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St. Mary’s County Loses a Legend

St. Mary’s County Loses a Legend

St. Mary’s County has lost a legend, Charlie Thompson. Charlie was known and loved by everyone especially his bluegrass family and fans, he will be dearly missed. Charles was a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, MD, and worked as a Mechanic. He was also a Disc Jockey, Musician, and was a member of the...
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Inaugural Southern MD Wine, Jazz, R&B and Funk Festival is a Success

Inaugural Southern MD Wine, Jazz, R&B and Funk Festival is a Success

On Saturday August 1, 2015 an estimated crowd of over three thousand (3,000) people attended the inaugural Southern MD Wine, Jazz, R&B and Funk Festival held at the Calvert County Fairgrounds in Prince Frederick, MD. The festival, which was held from 11am – 9pm included a line up of local musicians such as Band of Roses,...
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The St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department Little Big Town Concert has Been Postponed

The St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department Little Big Town Concert has Been Postponed

Littlebigtown.com has posted the following statement: With heavy hearts we want to let you guys know that Jimi will have to undergo surgery next week to remove a polyp on his vocal cord. As a result, doctors have ordered him to rest his voice and completely recuperate before we continue touring. All shows through...
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Lady Antebellum to Perform at Bayside Toyota Pavilion!!

Lady Antebellum to Perform at Bayside Toyota Pavilion!!

***CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT*** LADY ANTEBELLUM is coming to the BAYSIDE TOYOTA PAVILION!!! Sunday, September 13th – 7:00 pm Ticket Sales: SLVFD Fan Club Members – Saturday June 20th at 10:00 am General Public – Saturday, June 27th at 10:00 am Ticket Prices: Pit/Standing – $85 Premium Seating – $73 Reserved Seating – $63 Standing –...
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Three Charged in Stealing Over $250,000 from Local Charities

Three Charged in Stealing Over $250,000 from Local Charities

In January of 2015 the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Vice/Narcotics Division initiated two separate investigations involving the operation of gaming devices at two locations in St. Mary’s County. The first investigation was initiated on January 21, 2015 when detectives visited the Patuxent Moose Lodge in Hollywood, MD upon receiving “anonymous” information regarding the...
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Little Big Town, David Nail, and Ashley Monroe are coming to St Leonard!

Little Big Town, David Nail, and Ashley Monroe are coming to St Leonard!

The members of the St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department are pleased to begin announcing their 2015 Concert Series. Their Concert Series raises funds to support the fire, rescue, and EMS services that they provide to their community and its neighbors.  By taking the time to come out and enjoy yourselves at their concerts, you...
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Heart to Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Heart to Perform at the Calvert Marine Museum

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart will appear at the Calvert Marine Museum’s PNC Waterside Pavilion on Saturday, May 23. Heart first showed the world that women can rock when their band stormed the charts in the ‘70’s with hits like “Crazy on You,” “Magic Man,” “Barracuda,”...
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The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is Urging Fans to Make a Game Plan to Stay Safe on Super Bowl Sunday

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is Urging Fans to Make a Game Plan to Stay Safe on Super Bowl Sunday

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office is urging football fans to choose sides now: drinking OR driving. If you plan on having any alcohol on Super Bowl Sunday,...
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Christmas on the Square & Annual Tree Lighting in Leonardtown

Christmas on the Square & Annual Tree Lighting in Leonardtown

Ring in the holiday season on Friday, November 28 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with Leonardtown’s Annual “Christmas on the Square” and “Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony” held on Washington Street in the Leonardtown Square. Event activities begin at 5:00 p.m. and include holiday music, rides, an ice sculpture demonstration, a petting zoo, live...
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Visit the Saint Mary’s County 68th Annual Fair Sept 18th – 21st

Visit the Saint Mary’s County 68th Annual Fair Sept 18th – 21st

The cooler weather is welcomed relief from the hot humid days of summer; excitement fills the air, as local citizens, and out of town, guests, attend the annual 68th Saint Mary’s County Fair in Leonardtown. This year’s event provides some tried and true long standing traditions, as well as some new additions. There are...
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Summerseat’s Southern Fried Music Fest a Sizzling Hot Success!

Summerseat’s Southern Fried Music Fest a Sizzling Hot Success!

Summerseat’s Southern Fried Music Fest Fundraiser that was held on Saturday September 6th 2014 has been declared by Saint Mary’s County Concert goers a success! There were unforeseen snafus that ranged from technical difficulties to Mother Nature herself getting in on the act and bestowing upon the crowd an impressive thunder storm that necessitated...
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2014 Dream Seats Winner Announced

2014 Dream Seats Winner Announced

Ever wonder what it feels like to sit front row center at some of the biggest concerts in Maryland? Michael Straub, of Leonardtown, MD will find out for himself at the Calvert Marine Museum next summer! Straub was the lucky winner of four front row seats to all of the Waterside concerts next summer...
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Efforts Continue to Address Underage and Binge drinking in St. Mary’s County

Efforts Continue to Address Underage and Binge drinking in St. Mary’s County

The Community Alcohol Coalition (CAC), a community initiative addressing underage and binge drinking in St. Mary’s County, working together with the Licensed Beverage Association of St. Mary’s County (LBASMC) and the Alcohol Beverage Board (ABB) of St. Mary’s County have developed a Standard Consequence Matrix that the Board may consider as the penalty for...
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Despite Campaign Promises, Casinos, not Schools, are big Winners From Gaming Profits

Despite Campaign Promises, Casinos, not Schools, are big Winners From Gaming Profits

Gov. Martin O’Malley looked into the camera in 2012 and told his audience that expanded casino gambling would mean “hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools.” That 2012 referendum on gambling had propelled Maryland’s schools into the spotlight of a multimillion-dollar campaign where supporters touted the message that more gambling would be a...
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KIX Returns to St. Mary’s County for the 1st Annual Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ Festival

1st Annual Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ Festival RAIN OR SHINE Full Effect Live! Entertainment Group is pleased to bring to the Southern Maryland peninsula a nationally sanctioned BBQ competition as featured on the Food Network and Destination America’s BBQ Pitmasters. Southern Maryland Brew & BBQ is a two day festival featuring a variety...
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Journey to Play at Calvert Marine Museum This Summer

Journey to Play at Calvert Marine Museum This Summer

In a career spanning five decades, Journey is blazing hotter than ever with the line-up of Neal Schon (guitars, backing vocals), Jonathan Cain (keyboards, backing vocals), Ross Valory (bass, backing vocals), Deen Castronovo (drums, percussion, backing vocals) and Arnel Pineda (lead vocals). The band has reached heights that likely no artist can hit these...
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Music Festival Rocks to Benefit Local Organizations

Music Festival Rocks to Benefit Local Organizations

Music fans don’t need much encouragement to rock out for eight hours – but at the Seventh District Optimist Club’s annual Price of Freedom Music Fest they got to do just that, all for a great cause. The annual festival benefits the Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s Association and A Community That Shares (ACTS), an...
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Sheryl Crow Rocks St. Leonard

Sheryl Crow Rocks St. Leonard

The summer season in St. Leonard officially began Friday night as  Sheryl Crow took the stage. A true crowd pleaser, Sheryl interacted, shook hands and smiled as concert goers took their own selfies of her singing in the background and were handed guitar picks from the stage. Singing favorites from the beginning of her...
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Southern Maryland Sun & Music Festival 2014

Southern Maryland Sun & Music Festival 2014

2014 SOUTHERN MARYLAND SUN & MUSIC FESTIVAL ALL IN ONE FESTIVAL PROMOTES LOCAL CHARITIES June 7 & 8, 2014 The Festival is supporting the following organizations: Calvert Adult Day Care Center “ADULT” Southern Maryland College Access Network “CAN” Project Echo (Providing temporary shelter for the Homeless) “ECHO” Hunters Hero’s (Childhood Cancer Awareness & Cure)...
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If You’re Celebrating Cinco de Mayo, be Sure to Have a Designated Driver

If You’re Celebrating Cinco de Mayo, be Sure to Have a Designated Driver

As motorists travel the roads to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, state police urge citizens to make it a time of fiesta by preventing impaired driving and plan for a designated driver. Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Marcus L. Brown has ordered impaired driving initiatives to be conducted throughout the state on May 5, 2014....
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UPDATE: “Big Drinking, Big Problems” Awareness Event

UPDATE: “Big Drinking, Big Problems” Awareness Event

UPDATE 4/28/14 : The Community Alcohol Coalition (CAC) continues to raise awareness of underage and binge drinking in St. Mary’s County, MD. Currently focusing on the excessive alcohol consumption of young adults on college campuses, the CAC will host an awareness event April 29, 2014, at the College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus (This...
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Winners Announced in Designated Driver Rewards Program by Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans

Winners Announced in Designated Driver Rewards Program by Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans

On Monday, April 28th Calvert County Sheriff Mike Evans drew the winning entries of four participants in the Calvert County Designated Driver Rewards Program at the Solomons Island Tiki Bar opening. Lauren Boswell Hurt of Prince Frederick will receive the first grand prize of a one-night’s stay at the Holiday Inn Solomons, along with...
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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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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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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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