Tips from the Mayor of ACL
Hello from Intern Lainey!
As some of you know, last year I was elected as the official Mayor of ACL. So, I'd like to think I know a thing or two about one of our oldest and most beloved festivals. Here are some of my favorite tips on how to have an incredible experience at ACL!
1) Get there when they open the gates (at LEAST one day).
Being one of the first inside the festival is unbeatable in my humble opinion. Nothing feels quite like walking through the gates, hearing the Star Wars theme song, and taking in the beauty of the park before all the chaos ensues. Plus, no lines for food (what UP!)
2) See at least two bands you've never heard of.
I have found some of my favorite artists this way. Plus, you can brag later on and say that you saw them when no one else knew them!
3) Make friends!
While you wait for your favorite band to come on, get to know the peope around you. Chances are, they're just as obsessed as you are and y'all will have so much in common. Plus, if you're short like me, they'll let you stand in front of them. Take advantage of the incredible range of people this festival brings!
Follow these tips and I guarentee you will have the time of your life!
Another tip? Wake up a little early on Friday and Saturday and join me at KGSR's ACL Live Morning Broadcast! Click here for more info.