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UPDATE: ACL Fest confirms Childish Gambino, 21 Savage with Magic Eye puzzles

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Austin 360
Childish Gambino is the first headliner confirmed for ACL FEST 2019. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/TNS)

UPDATE 4.29.19: Austin City Limits Music Festival has confirmed Childish Gambino with a Magic Eye puzzle released on Sunday night. Donald Glover's rap alter ego was originally scheduled to play the festival last year, but he was forced to cancel after an injury at his performance in Dallas. In addition to Childish Gambino, the festival revealed rapper 21 Savage and Norwegian singer Sigrid on Saturday and Sunday. On Monday morning, they confirmed pop artist King Princess, who thrilled South by Southwest Music Festival-goers in March.


The full lineup for the Austin City Limits Music Festival will be out next Tuesday, but fest organizers revealed two artists playing the festival through Magic Eye puzzles on Thursday.

In a full page ad in the Austin Chronicle, they that revealed modern country badass Kacey Musgraves will be playing the festival.

They also tweeted a clue that revealed hometown hero Gary Clark Jr. will be at the festival.

For the record, we guessed both of these artists correctly. Check out more of our ACL Fest predictions here.

UPDATE 4.26.19: Festival organizers released another Magic Eye puzzle on Thursday evening that revealed Colombian ensemble Monsieur Perine is playing the festival. A puzzle released Friday morning revealed British jazztronica band Gogo Penguin will also perform.

UPDATE 4.27.19: Two more Magic Eye puzzles revealed two more artists. EDM artist Griz and folk trio Caamp have been added to the lineup.