Levitt AMP
Sheboygan | Wisconsin


John Michael Kohler Arts Center

June 20 - August 22, 2019

2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Levitt AMP Winner

The fifth Levitt AMP Sheboygan Music Series will take place in the city’s beautiful new City Green—once a dormant space, now an expansive urban green space with a permanent stage at the core, that connects the Mead Public Library and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. The 2019 series will build upon the transformative momentum of the past four years, bringing people of all ages and backgrounds together to further energize downtown Sheboygan’s newly created Arts, Culture and Food District.

Presented by the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC), a nonprofit art museum that gives visitors a place to experience critically acclaimed world-class exhibitions, performances and programs, in partnership with City of Sheboygan and Harbor Centre Sheboygan.

For concert schedule updates due to weather, please visit the John Michael Kohler Arts Center's Facebook or Twitter pages.

*Multi-year funding recipient


Past Events

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 7pm

Viento Callejero

With the rhythmic and melodic pulse of cumbia fused with electronic, experimental and psychedelic soundscapes, Viento Callejero creates an original sound that is irresistible to the ears, hips and feet.

With opening act The Shebeegeebees at 6pm.

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Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 7pm


The energy-fueled and foot-stomping live performances of the Irish bluegrass band JigJam has captivated international audiences.

With opening act Nicholas Raymond at 6pm.

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Wednesday, July 03, 2019 at 7pm

The Suffers

2017 Levitt National Tour headliner, The Suffers, is an 8-piece powerhouse who celebrates the rich diversity of their hometown of Houston—masterfully melding classic American soul with genres as wide-ranging as rock, Latin ska, Cajun, hip-hop, country and R&B into what they call 'Gulf Coast Soul.'

With opening act Lil Rev with Jim Eannelli and special guests, The Sheboygan Uke Club, at 6pm.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 7pm

The Mammals

An Americana folk band hailing from the Hudson Valley area of New York, The Mammals’ live-performances are propelled forward by just the right amount of guitar grit, soothing harmonies, barn-burning fiddle, retro grooves and storytelling savvy.

With opening act Caley Conway at 6pm.

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Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:30am

Copper Box and La Misa Negra

'Cajun swamp rockers' Copper Box return for their fourth Levitt AMP Sheboygan performance with their dynamic fusion of rock, polka, blues and zydeco.

Hailing from Oakland, Calif., La Misa Negra is a seven-piece powerhouse that delivers an electrifying blend of heavyweight cumbia and high-energy, Afro-Latin music to create infectious dance grooves with punk rock energy.

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Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 11am

Chicken Wire Empire and Bella's Bartok

With intriguing lyrics, rich harmonies and excellent musicianship, Chicken Wire Empire blends new with old to create high-energy “jamgrass” musical experiences.

Self-dubbed ‘circus punk’ rockers Bella’s Bartok enthrall concertgoers with a passionate kaleidoscope of sound that gets listeners of all ages and backgrounds moving their feet and clapping their hands.

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Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6pm

Jackie Venson and Emily Wolfe

Described by the Austin American Statesman as an “astonishing mix of raw soul, superb musicianship and laid back grace,” rising blues guitar and vocal star Jackie Venson’s electrifying live shows bring the house down and leave audiences wanting more. 

Austin, Texas resident rocker Emily Wolfe delivers strong and crisp vocals accompanied by soaring guitar riffs.

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Thursday, August 01, 2019 at 7pm

Lowdown Brass Band

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

With opener CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion at 6pm.

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Thursday, August 08, 2019 at 7pm

Adrian + Meredith

Roughing up the genre’s edges with rule-breaking punk, vintage folk and sneering rock n’ roll, Adrian + Meredith honor the traditions of folk and Americana with their genre-bending music.

With opening act Wise Jennings at 6pm.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 7pm


With a band name that translates to “heart” or “soul” in the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, this female-fronted contemporary Afro-Cuban roots and jazz band blends pure Cuban traditional music with jazz, Afro-Cuban style and worldly rhythms into a sophisticated and inspiring sound.

With opening act Raine Stern at 6pm.

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