Levitation unveils the second phase of artist additions for its 10th year celebration that’s taking over downtown Austin, TX in April. For the past ten years, the independent gathering has grown from a small word-of-mouth event to an internationally acclaimed, full weekend destination that has shaped musical tastes and help spark a movement, inspiring the creation of Psych Fests and similar events across the globe.
Levitation is known for offering once-in-a-lifetime lineups with programming spanning continents and decades. 2018 keeps at it — with an already striking and diverse lineup including Slowdive, The Black Angels, Ministry, Electric Wizard, Ty Segall, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Parquet Courts, OM, Thee Oh Sees, Chelsea Wolfe, Dan Deacon, Waxahatchee and more, Levitation has confirmed four new shows and more additions across the weekend.
THE MAKE-UP * TY SEGALL (2nd show) * THEE OH SEES (2nd show) * ARIEL PINK * RUSSIAN CIRCLES * DIIV * SUUNS * BOOGARINS * OCTOPUS PROJECT *NICK HAKIM * RON GALLO * BEDOUINE * TIJUANA PANTHERS * NO JOY * TRUE WIDOW * LA WITCH * HOLY WAVE * CHRISTIAN BLAND & THE REVELATORS * POW! * VIVE LA VOID * JJUUJJUU * TAJAK * DREAM DECAY * LOU REBECCA * PEARL EARL * AMPLIFIED HEAT * SUPERFONICOS * HIDDEN RITUAL
LEVITATION 2018 FULL LINEUP (SO FAR):
THURSDAY, APRIL 26
TY SEGALL * PARQUET COURTS * DEAD MEADOW * WINDHAND * RUBY THE HATCHET * A GIANT DOG * CHRISTIAN BLAND & THE REVELATORS * RELAXER * LAKE OF FIRE
FRIDAY, APRIL 27
ELECTRIC WIZARD * PANDA BEAR * TY SEGALL (2ND SHOW) * ARIEL PINK * DIIV * RUSSIAN CIRCLES * SUUNS* FÖLLAKZOID * RON GALLO * GOLDEN DAWN ARKESTRA * THE MEN * IMARHAN * L.A. WITCH * GEOLOGIST * THE WELL * VIVE LA VOID * VUELVETELOCA * JJUUJJUU * LOU REBECCA * SUPERFONICOS
SATURDAY, APRIL 28
SLOWDIVE * MINISTRY * THEE OH SEES * THE MAKE-UP * OM * CHELSEA WOLFE * DAN DEACON * S U R V I V E * BATHS * BOOGARINS * OCTOPUS PROJECT * LA LUZ * THE GARDEN * OMNI * TRUE WIDOW * NO JOY * HOLY WAVE * TIJUANA PANTHERS * STONEFIELD * BOTANY * MIEN * DALLAS ACID * AL LOVER * VUELVETELOCA * TAJAK * PEARL EARL * HIDDEN RITUAL * SOUNDFOUNDER * BUTCHER BEAR * LIMALO
SUNDAY, APRIL 29
THE BLACK ANGELS * THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE * THEE OH SEES (2ND SHOW) * WAXAHATCHEE * HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF * WOODEN SHJIPS * ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE * BEDOUINE * POW! * DREAM DECAY * PRETTIEST EYES * ST37 * AMPLIFIED HEAT
Levitation takes over Austin’s Red River District on Thursday, April 26 through Sunday, April 29. Venues include Stubb’s, The Mohawk, Barracuda, Empire Control Room, Cheer Up Charlies, Emo’s and more. 2018 will utilize the Austin clubs that have helped cultivate the city’s unique and legendary music scene – bringing a more intimate experience, with longer sets from headliners alongside all the conveniences of the city. The programming will also include pop-up events in nearby cafes, galleries, record stores and more to be announced….
Tickets for 15 different shows across 6 different venues have been released, along with a limited number of Deluxe Weekend Passes.
The weekend features showcases and curated events with other independent festivals, record labels and like minded-folks such as Burger Records, Desert Daze, NRMAL, Sacred Bones Records, Castle Face Records, BYM Records, Gorilla VS Bear, Exploded Drawing, and Margin Walker along with more presenters and collaborators to be announced. Final additions and event details will be released in a 3rd announcement in Spring 2018.