Watch Some of the 13th Floor Elevator’s First Concert in 47 Years
The groundbreaking psychedelic rock band reunited at Austin's Levitation Festival
Trailblazing psychedelic rock outfit the 13th Floor Elevators reunited and performed live together for the first time in almost a half-century over the weekend at Austin’s Levitation Festival. The Sunday night show marked the first time that the four surviving members of the Texas band — Roky Erickson, Tommy Hall, John Ike Walton, and Ronnie Leatherman — played together since 1967. Though there are no plans for a tour beyond this show, the group sounded great, as you can hear in the lively fan-shot video of them playing “Earthquake,” from their 1967 album Easter Everywhere. Check it out above.