Austin Public Health approves ACL’s health and safety plan

AUSTIN, Texas — In the months top up to the two-weekend celebration, there has been some speculation that the Austin Metropolis Restrictions Songs Competition may well not be granted a allow thanks to the ongoing surge of COVID conditions and resultant hospitalizations. 

Numerous situations have been canceled for this reason not too long ago, which includes Austin’s annual Bat Competition as effectively as the Pecan Road Competition.

Songs lovers can likely set people fears to relaxation.

ACL on Tuesday introduced that Austin Community Health and fitness has signed off on its health and fitness and protection approach. Closing acceptance of the party is pending, even so.

ACL reported in a tweet that the competition will go ahead with its previously declared COVID protections but that mask specifications will be extra to some regions of competition grounds in Zilker Park.

 In purchase to show up at, you ought to adhere to the subsequent requirements:

  • A printed copy of a negative COVID-19 exam end result will be expected to go to ACL Festival 2021. The destructive COVID-19 printed exam outcome have to be acquired in just 72 hrs of entering ACL Competition.
  • Patrons who are thoroughly vaccinated may show proof of comprehensive COVID-19 vaccination as an alternative of evidence of damaging examination. Patrons showing proof of vaccine do not want to be tested to enter ACL Pageant. 
  • Also, organizers have to produce strategies for maintaining at least 6 feet of social distancing, and contain “mask zones” in outdoor event regions wherever social distancing is not probable. According to Community Order (20210811-033) masks are required at Metropolis of Austin or Travis County amenities with exceptions.

The festival is slated for the weekends of Oct. 1-3 and Oct. 8-10. Headliners include things like George Strait, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion and Austin’s individual Black Pumas.