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Jackson, TN – Jackson’s AMP at the West Tennessee Farmers Market is now in the running to bring an expanded live music series to Jackson, Tennessee during the 2017 Season.


Sponsored by the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation, a national foundation dedicated to strengthening the social fabric of America through free live music, Jackson’s AMP hopes to qualify as one of 15 winning organizations competing in the Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards.


The Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards are an exciting matching grant opportunity created by the Levitt Foundation to serve small to mid-sized towns and cities with populations up to 400,000. Up to fifteen nonprofits will receive $25,000 each in matching funds to produce their own Levitt AMP Music Series—an outdoor, free concert series featuring a diverse lineup of professional musicians.


Jackson’s AMP submitted the proposal for Jackson, TN. The proposed venue site is located at the West Tennessee Farmers Market.  Jackson’s proposal is now posted on the Levitt AMP website for public voting. http://levittamp.org


A successful campaign for Jackson’s AMP at the West Tennessee Farmers Market depends on community participation to get as many online votes as possible to bring the concert series to town. Community support, as measured by the number of online votes received, will be one of the key factors when the Levitt Foundation selects up to 15 winners.


Supporters are asked to visit https://grant.levittamp.org/voter-registration-page/ to register and vote. Online public voting is now open and ends November 21 at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. The Top 25 finalists will be selected through online public voting. The Levitt Foundation will then review the proposals of these 25 finalists and will select up to 15 Levitt AMP winners, which will be announced on January 5, 2017.


“Jackson is thrilled to be considered for the Levitt Foundation’s grant.  If you’ve been to the AMP you realize the significant impact it has made not only in Downtown but to the entire Jackson and West Tennessee community’ stated Lori Nunnery with the Jackson – Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau.  “Having a location to experience and celebrate West Tennessee’s rich music legacy is a win for us all.  Please join us in voting for Jackson’s AMP at the West Tennessee Farmers Market.” 


Jackson’s AMP at the West Tennessee Farmers Market asks supporters to start spreading the word to family, friends, colleagues and neighbors and rally the community to sign up and vote for the AMP’s proposal.  Learn more at http://levittamp.org.


Whether it’s an annual event or one of our great live music venues, experience the music which could only be “Made in Tennessee” found halfway between Memphis and Nashville in the heart of the Americana Music TriangleVisit JacksonTN to connect with what is happening in Jackson and West Tennessee. Connect socially on Facebook and Twitter or call 731.425.8333.


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