Culture Buzz: Kansas to Headline Levitt Pavilion’s Benefit Concert This Fall

Music will soon return to the Levitt Pavilion Arlington for summer and fall.

The annual summer concert series kicks off Friday, May 19 with Grammy award-winning artists Rebirth Brass Band. Visitors will be able to attend a free concert under the stars three nights a week, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through July 23.

A few artists set to hit the stage this summer include Ambrosia, La Tropa F, Reckless Kelly, Sarah Jaffe, Los TexManiacs with Flaco Jimenez and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band.

Click here to view complete summer concert calendar.

In the fall, classic rock band Kansas will headline Levitt Pavillion’s annual benefit concert on Sept. 23. Best known for their two gold single hits, “Carry On My Wayward Son” and “Dust in the Wind,” Kansas is celebrating more than 40 years as one of America’s most iconic rock bands.

Tickets will be $45 for general admission and $185 for VIP tickets. VIP tickets include a reserved parking area, preconcert party, silent auction and reserved seats in the VIP section at the concert. Tickets are available online at levittpavilionarlington.org.

Proceeds from Levitt Pavilion Arlington’s annual benefit concert help fund more than 50 free concerts a year for everyone to enjoy. In addition to Texas Health/Arlington Memorial Hospital, the benefit concert is sponsored by Levitt Foundation, MillerCoors and the University of Texas at Arlington.

Be sure to add these Levitt Pavilion summer events to your calendar:

  • Baylor Orthopedic & Spine Hospital presents Robert Earl Keen – June 23. Cory Morrow will kick off the concert at 7:30 p.m. and Keen will go on stage at 9 p.m. Reserved seats for this event are $65 and general admission seating is $35. Tickets can be purchased online. Proceeds from the Robert Earl Keen concert will help support the Levitt’s more than 50 free concerts.
  • Downtown Arlington Center Stage Music Festival – June 9-11, featuring Reckless Kelly, Orleans and Black Violin. Venues from around the Levitt are also expected to participate with live music before and after the headliners for a full weekend of free music.
  • Light Up Arlington! – July 3. This family fun event will begin at 6 p.m. and will have food and fireworks provided by Arlington Parks & Recreation. Musical artists performing that night will be Daphne Willis and Brad Thompson and the Undulating Band.
  • The Levitt’s Family Movie Nights will include Sing-a-Long Grease July 6, perfect for a summer night. Other movies are Moana on June 8, Sing on June 15, The Secret Life of Pets on June 29 and Finding Dory on July 13. All movies are at 8 p.m. except for the two July movies, which will begin at 8:30 p.m.

For more information, visit the Levitt website or the free mobile app, Levitt Arlington. The Levitt also has a 24-hour information line at 817-543-4301.