Local Levitation

Christian Bland & the Revelators

Fri., 4:20pm, Reverberation stage
Black Angels guitarist yokes together Syd Barrett and Buddy Holly fantasies in a side project marked by lo-fi vocals and a creeper organ.

Holy Wave

Fri., 5:50pm, Levitation Tent
Psych surfers wax the oddball pop strain, thriving on creative songwriting, while their languorous live show sews them to blobby projections.

Golden Dawn Arkestra

Fri., 7:45pm, Elevation Amphitheater
Fuck the magic bus, these costumed merry pranksters cruise a spaceship powered by hard funk, Afro-jazz, and electro dance grooves.

Annabelle Chairlegs

Sat., 1:15pm, Elevation Amphitheater
Melodic psych rock & roll with third-eye lyricism spilling from frontwoman Lindsey Mackin.

Bayonne

Sat., 2:55pm, Levitation Tent
Electronic music cavalier who floats euphoric loops, pounds drums, and sings mammalian impulses.

Israel Nash

Sat. 3:15pm, Reverberation stage
Dripping Springs naturist plies electric folk rock in the vein of Neil Young.

The Black Angels

Sat., 7:45pm, Reverberation stage
Sonic alchemists who apply a radiant drone of organs and echo effects to songwriting in the Velvet Underground vein with vocals reminiscent of a tranquilized Grace Slick.

Rotten Mangos

Sun., 1:15pm, Elevation Amphitheater
Poppy garage-psych pacifists as sweet and sticky as their moniker.

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