WTJU: Free Fall Concert Series Aug 27 – Oct 28

Following the success of WTJU’s 2015 Levitt AMP Charlottesville concert series, the IX Art Park (522 2nd St. SE) will once again serve as the colorful backdrop for WTJU’s FREE Levitt concerts: 10 free outdoor concerts to bring our community together through excellent music.

For concert schedule updates due to weather, please visit WTJU’s Facebook page and IX Art Park’s Facebook page.

Download and print the at-a-glance schedule.


Friday, October 28, 2016 at 5pm
Bumper Jacksons
DC-based roots innovators the Bumper Jacksons jam to an old-timey, spiced-up brew. Roots/swing group Zuzu’s Hot Five opens.


Saturday, October 01, 2016, 5-9pm
Sally Rose Band and Erin & the Wildfire
Celebrate homegrown, rock ‘n’ roll girl power with the Sally Rose Band and Erin & the Wildfire.
Note: If you want to come early, Charlottesville Habitat for Humanity celebrates its 25th anniversary, 1:00-4:00pm.

Saturday, August 27, 2016, 5-9pm
Los Texmaniacs
Join the conjunto band Los Texmaniacs for a feisty fusion of rock, blues, R&B and Tejano music. Local blues group Johnny B & the Goodes opens.

Saturday, September 03, 2016, 5-9pm
Jon Stickley Trio
Ride along with the exhilarating Jon Stickley Trio as they take experimental bluegrass to a new level. Gypsy jazz extraordinaires Olivarez Trio opens.

Saturday, September 10, 2016, 5-9pm
Mighty Joshua
Master reggae artist Mighty Joshua encourages positive change through rhythmic song. Hip-hop/rasta group Vibe Riot opens.

Saturday, September 17, 2016, 12-9pm
Cville Sabroso Festival

In partnership with Sin Barreras and Luminaria Cville, we present the fourth annual Cville Sabroso festival, a day of Latin American music, culture, dance, food, and art. Featured acts include Edwin Roa, Javier Vidal, Radio Jarocho, Tinkuy, and more.

Saturday, September 24, 2016, 5-9pm
Eternal Summers
Pop power trio Eternal Summers embraces rock anthems and lush ballads. Charlottesville tweeboogie rockers New Boss opens.

Saturday, October 08, 2016, 5-9pm
Naughty Professor
Find the funk with exciting New Orleans outfit Naughty Professor.

Friday, October 14, 2016, 5-9pm
Morwenna Lasko & Jay Pun and Baaba Seth
Travel the world without leaving Charlottesville as Morwenna Lasko & Jay Pun and Baaba Seth take the stage.

Friday, October 21, 2016, 5-9pm
Black Masala
Dance the night away with Black Masala, Washington DC’s eclectic, gypsy-punk brass band.

Many thanks to our sponsors! The 2016 Levitt AMP Charlottesville Music Series is made possible with the support of:

Levitt FoundationLevitt Foundation

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CACVBCACVB Bama WorksBama Works
Blenheim VineyardsBlenheim Vineyards

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We’re proud to be sponsored by the Charlottesville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, sponsor of many terrific festivals in this area:

Festivals from Charlottesville on Vimeo.

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