ACL Fest 2011 (more by Tim Griffin)

Following in Coachella's footsteps...

The Austin City Council just voted unanimously to allow C3 Presents [who also own Lollapalooza] to expand the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park to two weekends next year.

The resolution states that City Manager Marc Ott is encouraged "to negotiate and execute an agreement with C3 Presents to include an additional weekend event for the Austin City Limits Music Festival," beginning next year. - [KUT News]

What's next, the ACL Cruise? As the article mentions, this takes effect in 2013. Meanwhile, the one-weekend, sold-out 2012 ACL Fest happens October 12 - 14.