Artists pictured above (clockwise, from top left): Barbara Morrison, Black Violin, Tia Fuller, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Gedeon Luke & the People, The Soul Rebels, Chubby Carrier, Ruthie Foster, Booker T. Jones and The Drifters)
African Americans have shaped many of the most iconic American music styles—gospel, jazz, rock and roll, funk, hip-hop…the list goes on and on. As we wrap up Black History Month, we’d like to celebrate the musical contributions of some of the many talented African American artists who’ve graced Levitt stages across the country. Continue reading →
Here are three things you might not know about singer and guitarist LeRoy Bell: he’s written songs for Elton John, he’s competed on The X Factor and he’s brought his own special blend of rock and soul to TWO Levitt venues (Levitt Pavilion Pasadena & Levitt Pavilion Arlington). Hear from LeRoy and catch a couple of his tunes in this new Meet the Artist video!
Yesterday, the world lost one of its greatest inspirations for peace, justice and freedom. Nelson Mandela’s leadership in the struggle against apartheid influenced musicians in South Africa and around the world.