Levitt AMP
Berea | Kentucky


Berea Arts Council

July 7 - September 8, 2017

The Levitt AMP Berea Music Series will reinvigorate an existing music series in Berea’s “Old Town” Artisan Village, a historic site with a rich musical tradition, while fostering an inclusive environment where all can enjoy a diverse range of music styles.

Presented by the Berea Arts Council, which presents community arts activities to inspire a passion for the arts and enhance the Berea community’s quality of life.

For concert schedule updates due to weather, please visit First Friday Berea's Facebook page.

Past Events

Friday, July 07, 2017 at 6pm

Ben Sollee

Kentucky born and raised, Ben Sollee is a classically trained cellist, composer and storyteller. 

With opening act Grits & Soul, and youth opening act Daisy Helmuth.

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Friday, July 14, 2017 at 6pm

Driftwood Gypsy

Based out of Lexington, Ky., Driftwood Gypsy is a sonic adventure rooted deep in the soul of jam funk fusion. 

With opening act The Blue Crawdads, and youth opening act PointSeven.

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Friday, July 21, 2017 at 6pm

Cheick Hamala Diabate

Cheick Hamala Diabate celebrates his heritage by sharing the oral history, music and song of West African culture.

With opening act The Local Honeys, and youth opening act Madison Lewis.

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Friday, July 28, 2017 at 6pm

Cumberland River Band

Hailing from Harlan, Ky., the Cumberland River Band pays tribute to tradition, while carving out their own unique style in the bluegrass world.

With opening act Blind Ricky, and youth opening act Parallel.

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Friday, August 04, 2017 at 6pm


Indighost is a psychedelic rock band from the Appalachian Highlands area.

With opening act Johnny Conqueroo, and youth opening act Sour Cream.

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Friday, August 11, 2017 at 6pm

Roots of a Rebellion

This Nashaville group from Nashville, Tenn., Roots of a Rebellion brings reggae-rock-dub music for the soul. 

With opening act The Jeff Richey Experience, and youth opening act Turning Age.

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Friday, August 18, 2017 at 6pm

Four Leaf Peat

Experience East Tennessee’s premier traditional Irish band, presented in partnership with the Berea Celtic Festival.

With opening acts Justin Bridges & Jeremy Wade, and youth opening acts Alan Copley & Josh Bailey.

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Friday, August 25, 2017 at 6pm

Lowdown Brass Band

Lowdown Brass Band, hailing from Chicago, is a horn-driven ensemble with strong roots in the ‘New Orleans second line’ tradition.

With opening acts Fritz Schindler Band and The Handshake Deals.

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Friday, September 01, 2017 at 6pm


HuDost’s ‘neo folk world rock’ crosses all borders and barriers, taking the listener on a journey they will never forget.

With opening acts Hudson K and Anything But Sue.

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Friday, September 08, 2017 at 6pm

The Jean Ritchie Nieces

Featuring Donna and Lewis Lamb, The Jean Ritchie Nieces, David and Delois Sherman with songs of the Carter Family, and Deborah Payne & Sam Gleaves carrying on the tradition. 

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