Hot Weather Brings Hotter Tunes to Maryland
Maryland is for music. Don’t believe us? Check out some of these amazing summer concerts. Enjoy the outdoors, grab a glass of Maryland wine or beer, and get your groove on this Summer.
1 Little Yough Summer Music Festival in Oakland
Every Friday: July 7, 2017 - September 1, 2017
In Maryland, the mountains mean music. Need convincing? Just check out this remarkable concert series serving up great concerts every Friday night in Oakland. It’s a deep dive into the roots of American music set right in the heart of Bluegrass Country. July Acts include Blue Steel, If Birds Could Fly, Bryan Elijah & the Wild Hearts. August Acts include Blended Reality, Steve Smith Band, and Donnie Wood.
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Mountain Fresh Pavilion
Oakland, MD 21550
2 Annapolis Maritime Museum Tides & Tunes Summer Concerts
Every Thursday: June 15, 2017 - August 17, 2017
Rock out by the river during the Annapolis Maritime Museum’s popular summer concert series featuring bands from myriad genres. To find info on all the groovy goodness check the Maritime Museum's website for the complete lineup of concerts as they are announced.
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723 Second St
Annapolis, MD 21403
3 Belvedere Square Summer Concert Series
Fridays: May 26, 2017 - September 8, 2017
Belvedere Square is a long-standing locals' favorite, and an evening at one of their amazing summer concerts will show you why. Great drinks, amazing food, fantastic tunes and it's all set in a scene perfect for date night, and friendly for the whole family. Find out more on our events page, because it’s definitely hip to be at the Square.
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Baltimore, MD 21212
4 Calvert Marine Museum
Located in Solomons, at the mouth of the Patuxent River, Calvert Marine Museum hosts great concerts (Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton in June) in their waterside pavilion in Southern Maryland.
5 Wine Down Fridays at Elk Run Vineyards
Drink in the sunset with smooth tunes and fantastic vino from Elk Run Vineyards in Mt. Airy. With concerts on Fridays from May through October, it’s the perfect way to close out the work week and begin your weekend.
For more details, head over to Elk Run Vineyard's for more information on the concerts and their wines.
6 Live Music at the Vineyards
Great wine and cool tunes make for a guaranteed great time at Catoctin Breeze Winery in Thurmont. With shows every week from through October 7, Catoctin has the perfect pairing for any music lover with everything from country to Brazillian to rock and the blues. Other great wineries hosting excellent concerts series include Black Ankle and Boordy Vinyard. For the most comprehensive list of concerts check the Maryland Wineries website.
7 Summer Concerts at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum
Every Wednesday: June 7, 2017 - August 16, 2017
Havre de Grace brings top talent to the top of the Chesapeake for this super popular summer series Wednesday nights throughout the Summer. There’s no better way to get over humpday than swingin’ by the bay. Go to the events page for all the details.
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History & Heritage
100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
8 Stage Wisp Concert Series
Every Wednesday: July 5, 2017 - August 30, 2017
Featuring Bluegrass, rock, and Appalachian soul, this free summer series is the place to be on Wednesday nights. Bring a beach chair and get your groove on every Wednesday for this annual favorite. Food and drinks are available for purchase on the lodge deck during the concert. Free and perfect for the entire family.
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296 Marsh Hill Rd
McHenry, MD 21541
9 Music in the Woods Mountain Branch Concert Series
Every Saturday throughout the Summer
Soak in the atmosphere at Mountain Branch's music venue in Joppa. The outdoor concert area is located between holes 10 and 11 with beautiful views of the surrounding landscape. Live music will be held Saturday evenings this summer. Bring blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy the music under the trees, sun and stars.
10 Hot August Music Festival, Cockeysville
August 19, 2017
25th annual! Always a great concert with an incredible mix of talent. This year's lineup includes: Old Crow Medicine Show, The Infamous StringDusters, Lettuce, Turkuaz, Cabinet, Memphis Gold, Electric Love Machine, Squaring the Circle, and more.