ARTIST LINEUP FOR LEVITT AMP GREENSBORO ANNOUNCED

Greensboro-Graphic-for-Online_2017-Levitt-AMP.pngStarting June 3 with Vanessa Ferguson, a top ten finalist on The Voice and powerful jazz singer, the Levitt AMP Greensboro Music Series will present 10 weeks of free, live music in Jimmie I. Barber Park—attracting residents to the once underused yet expansive park, and bringing the city’s diverse populations together to enjoy a broad range of musical styles. See the full lineup, featuring Anne-Claire and the Wild Mystics, Cheick Hamala Diabate, The Poetry Cafe and more.

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June 3

Vanessa Ferguson

This Greensboro native and Levitt AMP Greensboro Music Series alum was once a top ten finalist on The Voice, and is known for her jazz-inflected, dynamic and powerful voice.

With opening acts R'Mone Entonio and Nishah DiMeo at 6PM.

June 10

Marco Benevento

This artist's critically acclaimed, effervescent pop tunes, combining slick disco, synth and dance rock genres, have taken the stage at Pickathon, Carnegie Hall and Treefort Festival, among other locations.

With opening act Elemeno at 6PM.

June 17

Orquesta Gardel

The thirteen-member lineup replicates the format of a classic Nuyorican salsa dura ensemble – a full deck of horn players, percussionists, and coro singers - bringing you the unique flavors of cumbia, merengue and salsa.

With opening act La Nueva Generacion X at 6PM.

June 24

Buckwheat Zydeco's Ils Sont Partis Band 

This GRAMMY-winning band is an instantly recognizable name in zydeco, which marries Cajun, blues and rock genres to represent the musical diversity of Louisiana.

With opening act The Bulltown Strutters at 6PM.

July 1

Greensboro's Tribute to Stax Records

Join Levitt AMP Greensboro for a night of celebrating the classic, evergreen catalog of soul music's legendary record label, with some of the most talented musicians in town.

July 8

Phil Cook and the Guitarheels

Having collaborated with some big names in contemporary folk and rock, The Guitarheels' thrilling incorporation of blues, soul, gospel and roots music is what sets them apart. 

With opening act The Ends at 6PM.

July 15

Anne-Claire and the Wild Mystics

Expect both lyrical, personal songwriting and a soulful sensibility from this young, upcoming singer.

With opening act SunQueen Kelcey at 6PM.

July 22

Cheick Hamala Diabate

One of the world's masters of the Ngoni, a traditional stringed instrument from Mali, Diabate's internationally recognized, virtuosic and highly danceable West African music is a must-listen.

With opening act Suah African Dance Theater at 6PM.

July 29

Melva Houston and Roy Roberts

These jazz and blues veterans have had successful careers with entities like STAX Records, Jimmy Reed and NinaAndy, Nina Simone's record label - to name a few.

August 5

The Poetry Cafe

Enjoy a night of The Poetry Café’s finely-curated cast of poets and musicians with live musical sets by Greensboro’s Tanya Ross and the nationally recognized spoken word poet Moses West of Jacksonville, Florida.

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