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Greensboro | North Carolina

Greensboro | North Carolina

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Jimmie I. Barber Park 

May 1 - July 9, 2016

The Levitt AMP Greensboro Music Series introduced residents to the newly renovated yet underused Jimmie I. Barber Park in East Greensboro, bringing the city’s diverse populations together to enjoy a broad range of musical styles.

Presented by ArtsGreensboro, a nonprofit catalyst for innovation that supports Greensboro’s arts scene through grants, marketing support and other impactful initiatives and services.


Past AMP Concerts

  • Sunday, May 01, 2016 at 7pm

    Gate City Divas

    This eight-woman funk, R&B and blues outfit brings a vast amount of talent, a larger-than-life stage presence and a deep love for their hometown of Greensboro, N.C. 

    With opening act The Bailey Heavenly Sounds from Greensboro's United House of Prayer at 6pm.

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  • Sunday, May 08, 2016 at 7pm

    Bio Ritmo

    The lively rhythms of Latin dance band Bio Ritmo will have audiences up off their feet, dancing to experimental salsa.

    With opening act Africa Unplugged at 6pm.

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  • Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 7pm

    Tom Principato

    Seasoned Washington D.C. guitarist and singer Tom Principato fills the air with his catchy blues vocals and driving guitar riffs. 

    With opening act The Healing Blues Project at 6pm.

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  • Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 6pm

    The Poetry Cafe and Abyss & UpRite Lions

    This evening of music and poetry, led by poet, educator and entertainer Josephus III, will move and delight audiences.

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  • Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 7pm

    Carolyn Malachi

    True to her Washington, D.C./Baltimore roots, this contemporary blues sensation beautifully fuses blues, jazz, spoken word, go-go and R&B, creating a fresh blend of music that garners international praise—like MTV naming her an R&B artist “to obsess over.” 

    With opening act Larry Draughn Music Group, featuring Vanessa Ferguson, at 6pm.

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  • Saturday, June 04, 2016 at 6pm

    Greensboro’s Ode to Sister Rosetta Tharpe

    Join Greensboro's finest musical talents in celebrating the life and musical legacy of pioneering African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

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  • Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 6pm

    The Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra

    This cross-generational big band upholds the tradition of musical greats like Ellington, Basie and Gillespie while bringing in their own unique flavor.

    Performance will feature vocalist Nishah DiMeo.

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  • Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 7pm

    The Suffers

    These veteran Levitt AMP Music Series performers will have audiences up off their feet dancing to the infectious rhythms of their unique brand of Gulf Coast Soul

    With opening act Caleb Caudle at 6pm.

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  • Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 6pm

    Super Yamba Band and Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba

    At 6pm enjoy Super Yamba Band's unique blend 70s/80s West-African Afrobeat and Psychedelic Funk. 

    At 7pm journey to West Africa through the euphoric grooves of Diali Cissokho & KairaBa—a funk, soul and rock fusion group nominated “Best African Group” at the All Africa Music Awards.

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  • Saturday, July 09, 2016 at 7pm

    The Broadcast

    Described by audiences as a modern day “Grace Slick meets Led Zeppelin,” local North Carolina band The Broadcast adds an explosive twist to old school rock 'n' roll.

    With opening act Molly McGinn & Quilla at 6pm.

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Location

1500 Dans Road, Greensboro, NC 27401
Jimmie I. Barber Park
1500 Dans Road, Greensboro, NC 27401

Contact

ArtsGreensboro
info@artsgreensboro.org
336-373-7523
https://www.artsgreensboro.org/

Location Info

For all concerts, grounds will open at 5pm, with the opening act starting at 6pm and the headliner starting at 7pm—unless indicated otherwise. All concerts should end by 8:30pm.

Parking

Over 250 paved parking places are available within Barber Park. Overflow parking will be made available at the Hayes-Taylor YMCA. Volunteers and signage will be on-site to help you find safe and convenient parking.

Please refrain from parking along streets in the surrounding residential neighborhoods.

Park Rules

Alcohol will be on-sale, therefore North Carolina law stipulates that no outside alcohol may be brought into the event. All alcohol purchased at the event must be consumed within the confines of the amphitheater/designated event area.

  • No weapons or firearms
  • No animals or pets
  • No fires or grills
  • No unauthorized vehicles driving or parking on unpaved surfaces

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