Can local and nonprofessional artists perform as openers during our Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series?

Yes. Although all Levitt AMP headliners must be professional and include a variety of local, regional, and national talent, opening acts may be programmed to celebrate the talent of your community by featuring local and nonprofessional artists, bands and performance groups.

Can one or more of the 10 concerts of our Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series be part of a festival or other event?

Yes. Your Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series may incorporate a festival or other event as part of your 10 Levitt AMP concerts. However, the entire concert series must be called Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series, it must meet all of the Levitt AMP Eligibility Criteria, and it must comply with Levitt AMP Official Rules. Note: your Levitt AMP Music Series must have a minimum of 10 concerts presented over a minimum of 10 to 12 consecutive weeks. One concert must be presented each week of the concert series, though you may skip one or two weeks during the series to accommodate your town or city’s local traditions and annual events.

What is considered to be professional, high caliber entertainment?

Professional, high caliber entertainment is an artist or band who is an established musician, or group of musicians, who creates original music that is sold to the public via digital downloads or CDs, has a website or similar online presence, has representation such as a manager or agent, and regularly performs for the public in a variety of venues.

Can some of our Levitt AMP concerts be designated as 21 and over?

No. Every concert which is part of your Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series must be inclusive of all ages and family-friendly.

Are Levitt AMP concerts required to take place only in the evenings?

No. Your Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series may take place any time of the day. It is recommended that your concert series be scheduled at a time that allows for the participation of as many community members as possible. You may also schedule your Levitt AMP concerts at different times or days of the week within the 10 to 12-week period to ensure you are including as many groups from your community as possible. Note: if the concerts are scheduled at different times and days of the week during your Levitt AMP Music Series, it is recommended that there be some consistency within the overall schedule to help build your audience and create continuity.

Is our Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series required to take place as a summer concert series?

No. Your Levitt AMP Music Series can be presented during any 10 to 12-week period when weather is optimal in your area for outdoor concerts. Note: the 10 to 12 weeks must be consecutive and must occur between May 1 and October 31.

What is the minimum and maximum number of weeks our Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series must occur?

Your Levitt AMP Music Series must have a minimum of 10 concerts presented over a minimum of 10 consecutive weeks to a maximum of 12 consecutive weeks. One concert must be presented each week of the concert series, though you may skip one or two weeks during the series to accommodate your town or city’s local traditions and annual events, such as the county fair weekend or the annual 4th of July celebration. Note: if your Levitt AMP Music Series has more than 10 concerts, the concert series may extend beyond 12 consecutive weeks.

Can our Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series include more than 10 concerts?

Yes. Your Levitt AMP Music Series must have a minimum of 10 concerts presented over a minimum of 10 to 12 consecutive weeks. You may choose to present more concerts as part of your series, either within the 10 to 12 weeks or during additional weeks, if your resources allow. For example, your Levitt AMP Music Series may include 15 concerts over 10 weeks or 12 concerts over 12 weeks. Note: all concerts that are part of your Levitt AMP Music Series must be free, appropriate for all ages, and feature professional, high caliber entertainment.

Can concerts that are part of our Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series incorporate theater, film, and/or dance?

Yes. Concerts that are part of your Levitt AMP Music Series may incorporate other forms of the performing arts and visual media, as long as music is the focal point of each concert.

Our region has a rich history with a specific music genre, can our Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series focus only on that genre?

No. Each Levitt AMP Music Series must present a broad range of music genres throughout the 10 to 12-week period. Your concert series should be inclusive of all music tastes, providing the opportunity for your community to experience a variety of music performances. To celebrate local traditions and history, opening acts may be programmed to highlight a specific music genre.