Roots-bound music in three-part harmony
Blue Water Highway runs just outside of Freeport towards Galveston along the Texas Gulf Coast, where Texas and Louisiana cultures collide in a melting pot steeped in the traditions of both states. It’s here, in Lake Jackson, that Zack Kibodeaux and Greg Essington became high school friends. Their partnership included performing in musicals and local coffee shops, until they went their separate ways after high school. Soon, Zack was writing songs and sending them to his friend. Finally, Zack coaxed Greg back to Texas to form the band he had been hearing in his head. The two named themselves Blue Water Highway Band and began to create a sound as different as the region that they came from. They turned to Catherine Clark, an opera singer, to complete the three part harmonies that’s become the band’s signature. The band released a self-titled, six-song EP in 2013 and followed that up with a full-length LP, Things We Carry, in 2015. The band began touring and continues to define themselves as a live act built on excellent musicianship, great songs and a signature three-part harmony that sets them apart from their peers. They continue to explore new sounds and musical landscapes while remaining true to their roots along the Blue Water Highway.
Join us on the lawn!
This concert is free! There is limited seating available in socially-distanced squares on the lawn and on Abram Street. No reservation is required. Squares are first come, first served when the gates open at 6 p.m. Each square holds up to four people. You must wear a mask to enter the lawn. Once you are in your square, you can remove your mask to eat and drink. You must wear a mask any time you leave your square. Once the concert is over, please leave the lawn as quickly as possible. While at the Levitt, please stay a socially distanced 6 feet away from Levitt crew, staff, artists and volunteers. Please bring your own food, beverages, chairs and blankets. No glass containers, please. Parking is free. For directions to the Levitt, please see Directions & Parking. Concert gates are located at the corner of Center and South streets between the Levitt and First Baptist Church and at the corner of Abram and Pecan streets near the flagpole entrance at the west end of the Levitt lawn.
For your health and safety
The Levitt has taken required health and safety precautions to help make your visit to the lawn as safe as possible during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Antibacterial stations are located by the restrooms and throughout the concert area. A cleaning crew will sanitize the bathrooms before, during and after concerts. Please do not attend concerts if you are not feeling well, have a temperature of 100 degrees or higher, or have been exposed to the virus. Thank you for following safety protocols of social distancing and wearing a mask. Stopping the spread of COVID-19 is up to all of us.