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International Women's Day Playlist Artists

Artists pictured above (from left to right, top to bottom): Aretha Franklin, Madonna, Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea, La Santa Cecilia, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Carla Bruni, Abigail Washburn, Sierra Full, Helen Reddy and Chaka Khan.

Today is International Women’s Day—a day created in the early 1900s that calls upon us to honor the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the globe. It is a day of reflection and celebration of past, present and future progress in the area of women’s rights.
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We’re thrilled to see some familiar faces honoring the 1970 Grateful Dead classic, “Ripple.” This is one tribute you don’t want to miss!

Earlier this month, headlining act of last summer’s inaugural Levitt National Tour, Playing For Change, released this powerful cover in conjunction with a milestone performance in the Grateful Dead’s long and prolific career—their 50th anniversary and final concert. Continue reading

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If so, you’re in luck! In honor of Cinco de Mayo we’ve created a playlist featuring some of the many talented Chicano artists who’ve graced Levitt stages over the years. Continue reading

La Santa Cecilia performs at Levitt Los Angeles.

La Santa Cecilia performs at Levitt Los Angeles.

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re turning the spotlight on some of the many talented Hispanic artists who have graced Levitt stages over the years. Each group featured brings their own unique flare to traditional styles– creating musical hybrids that are fun, unique and incredibly diverse.

We are quite spoiled here in Los Angeles. Right here in our own backyard, there is a large and richly diverse Chicano/Latino community that is ripe with artistic talent. And, the appeal of Hispanic music spreads far beyond cities with large Chicano/Latino populations. In fact, just this summer alone, nearly 50 Levitt concerts across the nation showcased Chicano/Latino music, reflecting Levitt’s commitment to showcase the rich diversity of the American musical landscape. Hispanic music has a long history of shaping the landscape of American music and is likely to do so for years to come. Continue reading

GRAMMY winning Levitt performers

Six Levitt performers won big at Sunday’s GRAMMY ceremony! Big congrats goes out to La Santa CeciliaGary Clark Jr.Snarky PuppyMariachi DivasTerrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience and Gregory Porter.

Find out more about their wins in the Levitt newsroom.

2013 GRAMMY Nominated Levitt ArtistsThe 2014 GRAMMY nominations were announced last Friday, and once again, Levitt artists are tops! Continue reading