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Levitt Pavilion Music Concert Series: Bleu Edmondson

Levitt Pavilion Arlington

Warm nights, cool grass, the big Texas sky, free music, and you!

Levitt Pavilion Arlington, in the heart of Downtown Arlington, is the place for families and friends of all ages and backgrounds to experience more than 50 nights of free, culturally diverse music every year. The Levitt Pavilion brings the magic of live music and the performing arts to Arlington in a whole new way – under the stars for everyone to enjoy! Our concert calendar includes artists from all around the world and right in our own backyard, from jazz to hot Latin rhythms, home-grown country to Indie rock, and world music to fun, interactive children’s artists.

Bleu Edmondson - Earthy & electrifying modern country

Like many young Texans growing up, Bleu Edmondson’s early years were spent focused on sports rather than music. He picked up a guitar for the first time during his college years, learned a few chords and his future was set. Bleu soon discovered that some of his favorite musical acts – Robert Earl Keen*, Radney Foster, Uncle Tupelo – shared a common thread: Lloyd Maines** either produced or played steel guitar on their recordings. A short time later, using a tape player in his dorm room, Bleu made guitar and vocal demos of his songs and sent the tape to Lloyd. The gamble paid off, and Lloyd became his producer. Bleu’s collection of songs ministers to the saint and the sinner in each of us. It’s a conglomeration of the touch points and influences that give us permission to question, confront and raise a little hell on Saturday night. Bleu’s lyrics convey a worldly perspective of one who has lived a life balanced on the edge of success and failure, love and hate, elation and despair with trademark grit and unselfconscious vulnerability intact. Bleu also knows how to crank up the amps and throw down hard. His raucous live show has earned him street cred and respect among his fans as well as his musical peers throughout Texas.

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100 W. Abram St. · Arlington, TX 76010