Levitation Music Festival Shares Initial Artist Lineup: The Jesus and Mary Chain, King Gizzard & the Wizard Lizard, The Black Angels and More
Levitation Music Festival has shared its initial artist lineup for the 2022 Halloween weekend event in Austin, Texas. The four-day musical affair will take place from Oct. 27 through 30 and features an eclectic blend of artists carrying the spirit of ‘60s sonic experimentation.
Headliners for the 2022 event include The Jesus and Mary Chain (Oct. 27), King Gizzard & the Wizard Lizard (Oct. 28 and 29), as well as event founders, The Black Angels (Oct. 30). Additionally, Osees will take the stage all four nights of the festival.
The festival will open with sets by Os Mutantes, W.I.T.C.H., Superorganism, Protomartyr, Babe Rainbow, Slift, Automatic, Imarhan, Sugar Candy Mountain, Paint, Claude Fontaine, 70s Tuberid and Tear Dungeon.
While the second day of festivities will also see sets by Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Viagra Boys, Shame, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, The Legendary Pink Dots, Desire, Acid Dad, Glüme, Club Intl, Mothermary, Kill Birds, Warm Drag and Leah Senior.
On Saturday, attendees of the Levitation Music Festival can anticipate performances by Shame, Off!, Heartless Bastards, Hunx & His Punx, The Murlocs, Sunflower Bean, She Past Away, Lebanon Hanover, Tropical Funk Storm, Death Valley Girls, A Giant Dog, Alex Maas, Tempers, Blk Jks, Ringo Deathstarr, HOOVERii, Fuck Money and Mujeres Podridas. Additionally, Viagra Boys will perform a second set on Saturday, following their initial gig on Friday.
Then, on the final day, folks can catch music performed by L7, Cold Cave, La Femme, Moon Duo Presents The Lightship, Frankie & The Witch Fingers, Soft Kill, Pleasure Venom, Blood Red Shoes, Temple of Angels, Blushing, Lucid Express, DAIISTAR and Amplified Heat.
In addition to the artist lineup, Levitation Music Festival also revealed the venues where this year’s festival will take place. Austin’s Stubbs, Mohawk, Empire, Hotel Vegas, Parish, Antone’sand Scoot Inn will all host performances.
Fans can expect final inclusions to the festival lineup, including light show and video artists as well as DJ sets, coming soon. Stay up to date by following Levitation Music Festival’s official Instagram account.
Tickets for the 2022 Levitation Music Festival are on sale now and can be purchased here.
View the initial artist lineup below.