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Montopolis: The Legend of Big Bend

Levitt Pavilion Arlington

Take a trip to Big Bend in music and stunning video!

Critically acclaimed indie classical group, Montopolis, turns west Texas tales into song in this concert inspired by Big Bend National Park. The performance weaves history, poetry and personal stories into music inspired by the land and the people who have walked upon it. Music and story are accompanied by breathtaking video on the Levitt video screen that captures the epic grandeur of the vast high desert wilderness. Led by composer Justin Sherburn, Montopolis combines country, folk and rock styles into modern classical arrangements that the Austin Chronicle has called “stunning” and “transcendent.” The musicians include members of the Austin Symphony, Okkervil River, The Polyphonic Spree and the Tosca String Quartet. The presentation features a dynamic seven-piece group accompanying a gorgeous video portrait of West Texas and legends of the Texas Rangers and Native Americans.

Concerts are FREE and family-friendly, except for the 38 Special concert on Oct. 5, which requires a ticket purchase. The Levitt Pavilion is located at 100 W. Abram St. in Founders Plaza on the corner of Abram and Center streets. For directions and parking, please see Directions & Parking. The Levitt is an open-lawn seating, outdoor concert venue. Visitors to the FREE concerts should bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Picnics and coolers are welcome to the FREE concerts. Please do not bring glass containers to the Levitt. Concessions are sold at the Levitt, including beer and wine. For additional information, please visit our FAQs, call the 24-hour information line at 817.543.4301, or email [email protected].

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100 W. Abram St. · Arlington, TX 76010