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Nominate a Couple

Do you know someone who deserves to get hitched like a rockstar for FREE? Nominate a worthy couple to win an ACL Live Headliner package all-inclusive wedding ceremony! Learn more about the package here.

THE FINE PRINT: Add-ons not included and subject to additional charges. Date/time subject to availability. Entry does not guarantee win.  Contest procedure available here. Form information may be edited for content/clarity before publishing entries for voting.  Both members of the couple must be 21+ years of age. Travel not included. Couple and all guests are responsible for getting to the venue in the heart of downtown Austin, Texas on their big day. Couple member first names, photo, and reason for nomination will be published for voting purposes.


Check back soon to vote.

Voting opens at 12PM CST on Thursday, August 13.


ACL Live Headliner Experience

3TEN Roadie Experience

Shotgun Willie Weddings


Shotgun Willie Weddings

The quickest way to get to happily ever after!


Advance bookings available & walk-ups accepted on a first-come, first-served basis

Couple + up to 4 guests​

Package Price: $400 advance / $500 walk-up 


  • 10 minute ceremony

    • A love filled, non-denominational ceremony to be performed on stage at ACL Live in front of the iconic ACL skyline by a certified ACL Live-provided officiant 

    • Choose your perfect processional song at the door

    • Bask in the glow of ACL Live's premiere rockstar lighting & professionally styled spaces

  • 5 minute first dance

    • Share this special moment on stage at ACL Live in front of the iconic ACL skyline

    • Tell us your special song at the door to be played through our state-of-the-art sound system

  • 15 minute celebration backstage for the happy couple and their guests, including:

    • A bubbly toast for two 

    • A Smilebooth experience that includes access to unlimited prints plus an online gallery post-event & touch free user experience

  • Still have your big wedding - virtually!  Friends & family can live stream the ceremony in real time via YouTube so no one has to miss this special moment.

  • Love in the time of COVID-19: your health is our priority on your big day!

    • Masks are required for all guests for entry.

    • Staff, couples, and guests complete a wellness check before accessing any venue spaces.

    • Custom lounge vignettes are laid out for chic and social-distance minded seating.

    • All areas of the venue are thoroughly sanitized between groups, with high-touch areas receiving additional wipe-downs throughout the day.

    • Learn more about our safety precautions and what to expect here.

  • Add-ons available to customize your perfect experience with a pre/post-ceremony or rehearsal meal, hotel suite, poolside or rock photography gallery reception, cake cutting & more! Explore your options here.​

  • Perfectly executed by ACL Live's professional team


Rockstar Setting

Shotgun Willie Wedding

Tie the knot on Willie Nelson Blvd at one of the country’s best music venues

Iconic Backdrop

Shotgun Willie Wedding

Ceremony & first dance in front of the classic Austin City Limits skyline


Plan Ahead

Shotgun Willie Wedding

Pre-book to guarantee your time slot plus save $100 on your Shotgun Willie Wedding package price

Backstage Bash

Shotgun Willie Wedding

Celebrate your union in true rockstar style: backstage

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Live Stream

Shotgun Willie Wedding

Don't trim your guest list! Friends & family virtually share your big moment in real time via YouTube live stream.

Capture the moment

Shotgun Willie Wedding

Smilebooth photo booth for your guests to strike a pose with onsite prints & online gallery


Champagne Toast

Shotgun Willie Wedding

Bubbly for 2 to celebrate your union

Safety First

Shotgun Willie Wedding

Strict sanitation protocols, masks required, and social distancing enforced. Learn more.


Cherry on Top

Shotgun Willie Wedding

Add a full reception, rehearsal dinner, cake cutting & more to build your perfect day. Explore your options


ACL Live Headliner Experience Add-Ons

3TEN Roadie Experience Add-Ons

Shotgun Willie Wedding Add-Ons


Upgrade your Shotgun Willie Wedding


Cake Cutting


  • Cake cutting during your quickie backstage reception

  • Confections provided by W Austin catering

  • Flavors: Chocolate/Vanilla

    • Unfortunately, Gluten-free / vegan / dairy-free cannot be accommodated

  • Includes your choice of several general cake toppers, all utensils, plates, napkins, to-go box with top-tier of cake

Rockstar Reception


  • Party like a rockstar with 1 hour access to ACL Live gallery of legendary music photography for couple & up to 20 guests

  • Bar package to include house package of up to 22 beer &wines, and 1 specialty cocktail of your choice

  • Couple will choose 1 specialty cocktail from ACL Live pre-made list of options including, Tito’s, Herradura, and Jack Daniels.

  • Pick your own playlist (coordinated in advance with your personal planner)

Private Meal / Reception at W Austin

Pricing dependent on details

Completely customizable experience for you and your loved ones to celebrate your nuptials, including an entirely private space, dining tables, cocktail tables, appetizers and build-your-meal with W Austin's elite dining team.

Stay Next Door at W Austin

Pricing dependent on room selection

Luxury accommodations for your nearest & dearest just steps away from your ceremony. Hotel guests enjoy full access to amenities (including fitness center and pool) for the duration of your stay.

Specially discounted options include:

  • King Room w/ complimentary valet parking and bubbles:  (1 night $249/2 nights $459) + tax

  • Cool Corner with complimentary valet parking and bubbles: (1 night $449/2 nights $799) + tax

  • Marvelous Suite with complimentary valet parking and bubbles:(1 night $1,659) + tax

  • Up to 5 guest rooms with single bed: ($189 per night) + tax

“Here Comes the Sun” at W Austin's WET Deck

Pricing dependent on details

Have an after-party to remember with a poolside reception, including a private space to place belongings for the couple, 1 bottle of champagne, and access to W Austin's poolside WET Deck with city views.

Say Cheese! Professional Photos


  • 1 hour of time with ACL Live's professional house photographer

  • Capture your 30 minute package (ceremony, first dance & reception) plus time for newlywed portraits

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