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5 Essential Apps for ACL-Prepare for the Festival

ACL is around the corner and we can feel the anticipation as we prepare for good food and live music. For the best possible experience, check out these apps for smooth sailing and a great time with the people you love.

ACL Music Fest Official App 

ACL Music Fest Official AppOn Google Play and the Apple App Store, the ACL Music Fest Official App is a necessity to navigate ACL. This app includes set times, stage maps, and a personal schedule-maker; it’ll be almost impossible to miss your favorite artists. Also complete with updates about festival changes and emergencies, this app will help you get through ACL with ease.

Available for Android and iPhone

Find My Friends

Find My FriendsEveryone has had a moment of panic in a concert crowd. You are with your friends, look away for a second, look back, and realize they are gone. It is possible to get separated from your crew at ACL, but you can find them with Find My Friends. The GPS tracker app allows users to share their location with selected friends. It is not just a convenient app, but it is a necessary safety precaution.

Available for iPhone

First Aid: American Red Cross  

First Aid American Red CrossACL is fun, but it can also present dangers such as dehydration and alcohol poisoning. Consequently, you will want to know what to do in the event of a health emergency issue. The First Aid: American Red Cross app includes easy-to-follow instructions for first-aid scenarios and a built-in 911 button.

Available for Android and iPhone


UberYou will want to make sure you have this ride-sharing app downloaded before you leave home for the festival grounds. Parking at ACL is both expensive and limited, but with Uber you will have a reasonably-priced, safe ride. Here is the best part: all riders receive a free $20 credit off their first ride!

Free to download on Android and iPhone


spotifyBefore you hit Zilker Park this October, you’ll want to brush up on music from your favorite artists. Spotify is an essential app that allows you to listen to almost any tune at the click of a button. Furthermore, Spotify enables users to create playlists; que all your favorite ACL artists for quality sing-along practice during Austin traffic.

Available for Android and iPhone  


If you have any other app suggestions for the upcoming musical festival season, let us know in a comment!



Author: on August 12, 2019 AT 08 am

Thank you for sharing

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