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02 Sep 14 Taste of Louisiana for Texas Music Fans

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Whether you’ve seen them on HBO’s Treme or at their legendary Tuesday night gig at The Maple Leaf, the Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is known as a true New Orleans institution. Arlington can get a little taste of that authentic New Orleans sound when they perform at the Levitt Pavilion at

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8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, sponsored by Olenjack’s Grille.Rebirth Brass Band Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world. While committed to upholding the tradition of brass bands, they’ve also extended themselves into the realms of funk and hip-hop to create their signature sound. Here’s how The New York Times described them: “Rebirth can be precise whenever it wants to, but it’s more like a party than a machine. It’s a working model of the New Orleans musical ethos. As long as everybody knows what they’re doing, anyone can cut loose.” Kicking off the third weekend of the Levitt’s free fall concerts is a band that’s been rejuvenated by a two-year hiatus and the addition of three new band members. The Duhks bring their folk-inspired music with a can cialis cause high blood pressure progressive approach to the Levitt at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12. Their newest recording, Beyond the Blue, was released earlier this summer and represents a group of musicians rediscovering the magic that drew them together 13 years ago. Their concert is sponsored by J. Gilligan’s. When it comes to Saturday night party music, over the counter cialis country fans in the area turn to Two Tons of Steel. Influenced equally by Elvis Presley and the Ramones, Two Tons takes the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13. Their 10th album, Not That Lucky, reached number four on the Americana Music Charts last fall. They’ve played the Grand Ole Opry eight times and are so beloved in Texas, they are featured in the IMAX film, Texas: The Big Picture. cialis over the counter The Two Tons concert is sponsored by the Star-Telegram. Levitt audiences are seated on blankets and lawn chairs on an open lawn. They are allowed to bring picnics and coolers with beverages, including beer and wine, generic cialis from canada but no glass containers. Concessions are available at the pavilion, which this year also includes beer and wine. All of the Levitt concerts are family friendly. There is plenty of free parking in the parking lots all around the pavilion located at 100 W. Abram St. at the corner of Abram and Center streets. The Levitt’s free Fall Concert Series sponsors are Everything Energy, Levitt Pavilions, the City of Arlington, Downtown Arlington Management Corp., Arlington Parks & Recreation, the Arlington Chamber Foundation, the Arlington Cultural Tourism Council, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation, FW Weekly, Pianotex, the Sheraton Arlington, the Star-Telegram, the Texas Commission on the Arts, Texas Health/Arlington Memorial Hospital, Union Pacific, University of Texas Arlington, and WFAA. A complete fall concert schedule as well as information about the artists is available at The website also includes directions, a parking map and helpful FAQs about the concerts and visiting the pavilion.

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