After COVID wiped out the entire 2020 schedule of shows at Sioux Falls' Levitt at the Falls, the downtown outdoor concert venue returned with 40 shows last year.

In 2022, they're upping their game.

The venue has announced plans for 50 free dates this summer, running from Saturday, June 3 to Saturday, September 10.

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The first act to be revealed for the new season is the Nashville band The New Respects.

Once dubbed as a 'New Artist You Need to Know' by Rolling Stone magazine, for their 'danceable pop, soul, and rock and roll' style, The New Respects are made up of singer/guitarist Jasmine Mullen, bass player Lexi Hill, guitarist Zandy Mowry, and drummer Darius Fitzgerald.

In March 2017, they released their debut EP, Here Comes The Trouble. Followed that up with the release of their debut full-length album, Before The Sun Goes Down, in 2018.

The New Respects' show The Levitt is Saturday, July 16 at 7:00 PM.

Several area food trucks will be open at the venue starting at 6:30 PM:

The remaining 49 shows for the 2022 Season will be revealed May 5.

The schedule will include shows every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night from June 3 to September 10 with an additional five Friday morning shows for kids and families.

According to The Levitt, more than 66,000 people (an average of 1,788 per show) attended concerts at the venue in 2021.

In all, 313 artists provided 83 hours of free music last summer.

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