Summer of Music Playlist



Share your music experiences with us on social media using #MarylandMusic, and make sure to check out Maryland's Summer of Music lineup. To scope out all the rockin' events across Maryland during the Summer of Music, see the Calendar of Events.



DelFest offers stellar Bluegrass performances and one-of-a-kind musical collaborations over Memorial Day weekend.


Maryland Deathfest


Deathfest brings together the very best death metal, grind core, doom, thrash, hardcore, black metal and experimental bands the planet has to offer.


Hometown Holidays


Great line-up of live music and entertainment on 4 stages. Concurrent with the Taste of Rockville featuring more than 20 food and drink booths, plus kids activities.


Western Maryland Blues Fest


The 23rd Anniversary of the Western Maryland Blues Fest! The 2018 series will feature yet another fabulous line-up of national, regional and local musical acts to jump-start your summer fun.


Capital Jazz Fest Fest


A three day festival featuring musical acts such as Earth, Wind & Fire, Snarky Puppy, Bob James, and more!


Annapolis Irish Fest


Celebrate everything Irish at the only festival of its kind in the region. Enjoy traditional Celtic music & Irish rock. Exhibits, Irish Stew & other favorites. Little visitors enjoy crafts & more


Washington Folk Festival


Wander this 19th-century amusement park site to the tune of bluegrass mandolins, alpenhorn thunder, and the park’s original Wurlitzer and enjoy storytelling, dancers, craftspeople and – of course – a ride on the historic carousel.


Common Ground on the Hill


Nationally & internationally known musicians perform on 4 stages. Headliner: The Kruger Brothers, award-winning classical & bluegrass fusion band.




America's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days with 150+ fine artists, fashion designers, craftspeople. Visual art exhibits, sculpture, art cars, photography; live music.


Moonrise Festival


Music Festival for all ages with music of many styles such as heavy-hitting bass,hip hop, live electronic acts and more. Plus art installations, vendor village, and amazing food options.


Caroline SummerFest


Free arts and entertainment festival in downtown Denton including arts for kids, food, strolling entertainment plus music on three stages, and beloved car show.


L'il Margaret's Bluegrass Festival


The 30th Anniversary of this very special Bluegrass Festival. Rain or Shine, this family style festival is at Goddard Farm. Bring your chairs. Food and beverages available for sale on-site.

National Folk Festival


The longest-running multi-cultural traditional arts celebration in the country. This 3-day outdoor event is FREE to the public and will introduce audiences to some of the best talent throughout North America.

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