Levitt AMP
Chattanooga | Tennessee

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Urban League of Greater Chattanooga

August 24 - October 26, 2017

The Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series will invigorate the lawn of the Bessie Smith Cultural Center in the historic Martin Luther King district, shining a light on the area’s renowned musical heritage while reestablishing it as a thriving cultural destination. 

Presented by the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga, a local affiliate of the National Urban League that enables community members to secure economic self-reliance.

For concert schedule updates due to weather, please visit the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's Facebook page.

Past Events

Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 7pm

Kool Moe Dee

Trailblazing hip-hop artist Kool Moe Dee was the first rapper to perform at the GRAMMY's and one of the first hip-hop acts to receive a GRAMMY Award.

With opening act Jonathan Tryezz Fowles.

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Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7pm

Masego

Masego combines hip-hop and jazz to create "Trap House Jazz," a danceable fusion that will have you on your feet in no time.

With opening act DJDee Beats and Zowie.

Due to the weather forecast, this concert will be moved inside the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, taking place in its Performance Hall. All details remain the same, 5:30-8:30pm, free admission.

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Thursday, September 07, 2017 at 7pm

Avery*Sunshine

Avery*Sunshine’s brand of optimistic, message-driven R&B—coupled with her vibrant, charismatic vocals—has wowed audiences across the globe.

With opening act Jalil Muhammad & Friends.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7pm

Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience

GRAMMY Award winner and four-time Levitt performer Terrance Simien brings a vibrant splash of New Orleans culture to Chattanooga.

Due to the weather forecast, this concert will be moved inside the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, taking place in its Performance Hall. All details remain the same, 5:30-8:30pm, free admission.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7pm

Julie Dexter

Julie Dexter is a British singer, songwriter and producer whose music transcends the boundaries of jazz, reggae and soul.

With opening act The Cast of The Wiz Production.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 7pm

Nick Lutsko

Nick Lutsko creates an eclectic mix of funk, folk, psychedelia, indie-rock, pop and blues, delivering original alternative rock.

With opening act Midnight Promise. 

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Thursday, October 05, 2017 at 7pm

All Cows Eat Grass

All Cows Eat Grass is an electro-funk band that expresses a locally-cultivated world sound.

With opening act Seaux Chill.

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Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7pm

The Nth Power

The Nth Power pays homage to New Orleans’ rich musical heritage, while proving that soul music can be exponentially greater than the sum of its parts.

With opening act Sound Advice Band Feat. Neshawn Calloway.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7pm

Irene Diaz

Irene Diaz captivates audiences with her unique, heartfelt vocals, beautiful guitar strumming and soothing piano playing.

With opening act East Lake Expression Engine.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 7pm

Tank and the Bangas

Tank and the Bangas combine R&B with hip-hop's poetry and rollercoaster storytelling, with a flair that could only come from New Orleans. 

With opening act Voices of THECREATIVEUNDERGROUND.

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