Imagine a lush green park in the middle of a bustling metropolis, a sprawling green expanse with the modern backdrop only steel and glass architecture can provide. Now imagine that space filled with music lovers from all over the world who came to enjoy a world-class lineup of live music. You’re picturing Austin City Limits Music Festival. Popularly known as ACL, this music festival features multiple stages hosting over 130 bands from around the globe, representing a diverse range of genres and styles. The festival takes place over two weekends in October and has showcased big-name acts like Outkast, Johnny Cash, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Phish. In addition to the music, ACL offers attendees the full festival experience, complete with an art market showcasing the work of talented local artists, delicious eats representative of Austin’s culinary culture, a dedicated children’s area and a whole host of fun activities for revelers of all ages.