Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
Even when covered in a blanket of white, Levitt lawns continue to serve as community gathering places.
We’re reminded time and again that Levitt venues are so much more than places to experience free, live music. They’re centers for community life—places where soccer fans can come together and cheer on their favorite teams, places where blind and visual impaired youth can hunt for Easter eggs, places where community members can bundle up and master their sledding skills…the list goes on and on!
Click here to learn about more of the fun and unexpected ways Levitt venues are being used both during and following the concert seasons, illustrating their role as year-round destinations.
May your days be filled with family, friends and of course, festive music!
Happy Holidays from the Levitt Team!
2015 has been a fantastic year for music, from the largest Levitt season yet bringing free, live music to 16 towns and cities across the country, to a number of excellent releases by acclaimed, emerging talent and seasoned, award-winning artists alike. It was hard to choose our favorite songs of the year, but here is a selection of what we loved in 2015!
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The holiday season is upon us—and what a wonderful time of year it is! Whatever is on your to-do list today—searching for that perfect gift, cooking up a scrumptious meal or spending time with loved ones—we hope that you’re feeling the joy of the season.
Need a little inspiration? You’re in luck! We’ve put together this festive mix of holiday favorites, old and new, that will have you feeling the holiday spirit in no time! Enjoy this very merry Levitt holiday playlist.
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In just a few weeks, 2015 comes to a close, ending another standout year for the signature Levitt program! Check out some of their awards and accolades!
Levitt Pavilion Arlington
Winner, “Favorite Place for Live Music”
Arlington Today Magazine
Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles
Levitt Shell Memphis
Winner, Innovation Awards
Inside Memphis Business
Levitt Pavilion Pasadena
Winner, “Best Live Music Venue”
Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks
Winner, “Best Free Entertainment”
Lehigh Valley Style
Levitt Pavilion Westport
Winner, “Best Live Music Spot”
Best of the Gold Coast, Connecticut
Hearty congratulations to the Friends of Levitt organizations for these achievements and the incredible work they do!
After a very close public voting competition, we’re thrilled to announce 2016’s Top 25 Levitt AMP finalists! A huge thank you to the thousands of voters who participated—bringing their towns and cities one step closer to a $25K Levitt AMP matching grant! Meet this year’s Top 25 finalists and learn more about the public spaces they’re looking to revitalize through the Levitt AMP Music Series (listed in alphabetical order by city name):
ASBURY PARK, NEW JERSEY
Asbury Park Music Foundation | Springwood Park
CARSON CITY, NEVADA
Brewery Arts Center | Minnesota Street Stage
WTJU Radio | IX Art Park
Delta State University’s Delta Music Institute | Crosstie Walking Trail
Denison Main Street, Inc. | Heritage Park
Dixon Main Street and Riverfront | Dixon Riverfront
City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation | Gulley Park
Downtown Frederick Partnership | Carroll Creek Amphitheater
Blackrock Center for the Arts | Blackrock Center for the Arts
GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA
Artsgreensboro | Jimmie I. Barber Park
Jacksonville Main Street | Central Park
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center | Shea Homes Stage and Plaza
Discover Downtown Middlesboro | Levitt AMP Middlesboro Pop-up Park
Midvale Arts Council | Midvale Outdoor Stage in the Park
NEW ALBANY, MISSISSIPPI
The Levitt Riverstage Music Series | The Park Along the River
NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS
MCLA Berkshire Cultural Resource Center | Colgrove Park
Friday After 5, Inc. | Owensboro Riverfront
Yoknapatawpha Arts Council | Armory Pavilion
Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau | Davis Park
ROXBURY, NEW YORK
Roxbury Arts Group | Kirkside Park
John Michael Kohler Arts Center | Arts & Culture Plaza on 8th Street
Cross Timbers Fine Arts Council | Birdsong Amphitheater
TAHOE CITY, CALIFORNIA
Concerts at Commons Beach | Commons Beach
TRENTON, NEW JERSEY
Trenton Downtown Association | Capital Green
UTICA, NEW YORK
Cornell R2G Utica Urban Studio | Rutger Park
What happens next? With online public voting now over, Levitt is currently reviewing the Top 25 proposals and will announce the 15 winners on January 5, so stay tuned!