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Music News 9.20.16

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016

ACL Student Sale Happens Tomorrow at 10 AM

Tomorrow is the annually anticipated student sale for ACL Fest passes. Unlike years past, there won’t be camping out in an HEB parking lot or in front of building on the UT campus; it’s all happening online. Starting at 10 AM tomorrow (Wednesday) morning, high school and college students with a valid ID will be able to purchase a maximum of two 3-day passes for either weekend of ACL Fest through the festival’s website. The ID will need to be presented at the box office when the passes are picked-up. And for non-students, there are still 1-day passes available for each Sunday, and there’s an option to purchase a ticket to the Feast Under the Stars at ACL event taking place the night before the festival on Thursday September 29th. The hefty $250 ticket includes a 5-star meal prepared by 6 award-winning chefs, complete with wine pairings and dessert.

14 SEPTEMBER 2013: First in line, Ally Trevino, 20, holds up her 0001 ticket as she and her friends wait to buy weekend passes during the KUTX Austin City Limits Music Festival student ticket sale at The Belo Center for New Media's KUT Public Media Studios on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, September 14, 2013. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

RODOLFO GONZALEZ

Tinder Let’s You Choose Your Anthem to Find Love

Spotify and Tinder have teamed up to create the almighty paragon of millennial culture. As of today, Spotify Premium users can add their “Anthem”: a track to play when his/her profile is being viewed.The dating site and app Bumble implemented a similar feature a couple of months ago, but Spotify is looking to capitalize on the much larger user base of Tinder. But here’s the big question: will this feature genuinely augment the likelihood of a real match? (SPIN)

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