LEVITATION is returning to Downtown Austin Oct. 28-31 for a Halloween weekend of intimate shows spanning a variety of genres. Ahead of the action, they have unveiled their first round of confirmed shows.

The festival will take place in multiple venues across the city’s downtown Red River Cultural Districti and East Side.

LEVITATION states in the announcement, “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. 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”

Final additions and visual artists lineups are still awaiting announcement. You can check out the list of confirmed shows below:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27 KICK OFF

RED FANG • NOTHING • STARCRAWLER • FRANKIE ROSE • HERE LIES MAN • ENUMCLAW

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28

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 • BEING DEAD

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29

THE BLACK ANGELS • TINARIWEN • BLACK MIDI • CONNAN MOCKASIN • A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS • LA LUZ • GEORGE CLANTON • LA WITCH • RINGO DEATHSTARR THE PARANOYDS • AMI DANG • NEGATIVE GEMINI • MAGDALENA BAY • BLUSHING • DEATH’S DYNAMIC SHROUD • EQUIP • CAROLINE LOVEGLOW

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30

THUNDERCAT • 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 CHAIRLEGS • SILVER SYNTHETIC • SUN JUNE • GANSER

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31

JAPANESE BREAKFAST • THE HIVES • GOLDEN DAWN ARKESTRA • SWEET SPIRIT • KALU & THE ELECTRIC JOINT • CALLIOPE MUSICALS • THINK NO THINK • SAILOR POON • BUFFALO HUNT • URBAN HEAT

To see what’s in store, check out the recap from the 2019 festival:

To learn more about LEVITATION 2021 and keep up with updates, follow them on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Photo courtesy of LEVITATION.

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Keegan Williams is a freelance journalist and artist. Keegan is based in Los Angeles, CA and lives quaintly with their hairless cat, two model skeletons, and Furby baby.

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