It’s no secret that Memphis is a city that thrives on its deep cultural roots in the appreciation, growth, and cultivation of music. That’s why musicians from across the country strive to play at one of our many awesome concert venues.

The Levitt Shell, being one of the many, has just announced their 2016 Free Summer Concert Series, and man does it look good! With the Levitt Shell being an outside venue, it’s great for both families and groups of all ages.

Here’s their lineup so far:

  • Thursday, June 2: The Soul Rebels –
  • Friday, June 3: The Rocketboys
  • Saturday, June 4: Big Ass Truck
  • Sunday, June 5: Rising Appalachia
  • Thursday, June 9: The Record Company
  • Friday, June 10: Mariachi Flor De Toloache
  • Saturday, June 11: Cherry Poppin’ Daddies
  • Sunday, June 12: Birds of Chicago
  • Thursday, June 16: The Bo-Keys featuring Percy Wiggins and Don Bryant
  • Friday, June 17: Flow Tribe
  • Saturday, June 18: Frazey Ford
  • Sunday, June 19: New Ballet Ensemble
  • Thursday, June 23: Hayes Carll
  • Friday, June 24: Steep Canyon Rangers
  • Saturday, June 25: Stax Music Academy
  • Thursday, June 30: Patriotic Pops
  • Friday, July 1: Elizabeth Cook
  • Saturday, July 2: Ultimate Family Reunion
  • Thursday, July 7: Hal Ketchum
  • Friday, July 8: Lera Lynn
  • Thursday, July 14: Band of Heathens
  • Friday, July 15: Cedric Burnside
  • Saturday, July 16: Uncle Lucius
  • Sunday, July 17: Mipso
  • Thursday, July 21: Suzy Bogguss
  • Friday, July 22: Hip Abduction
  • Saturday, July 23: The Night Owls
  • Sunday, July 24: Nikki Hill
  • Thursday, July 28: Martin Harley
  • Friday, July 29: Snowglobe
  • Saturday, July 30: Ripe
  • Sunday, July 31: Alvin Youngblood Hart

Sponsors of the series include Orion, the First Tennessee Foundation, BMW Roadshow, FedEx, the Levitt Foundation, Levitt Pavilions, Lichterman-Loewenberg Foundation, and Jill and Ken Steinberg.

It’s so exciting to see community partners come together to bring our city a free music experience nearly every weekend of the summer. Events like these are what continues to drive tourism to Memphis and keep our musical culture alive!