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Free Music Concert Series at Levitt Shell Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:15:00 +0000 Levitt Shell Free Music Concert Series at Levitt Shell WATN >>anchor: to come back. the levitt shell has free concerts every year with performances i nationally and internationally touring musicians from all over the world. they use a free concert to bring people together and they are building a stronger community for music and finding common ground for a diverse audience. the shell's rich musician heritage and the renovated acility and multicultural musical programming is helping to make the ideal setting to bring the memphis community preview the free concert series is executive director and pits. >> nice to be here. >>anchor: tell us about this week's trophy lineup. >> we have a great lineup this weekend. it is an all girls weekend at the shell. it is going to be so much fun. you have a lot of great blues music with ruthie foster on thursday night and ruthie foster is a multi-grammy award-winning and nominated artist. she has won several blues music awards. she is just phenomenal. she is from austin, texas and she breathed it every time she steps on stage. it is incredible. and it is a great show with just a lot of energy. friday night we have a singer who is going to be really cool. it's another blues artist. she is a blues guitarist and just has a whole lot of energy in her performance. she was born and raised in new york but her family is from cameroon in africa so there is a lot of afro beats that comes into her music and a lot of soul in her music. she has studied soul music and r&b music from this area in fact so she really brings a lot about into her performance. that will be a great night also. saturday night from we have liz brasher. i am looking forward to this. i have never actually seen her perform live, but i have heard her in the studio. she has been working on her record. her performance in the studio was so appealing to a record label that they snatched her up while she was still in the studio. i'm excited to hear her. >>anchor: she has been recording in memphis? >> yes, here in memphis. are excited to hear her on stage and they are going to have a great band with her and it is going to be fun saturday night. sunday night we have abandoned the grams. they are a full band with a lot of energy and a great group of people. so it'll be a nice way to spend a great sunday afternoon. >>anchor: father's day, speaking of which works your picnic lunch. >>anchor: i always thought it was awesome with the way the setting is and it is so casual and i really enjoy it. >> exactly. it is a no commitment place. you can really just pack a picnic and it and you don't have to worry about tickets or have to worry about finding receipt or disturbing people if you come in late. you don't have to worry about any of that. just show up when you want to show up. find a place on the lawn and put your launcher down or your blanket and just have a blast. the great thing is the kids can run around and play. there is something there for everyone to enjoy. >>anchor: we saw a while back i remember, lisa marie presley. we had kids everywhere and adults were enjoying it their way and it is just such a wonderful exposure of memphis. what exactly can concertgoers bring or what shouldn't they bring? can bring food.y want. you can pack the cooler and bring your own cooler months we also have food trucks that are there every night and the food trucks change every night so you can always check their website or facebook to see who is going to be there that evening. if you want to not hassle with preparing your dinner, you can just pick it up when you are there at the shell. you can also make some peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the kids and pack something in the cooler for yourself and come on out. >>anchor: one thing i forgot was the bug spray. the people that were next to us were very kind and let us borrow some of their bug spray. find out information? we have the information on the screen and you can get more information. >> it is not just this weekend. we have concerts all year so every thursday, friday, saturday and sunday and june and july and september and october, the shell is going to be running so come on out. you can come out and find all of the information on levitt you can go to each of the shows and we have videos of the artist that you can sit and watch and listen and see if it is something you might be interested in. >>anchor: that is awesome. i know a lot of people cannot wait for this weekend. it looks like it is want to be a packed schedule. you so much for being here with us today. >> tank you. >>anchor: we are going to

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