Cha Wa Performs Free Outdoor Concert at Westport’s Levitt Pavilion on Saturday, Aug 17

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Cha Wa will perform at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 17 in a free outdoor concert at the Levitt Pavilion for Performing Arts in downtown Westport.

— an announcement from the Levitt Pavilion

New Orleans brass band-meets-Mardi Gras Indian outfit Cha Wa radiates the energy of the city’s street culture.

Their Grammy-nominated album “Spyboy” (a nod to frontman J’Wan Boudreaux’s role in the Golden Eagles) is a modern mix of fiery, toe-tapping sounds.

Popmatters describes the band as “a grand gumbo of singing, intoxicating rhythms, and deep funk grooves that are impossible to resist.”

Cha Wa publicity photo

Photo from the Levitt Pavilion website

Cha Wa performs Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Levitt Pavilion.

About Levitt Pavilion’s Concerts

The Levitt Pavilion offers about 50 outdoor concerts each summer at its outdoor venue along the Saugatuck River in downtown Westport.

Here’s a note from the Levitt describing some of their rules:

—The lawn and the ice cream concession are open to the public one hour before show-time.

—Facility is closed to public during load-in and sound-check.

—Picnics are welcome.

—The Levitt Pavilion and its perimeter is a non-smoking area.

—Pets are not allowed.

In case of inclement weather, check the Levitt website or call our concert hotline (203-221-2153) at or after 4:30 p.m. on the day of the show for a location status update. While we have a nearby rain location for free shows, we always do our best to stay outside shower or shine!

See also: Tips for enjoying your visit to the Levitt Pavilion

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