What’s scarier? The midterm elections coming up or the quality of our water systems? What isn’t scary is the incredible amount of music stacked up this week for you to don your spooky costumes to everyday.
Thursday: Devin The Dude /w Le$, Infrared, Jahleelfareal, Clova
Empire Control Room | $22 | 18 and Up | Doors: 7:00 PM| Tickets
Devin Copeland (born June 4, 1970), better known by his stage name Devin the Dude, is an American hip hop recording artist from Houston, Texas. He is known for his unique rapping style and his 2002 songs “Lacville ’79” and “Doobie Ashtray”.
Pairs well with: Bun B, Scarface, Slim Thug
Friday: The Octopus Project /w And You Will Know us by the Trail of Dead
Mohawk | $15 | All Ages | Doors: 8:00 PM| Tickets
The Octopus Project is an American indietronica band based in Austin, Texas, active since 1999. Its sound blends pop and experimental elements, and is a combination of digital and electronic sounds and noises and analog equipment. Its music is mostly instrumental.
Pairs well with: LCD Soundsystem, Sylvan Esso, Dan Deacon
Saturday: Dia De Los Muertos Day 3 El Tule, Selena y Los Burritos, Peligros & more
Hotel Vegas | Free /w RSVP | 21 and Up | Doors 5:00 PM | RSVP!
Celebrate all weekend at Hotel Vegas and Volstead with a Mexican and hispanic local bands and Djs including the premiere Selena tribute group “Selena y Los Burritos.”
Pairs well with: Selena, Ozomatli, Paulino Rubio
Sunday: Thievery Corporation /w Julian Marley
Stubb’s Amphitheatre | $42.50 | All Ages || Doors: 6:30 PM | Tickets
Thievery Corporation is an American electronic music duo consisting of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton. Their musical style mixes elements of dub, acid jazz, reggae, Indian classical, Middle Eastern, hip hop, electronica, and Brazilian, including bossa nova.
Pairs well with: Nightmares on Wax, Zero 7, Emancipator Ensemble
Special Pick: Utopiafest IX (Down in the Oaks)
Patty Griffin – Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real
Grandmaster Flash^ – Valerie June – Keller Williams^ – John Medeski’s Mad Skillet – Rubblebucket – Keller William’s PettyGrass Feat. The Hillbenders – The Big Ol’ Nasty Getdown – Lisa Leblanc – Baskery – Choir!Choir!Choir! – All We Are – The Deer – Utopia Players^ – Hikes – Calliope Musicals – Sid Fly – Hard Proof – Mixer Rogers – Dawn and Hawks – The Blue Hit – Kalu & The Electric Join – Obsolete Machines – Middlespoon – Pope Coke – San Antonio Pipes and Drums – Moving Matter – Trouble In The Streets – Glass Cannon – The Brother Brothers – Shane Cooley – Synthmesc – Alexalco – Cowboy Irie
The 10th Annual UTOPiAfest Down In The Oaks will commence on November 1-4, an hour outside of Austin. Featuring music, camping, workshops, and activities in a Family and Party Friendly setting. Music. Camping. Experience. UTOPiAfest Down In The Oaks. November 1-4, 2018. Burnet, TX. UTOPiAfest Down In The Oaks, the premiere music and camping experience, returns November 1-4, 2018.