LEVITATION has announced its lineup for the festival’s Halloween return to Austin, TX October 28th–31st, 2021. Leading the initial lineup for LEVITATION 2021 are Thundercat, Japanese Breakfast, The Black Angels, Chicano Batman, and more.
Organizers have released daily lineups for the festival, with things beginning off in earnest on Thursday with performances by Chicano Batman, Crumb, Fuzz, Boy Harsher, Drab Majesty, Post Animal, Octopus Project, The Well, Nation of Language, No Joy, The Vacant Lots, Public Practice, Pearl Earl, Angelica Garcia, Nolan Potter’s Nightmare Band, and Being Dead.
LEVITATION continues on Friday with The Black Angels, Tinariwen, Black Midi, Connan Mockasin, A Place To Bury Strangers, La Luz, George Clanton, L.A. Witch, Ringo Deathstar, The Paranoyds, Ami Dang, Negative Gemini, Magdalena Bay, Blushing, Death’s Dynamic Shroud, Equip, and Caroline Loveglow.
Saturday is headed by Thundercat alongside Andy Shauf, Yves Tumor, Kikagaku Moyo, Shannon & The Clams, Shabazz Palaces, Cloud Nothings, Frankie And The Witch Fingers, Arooj Aftab, Levitation Room, Holy Wave, Acid Dad, Uniform, Portrayal of Guilt, Sweeping Promises, Glove, Hooveriii, Annabelle Charlegs, Silver Synthetic, Sun June, and Ganser.
Finally, LEVITATION wraps on Halloween Sunday with Japanese Breakfast, The Hives, Sasami, Golden Dawn Arkestra, Sweet Spirit, Kalu & The Electric Joint, Calliope Musicals, Think No Think, Sailor Poon, Buffalo Hunt, and Urban Heat.
Just as in years past, the 12th annual LEVITATION festival will take place at familiar venues throughout Austin’s Red River Cultural District and East Side. Locations include Stubb’s, Mohawk, Empire, Hotel Vegas, Cheer Up Charlies, Central Presbyterian Church, and more. Co-presented by Night Flight, Death By Audio, Creem, 100% Electronica, Gorilla Vs Bear, The Reverberation Appreciation Society, Space Flight Records, and Renowned Presents, LEVITATION will technically begin with a kick-off party on Wednesday featuring Red Fang, Nothing, Starcrawler, Frankie Rose, Here Lies Man, and Enumclaw.
“We’re excited to see live music coming back, and looking forward to seeing everyone in Austin for another epic weekend of music and art in Austin, Texas,” festival organizers said in a statement. “As shows and events come back to our beloved venues and art spaces, safety procedures will continue to evolve and we will work with our venues and health officials to offer clear guidelines for attendees. It’s gonna be Halloween weekend, so masks are encouraged regardless :)”
Tickets for the 2021 edition of LEVITATION in Austin are on sale here.