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Sounds of Summer - Live at Levings - Talent Show & Concerts

  • Presented By
    Rockford Park District
  • Location
    Levings Park
    1420 S. Pierpont Ave.
    (June 19 at Sinnissippi Music Shell - 1401 N. 2nd St.)
    Rockford, IL 61102
  • Date
    June 12, 2022 - August 21, 2022
  • Time
    Sundays - Concerts 5:00-6:00 pm | Talent Show: June 19, July 10, July 24, August 21, 5:00-6:00 pm
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Live at Levings features a variety of musical performances, with select concerts preceded by a talent competition featuring various performers such as singers, dancers, rappers, comedians, magicians, and more great acts.

June 12, by Big V Productions presents Live at Levings Kick-off
Hosted by Alderwoman Gina Meeks, Music provided by DJ Billi
Live musical performances by Too Deep (playing R&B, funk, and soul), Blkhrt Amir (playing R&B, pop, and soul), and Swad (playing hip hop).
Food Vendor: Big & Smallz BBQ

June 19, *This event will be held at Sinnissippi Music Shell (1375 N. 2nd St., Rockford, 61107) Inspirational/Christian Talent Show (5:30-6:30)
This event is in collaboration with Tommy Meeks’ Annual Juneteenth Celebration, and will be dedicated to Big Jimmy Wright.

July 10, Talent Show (5:00-6:00) followed by Kings of The Round Table presents KORT Showcase  Kings of the Round Table (KORT) is bringing the energy and excitement of their KORT Showcase to the historic Live at Levings event. The KORT showcase will celebrate MUSIC, FASHION and FAMILY. The showcase will include the classic Levings talent competition - which will feature some of the best talent in the City competing for a chance to make it to finals! Attendees can expect singing, live instrumentation, comedy and poetry. This will be followed by musical performances and custom fashion showcases. Performances include Interscope Records R&B duo Joanz & B3E (Jones and Bee), legendary Hip Hop artist Ken The Kid, and the California based singer and dancer Charise. All music will be family friendly and enjoyable for all ages. The KORT Showcase will also feature runway presentations from custom fashion designers Teju Morgan (H'Maj African inspired clothing) and Tyler White (Cre8ive Genius Cut & Sew Fashion). Models will include children and adults. During the KORT Showcase, local picnic catering business "Catered Memories" will set up their picnic experience featuring blankets, balloons and picnic basket examples - showing families how they can enjoy their own family picnic experience in the park. Rockford's own DJ Supreme Knowledge will provide music throughout the event
Food Vendor: TNT Funnel Cakes

July 24, Talent Show (5:00-6:00) followed by Battle at Levings
Rick Monsta
- A Rockford, Illinois native, he has been in the game for over 15 years strong professionally. He prides himself in being able to mix and play any and all genres. From Hip-Hop to Latin music, radio mixes to club sets, basement parties to Festival stages. There’s not a party he hasn’t rocked, and always leaves a strong, standing impression on the crowd in attendance.
Supa Bro Bros -  
If you like hip-hop and you want to see something different in the live setting, Coppa and Mic Check,the Supa Bro Bos are going to provide that for you! Both of these natives of Rockford have traveled the country for nearly 2 decades! From large festivals to underground shows, mainstream acts and indie icons this dynamic due is ready to ROCK any stage with a one of a kind performance!

Chemistry is the hip hop r&b super-duo composed of Baltimore -based rapper and singer Jay Church and Rockford southsider Fligh Jones! They are currently working on their debut album underneath the supervision of the Legendary DJ Neal!
Food Vendor: tbd
 
Tara Terry Deon Freeman is a comedian born and raised in Rockford, IL. Deon started doing comedy in 2015 and has performed in St. Louis, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Cleveland, and Chicago. He has also opened comedy shows for a host of A-list comedians.
Live performances by: Marlon & The Crew, Meezy, Chemi$try, Doc Heref, Xica Simone, Nena Monroe, Tationa Elliott Ebony Lewers, Deuce Jibri, Ashleye Armelin, Goddess Warrior The Poetd up. After starting out at one of the most infamous open mics in Chicago, At Ease Sunday’s, Goddess Warrior, and Live Art By Niq. Music By DJ Neal & DJ Rated Ag.
Food Vendor: TNT Funnel Cakes

August 21, Talent Show Finals (5:00-6:00) followed by Diane Corder – Funky Diva of Comedy, and Kandrice Jackson and the Soul Review Band

Diane Corder began her comedy career 40 years ago. She has hosted and performed stand up comedy shows with Flame Monroe, Bernie Mac, Def Comedy Jam, Martin Lawrence, and at many comedy arenas. She has entertained and excited audiences with her outlandish style of comedy that keeps everyone laughing.
Kandrice Jackson and the Soul Review Band are known for their dynamic range of music consisting of R&B, smooth jazz, funk, and pop from as far back as the 60s as well as music of today. This band has become one of Rockford’s favorites!
Food Vendor: TNT Funnel Cakes


Subarea:Rockford Southwest and Northeast

Sounds of Summer - Live at Levings - Talent Show & Concerts