Levitt AMP
Chattanooga | Tennessee



August 22 - October 24, 2019

2017 and 2018 Levitt AMP Winner

The Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series will return to energize the Bessie Smith Cultural Center lawn for the third year in a row. Situated at the core of Chattanooga’s Historic Martin Luther King District—a formerly vibrant hub for African American community life known as the Big Nine—the 2019 series will continue to celebrate the area’s rich heritage while fueling its revitalization through the power of free, live music.

Presented by RISE, a nonprofit organization that provides an array of cultural arts programming to create new opportunities for creative experimentation and community empowerment in Chattanooga, in partnership with the City of Chattanooga, Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Bessie Smith Cultural Center.

For concert schedule updates due to weather, please visit Rise Chattanooga's Facebook or Twitter page.


Past Events

Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7pm

The HamilTones

With their uplifting, groovy style and soothing harmonies, the GRAMMY-nominated HamilTones deliver a soulful treat for all audiences.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 7pm

Valerie June

Blending folk, soul, blues and traditional Appalachian elements, Valerie June crafts a refreshing, timeless sound that sits outside any particular musical era.

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Thursday, September 05, 2019 at 7pm

José Valentino

An EMMY Award winner, multi-Latin GRAMMY Award winner, multi-instrumentalist, composer, educator and expert in Latin jazz and funk fusion, José Valentino is one of today’s most sought-after commercial music instrumental artists.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 7pm

Rev. Sekou & The Freedom Fighters

Theologian and activist Reverend Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou & The Freedom Fighters storm the heavens with incendiary gospel songs that boldly tackle social issues.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7pm

Stout and The Revolution

Stout’s electrifying persona and fresh house meets neo soul fusion are the product of a lifelong relationship with music.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 7pm

Jyemo Club

Jyemo Club is a genre-bending, culture-crossing supergroup on a mission to get audiences dancing and celebrating life.

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Thursday, October 03, 2019 at 7pm

B. Slade

A three-time GRAMMY-nominated artist, B. Slade is known for his unmatched vocal range and unapologetic exploration of genres from gospel to funk to punk.

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Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 7pm

Louis York and The Shindellas

Louis York is the creation of the multi-GRAMMY-nominated songwriting and production duo Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 7pm

Frank Bumpass

A native Chattanoogan, Frank Bumpass is a skilled saxophonist with local flair.

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Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 7pm

Eric Roberson

A pioneer of the independent movement in soul and R&B, Eric Roberson makes waves in an industry dominated by mainstream radio and major labels with timeless, boundary-pushing music.

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