Levitt AMP Greensboro Music Series
ABOUT THE LEVITT AMP GREENSBORO MUSIC SERIES
For the second year in a row, the City of Greensboro has been named one of 15 American towns and cities to win a Levitt AMP Grant award of $25,000 in matching funds to present a series of ten FREE concerts in 2017! The concerts will be held at the Barber Park Pavilion in East Greensboro every Saturday starting June 3 through August 5. No tickets needed, the event is FREE!
Barber Park is located at 1500 Dans Road in Greensboro. For all concerts, grounds will open at 5 pm, with the opening act starting at 6 pm and the headliner starting at 7 pm. All concerts should end by 8:30 pm.
The public is encouraged to bring picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs to sit on the grass at Barber Park. Food trucks, beer, and wine will also be available.
The public can share the news about the Levitt AMP Greensboro Music Series by using the hashtag #LevittAMPgso and #artsgso on social media.
LEVITT AMP GREENSBORO 2017 LINEUP
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Winter Show brings together over 100 artists each year from across North Carolina and constitutes a comprehensive survey of the finest art and craft being produced by artists who either reside or have lasting ties to the state. Painting, sculpture, photography, ceramic, jewelry, woodwork, fabric and fiber works are all displayed in a harmonious installation. Artists showing work in the exhibition vary not only by mediums, but also by experience, background and perspective. All work is available for purchase.
Lucky 32 Southern Kitchen in Greensboro features a series of live performances curated by Ogi Overman. Enjoy an evening with fine area musicians, Southern snacks and a wide selection of libations. Make yourself at home. Every Tuesday 6 ’til 9 PM. No cover charge!
Artists Dave Fox (piano), Neill Clegg (saxophone, clarinet and flute) and Matt Kendrick (double bass) will be joined by guest vocalists, who cover the Great American Songbook, jazz classics including swing…and modal classics from the late ‘50s to early ‘60s, as well as Brazilian jazz from the early ‘60s. Take advantage of our O.Henry Jazz Series Package, which includes one night’s gracious accommodations, preferred seating at our O.Henry jazz in our commodious honeyed pine paneled social lobby (we will save…
Please join us for a reception for Janet Oliver and her solo exhibition A Daily Cute. The selected works are from her Instagram account @adailycute which was set up as a public record to keep her promise to herself to practice drawing every day. According to Janet, her drawings did not "have to be 'finished' or even good, but they did need to be cute." The exhibition runs from December 21st to January 20th.
Bourbon Street comes to Greensboro this New Year’s Eve, with the hottest New Orleans jazz group in the country! The Dukes of Dixieland bring traditional jazz into the 21st century, melding ragtime, blues and Americana anthems into one dynamic evening!
Join us for First Friday with live music by Julia Goodson from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Julia Goodson is an alternative singer-songwriter from Greensboro blending classical piano with soaring vocal melodies and haunting lyrics. Currently she is working on her solo debut album, as well as collaborating with EDM producer and multi-instrumentalist DJ FM on a project called Modern Couple, blending modern rock and singer-songwriter sensibilities with electronic rhythms. Free and open to the public. Cash bar. Donations appreciated.
Join us in the gallery for First Friday with live music by John Emil from 6:30-7:30 PM. John Emil is an accomplished singer/songwriter, guitarist, and a master of slide guitar, and has performed at various music festivals across the world. Equally adept with the acoustic Hawaiian lap steel guitar and Dobro, Emil performs his own compositions and arrangements of Delta blues and American roots songs. Free and open to the public. Cash bar. Donations appreciated.
GREENSBORO SYMPHONY TANGER OUTLETS MASTERWORKS SERIES: Jaime Laredo, violin & Sharon Robinson, cello
Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 violins and cello in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11 Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin C. Brubeck: Double Concerto for violin & cello Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with current Broadway stars Hugh Panaro and Christiane Noll, as they sing favorites from Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Cabaret, Mamma Mia, Hairspray, and more!
Kodály: Dances of Galanta Bartok: Viola Concerto Brahms: Symphony No. 3
Saint-Saens: The Swan from Carnival of the Animals Bernstein: Three Meditations from Mass Dvorak: Symphony No. 6 in D major
Surf the greatest hits of the legendary Beach Boys, including their critically acclaimed Pet Sounds album in its entirety, plus classics such as Kokomo, Surfin’ USA, Barbara Ann, and California Girls in the perfect summer sendoff concert!