[16-Sept-2011] Coldplay @ Austin City Limits Festival, Zilker Park, Austin, Texas

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Got my tickets for Friday! Still debating between going to this show or seeing them in Chicago, I'm gonna try to do both :)
 

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YES! Got our single day tickets. Now to get plane tickets and hotel :) Happy Birthday to Meeeeee :D:D:D
Awww Dianne so so happy that you can finally see them again, and as an early birthday present too :hug:
 

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Ivet, I think there are a ton on Austin's craigslist right now. They might be ridiculously expensive though. If you're willing to take a little bit of a chance, you can almost definitely get them in the week prior to the festival, and often for not much above face.
yeah, they seem a tad bit expensive and i'm also scared i'm gonna get ripped off ;______;
 

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It looks like Friday already sold out! I hope everyone was able to get tickets.
 

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Question: Does anyone know of any good hotels to stay at in Austin that aren't too far from Zilker Park but aren't too expensive either?
 

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Awww Dianne so so happy that you can finally see them again, and as an early birthday present too :hug:
Thanks Denise! I never got to see them after the Tampa fiasco, so I'm excited.


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Question: Does anyone know of any good hotels to stay at in Austin that aren't too far from Zilker Park but aren't too expensive either?
Pretty much any hotel you can get into downtown should be good. You'll likely take the shuttle bus from Republic Square Park to Zilker. Just make sure you're west of I-35. I can't vouch for the quality of all of them, but you hopefully can find something not too expensive.
 

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Pretty much any hotel you can get into downtown should be good. You'll likely take the shuttle bus from Republic Square Park to Zilker. Just make sure you're west of I-35. I can't vouch for the quality of all of them, but you hopefully can find something not too expensive.
Thanks so much for the tip!
 

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The hotels out at the airport are all pretty decent and way cheaper than downtown. The ones where East Riverside Dr meets 71 are all safe and clean. If you don't have a car there is a city bus there that goes downtown where you can catch the ACL shuttle out to the park.
 

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The hotels out at the airport are all pretty decent and way cheaper than downtown. The ones where East Riverside Dr meets 71 are all safe and clean. If you don't have a car there is a city bus there that goes downtown where you can catch the ACL shuttle out to the park.
Listen to Angie, I live here, but I don't know much about the hotel situation! She's done it before.. I'm sure she knows what she's talking about!
 

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Listen to Angie, I live here, but I don't know much about the hotel situation! She's done it before.. I'm sure she knows what she's talking about!
I lived out there after the hurricane for 3 weeks so I know it well.
2005 was my Tour with Coldplay/ run from Hurricane year. :p I'm staying out there. $90/night vs $500/night in downtown......no contest there.
 

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Thanks Angie! I have never been to Texas, so I appreciate the help :)
 

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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I just found out about this and it's sold out already!! :bigcry:

I HATE WORK SO MUCH RIGHT NOW!!! :angry:
 

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Marcus, you should be able to get tickets closer to the day if you want them. Last year I hadn't gotten tickets yet and there were a ton on sale the week before. Some will be ridiculously overpriced, but you should be able to find people who are asking a more reasonable amt, esp. as they get desperate to sell.
 

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Will those tickets be sold directly from ACL or from other peeps?
 

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Marcus, you should be able to get tickets closer to the day if you want them. Last year I hadn't gotten tickets yet and there were a ton on sale the week before. Some will be ridiculously overpriced, but you should be able to find people who are asking a more reasonable amt, esp. as they get desperate to sell.
Oh ok, great thanks! Yeah, I found some on Ebay that were about $150 and was tempted, but if this is the case, maybe I will wait as it is four months away... BREATHE... BREATHE... :lol:
 

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@Ivet- it'll be through brokers or ticket holders who decided to sell theirs.

Just to keep in mind when buying from someone- Three-day passes face value (non VIP) were $185. Single day are $90. Most will mark up a bit, but some people are really bad about it. You might want to decide how much you're willing to spend, and buy them as soon as you find some that meet the criteria! Good luck!
 

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I'll be festival-hopping around the country this summer, but the fact that ACL occurs after school starts up again means it's out of the question for me. Kind of a shame, as even though I'll have seen most of these acts at other festivals (except Elbow...had to miss them at Coachella and I really want to see them), it's still a really solid lineup overall.

Hope everyone going has a blast, though!
 
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