25 Music Experiences in Maryland
From grand theaters that seat thousands to a local vineyard or church, there’s no shortage of great musical venues in Maryland.
1 Creative Alliance, Baltimore
For a musical experience that pushes the limits of art, visit this multi-purpose art center in the heart of Baltimore’s Highlandtown neighborhood. The Creative Alliance welcomes a wide range of performers from Irish acoustic and reggae to Klezmer music and Zydeco. They’ve even put on a War of 1812 rock opera, so you’re bound to find something you’ll love!
2 The Fillmore, Silver Spring
This gorgeous, 2,000 seat theater still maintains an intimate feel that keeps the audience close to the music. With a lush bar and lounge area, the Fillmore hosts big name acts in a cool, funky space in the heart of Silver Spring’s bustling entertainment district.
3 Avalon Foundation, Easton
The Avalon Foundation, the largest arts organization on the Eastern Shore, includes the wonderfully restored Art Deco Avalon Theatre. This 400-seat venue hosts a variety of events including live transmissions of the Metropolitan Opera from New York City’s Lincoln Center. The Foundation also features the Stoltz Listening Room, a 60-seat venue for cabaret-style performances.
4 The Strathmore, North Bethesda
Located in the Mansion at Strathmore, this arts center is the area’s cultural epicenter with art exhibitions, performing arts and literary lectures, as well as musical performances in its impressive concert hall. Enjoy notable performances from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and touring acts like the Brian Setzer Orchestra.