Levitt AMP Charlottesville

Charlottesville | Virginia

Levitt AMP Charlottesville

Charlottesville | Virginia


IX Art Park

September 5 - November 6, 2015

The recently opened IX Art Park, an “interactive space for spontaneous dreaming,” provided the ideal environment for the diverse populations involved in Charlottesville’s thriving music scene—University of Virginia students, residents from the neighborhood and music fans from all parts of town—to come together and enjoy a fall of free, live music during the Levitt AMP Music Series surrounded by beautiful green spaces and public art.

Presented by Rector & Visitors of the University of Virginia, which serves as the nonprofit board for the University of Virginia.

Past AMP Concerts

  • Saturday, September 05, 2015 at 5:30pm

    Guy Gilchrist Trio

    Cartoonist, writer, motivational speaker and country singer/songwriter Guy Gilchrist takes the stage with his Trio.

    With opening act Red and the Romantics.

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  • Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 5:30pm

    Hogwaller Ramblers

    Since its formation in 1991, Charlottesville, Va.-based band The Hogwaller Ramblers has become a local institution with its mix of blues, jazz, bluegrass, country, rock and more.

    With opening acts bigmama joy and Lester Seal.

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  • Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 5:30pm

    Agave | Conjunto Sason

    Based in Jalisco, Mexico, Agave performs classic and immensely danceable Norteño music.

    Latin jazz/salsa band Conjunto Sason mixes the spicy Caribbean sounds of mambo, cha-cha, cumbia and bachata to invite their listeners to the dance floor. 

    With opening act Lua.

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  • Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 5:30pm

    The Smiling Islanders | Kendall Street Company | Positive Collective

    Formed in 2014, Charlottesville, Va.'s Smiling Islanders create a naturally danceable mix of rock and funk.

    Described as psychedelic, alternative, jammy, rock, indie and ska, Kendall Street Collective regularly performs in Virginia and throughout the East Coast.

    A seven-piece reggae group, Positive Collective brings uplifting messages of peace, harmony and diversity to its music.

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  • Friday, October 02, 2015 at 5:30pm

    Free Bridge Quintet

    For over a decade, The Free Bridge Quintet has been a staple in the University of Virginia and Charlottesville jazz scene, as well as the wider Central Virginia musical landscape.

    With opening act Rick Olivarez Trio.

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  • Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 5:30pm

    Pantherburn | We Are Star Children

    Blending bass, guitar and drums with banjos, keys, violins, horns and accordions, Charlotteville, Va. band Pantherburn infuses Americana into its indie rock sound.

    Born as a duo in 2010, Charlottesville-based band We Are Star Children now boasts six members and an instrumental range that spans across a breadth of musical styles in its own genre of "adventure pop."

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  • Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 5:30pm

    Roosevelt Dime

    Roosevelt Dime is a four-piece, Brooklyn, N.Y.-based band that mixes driving, melodic banjo, fat-back blues guitar, pure honky-tonk harmonies and delicious R&B vocals.

    With opening act The (All New) Acorn Sisters.

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  • Friday, October 23, 2015 at 5:30pm


    An outlandish feast for the eyes and ears, these musicians, dancers and artisans combine jazz, funk, salsa, Afrobeat and more into a sound that can be described as "steamfunk."

    With opening act Vulgar Bulgars.

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  • Friday, October 30, 2015 at 5:30pm

    Erin & the Wildfire | Chamomile and Whiskey

    Erin Lunsford’s rich, striking vocals combined with the raw, funk-infused intensity of soul rock band The Wildfire will start a flame in the heart of any listener.

    Chamomile and Whiskey blends shades of rock, mountain funk, Americana, Irish, gypsy and old-time music with a punk ferocity. 

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  • Friday, November 06, 2015 at 5:30pm

    Lauren Hoffman | The Sally Rose Band

    Dark rock and Southern Gothic singer-songwriter Lauren Hoffman uses her music to communicate the human experience, in all of its myriad dark and bright colors, to hearts everywhere.

    Together, The Sally Rose Band plays hauntingly beautiful harmonies that intertwine southern rock, gypsy folk, soul and doo-wop inspired honky-tonk. 

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955 2nd St SE, Charlottesville, VA 22902, United States
Ix Art Park
955 2nd St SE, Charlottesville, VA 22902, United States


Gayle Poirier 

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