Levitt Amp Ocala

Ocala | Florida

Albert Castiglia

July 07, 2017 at 8pm


Blues singer/guitarist Albert Castiglia found his calling at a very young age after taking his first guitar lesson. His big break came in the mid-'90s, when Buddy Guy's iconic harp player, Junior Wells, heard the young bluesman play and invited him to join Guy’s band on several world tours. After Wells passed away, Castiglia joined the band of Sandra Hall, who is known as the Empress of the Blues, on several national tours, further sharpening his skills.

Since then, Castiglia forged out on his own, making a name for himself as a solo artist and releasing six albums. His most recent album, "Big Dog" (2016), has received widespread critical acclaim, with Blues Blast Magazine declaring, "It is exactly what a contemporary blues album should be…a nod to the past and a masterful, modern sound that delivers a new dish to the blue’s buffet." It also earned him two Blues Music Awards nominations for Contemporary Blues Male Artist of The Year and Rock Blues Album of The Year.


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Location Info


Parking is located at the Martin Luther King Recreational Center adjacent to Webb Field at the following locations:

  • Hampton Center, 1501 W Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34475 [Access from NW 16th Avenue or State Road 40 (W. Silver Springs Blvd.)]
  • Hampton Aquatic Center, 255 NW 16th Ave, Ocala, FL 34475
  • E.D. Crosky Center, 1510 NW 4th St, Ocala, FL 34475

Site rules

To ensure a safe place to play, the following activities are not permitted at Webb Field at Martin Luther King Recreation Center:

  • alcoholic beverages
  • digging (i.e. as would be typical with activities such as treasure hunting)
  • drugs
  • feeding, harassing, releasing or taking of animals
  • firearms or fireworks except as permitted by Florida Statute
  • off road vehicles 


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