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For the second year in a row, The Levitt AMP St. Johnsury Music Series will activate Dog Mountain, Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery! Presented by Catamount Arts, the concerts will take place at Dog Mountain on Sunday evenings from July 1st through September 9th, and will feature a diverse lineup of musicians from all over the country. *Please note: There will be no concert on August 19th.

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Concert Schedule

July 1, 2018

Burlington, Vt.,-based singer/songwriter Myra Flynn weaves danceable beats with emotionally nuanced lyrics that sooth the soul and draw audiences to the dancefloor like a magnet. With iridescent guitars and synths woven over undulating basslines and danceable rhythms, Flynn’s rich textured voice croons stories of self-discovery and love—both lost and found—in a sound that’s situated somewhere between Ani DiFranco and Rihanna.

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July 8, 2018

Self-dubbed ‘circus punk’ rockers Bella’s Bartok enthrall concertgoers with a passionate kaleidoscope of sound that gets listeners of all ages and backgrounds moving their feet and clapping their hands. Fans and band members alike describe the band’s bold, genre-bending sound as ‘Siouxsie Sioux covering Frank Zappa playing trombone in Tom Waits’ basement during the French Revolution.’

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July 15, 2018

Fusing the raw passion of punk and the melodic joy of pop with explosive rock ‘n’ roll sensibilities, Ume delivers high-octane performances that bring audiences to life and leave them spellbound.

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July 22, 2018

Glasgow, Scotland-based band Albannach takes a fresh new approach to pipes and drums music with charismatic reinventions of traditional tunes and original odes to their Scottish-Gaelic heritage in powerful live-performances and a sound that’s larger than life.

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July 29, 2018

Genre-defying seven-piece powerhouse ADAAWE creates a vibrant global fusion of R&B and pop steeped in gospel harmonies over jazz, funk and African stylings and lively Latin and reggae that will lift your spirits and get you dancing. Comprised of seven female all-star musicians, the group’s exhilarating djembe drumming and uplifting lyrics celebrate strength and love while drawing audiences to the dance floor and closer together in the ‘Adaawe’ tradition of Ghana, West Africa.

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August 5, 2018

New York City’s first and only all-female mariachi­ group, GRAMMY Award-winning ensemble Flor de Toloache, is pushing genre boundaries and getting concertgoers dancing with their fresh, versatile take on traditional Mexican music. The group constructs its dynamic sonic framework with explosive vocal harmonies and searing solos rounded out by soaring violin, nimble vihuela, bright trumpets and propulsive guitarron in vibrant songs that honor the heritage of mariachi music while delivering their own unique sound.

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August 12, 2018

Fusing tranquil bluegrass with punk sensibilities, Whiskey Shivers is a sight to behold, bringing together a diverse group of masterful musicians in a genre-pushing sound that gets concertgoers of all ages and backgrounds dancing. Featuring frenetic banjo and guitar picking, lyrical fiddles, propulsive upright bass and a frenzied washboard, the group delivers soaring vocal harmonies in songs that explore themes of life in the country and raw emotional landscapes.

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August 26, 2018

Described by the Austin American Statesman as an “astonishing mix of raw soul, superb musicianship and laid back grace,” rising blues star Jackie Venson’s electrifying live shows bring the house down and leave audiences wanting more. The 28-year-old thoughtfully blends blues, R&B, indie, soul and rock ‘n’ roll with scorching guitar riffs, precise fretwork and smooth, smoky vocals.

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September 2, 2018

rom fiery danceable jigs to lilting poignant ballads, Dàimh has garnered a fervid following with authentic time-honored Gaelic music rendered with a modern edge and stunning musical acumen. Pronounced “dive,” Dáimh takes their name from the Scottish Gaelic word for ‘kinship’ and they use lyrical fiddles, bright pipes, rhythmic mandolin and accordion under frontwoman Ellen Macdonald’s soaring gossamer vocals sung in Gaelic to create a visceral connection with their audiences.

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September 9, 2018

Hailing from Puglia, Italy, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino takes on Italy’s ingrained dichotomy of tradition and modernity with explosive performances full of vibrant energy, infectious rhythm and undeniable passion. The seven-piece group creates a colorful soundscape with their rich layers of propulsive frame drums, accordion, fiddles, synthesizers, harmonica, Italian bagpipes, bright classical guitar, bouzuki and soaring vocals (complemented by a fiery dancer).

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Thanks to the Mortimer and Mimi Levitt Foundation and many generous community sponsors, every concert in the 2018 Levitt AMP St. Johnsbury Music Series at Dog Mountain is FREE.

The free concerts are open to all ages, and dogs are welcome. Concerts run from 4 to 7pm every Sunday evening from July 1st through September 9th. There will be a variety of food vendors and a beer tent on-site. For more information, visit concerts.Levitt AMP.org/stjohnsbury.