The cancellation of the Austin City Limits Music Festival is the latest blow for an industry that's been facing so much loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It is now scheduled for October 1-3 and October 8-10, 2021.
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According to a Facebook post, APD has been getting alerts from ACL attendees who had reportedly gotten their phones stolen during the event.
The initiative was run in conjunction with the ACL Music Festival Day No-Refusal Initiative through assistance from the City of Austin Transportation Department.
As Austin police have ramped up for weekend two, organizers of the festival have also made some adjustments after weekend one.
Officials say that Lizzo will still be performing on the Miller Lite stage for Weekend Two but that ACL fest will simulcast the performance on the Honda stage screens so that people can spread out and still enjoy the show.
According to the Austin Police Department, there have been 43 lost or stolen cell phones so far this year at the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
As Day 2 of the Austin City Limits Music Festival got underway, so did an undercover sting operation involving the offer of a hot ticket to get in that caught the attention of police.
Police were alerted to a craigslist ad in which the suspects were "selling wristbands to people, escorting them into the festival, removing the wristbands, and then performing the same action over again." according to the documents.
Coming out of a September with record-breaking heat, organizers are trying to prevent festival-goers from dangerous side-effects caused by high heat.
The City of Austin wants to make festival goers aware of closures and transportation options to get to Austin City Limits safely.
Organizers are preparing for another big year and big crowds; 75,000 people a day are expected according to spokesperson Brooke Leal.
APD's Auto Theft Interdiction Project is reminding citizens that car thieves will be "scouting parked vehicles, looking for items to steal while individuals are enjoying the music events."
The northern portion of Zilker Metropolitan Park, known as the Great Lawn, will be closed until October 30.
Melanie Fish with VRBO has advice on how you can rent out your home to people during the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
The Austin City Limits Music Festival has released the daily lineup for this year's event for both Weekend One and Weekend Two.
The Austin City Limits Music Festival, according to a breakdown from Angelou Economics, generated more than $75,000 music fans per day last year while it was in town for 6 days across two weekends.
The Austin Police Department has teamed up with Crowdfind and the ACL Fest to return stolen cell phones to their rightful owners.
FOX 7 Austin joined Austin City Limits Radio to get an up close and behind the scenes look at their special Austin City Limits Music Festival coverage for both Weekend One and Weekend Two.