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Mayor Purzycki and Cultural Affairs Director Betz cordially extend an invitation to immerse yourself in the enchanting world of FREE live music at Wilmington’s Urban Artist Exchange (UAE) Amphitheater.

April 23, 2024

Join Mayor Mike Purzycki and Cultural Affairs Director Tina Betz in celebrating the vibrant power of live music at Wilmington’s stunning Urban Artist Exchange (UAE) Amphitheater! The 2024 UAE Summer Music Series kicks off tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. with a special event honoring International Jazz Day, featuring the renowned United States Army’s Jazz Ambassadors.

Experience the magic of FREE outdoor concerts, starting with the dynamic performances of America’s Big Band, the Jazz Ambassadors, renowned for their mastery of jazz music. The evening will commence with a presentation of colors by the Mount Pleasant High School JROTC, showcasing discipline, teamwork, and respect for the flag.

In addition to honoring jazz enthusiasts and supporters, the City of Wilmington and Cityfest, Inc. are thrilled to announce the lineup for the Levitt AMP Wilmington Music Series, featuring 10 FREE, family-friendly concerts starting in July. From blues to jazz, funk to world music, this series promises a diverse and exciting musical journey for the community to enjoy together.

File Photo: Aerial view of the Wilmington’s Urban Artist Exchange Amphitheater Wednesday, July 12, 2023; in Wilmington, Delaware. Photo By Part 107 Pilot Saquan Stimpson


Mark your calendars for an unforgettable summer of music:

– **July 10, 2024**: Dobet Gnahore’

– **July 24, 2024**: Sensational Barnes Brothers

– **August 14, 2024**: Digging Roots

– **September 18, 2024**: Celebration of Black Joy

– And many more!

Please note that the schedule and artists are subject to change. For updates, directions, parking information, and wheelchair accessibility, visit

The Levitt AMP Wilmington Music Series is made possible by the generous support of sponsors and partners including the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, dedicated to activating underused outdoor spaces through the transformative power of free, live music.

We extend our sincere gratitude to the State of Delaware, Longwood Foundation, Welfare Foundation, and other supporters for their invaluable contributions to the UAE Amphitheater.

About Cityfest, Inc.: As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt corporation, Cityfest, Inc. works tirelessly to enhance the quality of life for Wilmington residents through cultural and arts programming, economic development initiatives, and more. Learn more at or connect with us on Facebook and Instagram at @CityfestWilmDE.