Today the organizers of Austin Psych Fest presents Levitation announced that Psychedelic rock pioneers The 13th Floor Elevators are reuniting for a special 50th anniversary performance at the festival. The reunion performance will feature the four surviving original members, including Tommy Hall, John Ike Walton, Ronnie Leatherman and of course Austin’s own Roky Erickson. The performance will commemorate the group’s fiftieth anniversary.
Additional artists announced include DIIV, Health, The Goastt, and Follakzoid. This group of performers adds to an already fantastic lineup that already confirmed The Flaming Lips, Tame Impala, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Spiritualized, Primal Scream, The Black Angels, Thee Oh Sees, Mac DeMarco, and more. See the full lineup and daily schedule below.
Also according to the official press release, additional announcements including final additions, the lineups for Thursday, May 7 kick off parties in downtown Austin and the Campground Stage lineups are still on the way.
Austin Psych Fest presents Levitation happens May 8-10 at Carson Creek Ranch. Single day tickets are on sale today as well, and can be purchased at www.austinpsychfest.com for $65. Weekend passes, which grant access to all three days of music, are available for $165. Camping passes are only available for weekend pass holders and are $75 each. Deluxe passes are $100.
FRIDAY, MAY 8
Tame Impala, Spiritualized, Lightning Bolt, The Sword, DIIV, The Soft Moon, Metz, White Fence, Mini Mansions, Ringo Deathstarr, Indian Jewelry, Holy Wave, Willie Thrasher, Linda Saddlebeck, Mr Elevator & The Brain Hotel, White Manna, SURVIVE, Hundred Visions, Hollow Trees
SATURDAY, MAY 9
The Jesus & Mary Chain – performing “Psychocandy”, Primal Scream, Thee Oh Sees, Earth, Health, This Will Destroy You, Night Beats, The Black Ryder, Mystic Braves, Spindrift, Las Robertas, Rose Windows, LA Witch, Vaadat Chagrim, Blank Tapes, Fever The Ghost, Ryley Walker, Chui Wan, Heaters, Gourisankar Karmakar & Indrajit Banerjee, Sungod
SUNDAY, MAY 10
13th Floor Elevators – 50th Year Anniversary Reunion, The Flaming Lips, The Black Angels, Mac Demarco, Melody’s Echo Chamber, A Place To Bury Strangers, Fuzz, Fat White Family, The Goastt, Föllakzoid, Nothing, Paperhead, Eternal Tapestry, ZZZs, Samsara Blues Experiment, Los Mundos, Mugstar, Jeff Zeigler / Mary Lattimore Duo, Krakatau