Julie Dexter To Headline Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series Thursday

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Julie Dexter
Julie Dexter

Julie Dexter will headline the Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series on Thursday on the lawn of the Bessie Smith Cultural Center.   

Review for Julie Dexter: 

Julie Dexter is a British singer, songwriter and producer whose music transcends the boundaries of jazz, reggae and soul. Influenced by legends such as Nancy Wilson and Bob Marley, Dexter takes classic soul to the heart of her artistry. She was honored at the Black Women in Jazz Awards with the "Afro Caribbean Soul of Jazz Award" for her contributions to the Afro Caribbean community through the arts. Her audiences might recognize her single “Ketch A Vibe,” which was featured in Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns. Julie Dexter is an audaciously independent artist with an undeniable connection to her audience. 

The cast of The Wiz production, now playing at the Chattanooga Theatre Center, will open the evening with a performance at 5:45 p.m. This multicultural journey is a familiar story about Dorothy and her journey on a yellow brick road that's filled with rock, gospel and soul music. 

The Levitt AMP Chattanooga Music Series will be held on Thursday nights on the lawn of the Bessie Smith Cultural Center from Aug. 2-Oct. 26 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. 

Food for purchase will be provided by Dipped Fresh, Chew Chew Chattanooga, Chatter Box Cafe, Taqueria Jalisciense, Choo Choo Ice, and Bruster’s Ice Cream.  Beverage for purchase will be provided by Oddstory Brewing Company and Barley Chattanooga.

The Bessie Smith Cultural Center has 70 parking spaces in its lot available. After 6 p.m., there is free street parking located along MLK Boulevard and Houston Street. After 6 p.m., there are various public parking lots near the property that are available. 

For concert schedule updates related to weather, please visit the Urban League of Greater Chattanooga's Facebook page.



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