Olivia Rodrigo, Phoebe Bridgers discuss touring, ‘ACL’ and more


Olivia Rodrigo and Phoebe Bridgers provided some kind of counter-programming to their joint Austin city limits episode On Saturday, the two singers had a conversation on Instagram Live.

The two singers made their Austin city limits debut for the December 4 episode, filmed during their October visits to the Moody Theater; as Rodrigo told Bridgers during their conversation, the ACL set was her first time in Austin.

While Rodrigo hosted a handful of concerts and festivals following the release of his debut LP Sour – Number one on Rolling stonefrom 2021’s Top 50 Albums list – the “Drivers License” singer hasn’t been on tour yet, so she asked road veteran Bridgers for touring advice during their 20-minute chat.

“Sharing is good, but traveling because of it makes it a lot more fun,” Bridgers told Rodrigo. “If you go on vacation and you get depressed, it’s a lot worse; if you’re depressed on tour, you’re surrounded by people, you can be with all your friends and it’s like work. So the magical times are so much better and the saddest times are so much better. “

Bridgers added, “My advice is FaceTime your pets, call your mom… It’s okay if there are times a little more difficult, but mostly it’s the best thing ever.”

Rodrigo and Bridgers also compared the game LCA be the musical guest of SNL, tour participants, audience participation, how much they love other people’s albums, and more.