Summer Concerts in Anne Arundel County Celebrate the Arts

Summer, music, and the arts come together for another fabulous season of Summer Concerts throughout Anne Arundel County.  These free concerts are family friendly.  Some venues even allow pets.  All you need is a chair or a blanket and the time to sit back and enjoy a variety of music performed by  talented local Maryland musicians , These free performances bring you some of the best blue grass, rock, blues, country, gospel, jazz and classical music you’ll ever want to hear. Bring your friends, bring yourself and enjoy!

London Town Summer Concert Series

London Town and Gardens Summer Concert Series – 2017
Sundays July 30-August 20. Drinks and snacks are available for purchase. No alcohol is allowed to be brought on site but can be purchased. Concerts are dog-friendly. Rain or shine. Free, donations are appreciated. Historic London Town and Gardens, Edgewater. 410-222-1919, historiclondontown.com

Sunday, July 30 – Eastport Oyster Boys and Dog Night at London Town

Sunday, August 6 – Shenandoah Run

Sunday, August 13 – Guava Jelly

Sunday, August 20 – Dan Haas Band

Bayside Summer Concert Series at Downs Park – 2017
Sundays in June. Alcohol is not allowed. Free. 6-8 p.m. Downs Park, Pasadena. 410-222-6230, aacounty.org/RecParks/concerts.cfm

June 4 – Mr. Bs & The Tides
June 11 – Aint Misbehavin
June 18 – Different Sisters
June 25 – 4 on the Floor with Overdrive

Dixie Hotel Thursday Jazz – 2017
Every other Thursday June 8-July 20. This concert series plays homage to an earlier landmark hotel that hosted famous musicians and artists including Billie Holiday and Cab Calloway. Free. 7pm. Whitmore Park, Clay and Calvert Streets, Annapolis. Larry@wecareandfriends.org, annapolis.gov

June 8 – Michael McHenry Tribe
June 22 – Rumba Club
July 6 – Lifetime Band and Show
July 20 – Higher Hands

Maryland Hall Summer Concert Series – 2017
June 8 – 29. Thursdays in June.  Free. 6:30pm.  Check with Marylandhall.org for up to date information on performers. Coming on July 20th, performance by “The Late Bloomers.” Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. Marylandhall.org

Summer Concert Series at Waugh Chapel Towne Centre – 2017
June 3-Aug. 26. Free outdoor concert series happening through August. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. 7-8:30pm. Waugh Chapel Towne Center, Gambrills. visitwaughchapel.com

June 3 – Gypsy Soul Revival
June 10 – Texas Chainsaw Horns
June 17 – A Classic Case
June 24 – Foreplay
July 1 – Sly 45
July 8 – Tony Denikos and the Working Poor
July 15 – The Kelly Bell Band
July 22 – Diamond Alley
July 29 – Trademark
Aug. 5 – The Eric Scott Band
Aug. 12 – Higher Hands
Aug. 19 – D’Vibe and Conga
Aug. 26 – Weird Science

Gospel in the Park – 2017
Sundays June 11-July 13. This brings high energy gospel music to the park. Free. 7pm. Whitmore Park, Clay and Calvert Streets, Annapolis. Larry@wecareandfriends.org, annapolis.gov

June 11 – Chozen Gospel Music Ministry
June 25 – Johnson Male Gospel
July 9 – TBD
July 13 – Christian

Annapolis Towne Center’s Friday Night Summer Concert Series – 2017
Fridays, June 2-Aug. 25. Local talent performs at Towne Centre Blvd. Beer & Wine Garden, hosted by a different restaurant each week. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Free. 7-8:30 pm. Annapolis Towne Center. visitatc.com

June 2 – Back Pages Band
June 9 – Weird Science
June 16 – Edwin Ortiz y La Mafia Del Guaguanco
June 23 – Doug Segree Band
June 30 – Chanssez
July 7 – Kelly Bell Band
July 14 – Ruthie and the Wranglers
July 21 – Misspent Youth
July 28 – Second Hand News
August 4 – Blue Suede Bop
August 11 – Dublin 5
August 18 – Pete Best and Peterbuilt
August 25 – The Reagan Years

Annapolis Maritime Museum’s Tides & Tunes Summer Concert Series – 2017
Thursdays, June 15-Aug. 17. 2017 Tides and Tunes Summer Concerts

Quiet Waters Park Concert Series – 2017
Saturday nights, July 8 – Sept. 3. Most concerts are 6-8 p.m. but some start earlier. Free. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. No smoking or alcohol permitted and pets must be leashed. Plan to arrive early for parking. Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis. aacounty.org/RecParks/concerts.cfm

uly 8, 2017 6:00 – 8:00pm Fractal Cat – Psychedelic Rock Baltimore Band
July 15, 2017 6:00 – 8:00pm Sweet Leda – Rock
July 22, 2017 6:00 – 8:00pm Georgia Lea & Stone Cold Country – Country 
July 29, 2017 6:00 – 8:00pm Great Train Robbery – Southern Rock 
August 5, 2017 6:00 – 8:00pm Kelly Bell Band – Phat Blues
August 12, 2017 6:30 – 8:00pm US Naval Academy Superintendent’s Combo – Jazz
August 19, 2017 5:30 – 7:30pm Mystic Warriors – World Beat
August 26, 2017 5:30 – 7:30pm Ken Staton & His Legendary James Brown Revue – R&B
September 3, 2017 5:30 – 7:00pm Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

The orchestra performs the Festive Overture, by D Shostakovich. The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra performed a free concert, titled Summer Pops in the Park, Sunday evening at Quiet Waters Park.  this year they will be performing on September 3rd.. (Paul W. Gillespie – The Capital) 09/04/11

Summer Concerts at Quiet Waters Park