Hot Weather Brings Hotter Tunes to Maryland this August
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 August.
1 Hot August Music Festival, Cockeysville
August 20, 2016
24th annual! Always a great concert with an incredible mix of talent. This year's lineup includes Thievery Corporation, Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon, Revivalist, Cabinet, Samantha Fish, Eastman String Band, Litz. More info....
2 Little Yough Summer Music Festival in Oakland
In Maryland, the mountains mean music. Need convincing? Just check out this remarkable concert series serving up great concerts every Friday night in McHenry. It’s a deep dive into the roots of American music set right in the heart of Bluegrass Country. August acts include Bryan Elijah Smith & The Wild Hearts on August 5, The Curry’s on the 12th, Brent & Co on the 19th, Steve Smith’s Gospel Hour and The Lonely HeartString Band, both on the 26th. Check out our events page for more details.
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Mountain Fresh Pavilion
Oakland, MD 21550
3 Annapolis Maritime Museum Tides & Tunes Summer Concerts
Rock out by the river during the Annapolis Maritime Museum’s popular summer concert series featuring the reggae rock of Mad Planet on August 4, the mind-blowing psychedelic funk-rock of Michael McHenry Tribe on the 11th, and the gritty blues of Swamp Candy on the 18th. Find info on all the groovy goodness over at our calendar page.
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723 Second St
Annapolis, MD 21403
4 Belvedere Square Summer Concert Series
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 its all set in a scene perfect for date night, and friendly for the whole family. August highlights include Mambo Combo, The 1974, Crawdaddies and the Junkyard Saints. Find out more on our events page, because it’s definitely hip to be at the Square.
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Baltimore, MD 21212
5 Calvert Marine Museum
Located in Solomons, at the mouth of the Patuxent River, Calvert Marine Museum hosts great concerts (8/26 Goo Goo Dolls) in their waterside pavilion in Southern Maryland.
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History & Heritage
14200 Solomons Island Rd
Solomons, MD 20688
6 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 every Friday in August, it’s the perfect way to close out the work week and wake up for your weekend. For more details, check out our events page.
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15113 Liberty Rd
Mount Airy, MD 21771
7 St. Charles Sunset Concert Festival in Waldorf
Now in its eighth season, the St. Charles Sunset Concerts have become more than just a local favorite. Offering up everything from the rockin sounds of GrooveSpan to sea shanties and the US Navy Band, Waldorf is the place to be on Thursdays in August.
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The wharf At O'Donnel Lake
Waldorf, MD 20603
8 Catoctin Creek Winery’s Live Music at the Vineyard
Great wine and cool tunes make for a guaranteed great time at Catoctin Creek Winery in Thurmont. With shows every week in August, Catoctin has the perfect pairing for any music lover with everything from country to Brazillian to rock and the blues. Check out our events page for more info.
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15010 Roddy Rd
Thurmont, MD 21788
9 Summer Concerts at the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum
Havre de Grace brings top talent to the top of the Chesapeake for this super popular summer series Wednesday nights in August. There’s no better way to get over humpday than swingin’ by the bay. Go to our events page for all the details.
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100 Lafayette St
Havre de Grace, MD 21078
10 Stage Wisp Concert Series
Featuring Bluegrass, rock, and Appalachian soul, this free summer series is the place to be on Thursday nights. Bring a beach chair and get your groove on every Wednesday in August for this annual favorite.
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296 Marsh Hill Rd
McHenry, MD 21541