The Levitt AMP Sheboygan Music Series is almost here! Get ready for free, live music from June 25 through September 3 at the Lawn at North 7th Street and New York Avenue, featuring artists like Biz Markie, Jonathan Jackson + Enation and more! See the full lineup.
Artists pictured above (L to R, from top to bottom): Field Report, Jonathan Jackson + Enation, Biz Markie, Painted Caves, Plena Libre, Carolyn Carter, Copper Box, Floodwood, Davy Knowles, We Banjo 3, The David Mayfield Parade, Mucca Pazza, Michael Perry and the Long Beds, Otava Yo
Field Report’s narrative lyrical content and poetic prowess have earned the folk band opening spots for acts such as Counting Crows, Emmylou Harris and Aimee Mann.
Jonathan Jackson + Enation
Five-time Emmy award-winning actor Jonathan Jackson fronts this three-man Euro-rock band influenced by the likes of U2, Peter Gabriel and Coldplay.
Rapper, beatboxer, DJ, comedian, singer and television personality Biz Markie brings a family-friendly DJ dance party to downtown Sheboygan, including his '80s and '90s hits like “Just a Friend.”
Middle Eastern-influenced psychedelic grooves meet California surf rock in this Milwaukee-based, Arab American group.
Four-time GRAMMY nominated Puerto Rican-based ensemble Plena Libre captivates audiences with Caribbean compositions infused with a deep sense of indigenous musical traditions, jazz, merengue, cumbia and mambo.
Straight from the hills of Mountain View, Ark., Carolyn Carter shares stories about her life and mountain culture through sophisticated gospel and folk songs filled with poetic imagery.
Copper Box creates a musical melting pot of American rhythms that effortlessly crosses boundaries and draws inspiration from rock, polka, blues and zydeco.
Floodwood, a progressive string band hailing from Upstate New York, performs acoustic original material and covers with a bluegrass twist.
Rising star of the blues scene, guitarist and singer Davy Knowles has caught the attention of and opened for some of the biggest names in the business including Jeff Beck, The Who, George Thorogood, Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
We Banjo 3
When this band of brothers from Galway, Ireland, take flight in a wave of virtuosity, verve and joie de vivre, feet tap and pulses race to their mix of Irish, old-time American and bluegrass.
The David Mayfield Parade
David Mayfield may be one of the most original performers on the Americana scene, known for his bombastic stage presence as much as his virtuosic guitar talent and songwriting prowess.
Inspired by marching bands, rock groups and orchestras, Mucca Pazza and its 30-odd members are an eclectic whirlwind of drums, brass, cheerleaders, uniforms and more.
Michael Perry and the Long Beds
Ranging from straight-up twang to churchly harmonies and populated by characters drawn straight from rural and small-town USA, Michael Perry’s music—variously categorized as roughneck folk, county folk or just plain Americana—brings home the goods.
Mixing high spirits and a good dose of humor with traditional instruments and vocals, Saint Petersburg band Otava Yo gives audiences energetic performances that put original and unexpected twists on native folk songs.