Middlesboro Main Street
July 18 - September 19, 2019
2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Levitt AMP Winner
After four years of tremendous impact, the Levitt AMP Middlesboro Music series will return for the fifth year to downtown Middlesboro’s Levitt AMP Pop-Up Park—once a gravel lot, now a vibrant gathering place complete with a volunteer-installed lawn and a permanent stage. The upcoming series will augment this community-driven revitalization while positioning this year’s series for an even wider impact.
*Multi-year funding recipient
Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7:30pm
At a time when many people spend more time with their screens than others, Sammy Miller and the Congregation are committed to uplifting listeners and bringing communities together through ‘joyful jazz.’
With opening act Ben Maney at 6:30pm.
Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 7:30pm
Singer-songwriters, multi-instrumentalists and descendants of Edgar Allan Poe, Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe are pushing boundaries with their modern but gritty take on roots rock ‘n’ roll.
With opening act Lauren and the Howlers at 6:30pm.
Thursday, September 05, 2019 at 7:30pm
With a name that pays homage to the group’s Memphis roots, Southern Avenue’s style pulls influences from funk, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, while remaining firmly grounded in its blues foundation and southern traditions.
With opening act Mighty Blue at 6:30pm.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7:30pm
Over the course of an almost thirty-year career, GRAMMY winner Mike Farris’ soulful voice has transcended genre boundaries from Americana to rock to roots gospel, earning comparisons to legends like Sam Cooke and Otis Redding.
With opening act Jonny Monster at 6:30pm.
Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 7:30pm
A 2016 Americana Music Association nominee for “Album of the Year” and one of Sir Elton John’s favorite rising stars, 26-year-old Parker Millsap has a soulful sound and captivating stage presence not to be missed.
With opening act Eric Bolander at 6:30pm.
Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 7:30pm
Combining irresistible beats, an exuberant stage presence and expert musicianship, GRAMMY-nominated Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers are a crowd-pleasing powerhouse.
With opening act Levi Cadle at 6:30pm.
Thursday, August 01, 2019 at 7:30pm
Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics’ earthy R&B pays homage to the genre’s greats while setting itself apart from the past with thoughtful, innovative arrangements that draw from an unexpected range of influences.
With opening act Jade Robertson at 6:30pm.