Phoebe Bridgers receives apology from Austin City Limits after festival cut her set short

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Organizers of the Austin City Limits festival have apologized to Phoebe Bridgers after her set at the Texas event this past weekend was cut short.

As seen in footage posted to social media, the audio cut out just as Bridgers and her band were about to reach the crescendo of her song “I Know the End” — the same tune during which she famously smashed her guitar on Saturday Night Live.

In a since-deleted tweet reacting to the audio snafu, Bridgers wrote, “lol f*** ACL.”

ACL has now issued a statement to the Austin-American Statesmen blaming the incident on a “miscommunication on stage.”

“We wish this had not happened and extend our apologies to Phoebe,” the statement reads. “After positive conversations between festival organizers and the artist about the situation, ACL Fest has made a donation to Texas Abortion Funds to show our support for Phoebe and an organization close to her heart.”

The “Kyoto” artist has since retweeted ACL’s statement, along with the caption, “Thank you.”

Bridgers is also supporting Texas Abortion Funds with her cover of the Bo Burnham song “That Funny Feeling,” which was released earlier this month. According to Billboard, the cover is one of the five best-selling songs of the past week.

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