for their week 2 do-over. The band cranked through an hour-long, 10-song set that in part continued the ongoing celebration of bassist Nikki Monnington's return to the band after giving birth to twins.

Photos and Setlist: Silversun Pickups at Austin City Limits Festival

Los Angeles-based quartet Silversun Pickups returned to the Samsung Galaxy stage at about peak afternoon heat time on Saturday afternoon for their week 2 do-over. The band cranked through an hour-long, 10-song set that in part continued the ongoing celebration of bassist Nikki Monnington's return to the band after giving birth to twins.
Grammy-winning rock mainstay Kings of Leon wrapped up their second-week Austin City Limits Music Festival performance Saturday night (10/12) in a downpour, though tens of thousands didn't seem to mind.

Austin City Limits Review: Kings of Leon

Grammy-winning rock mainstay Kings of Leon wrapped up their second-week Austin City Limits Music Festival performance Saturday night (10/12) in a downpour, though tens of thousands didn't seem to mind.
In the wake of the cancellation of Sunday's Austin City Limits Festival performances due to weather, a number of schedule artists have been scrambling to find alternate venues in which to play. A few, including Franz Ferdinand, The Lone Bellow and Wild Feathers, have succeeded (though Franz Ferdinand's ultimate landing spot has changed since we originally reported).

Updated: Franz Ferdinand, The Lone Bellow, Wild Feathers set alternate shows after ACL cancellation

In the wake of the cancellation of Sunday's Austin City Limits Festival performances due to weather, a number of schedule artists have been scrambling to find alternate venues in which to play. A few, including Franz Ferdinand, The Lone Bellow and Wild Feathers, have succeeded (though Franz Ferdinand's ultimate landing spot has changed since we originally reported).
The Sunday morning announcement that C3 Presents had cancelled the 3rd and final day of the Austin City Limits Festival was met with resigned disappointment by most attendees in the area, who'd spent the previous 12 hours watching torrential rain fall and thrilling to (or recoiling from) a spectacular thunder and lightning display.

Photos of Zilker Park flooding prove Austin City Limits Festival couldn't go on

The Sunday morning announcement that C3 Presents had cancelled the 3rd and final day of the Austin City Limits Festival was met with resigned disappointment by most attendees in the area, who'd spent the previous 12 hours watching torrential rain fall and thrilling to (or recoiling from) a spectacular thunder and lightning display.
For the first time in its 12-year history, Austin City Limits Music Festival organizers have cancelled the final day (10/13) of music due to flash flooding caused by non-stop overnight rain.

Final day of Austin City Limits Festival's second weekend cancelled due to flooding

For the first time in its 12-year history, Austin City Limits Music Festival organizers have cancelled the final day (10/13) of music due to flash flooding caused by non-stop overnight rain.
Indie outfit Wild Belle took a break from a U.S. club tour to perform both weekends of the 12th annual Austin City Limits Festival.

Austin City Limits Review: Wild Belle

Indie outfit Wild Belle took a break from a U.S. club tour to perform both weekends of the 12th annual Austin City Limits Festival.
Electric Guest is a Los Angeles-based band with a chameleon-like ability to draw musical styles into their set.

Austin City Limits Review: Electric Guest

Electric Guest is a Los Angeles-based band with a chameleon-like ability to draw musical styles into their set.
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