Levitt Staff Picks: Favorite Songs of 2017!


2017 has been an incredibly impactful and memorable year for the Levitt network, with hundreds of free concerts strengthening communities all over the country. From the Levitt National Tour to Levitt AMP Music Series in small and mid-sized towns and cities to season-long free concert series at permanent Levitt venues, there was too much good music to keep up with! Today, we’re looking back on the songs that grabbed our attention throughout the year. From the quirky-yet-anthemic hit “Wow” by Beck to the Latin jazz-influenced soul of Gabriel Garzón-Montano, check out the Levitt staff’s favorite picks of 2017 below:

Heidi Snyder de Herrera-Vaillant, Director of Operations

Beck — “Wow”

Alina Borja, Programs Associate

Alina Baraz — “Electric (feat. Khalid)”

Victoria Bridenstine, Programs Manager

Gary Clark Jr. — “Come Together (feat. Junkie XL)”

Rounak Maiti, Digital Communications Associate

Sheer Mag — “Need to Feel Your Love” 

Sharon Yazowski, Executive Director

Old Dominion — “No Such Thing as a Broken Heart”

Nicole McGaffey, Communications Manager

Gabriel Garzón-Montano — “Fruitflies”

Aurora Anaya-Cerda, Director, Community Relations & Outreach, Levitt LA

Lila Downs — “Son de Juarez”

Patti Topete Sanchez, Senior Director of Programs

Thundercat — “Show You the Way (feat. Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins)”

Vanessa Silberman, Senior Director of Communications & Strategic Initiatives

Everything Everything — “Can’t Do”

Amy Tat, Operations Associate

Macklemore — “Good Old Days (feat. Kesha)”

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