Austin City Limits says goodbye to music lovers

It's the last day of the Austin City Limits Festival and hundreds of people are starting to pack up and go home.

Festival goers came from all over the U.S. to watch their favorite artists.

Bonny Bentzen said her families been a big supporter of the music festival for years. "My family goes every year and so I flew to Austin to join the festival this year," said Bentzen.

Kevin NG said he was happy to catch a couple class acts at this year’s festival. "Boy there’s a lot of good acts like the Red Hot Chili Peppers who were excellent," said NG.

He said he noticed some changes.

"The bathrooms were better, new stage setup was better,” said NG.

Due to recent attacks at a prior festival in Las Vegas extra security measures were also taken in order to keep festival goers safe. Alayna Brenchley said she noticed longer lines. "Extra precautions are being taken they're checking more bags and all that," said Brenchley.

Not only was safety top priority so was making sure people stayed hydrated during the shows. 

The ACL festival had water hydration stations throughout the area for people to refill their water bottles.

Grant Buchanan who was at the festival all weekend said he really took advantage of the hydration stations. "I drank three of these camelback filled waters yesterday.   I think it's really important when you’re having a lot of fun to stay hydrated you know hydrate to dominate,” said Buchanan.

Thomas Breen said he appreciated the free water. "It helps especially when you’re not paying$10 for a bottle of water so everybody likes that,” said Breen.

Attendees also gave back by helping keep the grounds clean at Zilker Park. "Enjoy the scenery and everything going on around you and help pick up trash so when everybody leaves you don't leave a mess for someone else to pick up,” said Michael Mojica.

By the end of the night fans wrapped up a successful 2017 ACL season with memories they will cherish for years to come. "The Killers I have been listening to since I was 16 and so my inner teenager was excited to see them,” said Leah Oswalt.

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