Sat, Feb 17 9:00PM
The Atlanta Room

TONY LEVITAS & THE LEVITATIONS

LATE SHOW

$10 IN ADVANCE / $14 DAY OF


Artist Bios

TONY LEVITAS & THE LEVITATIONS

Tony Levitas is a song-writer, singer and multi-instrumentalist. He has just completed recording his third album, "Feel Good Now (Clarksdale, Mississippi)" with Martin Kearns again co-producing and playing keyboards. This album also features Bob Glick, Steve Einbender , Eytan Davidson, Bill Fleming and Graham Levitas. "Black Sky Blanket, Tony's second album was released in 2014, co-produced with Marty Kearns. You can check out the songs on reverbnation. "Together Somehow" is Tony's debut solo CD released in 2011, is on i-tunes, Spotify and Amazon. The video, "Choices" from this album is on youtube and on reverbnation. Tony is a native Atlantan and has been in the music business over 30 years, penning dozens of songs. He has been in a number of bands, most notably, Arms Akimbo, who had several records out and a video which appeared on MTV. As the lead vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter for the band, Tony toured with Arms Akimbo extensively including a performance at the South By Southwest Music Conference in Austin, TX and along the east coast playing such venues as CBGB’s and the Danceteria in New York City, and numerous college campuses form Atlanta to Boston. They played with many bands including the Ramones, R.E.M, The Beastie Boys, The Black Crowes, 10,000 Maniacs, The Tubes, Marianne Faithful, Toots and The Maytalls, Dennis Brown and The Georgia Satellites, to name a few. Tony writes passionate songs about life, love, loss, yearning and hope. His work has been compared to Neil Young, The Clash, The Velvet Underground, Steely Dan, and John Mayer, though his main influences include the early British Invasion, Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Bob Marley, Jim Morrison and Hank Williams. For the past many years, Tony has played in the classic rock and roll band, The Helpers, with his musical blood bothers David Weissmann, Bob Glick and Steve Einbender, Jamie Hood, Larry and Michael Chesin, Eytan Davidson, and Graham Levitas, who play around the Atlanta area.