Japanese Breakfast, Black Midi and more for Austin’s Levitation Fest
Japanese Breakfast, Black Midi, The Hives, Thundercat and more are among the artists who will be performing at Austin’s Levitation Fest later this year – see full lineup below.
The festival will arrive in Texas over Halloween weekend (October 28-31) later this year.
Taking place at multiple venues across the city including Mohawk, Stubb’s, Cheer Up Charlies, Hotel Vegas and more, the four-day festival will also host Connan Mockasin, Yves Tumor, Crumb, Cloud Nothings and more.
See the full range of Levitation below:
28-31 OCT 2021. Halloween weekend in Austin, Texas!
Final lineup additions, set times + visual artist lineup and more to come later in the summer. pic.twitter.com/P58UyudvTk
– LEVITATION (@LEVITATION) June 29, 2021
Live music is slowly starting to return to the United States as the country recovers from the coronavirus pandemic.
Last week, Foo Fighters performed a huge show at Madison Square Garden in New York City, the city’s first full-capacity arena show since the start of the pandemic.
The performance was in front of a fully vaccinated crowd, which led some fans opposed to the vaccine to give up their fandom of the group.
Not long before, the band was back in California, performing an intimate warm-up show for their return to the arena. Also performed only in front of vaccinated people, it has led to protests outside the show from anti-vaccines, including child star Ricky Schroder.
New York is also set to host a 60,000-seat concert in Central Park to mark the return of live entertainment at full capacity after the pandemic.
In the UK, meanwhile, nightclubs and concert halls would be allowed to reopen next month without punters having to take Covid tests or show vaccine passports.
According to Standard Evening, a major review of reopening clubs on July 19 is being led by Michael Gove, who believes the testing will prove “too complicated” for the public and business.