The Cowan Community Center
May 31 - August 2, 2018
The Levitt AMP Whitesburg Music Series invigorated the small rural town of Whitesburg with ten free concerts on the Mountain Heritage Festival Stage—once home to a closed school and vacant storefronts, now a place for hope and celebration—bringing residents of all ages and backgrounds together to experience the power of free, live music and participate in the continued rejuvenation of their downtown.
Presented by the Cowan Community Center, a nonprofit organization providing cultural, social educational, and recreational experiences in an economically distressed area of east Kentucky, in partnership with the City of Whitesburg.
Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7pm
Experience the soaring fiddles and blazing banjos of East Kentucky bluegrass at its best when GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter and Kentucky Hall of Fame inductee Larry Cordle joins forces with emerging singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Adkins.
With opening act Sunrise Ridge at 6pm.
Thursday, July 05, 2018 at 7pm
Drawing inspiration from the soulful sounds of New Orleans brass bands, marching bands of historically black colleges and classic R&B funk bands, nine-member Nasty Nati Brass Band delivers an explosive combination of jazz, funk, blues and R&B.
With opening act Ron Short and the Possum Playboys at 6pm.
Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 7pm
Heralded as ‘a blues legend in his own time,’ master guitarist Tee Dee Young is a force to be reckoned with, known for his dynamic stage presence and exciting live shows that will put you in the mood for dancing.
With opening act Bek and the Starlight Revue at 6pm.