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LEVITT PAVILION STEELSTACKS REVEALS 2022 FREE CONCERT SERIES LINEUP

Free performances every Thursday through Saturday with select Sunday shows,  special fundraising concert and new One Earth ReggaeFest

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks presented by Lehigh Valley Health Network, is proud to announce its 2022 free concert series line-up. Beginning on May 20 through Sept. 11, every Thursday-Saturday and select Sunday nights the Levitt Pavilion will feature free professional concerts at the SteelStacks campus. Included in Levitt’s 12th season are annual festivals ¡Sabor! Latin Festival on June 24-26, Blast Furnace Blues on July 22-24 and new this year, One Earth ReggaeFest on July 2. Tickets for the June 10th, fundraising concert, “Beginnings- A Chicago Celebration” are now on sale with all proceeds going directly to supporting the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks free concert season.

“We are so excited to get back out on the Levitt lawn for a summer filled with free, live music. Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks brings people of all ages and backgrounds together to experience free high-caliber concerts and celebrate a shared sense of community. On the Levitt lawn, there’s no front row, back row or reserved seating – it’s a welcoming open space where our differences fade and people come together.” said Anne Sturm, Executive Director of the Levitt Pavilion. “The 2022 concert line up has something for everyone – here's to some unforgettable nights at SteelStacks!”

To kick-off the season on Friday, May 20, The Pietasters, will rock the stage. A band of friends heavily influenced by a variety of punk music styles will play a mix of high-energy covers and originals.

On Sunday, May 29, BoDeans, are long known as one of the best live acts in the business, BoDeans continues to tour year-round and delivers amazing, high energy, performances.

On Thursday, June 23, Red Baraat is conceived by dhal player Sunny Jain, and has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound, a merging of hard driving North Indian bhangra with elements of hip hop, jazz and raw punk energy.

On Thursday, July 21, Lucius, featuring Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe, are two identically dressed and coiffed halves of the same whole, the mirror image of each other at the microphone; off-stage, they step into their respective lives-separate, but close-as chosen family.

On Thursday, July 28, Black Opry isa home for Black artists and Black fans of country, blues, folk, and Americana music. This evening’s performances consist of festival sets showcasing the diversity in sound and stories that Black artists offer to country, blues, folk, and Americana music genres.

On Thursday, Aug.,18, Ana Popovic brings a high-energy concert showcasing not only Ana's mesmerizing guitar skills, but also her fabulous band, successfully merging musical styles.

“I am inviting everyone to join the best outdoor music venue in the Lehigh Valley; The Levitt Pavilion Steelstacks. The atmosphere is electric and the music is amazing,” said Mario Galante, Chair of the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks Board of Directors. “On the Levitt lawn you will find a diverse community of people from all around the Valley who share a love of music, a sense of fun, a passion for life and a commitment to building a better community. Help us to sustain our mission and grow this jewel of the Valley by becoming a Friend of Levitt or donating. Let’s keep the music playing and the fires of the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks burning for years to come. Please donate today by visiting levittsteelstacks.org/donate.”

Confirmed show schedule:

Friday, May 20            The Pietasters

Saturday, May 21        Yam Haus

Thursday, May 26        Mike Mattison with Scrapomatic

Friday, May 27             Everyday Everybody (formally known as Aztec Sun)

Saturday, May 28         Back in Black- The True AC/DC Experience

Sunday, May 29           BoDeans

Thursday, June 2         Jocelyn & Chris

Friday, June 3              Reflections- A Tribute to the Ladies of Motown

Saturday, June 4         The New Respects

Thursday, June 9         Tanqueray Hayward

Friday, June 10            Beginnings - A Chicago Celebration – Levitt Fundraiser

Saturday, June 11       Cinnamon Jones – Flag Day

Thursday, June 16       Joyous

Friday, June 17            Light My Fire – The Ultimate Doors Tribute

Saturday, June 18        Boulevards – Juneteenth Celebrations

Sunday, June 19          The Dip

Thursday, June 23       Red Baraat

Friday, June 24            Nexo - ¡Sabor! Latin Festival

Saturday, June 25        Hector Rosado y su Orq Hache - ¡Sabor! Latin Festival

Thursday, June 30       Damn Tall Buildings

Friday, July 1               Cold Spring Union

Saturday, July 2           One Earth ReggaeFest *New Festival*

Sunday, July 3             The Beautiful Distortion

Monday, July 4             The Allentown Band – Fourth of July

Thursday, July 7          Aubrey Haddard

Friday, July 8               Earth to Mars- Bruno Mars Tribute

Saturday, July 9           Peia

Thursday, July 14        Arcadian Wild

Friday, July 15             Tinsley Ellis – Friends of Levitt Backstage Party

Saturday, July 16         Siempre Salsa All Stars – VetFest

Thursday, July 21          Lucius

Friday, July 22               Moonshine Society – Blast Furnace Blues Festival

Saturday, July 23         Jackie Venson- Blast Furnace Blues Festival

Sunday, July 24           Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials – Blast Furnace Blues Festival

Thursday, July 28        The Black Opry

Friday, July 29             Tall Tall Trees

Saturday, July 30          The Abrams

Thursday, August 18     Ana Popovic – Friends of Levitt Backstage Party

Friday, August 19          A Few Good Men of Pa

Saturday, August 20      Saludos Bethlehem Ft. Pancho Bongo y su Orquesta - in partnership with Movement Moves Media, Solid Ground Entertainment

Thursday, August 25     Billy Bauer’s Dave Matthews Band Tribute

Friday, August 26          Angela Perley

Saturday, August 27      Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Thursday, Sept., 1         Vox Sambou- This engagement of Vox Sambou is made possible through Performing Arts Global Exchange, a program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

Friday, Sept. 2              October Rose

Saturday, Sept. 3          Danielia Cotton

Thursday, Sept. 8         Elijuri

Friday, Sept. 9              Dirty Dollhouse – Patriot Day Ceremony

Saturday, Sept. 10        The Aardvarks – Friends of Levitt Backstage Party

Sunday, Sept. 11          Slingshot Dakota & Catebite – Rally in The Valley