Levitt at the Falls 2023 Season Revealed

Sioux Falls, SD (May 4, 2023) Levitt at the Falls is pleased to announce the full calendar of 50 FREE concerts for the 2023 season. The Levitt team has assembled an exciting season of professional artists to perform for 50 FREE concerts at the Levitt Shell in Falls Park West starting on Friday, June 2 and concluding on Saturday, September 9. The 2023 season, presented by Sanford Health, will consist of local, regional, national, and international professional artists offering a variety of genres and musical styles. With 10 different musical series offered (Americana, Blues, Country, Hip-Hop, Homegrown, Indie Vibe, Rock & Roll, Women of Song, World Music, and a Family Series), there will be something for everyone.

 

“Levitt at the Falls is thrilled to share our 50 concert line-up with the Sioux Falls community.  This summer we’re celebrating our fifth season with an updated genre list including a new Hip-Hop and Indie Vibe series filled with dynamic musicians bringing fresh talent to the Levitt stage.  We are collaborating on community cultural festivals and expanding our outreach and opening act programming.  There is much to celebrate and something for everyone to take part in during this much-anticipated 2023 summer season,” said Nancy Halverson, Executive Director of Levitt at the Falls.

Levitt concerts will be each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night of the summer from June 2 – September 9 with music starting at 7 p.m.  Levitt events will include opening acts as well as headlining bands, a variety of food vendors, and drinks available through JJ’s Wine & Spirits. Each concert will be live streamed online and projected on the large video board onsite in partnership with South Dakota Public Broadcasting.  Additionally, Family Series performances for youth will be held on 5 Saturday mornings throughout the summer with music starting at 10:30am.

 

The 2023 Levitt at the Falls season is presented by Sanford Health. “The Levitt is one of the absolute gems of Sioux Falls, and Sanford Health is once again incredibly proud to be the Season Presenting Sponsor for Levitt at the Falls,” said Stacy Wrightsman, Community Relations at Sanford Health. “Seeing families and friends come together to enjoy night after night of music and entertainment brings a smile to my face and further cements our belief that the investment we make in the Levitt is a true reflection of Sanford Health’s continued commitment to positively impacting the health and wellness of all those who live in our community and our entire region. There are so many reasons to be excited for this year’s concert season, and we can’t wait to celebrate with all of you!”

 

Opening night on Friday, June 2 will feature acclaimed blues saxophonist and vocalist Vanessa Collier.  Closing night on Saturday, September 9 will feature Celtic rock favorites the Young Dubliners. Other season concert highlights include acclaimed international artists Pascuala Ilabaca and Doolin’, South Dakota rock and roll hall of famers Indigenous, hip-hop artists Cocoa Sarai and Mato Wayuhi, a special 4th of July performance by the U.S. Army Band’s Six-String Soldiers, and GRAMMY-nominated mother and son artists Nnenna and Pierce Freelon.

 

The Levitt at the Falls 2023 season will feature new and familiar special events to help celebrate the summer with food, music, family, and fun. Several music and cultural festival collaborations will occur as a part of the Levitt summer season to celebrate the diversity of Sioux Falls, including the LSS Multi-Cultural Center’s Festival of Cultures, a new All My Relatives Music Festival in collaboration with the Wokini Initiative of SDSU, and partnerships with the Juneteenth and Kunama Community Festivals.

 

Levitt at the Falls is a non-profit organization dedicated to building community through music.  In the 2022 season, the Levitt reached over 100,000 people with its free music programming. Levitt Shell Sioux Falls is part of a national network of outdoor Levitt music venues and concert sites dedicated to strengthening the social fabric of communities. Presenting a broad array of music genres and cultural programming, Levitt venues bring together families, friends, and neighbors of all ages and backgrounds. The Levitt Shell is located in downtown Sioux Falls at 504 N. Phillips Avenue in Falls Park West.

 

2023 LEVITT AT THE FALLS CONCERT SEASON PRESENTED BY SANFORD HEALTH

 

Evening Performances:  Music Starts at 7:00pm

 

Vanessa Collier | Fri, June 2

Davina and the Vagabonds | Sat, June 3

Yam Haus | Thur, June 8

The Lao Tizer Band | Fri, June 9

Pascuala Ilabaca | Sat, June 10

Stillhouse Junkies | Thur, June 15

Nnenna Feelon | Fri, June 16

Mato Wayuhi | Sat, June 17

The Boneshakers | Thur, June 22

The Shindellas | Fri, June 23

La Santa Cecilia | Sat, June 24

Rowan Grace | Thur, June 29

Annie Mack | Fri, June 30

Lvcy Moon | Sat, July 1

Six-String Soldiers | Tues, July 4

Fiddles & Friends | Thur, July 6

Frank Waln | Fri, July 7

Indigenous | Sat, July 8

Ultra Violet Fever | Thur, July 13

Dee-1 | Fri, July 14

Kings & Associates | Sat, July 15

The Buckmiller Schwager Band | Thur, July 20

Ax and the Hatchetmen | Fri, July 21

Tiera Kennedy | Sat, July 22

The Arcadian Wild | Thur, July 27

Blood Brothers | Fri, July 28

Ian Flanigan | Sat, July 29

Never Come Down | Thur, Aug. 3

Radio Free Honduras | Fri, Aug. 4

Chinobay | Sat, Aug. 5

Doolin’ | Thur, Aug. 10

Bywater Call | Fri, Aug. 11

Scott Tournet | Sat, Aug. 12

Robert Jon & The Wreck | Thur, Aug. 17

Presley & Taylor | Fri, Aug. 18

Cocoa Sarai | Sat, Aug. 19

Damn Tall Buildings | Thur, Aug. 24

Autumn Kings | Fri, Aug. 25

Fox Royale | Sat, Aug. 26

The Contenders| Thur, Aug. 31

DuPont Brass | Fri, Sept. 1

The Vindys | Sat, Sept. 2

Patty PerShayla & The Mayhaps | Thur, Sept. 7

Little Joe McCarthy & Big Trouble| Fri, Sept. 8

Young Dubliners | Sat, Sept. 9

 

Saturday Morning Family Series Performances:  Music Starts at 10:30am

 

Buckets N Boards | Sat, June 3

Pierce Freelon | Sat, June 17

Jackie Bird | Sat, July 8

Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players | Sat, July 22

Christian Adeti & Titambe West African Dance Ensemble | Sat, Aug.  5

For the full concert details and artist bios, visit www.levittsiouxfalls.org

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