Sixth Annual Levitt AMP Galva Music Series Lineup Announced

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GALVA, Illinois—Grab some lawn chairs and get ready for a summer full of music in Galva. The Galva Arts Council is excited to announce a very talented lineup for the sixth annual Levitt AMP Galva Music Series presented by Regional Media.
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Held at Wiley Park in Galva, these Sunday concerts are an opportunity for community members of all ages to enjoy free live music in a picnic-style setting. Food and beverages will be available for purchase during concerts. Admission to the concerts is free and attendees are encouraged to invite friends, family, and neighbors for an opportunity to meet new friends and celebrate the summer season.

This year the series will feature eleven concerts instead of the normal ten! The Levitt AMP Galva Music Series is supported in part by the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, which partners with changemakers and nonprofits across the country to activate underused outdoor spaces through the power of free, live music—bringing people together, fostering belonging, and invigorating community life. Presenting high-caliber talent and a broad array of music genres and cultural programming, Levitt concerts are welcoming and inclusive destinations where people of all ages and backgrounds come together.

The 2024 lineup includes the following acts:

May 26 – Soultru (Soul, RnB), Sturtz (Folk, Soul)
June 2 – Rachel Brooke (Country), Rye Davis (Country)
June 9 – Sweet Lizzy Project (Rock), Gallivant (Rock)
June 16 – Shanna in a Dress (Folk Pop), Emily the Band (Folk Pop)
June 23 – Creole Stomp with Dennis Stroughmatt (Creole), Black Cat Zydeco ft. Dwight Carrier (Zydeco)
June 30 – Dyer Davis (Rock, Blues, Soul), David Rosales (Americana, Rock)
July 7 – STEAM Irish Quartet (Traditional Irish), Blame Not the Bard (Traditional Irish)
July 14 – LowDown Brass Band (Brass), Kommuna Lux (Ukrainian)

July 21 – Rhythm Future Quartet (Gypsy Jazz), Mozzy Dee w/3 on the Tree (Rockabilly)
July 28 – EmiSunshine (Bluegrass, Folk, Pop), The David Mayfield Parade (Bluegrass)
August 4 – Lone Piñon (Mexican), Sunny War (Gospel, Folk, Avant Garde)

The Levitt AMP Galva Music Series presented by Regional Media is made possible by generous community support. To learn more please visit: galvamusic.com.

About the Galva Arts Council

The mission of the Galva Arts Council is to enrich the quality of life in our town through the advancement and promotion of the arts, the encouragement of the appreciation of the arts through participation and attendance of art events, the provision of membership services, and advocacy for the arts.

About the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation

The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation is a private foundation that exists to strengthen the social fabric of America. Through its support of creative placemaking, the Levitt Foundation empowers communities to transform underused public spaces into welcoming destinations where the power of free, live music brings people together and invigorates community life. The Foundation’s primary funding areas include permanent Levitt venues and the Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards, an annual grants competition. During the past decade, the Foundation has awarded more than $20 million in grants to support access to free, high-caliber live music experiences while bringing new life to public spaces.

In 2024, the national Levitt network of music venues and concert sites is presenting 650+ free concerts in 45 towns and cities, with audiences over 750,000. In addition to supporting free concerts, the Levitt Foundation is dedicated to advancing equitable music ecosystems through research and partnerships. www.levitt.org

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