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One Month Till LEVITATION Austin! Final Additions + Set Times Announced. Documentary Premiere, Day Shows + After Party Benefit.

 Today marks the one month countdown to Levitation 2018! Celebrating year 10, Levitation takes over downtown Austin’s Red River District for another once-in-a-lifetime lineup with programming spanning continents and decades. 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.

In addition to 2018’salready striking and diverse lineup, Levitation unveils additional day + night programming at Beerland and Hotel Vegas that includes performances from Chastity Belt, Sextile, Escape-Ism, Ringo Deathstarr + many more.  The official afterparty happens Monday, April 30th at Hotel Vegas — a charity event headlined by Oh Sees (playing their 3rd show for the weekend!). All proceeds will benefit the Austin Children’s Shelter.

Official set times for the weekend have been released plus a first glimpse into I’VE GOT LEVITATION — The Levitation 2015 documentary directed by Alta Real Pictures which is premiering Wednesday, April 25th at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, in downtown Austin. Check below for more details and a full breakdown of each show.

Visit levitation-austin.com for full details, news and updates on Levitation 2018.

THURSDAY, APRIL 26

TY SEGALL, PARQUET COURTS, A GIANT DOG, RON GALLO @ STUBB’S

RINGO DEATHSTARR, BLUSHING, SUSPIRIANS @ BEERLAND

CHASTITY BELT, LALA LALA, DEAD SULLIVAN @ HOTEL VEGAS

DEAD MEADOW,  WINDHAND, RUBY THE HATCHET, CHRISTIAN BLAND & REVELATORS, RELAXER, LAKE OF FIRE @ BARRACUDA [SOLD OUT]

FRIDAY, APRIL 27

ELECTRIC WIZARD. RUSSIAN CIRCLES, THE WELL @ STUBB’S

PANDA BEAR, GEOLOGIST, LOU REBECCA – GORILLA VS BEAR PRESENTS @MOHAWK

ARIEL PINK, DIIV, NICK HAKIM, SUUNS, JJUUJJUU, L.A. WITCH – DESERT DAZE CARAVAN @ EMPIRE

TY SEGALL (2ND SHOW), RON GALLO, THE NUDE PARTY, SAILOR POON @ BARRACUDA

FÖLLAKZOID, THE MEN, VUELVETELOCA, VIVE LA VOID – SACRED BONES & BYM RECORDS @ BARRACUDA

GOLDEN DAWN ARKESTRA, IMARHAN, SUPERFONICOS @ CHEER UP CHARLIES

SEXTILE, ULAN BATOR, XAMBUCA @ BEERLAND

MATTHEW LOGAN VASQUEZ, A SINCLAIR @ HOTEL VEGAS

SATURDAY, APRIL 28

SLOWDIVE, S U R V I V E, MIEN @ STUBB’S

MINISTRY, CHELSEA WOLFE, WICCANS – REVOLVER PRESENTS @ EMO’S

OM, TRUE WIDOW, DALLAS ACID, HOLLOW TREES @ MOHAWK

LA LUZ, THE GARDEN, OMNI, STONEFIELD, TIJUANA PANTHERS – PANACHE PRESENTS @ BARRACUDA

DAN DEACON, BATHS, OCTOPUS PROJECT, NO JOY, BOTANY, SOUNDFOUNDER, BUTCHER BEAR, LIMALO – EXPLODED DRAWING @ BARRACUDA

THE MAKE-UP, BOOGARINS, ROTTEN MANGOS – BURGER RECORDS PRESENTS @ CHEER UP CHARLIES

NALGADAS, HOT GARBAGE, THE SUN MACHINE, SASAMI ASHWORTH, THE MILLBROOK ESTATES, CALLIOPE, BELCURVE – THE ELECTRIC CHURCH PRESENTS @ HOTEL VEGAS

THEE OH SEES, HOLY WAVE, VUELVETELOCA, TAJAK, PEARL EARL, HIDDEN RITUAL – NRMAL PRESENTS @ BARRACUDA [SOLD OUT]

SUNDAY, APRIL 29

THE BLACK ANGELS, THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE, RISHI DHIR, ANNABELLE CHAIRLEGS @ STUBB’S

WAXAHATCHEE, HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF, BEDOUINE @ MOHAWK

ESCAPE-ISM (IAN SVENONIUS), KAY ODYSSEY @ BEERLAND

LORD BUFFALO, CRYPT TRIP, THE PAINTED HANDS, THE RISIN SUN, BILLY KING AND THE BAD BAD BAD, RATTLESNAKE MILK – THE ELECTRIC CHURCH PRESENTS @ HOTEL VEGAS

WOODEN SHJIPS, ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE, ST37, YOO DOO RIGHT

@ EMPIRE [SOLD OUT]

THEE OH SEES (2ND SHOW), POW!, DREAM DECAY, PRETTIEST EYES, AMPLIFIED HEAT – CASTLE FACE PRESENTS @ BARRACUDA [SOLD OUT]

MONDAY, APRIL 30

OFFICIAL LEVITATION AFTERPARTY

OH SEES, DREAM DECAY, LEATHER GIRLS @ HOTEL VEGAS

Benefitting the Austin Children’s Shelter

I’VE GOT LEVITATION – 2015 CONCERT FILM

The Levitation 2015 concert film and documentary directed by Alta Real Pictures, premieres at 7PM on Wednesday, April 25th at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, in downtown Austin. I’VE GOT LEVITATION documents Levitation 2015 and the 50th anniversary reunion of The 13th Floor Elevators. In 2015, Austin Psych Fest, in its eighth year, changed its name to LEVITATION in honor of legendary Austin psychedelic band The 13th Floor Elevators. The film offers an immersive glimpse into the festival with interviews and performances by artists that played that weekend. Performances and interviews include: The 13th Floor Elevators, The Flaming Lips, The Black Angels, Jesus And Mary Chain, Sean Lennon, The Goastt, Thee Oh Sees, Mac Demarco, Lightning Bolt, Night Beats, Holy Wave, LA Witch, Fuzz (Ty Segall) and more. The film is set for a streaming / wide release later in 2018. For more info and to purchase tickets go here.

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