A bright note in an otherwise exceptionally rainy evening in Los Angeles this past Sunday, The 66th GRAMMY Awards featured many memorable moments: Female artists won each of the “big four” categories (Album, Record, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist); Joni Mitchell performed on the GRAMMY stage for the first time ever; and Stevie Wonder, Annie Lennox, Jon Batiste, and Fantasia Barrino masterfully paid tribute to the legacies of Tony Bennett, Sinead O’Connor, Bill Withers, Tina Turner, and other luminaries.

The Recording Academy recognized artists who have performed on Levitt stages across the country with an impressive 38 nominations and 8 wins. Keep reading to learn more about this year’s class of Levitt GRAMMY winners. We are thrilled to congratulate each artist for their exceptional talents and powerful impact in the music industry.


Billy Childs

Best Jazz Instrumental Album | The Winds of Change

The critically acclaimed composer, jazz pianist, arranger, and conductor took home the award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album. A Los Angeles native, Childs is inspired by nostalgia of his youth and film noir influences. This is his 6th GRAMMY win and 17th nomination. Billy Childs previously performed at Levitt Pasadena* in 2010.



Bobby Rush

Best Traditional Blues Album | All My Love For You

Bobby Rush is a composer and singer blending blues, rap, and funk, and he is also a dedicated advocate for musical artists. All My Love For You emphasizes the toe-tapping grooves that fans have adored for over 60 years. This is the 90-year-old icon’s third GRAMMY win and 7th nomination. Bobby Rush previously performed at Levitt Shell Memphis* in 2021 and Levitt Denver in 2020.



Gaby Moreno

Best Latin Pop Album | X Mí (Vol. 1)

X Mí (Vol. 1) is a collection of rich and soulful songs, each pulled from Moreno’s extensive recording catalog for a passionate acoustic reimagining. This is her 1st GRAMMY win and 4th nomination. Gaby Moreno previously performed at Levitt Los Angeles in 2011 and Levitt Denver in 2017 and 2020.



Larkin Poe

Best Contemporary Blues Album | Blood Harmony

The multi-instrumentalist sister duo’s latest album reflects the warm summers of their Georgian upbringings through powerhouse vocals and punchy guitar solos. Rebecca Lovell and Megan Lovell celebrated their first GRAMMY win and second nomination.  Larkin Poe performed at Levitt AMP Middlesboro in 2019 and Levitt Denver in 2018.



Lost Bayou Ramblers

Best Regional Roots Music Album, Live |Orpheum Theater Nola, Lost Bayou Ramblers & Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

This collaboration earned the Cajun roots band their second GRAMMY win and third nomination, and the philharmonic’s first win and nomination—in an unprecedented category for American orchestras. The vibrant partnership was born out of the rich and inventive musical tapestry of Louisiana. The Los Bayou Ramblers performed at Levitt SteelStacks in 2016 and Levitt Shell Memphis 2011.



Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway

Best Bluegrass Album| City of Gold

This is Molly Tuttle’s second win in the category, and the first album recorded with her live band. The contagious high spirits and skill of the ensemble comes through in each song, recounting stories of the California native’s home state. Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway performed at Levitt AMP Sheboygan in 2023.



Samara Joy

Best Jazz Performance | “Tight”

The self-produced single, “Tight,” was released during a whirlwind year for Samara Joy. Earning Best New Artist and Best Jazz Vocal Album at the 2023 GRAMMYs, this year’s awards are Joy’s third win and third nomination. A fan favorite during her live performances, “Tight” is a showcase of Joy’s incredible soulful range. Samara Joy performed at Levitt Westport in 2023 and Levitt AMP Utica in 2021.



The Blind Boys of Alabama

Best Roots Gospel Album | Echoes of The South

Formed in 1944 and hailed by Rolling Stone as ‘gospel titans,’ The Blind Boys of Alabama pair traditional spiritual and gospel with timeless soul and R&B in Echoes of the South. This year’s award brings the total to 6 GRAMMY wins and 15 nominations for this venerable group. The Blind Boys of Alabama headlined the Levitt National Tour in 2018, performing at Levitt Pavilion Arlington, Levitt Pavilion Dayton, Levitt Pavilion Denver, Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles, Levitt Shell Memphis*, and Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks.



*Former Levitt Venue