The Internet is a buzz, as always, with predictions on which bands are playing which festival. Austin City Limits’ Music Festival, as Austinist reports, has a sneaky ploy to drive hype for their event.
From April 13th through this Friday, they’re posting a “daily artist clue” on the Scavenger Hunt page, like yesterday’s: “This group’s latest release cites drum licks copped from Detroit Rock City.” You’re then invited to spend ages scouring the net for the answer.
Or not: aclfest2006rumors.blogspot.com is doing all the work for us. Check out that blog for the latest ACL gossip. According to them, confirmed so far are The Shins, The Flaming Lips, Iron & Wine, The New Pornographers, Son Volt, and a bunch of bands we don’t care about.
Meanwhile, Stereogum could use some advice about which fests to attend. There are are in the running:
What other summer fests am I forgetting? What are YOU trekking to?