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:
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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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.
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.