Levitt AMP Frederick Music Series: August 2016
We’re wrapping up this season of the Levitt AMP Frederick Concert Series. Don’t miss your chance to see these unique acts on Carroll Creek every Tuesday and don’t forget to visit us in the audio tent each week!
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 | 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Opener – Nauseous Hippos
Although none of the members of Nauseous Hippos are old enough to drive, that doesn’t mean that they can’t bring a big sound to the stage. Their eclectic music style spans several decades and genres including the Beatles, the Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, and more.
Headliner – Christiana Drapkin Jazz Group
For over 20 years, Christiana Drapkin has been performing lyrical and highly personal ballads and scat improvisations along the East Coast. With her band by her side, she adds some jazz, Latin, and Brazilian rhythms into the mix, producing a unique and soulful sound.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 | 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Opener – E. Barnes
E. Barnes is an up and coming singer/songwriter/contemporary gospel artist.
Headliner – Stitch Early
When Stitch Early finally settled in Frederick after traveling the world with his Army soldier father, he began to seriously dive into music. Mixing hip-hop, jazz, and gospel, this unique artist never fails to connect with and inspire his audience.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Opener – Brave Like Us
This D.C. based acoustic duo will impress you with their haunting vocals and compelling melodies.
Headliner – Bob Margolin
This highly acclaimed musician’s career dates back to when he started playing the guitar and performing at age 15. Bob Margolin and his band are sure to entertain with their contemporary and traditional blues music.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | 5:30–8:30 p.m.
Opener – Jack Funk
Jack Funk will have the audience captivated with their raspy, soulful vocals and melodic guitar leads. Mix that with their unique instrumentation and improvisation and you get the sharp rock approach to progressive funk music that only Jack Funk can give you.
Headliner – Scott Ambush (of Spyro Gyra) and Funkelociraptor!
Frederick native Scott Ambush returns to his roots with his signature blend of multi genre influenced jazz. The five time Grammy® award nominee joins Funkelociraptor to bring funky rhythms, improvisation, and humor to the stage.
The Levitt AMP Frederick Music Series is supported in part by the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a private family foundation that empowers towns and cities across America transform neglected public spaces into thriving destinations through the power of free, live music. Learn more at levitt.org.