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Levitation (Austin Psych Fest) announces first batch of 2015 artists: The Flaming Lips, Tame Impala, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Spiritualized, Primal Scream, Fuzz & more!

levitation 2015 1st lineup

Austin Psych Fest has rebranded as Levitation and, in conjunction with their new parters at Transmission Events, have announced the first batch of artists who'll be performing in 2015. Are you ready for The Flaming Lips, Tame Impala, The Jesus & Mary Chain performing "Psychocandy", Spiritualized, Primal Scream, Fuzz, The Black Angels, Thee Oh Sees, Mac De Marco, A Place to Bury Strangers, METZ, White Fence and more!!!!

Levitation will be held May 8-10, 2015 at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, TX. Camping Passes, Deluxe Upgrades, Camping Rentals, RV / Vehicle Camping information, and weekend passes are available now at http://www.austinpsychfest.com.

Watch the release video and see a full list of artists after the jump.

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Foo Fighters announce more 2015 tour dates

Foo Fighters 2014 Beat the Bots tourFoo Fighters, who will be taping an epsiode of Austin City Limits in two days, just announced more dates on their 2015 North American tour. No dates in Texas, but there are some convenient holes for both weekends of ACL Fest. Keep your fingers crossed.

Tickets for the Foo Fighters 2015 tour (with the exception of Fenway Park) will first go on sale via the BEAT THE BOTS: BOX OFFICE ONLY PRE-SALE this Saturday at 10am. Fans sick of Scalper-BOTS programmed to clog online queues and snatch up huge amounts of tickets to resell them will get first shot at tickets to these shows. Visit http://foofighters.com for a complete list of box office locations and details.

Online Pre-Sales for Foo Fighters 2015 tour begin Monday, December 1, with general on sales commencing December 4 & 5, check your local listings.

See the full list of tour dates after the jump.

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The Black Keys On Touring Video. Will Play Austin Twice.

The Black Keys make two stops in Austin over the next month, including a return to the Austin City Limits stage on November 17th. The show will be streamed live via YouTube. Their second Austin gig is on December 19th at the Frank Erwin Center. Get your tickets here.

The dynamic duo have released a video called, "The Black Keys On Touring [Turn Blue]". Watch it below and see the full list of tour dates after the jump.

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Thee Oh Sees are back! Will tour this Fall.

Thee Oh SeesThee Oh Sees are back, baby! After a much needed hiatus and relocation to Los Angeles by John P. Dwyer, the band are hitting the road this Fall, including a stop in Austin at Hotel Vegas on November 11th. Support for the tour will be provided by Jack Name, the new project from John Webster Johns.

"First coming to prominence as a key guitarist in White Fence, John Webster Johns aka Jack Name has been releasing music under various monikers (Fictional Boys and Muzz) and working behind-the-scenes as a studio mastermind with the likes of Ariel Pink and Cass McCombs. Look out for a new LP early next year!"

 

Fall Tour

11.05 Las Vegas, NV- The Beauty Bar
11.07 Denver, CO- Gothic Theater
11.08 Kansas City, MO- The Riot Room
11.09 Denton, TX- Haileys
11.11 Austin, TX- Hotel Vegas
11.12 New Orleans, LA- One Eyed Jacks
11.13 Birmingham, AL- The Bottletree
11.14 Memphis, TN- The Hi Tone
11.15 Nashville, TN- The Exit Inn
11.16 Raleigh, NC- Kings
11.17 Philadelphia, PA-Underground Arts
11.18 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
11.21 Brooklyn, NY – Warsaw
11.22 Montreal, QC- The National
11.23 Toronto, ON- The Hoxton
11.24 Detroit, MI- Lager House
11.25 Chicago, IL- Empty Bottle
11.26 Chicago, IL- Empty Bottle
11.28 Minneapolis, MN- The Amsterdam
12.01 Seattle, WA- The Crocodile
12.02 Portland, OR- Doug Fir (Early Show All Ages)
12.02 Portland, OR- Doug Fir (Late Show 21+)
12.04 San Francisco, CA –The Chapel
12.05 San Francisco, CA- The Chapel

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