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