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Summer Concerts Anne Arundel County

By Katy Agro Myers

Summer is here - and one of the things my family hasn't done enough of in the past is hitting up the summer concerts around town. We did this a few years ago and were able to grab some food and drinks and ice cream and just sit and listen and dance and laugh with the kids. We all loved it and I'm looking forward to hearing the sounds of local artists this summer! Check out our list by location:

Waugh Chapel Towne Centre’s Summer Concert Series returns on June 8!

BYO lawn chair or blanket and join us on S. Main Chapel Way every Wednesday night from June 8-August 17, 6:30-8:00pm for live music from local bands.

Check out this year’s lineup:

June 29: Baltimore Rockabilly* - Baltimore Rockabilly is a trio formed to play and preserve the founding form of rock and roll.

July 6: Tumblehome- A range of music including rock, blues, and R&B, with a focus on classic and contemporary rock.

July 13: Diamond Alley - A 5 piece dance/rock and variety group performing an exciting and diverse mix of contemporary and classic hits.

July 20: Tony Denikos & the Working Poor - Modern Americana with deep roots; Tony’s music is witty, cutting, purposeful and reflective.

July 27: Mallow Hill* - Delivering an eclectic sound reminiscent of 60’s soul, 70’s rock and modern blues.

August 3: Texas Chainsaw Horns - A tight horn arrangement drawing on a variety of influencers from Ray Charles to ZZTop.

August 10: A Classic Case - A band with a mission to preserve and perform classic rock & roll.

August 17: Foreplay* - A tribute to 70’s rock! Guaranteed you will hear some of your favorite harmony-driven tunes from one of the best eras in music!

*Kid’s Night with a special pre-concert magic show with Liam Laugherty & free balloon art from Balloons by Brenda during the show!


Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis Sponsored by the Friends of Quiet Waters Park 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis

July 16 – 6:30-7:30 pm

US Naval Academy Blues and Gold (Blues) Blues and Gold is the newest unit of the Naval Academy Band, performing classic blues and blues-infused music by artists such as B.B. King and Muddy Waters and current hits by Joe Bonamassa and Eric Clapton

July 23 – 6:00-8:00 pm

The Tribe Band - A band that plays all kinds of music from Gospel to Blues, Funk, R&B, Soul Music, Reggae, Smooth Jazz, Dance Music, Old School Music, Motown and more. Whatever the occasion calls for, The Tribe Band can provide music and entertainment.

July 30 – 6:00-8:00 pm

Clones of Funk - First conceived by founder Wesley Beann in 1989 as a reunion of fans and musicians who were dedicated to the music of Parliament and Funkadelic. This 8 piece band will surely have you up on your feet dancing the entire show.

August 6 – 6:00-8:00 pm

Davidson Exchange - A bunch of youngsters bangin’ out the grooviest sounds with the hippest new rhythms and happening musical head rushes! Come share it with us. You’ll touch the sky!

August 13 – 6:00-8:00 pm

Sound Check Rock Bands - Here is your chance to hear it here first! Three young, up-and-coming bands will perform live on stage for your entertainment. These kids will be sure to have you up on your feet and singing along.

August 20 – 5:30-7:30 pm

Melissa Carper - Originals of the country, western swing, and jazz variety. Melissa Carper has a voice old beyond her time, with just the right kind of twangy lisp. She sounds like a 70’s Country Star transported into the digital age, rhinestones and all!

August 27 – 5:00-7:00 pm

Kelly Bell Band - The Kelly Bell Band is exactly the kind of genre-bending, rulebreaking, and color-smearing group that the music scene of the 2020’s desperately needs. The Band lives outside of all the lines and freely mixes blues, funk, rock, metal, hip-hop, and more into a compelling fusion of music styles.

September 3 – 5:30-7:00 pm

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra - The mission of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is to produce, present and promote memorable symphonic music that increases awareness, enjoyment, and appreciation of music for all ages throughout the region.


Downs Park in Pasadena Bayside Summer Concert Series Sundays in June. Featuring a variety of great music and beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay. Brand new amphitheater opens this June! 8311 Downs Loop, Pasadena


Summer's City Dock Concert Series at Susan Campbell Park. Art in Public Places Commission Annapolis.

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