Levitt Amp jacksonville

Jacksonville | Illinois

Jacksonville | Illinois


Central Park

June 3 - August 6, 2016

The Levitt AMP Jacksonville Music Series fueled the city’s efforts to revitalize the formerly neglected historic central business district, breathing new life into the culturally rich Central Park—the once vibrant center of downtown community life.

Presented by Jacksonville Main Street, a nonprofit which enhances the social and economic health of Jacksonville by working to revitalize the city’s downtown district.

Photo by Kyla Hurt

Past AMP Concerts

  • Friday, June 03, 2016 at 7pm

    Benton Blount

    Country singer Benton Blount, will kick off the Levitt AMP Jacksonville Music Series with the powerful voice and heartfelt songs that carried him to the final rounds of America’s Got Talent.

    With opening act Exit 52 at 5:30PM.

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  • Friday, June 10, 2016 at 7pm

    Marina V.

    Experience the award-winning Russian-American recording pop artist, singer and songwriter with a voice that the Los Angeles Times described as "hauntingly beautiful."

    With opening act Liz Bentley at 5:30PM.

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  • Friday, June 17, 2016 at 7pm

    David Gerald

    Check out this soulful guitarist who is making waves in the blues and rock communities.

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  • Friday, June 24, 2016 at 7pm

    Sarah Ross

    At the age of 19, Sarah Ross is already helping to blaze a trail for women in the fast-growing country/rap/hip-hop genre of music.

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  • Friday, July 01, 2016 at 7pm

    Radio Birds

    Radio Birds’ lively, heartfelt Americana style is the result of four guys writing music together under the belief that it must be played live, and it must be played everywhere.

    With opening act Hot Town Trio at 5:30PM.

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  • Friday, July 08, 2016 at 7pm


    Fivefold has developed a distinctive sound that is powerful, unique and different than what you would expect to hear from a standard heavy rock band.

    With opening act Inner Outlines at 5:30PM.

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  • Friday, July 15, 2016 at 7pm

    Rapture Ruckus

    Formerly a Christian hip-hop crew, Rapture Ruckus now infuses multiple musical genres into their sound, creating their own unique brand of Christian rock.

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  • Friday, July 22, 2016 at 7pm

    Aaron Kamm and the One Drops

    Aaron Kamm and the One Drops merge flavors of roots reggae, Mississippi river blues, improv-laced jams and soulful vocals.

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  • Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7pm

    Angela Perley and the Howlin Moons

    Angela Perley's nostalgic and high-energy rock music tells stories of love, death, railroads and everything in-between.

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  • Saturday, August 06, 2016 at 11am

    Old Salt Union

    Old Salt Union is a bluegrass band that takes pride in playing music by its own set of rules.

    With additional act Lowder & Manning at 1:45PM.

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Central Park, Jacksonville, IL 62650
Central Park
Central Park, Jacksonville, IL 62650


Kristen Jenkins, Event Coordinator
(217) 491-0721

Location Info


  • Free parking is available on the downtown square, as well as municipal and private lots surrounding the business core, including handicap spaces.
  • Handicap entrances can be found on all entrances to the park.


Park rules

  • No outside alcohol will be permitted.
  • No skateboarding/ bike riding is allowed in the park while concerts are taking place.
  • Pets must be on a leash.
  • Picnic tables will be available for dining, but attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. 

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