ACL Music Fest 2018
Austin City Limits

ACL Music Festival 2018's first weekend brought the heat to Zilker Park


Austin City Limits festival chvrches churches
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Austin City Limits David Byrne
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Austin City Limits Paul McCartney
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Austin City Limits festival camila cabello
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Austin City Limits festival blood orange
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Austin City Limits festival sylvan esso
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Austin City Limits Brockhampton
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Austin City Limits festival the deftones
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Austin City Limits festival phoenix
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Austin City Limits Natalie Prass
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Austin City Limits festival jackie venson
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Austin City Limits Khalid
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Austin City Limits great van fleet
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Austin City Limits festival Sweet Spirit
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Austin City Limits Bishop Briggs
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Austin City Limits Ben Kweller
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Austin City Limits festival tinashe
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Austin City Limits festival fireworks
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Austin City Limits Music Festival 2018 got off to a swelteringly hot start, but that didn't stop some of the coolest acts in music from delivering first-rate performances. The buzziest acts from ACL's first weekend included Paul McCartney, Metallica, and Janelle Monae, just to name a few.

Thousands of fans from across the world descended on Zilker Park for three days of music and merriment, activism and activations. Here, find some of our favorite moments of Weekend One of ACL Music Fest 2018.

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Chvrches

David Byrne

Paul McCartney

Camila Cabello

Blood Orange

Sylvan Esso

Brockhampton

The Deftones

Phoenix

Natalie Prass

Jackie Venson

Khalid

Greta Van Fleet

Sweet Spirit

Bishop Briggs

Ben Kweller

Tinashe

Paul McCartney's set ended with a bang.