Starting May 1 with Greensboro's own Gate City Divas, the Levitt AMP Greensboro Music Series will present 10 weeks of free, live music in Jimmie I. Barber Park—introducing residents to this newly renovated yet underused green space in East Greensboro while bringing the city’s diverse populations together to enjoy a broad range of musical styles. See the full lineup, featuring Carolyn Malachi, The Broadcast, The Suffers and more.
Artists pictured above (L to R, from top to bottom): Gate City Divas, Bio Ritmo, Tom Principato, The Poetry Cafe and Abyss & Uprite Lions, Carolyn Malachi, Greensboro's Ode to Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Piedmont Triad Jazz Orchestra, The Suffers, Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba and The Broadcast.
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.
The lively rhythms of Latin dance band Bio Ritmo will have audiences up off their feet, dancing to experimental salsa.
Seasoned Washington D.C. guitarist and singer Tom Principato fills the air with his catchy blues vocals and driving guitar riffs.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Diali Cissokho & Kaira Ba
Journey to West Africa through the euphoric grooves of this funk, soul and rock fusion group nominated “Best African Group” at the All Africa Music Awards.
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.