Austin City Limits pours $227M into AustinAustin City Limits pours $227M into Austinhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=164842017-05-08T05:00:00Z2017-05-08T21:00:00Z

​​​​​AUSTIN – The 2016 Austin City Limits Music Festival had an estimated impact of $277.4 million on Austin's economy, according to a study conducted by Austin-based Angelou Economics.

Austin City Limits Music Festival

The event's 2016 economic impact was up nearly $55 million over 2015, when the estimated impact was $222.9 million, according to the study.

That's a 25 percent increase.

Since 2006, ACL Fest says, it has had an estimated impact of $1.5 billion on the city's economy.

In 2015, Angelou Economics found ACL Fest generated the equivalent of 2,802 full-time jobs with labor income of $99.2 million.​

Austin American-Statesman
Austin-Round Rock
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