Music

First Friday Brings the Beat to Leonardtown!

First Friday Brings the Beat to Leonardtown!

April 7th marked the debut appearance of the SoMar Drummers for an evening of family-friendly fun at the local Arts & Entertainment District. The audience participation Drum Circle drew in people from near and far to join together for an exciting evening of music and harmony. Hands-on participation was a highlight of the night...
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Thomas Rhett to perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Thomas Rhett to perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Multi-Platinum country artist Thomas Rhett will perform live at the Calvert Marine Museum’s PNC Waterside Pavilion on Friday, July 14 at 7:30 p.m. Rhett’s high energy show will be packed with hits, including chart toppers, “T-Shirt,” “Die A Happy Man,” and “Crash And Burn.” Tickets are $44 – $75 (additional fees apply) and go...
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La Plata Marching Band Wins National Championship

La Plata Marching Band Wins National Championship

After earning seven first-place awards in seven competitions, the La Plata High School Warrior Marching Band competed at the USBands A Class National Championships in Allentown, Pa., on Nov. 5, 2016. The ensemble — under the direction of Susan Eckerle and led by drum major Brian Eckerle — earned fourth place in its division...
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2015 Semifinalists of “America’s Got Talent” to Headline Bluegrass for Hospice

2015 Semifinalists of “America’s Got Talent” to Headline Bluegrass for Hospice

The annual Bluegrass for Hospice will take place on Saturday October 22, 2016 at the Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills, Maryland. Starting at noon, this family event will feature a full day of fun with music, raffles, silent auction, and door prizes. “Mountain Faith” who appeared on American’s Got Talent TV program in...
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Commissioners Support Rocktoberfest 2016

Commissioners Support Rocktoberfest 2016

On Tuesday, September 20, 2016, the Charles County Commissioners designated the first weekend in October as Rocktoberfest 2016. The La Plata Business Association is partnering with Island Music Company to organize the third annual Rocktoberfest on Saturday, October 1, 2016. The event showcases the musical talents of local performers and others around the region,...
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The Beatles Invasion in Coming to Calvert County

The Beatles Invasion in Coming to Calvert County

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, for the first time in Calvert County, the Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (Friends of JPPM) will host a Beatles musical event with the nationally known, Hard Day’s Night, a Beatles tribute band. The fundraising event known as the Affair at Point Farm, A Hard Day’s Night,...
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Award-Winning Reggae Band, I&I Riddim, Performing Free Concert on July 14th

Award-Winning Reggae Band, I&I Riddim, Performing Free Concert on July 14th

The St. Charles Companies is pleased to welcome three-time DC Reggae Award winner, I&I Riddim, to the free St. Charles Sunset Concert Series on Thursday, July 14th at 7:00 PM. I&I Riddim thrills audiences with an arsenal of your favorite reggae standards, the best modern reggae (Busy Signal, Jah Cure), and reggae-style pop-rock and...
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Train to Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 19

Train to Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum on Friday, August 19

Eight-time Grammy nominee, Train, will appear live at the PNC Waterside Pavilion in Solomons, Maryland on Friday, August 19. Opening up the show is platinum-selling recording artist, Andy Grammer. Tickets are $56 for reserved seats and $68 for premium seats (additional fees apply) and go on sale to museum members on Tuesday, June 21...
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R&B Stars to Headline St. Charles Sunset Concert Festival On June 23rd

R&B Stars to Headline St. Charles Sunset Concert Festival On June 23rd

The St. Charles Companies welcomes R&B classic soul singer, Marguerite, along with NexXzit at a free lakefront concert on Thursday evening, June 23rd at 7 PM. Meaningful lyrics and heartfelt vocals have made DC native, Marguerite, a favorite with her fans. She has lent her powerful voice to numerous bands as a featured vocalist...
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Bucket List Band Brings Classic Rock to FREE St. Charles Concert on Thursday, June 9th

Bucket List Band Brings Classic Rock to FREE St. Charles Concert on Thursday, June 9th

Local, classic rock band, Bucket List, will take the St. Charles waterfront stage Thursday, June 9th at 7:00 PM. Bucket List is a 4-member classic and modern rock band featuring lead electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass and drums. The band covers popular artists including the Eagles, Beatles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eric Clapton, Guns & Roses,...
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Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark Brings World Class Blues to Free St. Charles, Concert Thursday, May 26th

Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark Brings World Class Blues to Free St. Charles, Concert Thursday, May 26th

Blues musician, Anthony “Swamp Dog” Clark, returns to the St. Charles waterfront stage on Thursday, May 26th at 7:00 PM. Anthony Clark is a world class musician who has performed and recorded with some of the best local and national blues acts. He started out playing the drums at the age of five, and...
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Rick Springfield with Night Ranger & The Romantics Coming to Calvert Marine Museum

Rick Springfield with Night Ranger & The Romantics Coming to Calvert Marine Museum

Grammy Award-winning singer and creator of the finest power-pop of the ’80s, Rick Springfield will appear with Night Ranger and The Romantics on the PNC Waterside Pavilion Saturday, July 30. Springfield has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the...
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US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble to Play Outdoors in Leonardtown Square

US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble to Play Outdoors in Leonardtown Square

Back by popular demand! Join The US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble live in the Leonardtown Square! Bring a blanket, bring a chair – bring a friend! – and celebrate Armed Services Day listening to big band favorites, jazz classics and swing hits! Weather permitting, the US Navy Band Commodores Jazz Ensemble will be...
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Lineup Is Complete for the 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

Lineup Is Complete for the 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

With the addition of The Robert Cray Band as the Saturday closer for the 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival (CBBF), the lineup is now complete. This will be Robert Cray’s second appearance at CBBF, his first being in 2000. Joe Bonamassa will be closing the festival on Sunday. In just over 40 years Cray...
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Celebrate La Plata at the Annual Spring Festival

Celebrate La Plata at the Annual Spring Festival

Celebrate La Plata, the Annual Spring Festival comes to La Plata Town Hall on Saturday, April 30th from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. This family event will include free activities for children of all ages, live entertainment, craft vendors, delicious food for sale and the La Plata Bed Races. Over 40 craft and business...
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Chili In The Garden Date Change

Chili In The Garden Date Change

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center’s popular annual event, Chili In the Garden – Chili Cookoff & Classic Car Show,  has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2016, 9:00am to 3:00pm. The event is typically held in early June, but due to a scheduling conflict, the event has been postponed to October. Chili in...
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The Beatles Invasion in Coming to Calvert County

The Beatles Invasion in Coming to Calvert County

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, for the first time in Calvert County, the Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (Friends of JPPM) will host a Beatles musical event with the nationally known, Hard Day’s Night, a Beatles tribute band. The fundraising event known as the Affair at Point Farm, A Hard Day’s Night,...
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CSM Presents Annual Latin Music Festival, April 15-16

CSM Presents Annual Latin Music Festival, April 15-16

The College of Southern Maryland’s Annual Latin Music Festival will give area residents a taste of Latin American culture April 15-16 with performances at the La Plata Campus, Fine Arts (FA) Center. At 8 p.m., April 15, CSM’s Latin Ensemble Ritmo Caché director Dr. Stephen Johnson will lead the group in Salsa, Mexican, Afro-Cuban,...
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Leonardtown Earth Day Celebration 2016 is this Sunday, April 17

Leonardtown Earth Day Celebration 2016 is this Sunday, April 17

Celebrate Leonardtown’s 16h Annual Earth Day on the Square, Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM in historic downtown Leonardtown and at the picturesque Leonardtown Wharf Park. Environmental and non-profit organizations will be on site to provide information on energy, land and water conservation, recycling, gardening, sustainability, biodiesel fuel and solar...
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Goo Goo Dolls Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Goo Goo Dolls Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will hit the road in July for an extensive summer headlining tour, stopping to perform at the PNC Waterside Pavilion on Friday, August 26. Also on the bill is Collective Soul. The Goo Goo Dolls — made up of vocalist-guitarist John Rzeznik and bassist Robby Takac, will be...
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Bluegrass for Hospice-2016 to feature TLC Network Reality TV Stars

Bluegrass for Hospice-2016 to feature TLC Network Reality TV Stars

The much anticipated annual Bluegrass for Hospice is set for Saturday October 22, 2016 at the Flat Iron Farm in Great Mills. To headline the 1 day event this year will be the Willis Family who star in their own TV show on the TLC network each week. They are a strong Tennessee family,...
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Get Your Tickets Now for the Mechanicsville Optimist Club’s 31st Annual Fantasy Night

Get Your Tickets Now for the Mechanicsville Optimist Club’s 31st Annual Fantasy Night

The Mechanicsville Optimist Club’s 31st Annual Fantasy Night is scheduled for April 30, 2016 at 6:30 pm LOCATION: A MAZE N PLACE (Located at Bowles Farm, Clements, MD) Don’t miss out on the good food, good music, dancing, good fun, great company and best of all the chance of winning money while raising money...
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Senior Prom Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Senior Prom Celebrates 25th Anniversary

On Friday, March 11, Charles County senior citizens and teens from area high schools enjoyed dinner and then danced the night away to big band music at the 25th anniversary of the Charles County Senior Prom.  The highlight of the evening was the crowning of the prom king and queen, M., Buck Proctor and...
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Pulling Back the Curtain on Spring Productions

Pulling Back the Curtain on Spring Productions

Magic, motor oil and moxie will be featured on high school stages this season. Student actors and backstage techs are rehearsing and preparing spring plays and musicals. The following is a list of the productions, as well as ticket information for each high school. St. Charles High School’s theater program will stage “Grease” 7...
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Joe Bonamassa to Headline 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival Sunday, May 22nd, 2016!

Joe Bonamassa to Headline 2016 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival Sunday, May 22nd, 2016!

As Joe Bonamassa approaches his 26th year as a professional musician, he continues to blaze a remarkably versatile artistic trail, and amass an authentic, innovative and soulful body of work. Bonamassa’s career began onstage opening for B.B. King in 1989, when he was only 12 years old. Today, he is hailed worldwide as one...
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