Austin City Limits | October 5, 2014

Replacements wear the decades well at ACL – Peter Blackstock, Austin360

“How young are you, how old am I?” That’s how the Replacements classic “I Will Dare” begins, and when the band played it near the end of a 19-song, hourlong set on the Samsung Galaxy stage nearing sundown on Sunday at ACL Fest, it seemed to sum up the reality of this 1980s underground-rock archetype playing a music festival in 2014 alongside electronica and hip-hop headliners.

For those who were that old, the show was everything the Replacements’ performances at previous festivals this summer had suggested it would be: terrifically tight yet entirely fun, and packed with probably three times more tunes that will last for the ages than any other act at the festival this year.

Setlist

Favorite Thing | Takin a Ride | I’m in Trouble | I’ll Be You | Valentine | Waitress in the Sky | Take Me Down to the Hospital | Tommy Gets His Tonsils Out | I Want You Back | Nowhere Is My Home | Achin’ to Be | Kiss Me on the Bus | Androgynous | White and Lazy | I Will Dare | Can’t Hardly Wait | Bastards of Young
Encore:
Left of the Dial | Alex Chilton


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