doublet — 2005-09-30

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2005 #6

Here’s the first of the audio recordings from the festival. This one features John Prine performing Sam Stone (There’s A Hole In Daddy’s Arm).

john prine pic

Download MP3, 4:38min, 2.1 MB

John Prine Shrine
News, Bios, Souvenirs, Music, Lyrics, Discography,Photos, etc
doublet — 2005-09-29

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2005 #5

Ran into a familiar shirt at the show, a bright yellow one reading Southeast Pennsylvania Lacrosse. Turns out the guy lived just a few miles from where I grew up. Small world.

Went to a great little theater while in Austin – The Alamo DraftHouse. Between each row of seats is a row of tables. Write down your order and they bring it to you while you’re catching the flick. I had a very tasty burger. Why can’t Chattanooga have something like that?

Speaking of tasty… My sister recommended Galaxy Cafe. They had a spot at the festival so I checked out the chicken chipotle. Ah yes. Twice.

Sunday morning featured home-cooked breakfast Texas style at the home of a friend of Andy. Eggs with all the spicy extras wrapped in tortillas and a compulsory plate of fruit. If I hadn’t lost 40 lbs of sweat during the festival I might have actually gained some weight on this trip. Yeah, right.

Went a whole week without any Gevalia though. There oughta be a law.

plant pic

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Great place to catch a movie.
Galaxy Cafe
Review of the Galaxy Cafe by the Austin Chronicle
My favorite coffee.I prefer the whole bean traditional roast, but also sample some of their other coffees from around the world. I see they now carry Jamacian BlueMountain. Where's my checkbook?
doublet — 2005-09-28

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2005 #4

The videos are being uploaded now. They’re not great, but if you have QuickTime and time to download 10+ meg per file you might want to check a couple out. I was too far from the stage to get any really good ones, but the videos of the big screen turned out fairly good. I wish I had sound to go with them. Maybe next year if I manage to find my back to Austin.

ACL Videos
Videos taken at the 2005 ACL Music Festival. Includes Lyle Lovett, Buddy Guy, Jet, Oasis, Franz Ferdinand, Coldplay and others.
doublet — 2005-09-27

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2005 #3

A couple days before the festival started we drove around town and stopped at the bat bridge. The bats did not make an appearance, but the city looked nice at night.

bat bridge at night

Bat Bridge
One of several sites about the bat bridge. Search on Austin bats for lots more.
Bat Bridge area pics
Slideshow of the Congress Street Bridge area.
doublet — 2005-09-27

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2005 #2

The slideshows for each day are now posted.

ACL Crowd

ACL Music Festival Day 1
Bands and crowd photos for day 1
ACL Music Festival Day 2
Bands and crowd photos for day 2
ACL Music Festival Day 3
Bands and crowd photos for day 3