The Breeders will play the Levitt Pavilion Dayton on Sept. 20 as part of the 2019 Eichelberger Concert Season. Video by Amelia Robinson

One of the biggest rock acts out of Dayton, The Breeders, among Levitt performers this week

One of the biggest rock acts to come out of Dayton will perform a free hometown show this weekend at Levitt Pavilion Dayton.

Here’s what to expect this week as Levitt’s second season is winding to a close this month:

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>> Who’s performing at Levitt Pavilion this season?

>> Levitt Pavilion: Complete 2019 season schedule

 
Peace and Justice Concert (World House Choir pictured) | Thursday, Sept.19 | Choral Levitt Pavilion Dayton has announced its 2019 season. This year’s concerts will be held at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. There will be a family concerts third Sunday of each month — except Sunday, July 21 — at 4:30 p.m. The Greatest Showman will be shown t the pavilion Sunday, July 21 beginning at at dusk as part of the PNC Family Series.

Peace and Justice Concert with The World House Choir | Thursday, Sept.19 | Choral 

The World House Choir’s mission is to perform music that motivates and inspires our communities toward justice, diversity, and equality as we strive for peace and create our web of mutuality. They are associated with “Arts for Peace and Justice,” a non-profit association in Yellow Springs  created to promote and unite progressive arts movements for peace justice and social change with an emphasis on the choral arts and people’s music. The name “World House Choir” is rooted in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s metaphor that we must create a “world house” in which we all live together in peace and justice. 

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International rock sensations, The Breeders, will be playing a free concert at the Levitt Pavilion Dayton on Friday, Sept. 20. CONTRIBUTED
Photo: Contributing Writer

The Breeders | Friday, Sept. 20 

Formed in 1989 as a side-project for Dayton original, Kim Deal, while her other band, Pixies, were on a hiatus, The Breeders quickly became a household name. With 1990’s “Pod” and 1993’s “Last Splash,” the Breeders became icons of the era’s alternative rock explosion.

>> The Breeders added to Levitt Pavilion summer lineup

Noah Wotherspoon | Saturday, Sept. 21 | Blues Levitt Pavilion Dayton has announced its 2019 season. This year’s concerts will be held at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. There will be a family concerts third Sunday of each month — except Sunday, July 21 — at 4:30 p.m. The Greatest Showman will be shown t the pavilion Sunday, July 21 beginning at at dusk as part of the PNC Family Series.

Noah Wotherspoon | Saturday, Sept. 21 | Blues 

The Noah Wotherspoon Band hails from Cincinnati. Wotherspoon has been immersed in the blues and mesmerizing audiences with his soulful guitar playing since he was a teenager. At 16, he headlined the Best Buy stage at the Chicago Blues Fest; soon after he recorded the album “Buzz Me” on APO Records that featured blues legend Hubert Sumlin on two tracks. In 2015, Wotherspoon received the Best Guitarist Award at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis  and the band placed second in the Finals. Since the competition, they have been playing festivals and venues around the world, from the Mt. Baker Blues Festival in Washington State to Iceland, to an Eastern European Tour in 2017. Over the years, Noah has worked with and opened for a wide range of well-known artists such as Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Johnny Lang, Chris Isaak, Boz Skaggs, Leon Russell to name a few. 

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