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2014 Southern Maryland Sun & Music Festival

2014 Southern Maryland Sun & Music Festival

Spirits in the Sky Benefit LLC, a Maryland Benefit LLC, announced the details of the 2014 “Southern Maryland Sun & Music Festival” at the Calvert County Fairgrounds in Prince Frederick, Maryland. Advance tickets go on Sale on April 20, 2014 until May 5th. Advance ticket purchaser will receive a two day pass for the...
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Grand Reopening of Calvert Marine Museum May 3

Grand Reopening of Calvert Marine Museum May 3

Grand reopening of the Calvert Marine Museum serves up Southern Maryland Traditions at the Solomons Maritime Festival. Celebrate Southern Maryland heritage on Saturday, May 3 at the Calvert Marine Museum’s Ninth Annual Solomons Maritime Festival. Antique boats and motors, master maritime carvers, crafts and cooking demonstrations, traditional music, and boat rides offer something for...
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Blue Crabs Southern Fried Sound-Off Down to Final Two

Blue Crabs Southern Fried Sound-Off Down to Final Two

With live music set to return to Southern Maryland during the 2014 summer at the Guitars & Stripes Country Music Fest on Saturday, May 24th, the Blue Crabs announced that the final spot to perform during the Country Music Fest will be determined through the Blue Crabs Southern Fried Sound-Off. On April 3rd at...
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Affordable Live Music Returns to Regency Furniture Stadium This Summer

Affordable Live Music Returns to Regency Furniture Stadium This Summer

Billboard chart toppers will take the stage at Regency Furniture Stadium on Saturday, May 24th for Guitars & Stripes Country Fest. Live music will return to Regency Furniture Stadium once more during the 2014 season. The Blue Crabs will kick off the summer season with the Guitars & Stripes Country Fest on Saturday, May...
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Local Musicians Release ‘Southern Maryland Thang’

Local Musicians Release ‘Southern Maryland Thang’

“Southern Maryland Thang,” a new country single written by Donovan Farrell, was released April 11, along with a video. After writing the driving guitar riff, Farrell said he felt that he wanted to spread the vocal sound through multiple voices including Wes Ryce, Donald Quade, Lindz Owen and John Luskey. Farrell contacted Ryce of...
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Pianist Brian Ganz Offers “Piano Talk” at SMCM

Pianist Brian Ganz Offers “Piano Talk” at SMCM

St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s musician-in-residence Brian Ganz will continue his popular “Piano Talk” series on Tuesday, April 15 at noon in the college’s Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. The Piano Talk is entitled “Six Ways of Saying Goodbye” and will be an exploration and performance of Chopin’s Mazurka in B-flat minor, Op....
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Musica at Historic St. Mary’s City on April 25

Musica at Historic St. Mary’s City on April 25

On Friday, April 25, Historic St. Mary’s City will host local a cappella singers, St. Maries Musica for a free concert in the Brick Chapel of 1667. Intricate harmonies of the musical program, Dance on May Heart, will be underscored by the marvelous acoustics of the Chapel. Hear Loch Lomond, Cheek to Cheek, Rock...
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College of Southern Maryland Presents Barbershop Concert

College of Southern Maryland Presents Barbershop Concert

Southern Mix. 7:30 pm, April 28, College of Southern Maryland, , Building A, Auditorium, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. Southern Mix, directed by Paul Douglass, is a men’s barbershop chorus which performs this unique American genre of harmony singing. $5 in advance, $7 day of concert. For tickets bxoffc@csmd.edu and for information -please call  301-934-7828 or visit...
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Leonardtown Earth Day Celebration 2014 on the Square & Wharf

Leonardtown Earth Day Celebration 2014 on the Square & Wharf

Leonardtown Earth Day Celebration 2014 is on Sunday, April 13 from 12:30 pm until 4:30 pm in the historic Leonardtown Square and at Leonardtown Wharf Park. Talk to experts in soil and water conservation, animal rescue, solar energy, gardening, and recycling. See beekeeping and yarn spinning demonstrations and visit live animal exhibits. Head to the Wharf...
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CSM Renaissance Festival: Vocal Concert

CSM Renaissance Festival: Vocal Concert

Concert 7:30 pm to 8:45 pm, April 24, College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts Center, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. CSM kicks off its second Renaissance Festival with an evening of madrigals and other vocal music. $5 in advance, $7 day of concert. For tickets: bxoffc@csmd.edu, 301-934-7828 or for more information:  www.csmd.edu/Arts.
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McDonough High Presents The Sound of Music

McDonough High Presents The Sound of Music

Maurice J. McDonough High School Performing Arts Department Presents Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music Thursday-Friday, April 3 – 4 6:30 pm  Saturday, April 5, 2:00 and 6:30 pm  Sunday, April 6, 2:00 pm Tickets are $10 Adults; $8 Seniors/Students; and $7 Children. The Sound of Music is a story about a girl...
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Thomas Stone’s Imagination Playhouse Presents “The Wiz”

Thomas Stone’s Imagination Playhouse Presents “The Wiz”

Thomas Stone High School’s Imagination Playhouse Presents The Wiz Thursday – Saturday April 3 – 5 at 7:00 pm Tickets are $7 Adults $5 Seniors/Military/Students Musical based on the book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. Tickets are available at the door. For more information, call 301-645-2601. Thomas Stone High School is located...
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North Point High Presents Spamalot

North Point High Presents Spamalot

North Point High School’s Theatre Department Presents Monty Python’s Spamalot Thursday – Friday, April 3 – 4, 7:00 pm Saturday, April 5, 1:00 and 7:00 pm Tickets: $8 General Admission $5 Seniors/Students A musical comedy adapted from the 1975 film, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Tickets are available at the door or order in...
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CSM to Hold Renaissance Festival

CSM  to Hold Renaissance Festival

10 am to 7 pm, April 25, 26, College of Southern Maryland, Fine Arts (FA) Center, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Music, demonstrations, the play Lysistrata and more. The CSM Theatre Company will present repeat performances of the Greek classic Lysistrata, by Aristophanes, throughout the day in the theater. Originally performed in classical Athens...
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CSM to Host Two Days of Jazz Along with High School Jazz Clinic

CSM to Host Two Days of Jazz Along with High School Jazz Clinic

CSM will host two days of jazz beginning with the high school jazz clinic on Friday morning and including two jazz concerts at the La Plata Campus. This year’s guest artist is multiple Grammy Award winning trumpeter Bobby Shew. His diversity has made him the consummate performer. He has arranged, performed and recorded with...
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Humane Society of Calvert County to Host Fundraiser April 5th

Humane Society of Calvert County to Host Fundraiser April 5th

The Humane Society of Calvert County is pleased to be hosting a Rock-n-Roll for Rescues, featuring the Fabulous Hubcaps, one of the most sought after oldies rock and roll bands in the country, at the Solomon’s Holiday Inn on April 5, 2014. This past year the Fabulous Hubcaps were inducted into the Maryland Entertainment...
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6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction

6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction

Patuxent Habitat for Humanity Fundraiser New Venue: Our Lady Star of the Sea, Solomons, MD Thanks to the wonderful support of local artists and donors in our community, Patuxent Habitat for Humanity is showcasing the 6th Annual Recycled Art Show & Benefit Auction, the event will take place on April 26, 2014 at Our Lady...
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CSM Presents 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4-5

CSM Presents 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4-5

Area high school jazz bands will show off their chops when they kick off the College of Southern Maryland’s 11th Annual Jazz Festival, April 4, 8 pm, at the La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center. World renowned and multiple Grammy Award winning trumpeter Bobby Shew will rehearse with each band and critique their performances...
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St. Mary’s County Raiders & Invaders Weekend June 6-8

St. Mary’s County Raiders & Invaders Weekend June 6-8

St. Mary’s County Division of Tourism and the Town of Leonardtown announce a full roster of family activities set for Raiders & Invaders weekend, a 3-day, multi-component experience for all ages taking place in Leonardtown and throughout St. Mary’s County June 6-8, 2014. Activities include performances, music, hands-on activities and contests. The event begins...
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Lackey High School Singers Compete in Singstrong Competition

Lackey High School Singers Compete in Singstrong Competition

The Fully Charged a cappella group from Henry E. Lackey High School recently competed in Singstrong D.C., a weekend long a cappella music festival. The festival featured a cappella groups performing various styles of singing. All profits from the competition support the Alzheimer’s Association and local music programs. The Lackey group earned first place...
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Blue Crabs Search for Local Band as Opening Act for Guitars & Stripes

Blue Crabs Search for Local Band as Opening Act for Guitars & Stripes

Blue Crabs Search for Community Band as Opening Act for Country Fest. Local bands will have the opportunity to compete for final spot at Guitars & Stripes Country Music Fest With live music set to return to Southern Maryland during the 2014 summer at the Guitars & Stripes Country Music Fest on Saturday, May 24th,...
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Pianists Brian Ganz and Beverly Babcock in Concert at SMCM

Pianists Brian Ganz and Beverly Babcock in Concert at SMCM

Piano Duet Performing Brahms, Schubert and Chopin Noon- Thursday, March 27 St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s musician-in-residence Brian Ganz and piano faculty member Beverly Babcock will give a recital of works for piano four hands (piano duet), and a few works for piano solo, on Thursday, March 27 at noon in the college’s Auerbach...
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CSM Latin Concert: Ritmo Cache in Calvert

CSM Latin Concert: Ritmo Cache in Calvert

7:30 pm, April 23, College of Southern Maryland, Building B, Multipurpose Room, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. CSM’s Latin Ensemble Ritmo Cache, directed by Dr. Stephen Johnson, specializes in salsa, Mexican, Afro-Cuban, merengue, Latin jazz and other musical styles of Latin America. It is $5 in advance, $7 day of concert. For tickets...
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Port Tobacco Players Present “The Wedding Singer”

Port Tobacco Players Present “The Wedding Singer”

March 21 – April 6  Tickets are $17 Adults; $14 Seniors (60+), Youth (Up to 18), and Military It’s 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey’s favorite wedding singer. He’s the life of the party, until his own fiancee leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding...
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Call for Artists, Exhibitors and Food Vendors

Call for Artists, Exhibitors and Food Vendors

REGISTER FOR ARTSFEST 2014! Saturday, June 7 (Rain Date Sunday, June 8) 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm La Plata Town Hall Second Early-Bird Discount Registration for Artists and Exhibitors  Ends April 15! The Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) will hold ArtsFest 2014 on Saturday, June 7, from 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm, at the La Plata Town...
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