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Levitt on the Lawn

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Levitt on the Lawn at Scripps College is an outdoor concert series presented in conjunction with Pasadena’s Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and sponsored by Scripps alumna Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch ’74. Like all Levitt concert events, the series seeks to build community through music; however, the Scripps College series is unique among the other Levitt venues in that it primarily features female artists and women-led musical groups.

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Past Levitt On The Lawn Events

Levitt on the Lawn: Chacombo
September 7, 2018

L.A.–based Afro-Peruvian band Chacombo knows how to get crowds moving with traditional tunes featuring the quijada de burro (donkey’s jaw) and cajon (box drum). Picnic on Bowling Green and dance the evening away! This program is presented as part of an ongoing series supported by the Levitt Foundation and Elizabeth Levitt Hirsch ’74 and supported […]

Levitt on the Lawn: The Mastersons
June 25, 2018

The Mastersons bring their intoxicating harmonies and exquisite instrumentation to Scripps for its annual June Levitt on the Lawn concert. “A perfect soundtrack for a summer of warm nights and hot, lazy days,” is how American Songwriter described the husband-wife duo’s acclaimed debut Birds Fly South. Winning fans from the likes of singer-songwriter Steve Earle […]

Levitt on the Lawn: Meklit
April 27, 2018

“She sings of fragility, hope and self-empowerment, and exudes all three. What’s irresistible, above all, is her cradling, sensuous, gentle sound. She is stunning.” —The San Francisco Chronicle Meklit’s fusion of jazz and folk is filtered through her native Ethiopian musical lens. A Yale graduate who now calls San Francisco home, her music is wry […]

Levitt on the Lawn: La Misa Negra
September 8, 2017

“La Misa Negra has been upending the Latin music genre, infusing tradition with outside musical influences…and contemporary subject matter.” —The San Francisco Chronicle With an electrifying blend of 1950s- and 60s-style cumbia and high-energy, Afro-Colombian dance music, this Oakland-based Latinx octet’s performances are suffused with horns, accordion, and percussive panache. Swinging from sensually hypnotic to […]

Levitt on the Lawn: The Dustbowl Revival
June 19, 2017

Big, brassy, upbeat: The Dustbowl Revival’s vintage soul-meets-country blues has wooed critics and audiences alike. Named the best live band in LA by the LA Weekly, this octet, replete with tuba, washboard, accordion, fiddle, and mandolin, cruises eastward for summer fun on Scripps’ Bowling Green. This program is part of an ongoing series supported by Levitt […]

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