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The Bacon Brothers
Jul
20
to Jul 22

The Bacon Brothers

The Bacon Brothers is the American musical duo of Michael Bacon and actor Kevin Bacon. Although they have played music together since they were boys, the brothers have only been a working band since 1995. (Wikipedia)

Twenty-three years on, the Bacon Brothers have released eight albums and continue to carve out time in their busy individual schedules for tour dates.

Performances: July 20-22, 2018, 7:30pm

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August Alsina
Jul
20
8:00 PM20:00

August Alsina

Born and bred in New Orleans, R&B star August Alsina is eager to follow in the footsteps of the NOLA music legends that paved his way. After a set of personal setbacks and a series of YouTube covers that generated millions of views, Alsina signed with Def Jam Recordings in 2007. Proving to be a step in the right direction, he released his first album Testimony in 2014 debuting at number 2 on the Billboard 200. The album featured hit singles “I Luv This Shit”, featuring Trinidad James and “No Love”, featuring Nicki Minaj. The same year, he was named “Best New Artist” at the BET Awards. His 2015 sophomore album, This Thing Called Life also debuted in the top 20 and featured “Hip Hop”, which has become Alsina’s most successful single to date.

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Tory Lanez: Memories Don't Die Tour
Jul
20
8:00 PM20:00

Tory Lanez: Memories Don't Die Tour

Tory Lanez was one of the more versatile commercial artists to surface during the early 2010s. A songwriter and producer who flits between and fuses R&B and rap -- his vocals alternate between swift and rugged boasts and smooth and sensitive come-ons -- he made steady strides toward the mainstream with numerous mixtapes, guest appearances, and self-directed videos.

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Erasure
Jul
20
to Jul 21

Erasure

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With Reed & Caroline.

Erasure are an English synthpop duo, consisting of singer and songwriter Andy Bell and songwriter and keyboardist Vince Clarke. They formed in London in 1985 as part of the club scene. Their debut was single "Who Needs Love Like That".

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Ronnie Milsap
Jul
20
8:00 PM20:00

Ronnie Milsap

Ronnie Milsap ranks as the pre-eminent country soul singer of his generation. He also represents much more than any two-word definition can convey: a humble, overtly friendly fellow with a talent as vast and multi-dimensional as the American South. Milsap provided country music with one of its most important voices, as the genre was moving beyond its rural roots into the mainstream of modern entertainment. Country music couldn’t have found a man more suited to lead the charge. Steeped in the mountain music of the North Carolina hills and schooled in classical piano, Milsap found inspiration early in life, in a wide variety of music. Even as he mastered Beethoven and Mozart, his heart belonged to hardcore country and rhythm-and-blues -- music he heard beamed from powerful radio stations located in Nashville. Those earthy sounds about life and love provided a young, impoverished blind boy with a connection to a world beyond the harsh reality of his daily existence.

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Salute the Sunset Concert Series: Featuring – Air Force Max Impact
Jul
21
7:00 PM19:00

Salute the Sunset Concert Series: Featuring – Air Force Max Impact

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Max Impact is the premier rock band of the United States Air Force. This six-piece band performs classic and current rock and country hits, as well as patriotic favorites and original music. In addition to entertaining military and civilian audiences in the United States, Max Impact thrills service members with its trademark high-intensity, hard-rocking vivacity and musical versatility at forward deployed locations. These performances are a much-needed “taste of home” that bolster troop morale and esprit de corps for remotely stationed military members.

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Chatham County Line
Jul
22
1:00 PM13:00

Chatham County Line

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All-age matinee show with Kate Rhudy

Based on looks alone, Chatham County Line conjures a sepia-toned timelessness by huddling around a single microphone on stage, playing traditional string band instrumentation while clad in suits and ties. But for nearly two decades, the Raleigh, NC-based outfit has consistently crafted top-notch, original modern acoustic music that draws upon American roots forefathers like bluegrass inventor Bill Monroe and folk innovator John Hartford while acknowledging its own members’ backgrounds in rock ‘n’ roll band.

 

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NSO Summer Music Institute
Jul
22
6:00 PM18:00

NSO Summer Music Institute

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Participants of the 25th annual National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) Summer Music Institute (SMI) perform chamber music in small ensembles. NSO’s SMI provides participating students with training and experiences designed to aid aspiring musicians for futures in music. During the Institute’s four weeks, High School, Conservatory, and University students receive intensive coaching, lessons with NSO Musicians, and a variety of performance opportunities.

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Blackberry Smoke with special guests Magpie Salute
Jul
22
7:30 PM19:30

Blackberry Smoke with special guests Magpie Salute

Pigeonholing Blackberry Smoke has never been easy. Since emerging from Atlanta in the early ‘00s, the quintet — vocalist/lead guitarist Charlie Starr, guitarist/vocalist Paul Jackson, bassist/vocalist Richard Turner, drummer Brit Turner and keyboardist Brandon Still — has become known for a singular sound indebted to classic rock, blues, country and folk.

This fluidity has paid off handsomely, in the form of two Billboard chart-topping country albums, 2015’s Holding All The Roses and 2016’s Like An Arrow. (For good measure, the latter also topped Billboard’s Americana/Folk album chart.) 

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Little Feat
Jul
22
to Jul 23

Little Feat

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Little Feat is one of rock n’ roll’s best live bands ever. That statement has been reinforced and documented both by fans and journalists alike for decades. In 40 years of touring, concert-goers are continually mesmerized by six exceptional musicians who tear it up collectively and individually, with both verve and instrumental prowess night after night. Their songs cross many genres: rock, the blues; jazz fusion; and a unique brand of southern rock with simmering acoustic interludes and a healthy dash of Cajun funk thrown in. Little Feat remains a viable force in rock, touring regularly, mixing it up nightly and continuing to produce new and vital music. 

Performances: July 22 and July 23, 8pm

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Spyro Gyra
Jul
22
8:00 PM20:00

Spyro Gyra

Spyro Gyra is an unlikely story of a group with humble beginnings in Buffalo, NY who has continued to reach an international audience over forty years, resulting in sales of over 10 million albums and having played over five thousand shows on six continents. They have accomplished this due to a forward looking approach combined with the work ethic of an underdog, always challenging themselves to do something new while never resting on past success. It has proven to be a recipe for longevity for this jazz group while music has gone in and out of styles in ever shorter cycles.

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NSO at Wolf Trap: Emil de Cou, conductor / Casino Royale in Concert (film with orchestra)
Jul
22
8:30 PM20:30

NSO at Wolf Trap: Emil de Cou, conductor / Casino Royale in Concert (film with orchestra)

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Film Concerts Live! proudly presents Casino Royale in Concert, produced in association with EON Productions and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM). For the first time in North America, audiences will experience Bond on the big screen accompanied by a full symphony orchestra performing composer David Arnold’s thrilling musical score live to picture! 

Directed by Martin Campbell, Casino Royale brings us Bond at the start of his career, having just earned 00 status and his license to kill, and introduces us to the next James Bond – Daniel Craig.

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Chicago and REO Speedwagon
Jul
25
7:30 PM19:30

Chicago and REO Speedwagon

Two of the most successful and critically acclaimed rock bands REO Speedwagon and Chicago – who have sold 140 million records combined – announced today a co-headline North American summer tour kicking off June 13, 2018 in Concord, CA. The 30+ date tour, promoted by Live Nation, will take the multi-platinum selling groups through major cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Toronto, Atlanta and Nashville for a night of unforgettable live music. The tour will conclude August 12 in Detroit, MI.  (reospeedwagon.com)

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ZOSO: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience
Jul
25
8:00 PM20:00

ZOSO: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience formed in 1995 to perform the most accurate and captivating Led Zeppelin live show since the real thing. For Zoso, it's much more than just being a tribute. It's about touching a golden era in music. Zoso embodies Page, Plant, Bonham and Jones in their spirit, tightly­wound talent and authenticity. 

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Fantastic Negrito
Jul
25
8:00 PM20:00

Fantastic Negrito

Fantastico Negrito is the incarnation of a musician who is reborn after going through a lot of awful shit. In fact, the name Fantastic Negrito represents his third rebirth, literally coming back from death this time. The narrative on this man is as important as the sound, because the narrative is the sound. Songs born from a long hard life channeled through black roots music. Slide guitar, drums, piano. Urgent, desperate, edgy. Fantastic Negrito is the story of a man who struggled to “make it”, who “got it”, who lost it all, and somehow managed to find his way back. These are singular songs by a true musician who writes and produces his own work. His songs are his fuel as he continues on the third comeback of his life, at a time when our world is in upheaval. (fantasticnegrito.com)

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The Dave Matthews Tribute Band
Jul
25
8:00 PM20:00

The Dave Matthews Tribute Band

Their name says it all: The Dave Matthews Tribute Band. Many go to their live shows with reservations, high expectations, and the burning question, "Do these guys sound like the real Dave Matthews Band?" Almost always the answer is, "Yes!"

Hailing from Chattanooga, TN, the Dave Matthews Tribute Band is the only nationally touring tribute to the Dave Matthews Band. This 6-piece ensemble strives to pay homage to their famous counterparts by matching the excitement, energy, intensity and intimacy of a DMB live show.

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Eric Roberson
Jul
26
8:00 PM20:00

Eric Roberson

GRAMMY Award-nominee, singer, songwriter, and producer Eric Roberson continues to break boundaries as an independent artist in an industry dominated by major labels, manufactured sounds and mainstream radio.  Described as the original pioneer of the independent movement in R&B/soul music, Eric has achieved major milestones in his career, from being a successful songwriter and producer for notable artist such as Jill ScottMusiq SoulchildDweleVivian Green and countless others, as well as headlining sold out tours across the country.

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Jesus Culture Music Presents Kim Walker-Smith On My Side Tour
Jul
27
7:00 PM19:00

Jesus Culture Music Presents Kim Walker-Smith On My Side Tour

While she maintains a solo career, Kim Walker-Smith is also a member of the Jesus Culture band and youth outreach ministry. Born in Albany, Oregon, the future singer, songwriter, and worship leader moved to Redding, California to attend college. It was there that she began attending the Bethel Church, where she later became worship leader, and in 1999, the church launched its Jesus Culture ministry. She made her recording debut in 2006 on the first Jesus Culture Music release Everything, then two years later her solo album Here Is My Song appeared under the name Kim Walker. Further Jesus Culture releases and her marriage to photographer Skyler Smith kept her from returning to her solo career until the 2013 live album Still Believe arrived as a Kim Walker-Smith release. The Smiths put out a collaborative effort later that year with the folkier Home, and in 2014 Walker-Smith presented her first seasonal album, When Christmas Comes. It reached the top half of the Billboard 200. Her first LP to consist entirely of original songs and no covers, On My Side followed in 2017 faring similarly well on both the Christian and pop charts and prompting the release of a live concert album, On My Side, in early 2018. ~ David Jeffries

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The Hillbenders
Jul
27
8:00 PM20:00

The Hillbenders

The HillBenders are one of the few bluegrass groups that recognize their ability to bridge the gap between the common music consumer and the bluegrass genre, selecting material that defies any hillbilly stigmas. With their widely varied influences, they are trying to bring to bluegrass songs that unify. 

The Hillbenders will be incorporating some of their “Tommy” show along with some of their other faves.  Maybe not your standard bluegrass lyric, but a line known by all the world from the biggest rock opera of all time, The Who’s Tommy.

This event is 21 & over

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Shaan - Live In Concert
Jul
29
6:00 PM18:00

Shaan - Live In Concert

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Bollywood's most sensational singing icon, SHAAN is the most recognizable Indian playback singer expert in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, and Telugu, and performed on Kannada Films and as the television host of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs, Star Voice of India and Star Voice of India 2. (Facebook)

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
Jul
29
8:00 PM20:00

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

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There are few artists whose names are synonymous with one instrument and how it's played in service to an entire genre. 

Utter the phrase "young blues rock guitarist" within earshot of anyone with even a cursory knowledge of the modern musical vanguard and the first name they are most likely to respond with will be Kenny Wayne Shepherd. The Louisiana born axeman and songsmith has sold millions of albums while throwing singles into the Top 10, shining a light on the rich blues of the past and forging ahead with his own modern twist on a classic sound he has embodied since his teens. 

This event is 21 and older

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Creedence Clearwater Revisited
Jul
30
8:00 PM20:00

Creedence Clearwater Revisited

Creedence Clearwater Revival founding members and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Stu Cook and Doug “Cosmo” Clifford have been on quite a ride. Following their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cosmo and Stu launched their Creedence Clearwater Revisited project in 1995 to once again perform live in concert the hit songs -- touchstones of a generation. Since then, the legendary rhythm section has been thrilled by the outpouring of affection for their new band. World tours and a platinum selling album Recollection followed. The astounding response to the band has been driven in part by new generations of fans that, as Cosmo says, “weren’t even born when the music came out.” 

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KeKe Wyatt LIVE feat. The A Team
Jul
31
to Aug 1

KeKe Wyatt LIVE feat. The A Team

Join us 7pm - 12 Midnight.

4th Tuesday, Toss To CHARITY with Celebrity Friends, is a vision to bring our communities closer through amazing food, music, arts, film, poetry, comedy, song & dance.

It will be a celebrity concert series, as we give back and bring awareness to our local businesses and brands, giving everyone a platform of support, and bringing our community leaders together with the people. There will be a lot of networking and sharing, so please bring your business cards and brochures for awareness. Table: No more than 50 are allowed per business.

Please: We encourage you to bring your lightly worn clothes and shoes to help us on our mission to be a blessing to our communities.

Let's get ready to pay it Forward!

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Amanda Shires
Aug
1
8:00 PM20:00

Amanda Shires

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With Sean Rowe

he Texas born road warrior, new mom, and recently minted MFA in creative writing has mined a range of musical influences to reveal an Amanda Shires many didn’t know existed. “Isn’t it refreshing?” Shires asks. Indeed. Distorted electric guitars, effects pedals, swirling keys and synths, and rockin’ rhythms certainly suit Shires’ visceral songcraft and lilting soprano.

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Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers
Aug
2
8:00 PM20:00

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers

Hailed as one of the most exciting live acts on the road today, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers are musical beacons of the Southwest fueled by witty and insightful lyrics, crunching guitar riffs, a dynamic rhythm section and tequila. RCPM are the only act to release seven consecutive studio albums to land on the top 10 of Billboard’s Internet Sales Chart, two at No. 1, all released on a 100% independent record label.

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The Bacon Brothers
Aug
3
to Aug 4

The Bacon Brothers

Performances: Aug 3 & 4, 6:30 and 9:30pm

Most people would agree that there’s nothing stronger, more durable and occasionally, even more volatile, than the bond between brothers. And when that bond includes the common goal of making music, the results often offer reason for an audience to sit up and take notice. Just as the Bacon Brothers.

Fiercely devoted to making music, even from an early age, the two siblings share a singular body of work that’s found them spending more than 20 years of working the road and paying their dues, resulting in seven albums spanning rock, soul, folk and Americana. Never content to be typecast, they’re fiercely devoted themselves to the cause of making music, undeterred by fame, fortune or the pitfalls that frequently obstruct the path to success.

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Jake Shimabukuro
Aug
5
12:30 PM12:30

Jake Shimabukuro

With Christie Lenee. This is an all-age matinee.

Jake Shimabukuro comes from a process of mixing both island and outside influences, both modern and historical. He’s combined the qualities of a long line of virtuoso ukulele players with modern rock musicians to create a sound that’s uniquely his own but still firmly grounded in Hawaiian tradition.

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Melissa Manchester
Aug
5
8:00 PM20:00

Melissa Manchester

et’s hear it for the boys! More than 25 years after Melissa Manchester released Tribute, her 1989 album that honored the great female singers who influenced her, she turns the tables with The Fellas, a radiant encomium to the men, including Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, Tony Bennett and Dean Martin, and the iconic songs they made famous.

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Squirrel Nut Zippers
Aug
9
8:00 PM20:00

Squirrel Nut Zippers

The Squirrel Nut Zippers began their musical journey in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in the mid 1990’s, as a musician’s escape from the cookie cutter world of modern rock radio at the time. Jimbo Mathus along with drummer/percussionist Chris Phillips formed the band as a casual musical foray among friends and family in the area. It wasn’t long before the band’s quirky mix of jazz chords, folk music, and punk rock leanings spread out of the region and attracted a national audience.

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Garrett Park School of Music Presents Rock Ensemble Student Showcase II
Aug
11
12:00 PM12:00

Garrett Park School of Music Presents Rock Ensemble Student Showcase II

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The Garrett Park School of Music is proud to present Rock Ensemble Student Showcase II, a live rock performance showcasing Garrett Park School of Music's newest music program, Rock Ensemble. Come experience a wide range of rock songs performed by students aged 8 to 16 in four bands currently enrolled in the Garrett Park School of Music's Rock Ensemble

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Marshall Crenshaw
Aug
11
8:00 PM20:00

Marshall Crenshaw

Marshall Howard Crenshaw is an American musician, singer, and songwriter best known for his song "Someday, Someway", a US Top 40 hit in 1982. 

The celebrated singer-songwriter-guitarist-producer recently released #392: The EP Collection, his new CD on the Red River Entertainment label. The 14-track set collects a dozen standout tracks drawn from the innovative series of six 10” vinyl EPs that Crenshaw released between 2013 and 2015, plus a pair of never-before-heard rarities chosen especially for this collection.

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Aaron Neville Duo
Aug
12
1:00 PM13:00

Aaron Neville Duo

Until now, it's been easy to separate Aaron Neville's career into two separate but equal strains: the funky stuff he's favored when working with his esteemed band of brothers, and the angelic balladry you associate with him when he's punching his own time card as a solo artist. Casual fans might admit they don't know much -- to borrow a phrase -- about Neville's musical center, but they've perceived a certain split in his career. An education is about to be provided, then, in the form of Apache, a solo album that makes the case for Aaron Neville as the most holistic of soul men. Its hard R&B side matches anything the Neville Brothers ever recorded for true grit, while still allowing plenty of space for a singer who's arguably the most distinctive vocal stylist on the planet to tell it like it is.

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An Intimate Solo / Acoustic Listening Performance by Citizen Cope
Aug
13
6:30 PM18:30

An Intimate Solo / Acoustic Listening Performance by Citizen Cope

Performances: 6:30pm and 9:30pm. This event is 21 and over

Dug deep into the rich soil of American music, Cope’s roots are complex You may think of Bill Withers or Neil Young or John Lee Hooker or Van Morrison or Willie Nelson or Al Green. Yet, listening to Cope, you also may think of none of the above. You may not think at all, but rather feel a man exposing stories that haunt his heart.

He was born Clarence Greenwood, a child of the seventies, and his life journey is as singular as his art. He is the radically mashed-up product of Greenville, Mississippi; Memphis, Tennessee; Vernon, Texas; Austin, Texas; Washington, DC; and Brooklyn, New York. These locations are felt everywhere in his stories. His sounds are southern rural, big sky lonely, concrete urban, and painfully romantic.

$1 from every ticket will be donated to various charities in the US that support enriching youths in need through arts and education. For more information visit www.citizencope.com

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Riders In The Sky 40th Anniversary Tour
Aug
16
8:00 PM20:00

Riders In The Sky 40th Anniversary Tour

40 years. It seemed to go by in a blur, pounding the road, seeing the world, raising babies and sending them to college, mowing lawns, romances, marriages, high school drama, endless airports, the nights at the Hollywood Bowl, the night at the Red Barn in Louisville dodging various barroom projectiles, frozen diesel lines, blast furnace desert heat, hours of practice, late nights and early mornings, and lots and lots and lots of laughter.

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Patty Griffin
Aug
16
8:00 PM20:00

Patty Griffin

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GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Patty Griffin is among the most consequential singer-songwriters of her generation, a quintessentially American artist whose wide-ranging canon incisively explores the intimate moments and universal emotions that bind us together. Over the course of two decades, the two-time GRAMMY® Award winner (and seven-time nominee) has crafted nine classic studio albums and two live collections, a remarkable body of work in progress that prompted the New York Times to hail her for "writing cameo-carved songs that create complete emotional portraits of specific people...her songs have independent lives that continue in your head when the music ends." 

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Jeff Daniels
Aug
17
8:00 PM20:00

Jeff Daniels

With The Ben Daniels Band

Since 2000, Jeff has played numerous venues around the country. He has toured both coasts with his son’s band, The Ben Daniels Band, and has shared the stage with Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, Joe Ely, Guy Clark, Keb Mo’, and Bruce Hornsby. He performed at David Bromberg’s 70th Birthday Bash at NYC’s Town Hall and he has studied under Stefan Grossman. In 2012, the Martin Guitar Company began selling the OM Jeff Daniels Custom Artist Edition Guitar. He also narrated the award-winning documentary, “The Ballad Of The Dreadnought.”

 

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The Baylor Project
Aug
18
8:00 PM20:00

The Baylor Project

The Baylor Project's debut album, "The Journey", topped the Billboard Jazz Chart at number 8 and a year later garnered 2 GRAMMY® Nominations for BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM and BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE, solidifying The Baylor Project as an undeniable force. As you listen to The Baylor Project, you will be taken on an eclectic musical journey that showcases as much versatility as it does virtuosity.

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Howie Day
Aug
19
8:00 PM20:00

Howie Day

With Brian Mackey

Howie Day’s emotionally resonant lyrics and inventive melodies have earned him both critical praise and a legion of devoted fans. He is known for his energetic, heartfelt shows, where he connects with audiences through the strength of his songwriting and his quirky sense of humor. Day’s warm tenor voice “soars into fluttering, high registers, but also grates with real, pleading grit,” as one critic put it. After sales of over a million records and two Top 10 hits, Day is back on the road in support of his new studio album, Lanterns.

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Justin Hayward All The Way In Concert
Aug
20
8:00 PM20:00

Justin Hayward All The Way In Concert

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With Mike Dawes

Having chalked up fifty years at the peak of the music and entertainment industry, Justin Hayward’s voice has been heard the world over. Known principally as the vocalist, lead guitarist and composer for the Moody Blues, his is an enduring talent that has helped to define the times in which he worked. Over the last forty-five years the band has sold 55 million albums and received numerous awards. Commercial success has gone hand in hand with critical acclaim, The Moody Blues are renowned the world over as innovators and trail blazers who have influenced any number of fellow artists. Justin is honoured with the Moody Blues on the Rock Walk Hall of Fame on Sunset Boulevard and this year the band will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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Michael Bolton
Aug
21
8:00 PM20:00

Michael Bolton

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Michael Bolton, the multiple Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist, who has sold more than 65 million albums and singles worldwide, continues to tour the world every year, all while writing, recording and taping for a wide array of projects spanning music, film, television and branded entertainment. Known for hits, “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You”, “When a Man Loves a Woman”, “Said I Loved You But I Lied”, “How Can We Be Lovers” and many, many more. Bolton remains committed to humanitarian causes, especially through The Michael Bolton Charities as well as other philanthropic organizations. 

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Jean-Luc Ponty & The Atlantic Years Band
Aug
21
to Aug 22

Jean-Luc Ponty & The Atlantic Years Band

Performances: Aug 21 & 22

The Cosmic Messenger returns! For the first time since the mid-nineties, jazz/fusion violinist, Jean Luc Ponty will tour with members of the amazing electric band he toured and recorded with during the 80s and 90s. once more replicating the ‘ahead of its time’ electronic sound he pioneered in the 70s and 80s, the Jean Luc Ponty electric band is hitting the road.

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Sued
Aug
23
8:00 PM20:00

Sued

Suede is the real deal (said Joan Rivers) and is thrilled to return to her hometown of Annapolis with the Fred Hughes Trio - Fred Hughes, piano; Amy Shook, bass & Frank Russo, drums. NY press says she’s like Adele meets Diana Krall meets Bette Midler. 
Dare her. Again, she was Joan Rivers’ opening act. Come see why!

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Dave Koz & Friends Summer Horns Tour 2018
Aug
24
8:00 PM20:00

Dave Koz & Friends Summer Horns Tour 2018

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In a career that spans more than three decades, saxophonist Dave Koz has racked up an astoundingly impressive array of honors and achievements: nine GRAMMY® nominations, nine No. 1 albums on Billboard’s Current Contemporary Jazz Albums chart, numerous world tours, playing for multiple presidents, a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and more. A platinum-selling artist, Koz is also known as a humanitarian, entrepreneur, radio host, instrumental music advocate and restaurateur.

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Donavon Frankenreiter
Aug
27
8:00 PM20:00

Donavon Frankenreiter

To create his fifth full-length album Start Livinʼ, Hawaii-based singer/guitarist/songwriter Donavon Frankenreiter holed up in a Southern California studio for seven days with his longtime bassist Matt Grundy—and no one else. The follow-up to 2010ʼs Glow, Start Livinʼ is a nine-track selection of folk-infused songs that sweetly reflect the simplicity of their recording. With its smooth showcasing of Frankenreiterʼs rich, honey-thick vocals and masterful guitar work, Start Livinʼ bears all the intimacy of an impromptu back-porch performance and the tenderness of a treasured love letter.

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Guitar Legend Dick Dale
Aug
28
8:00 PM20:00

Guitar Legend Dick Dale

Dick Dale invented surf music in the 1950's. Not the '60's as is commonly believed. He was given the title "King of the Surf Guitar" by his fellow surfers with whom he surfed from sun-up to sun-down. He met Leo Fender, the guitar and amplifier Guru, and Leo asked Dale to play his new creation, the Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar. The minute Dale picked up the guitar, Leo Fender broke into uncontrolled laughter and disbelief, he was watching Dale play a right handed guitar upside down and backwards, Dale was playing a right handed guitar left handed and changing the chords in his head then transposing the chords to his hands to create a sound never heard before.

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JoAnne Shaw Taylor
Aug
29
8:00 PM20:00

JoAnne Shaw Taylor

With JD Simo

Joanne Shaw Taylor has established herself as the UK’s number one star of the blues/rock world. The girl with the big voice from the Black Country has toured extensively around the world, released critically acclaimed albums and gained a global fan base as well as having the honor of playing alongside some of her musical idols.

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Bob James
Aug
30
8:00 PM20:00

Bob James

The career of Bob James is long, varied and continues to evolve at every turn. From his first days in Marshall, Missouri, the music of Bob James has captivated audiences throughout the world.  WhileJames is recognized as one of the progenitors of smooth jazz, his music has also had a profound effect on the history of hip hop, having been sampled often. 

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The Classic Rock Experience feat. The Music of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Styx, Boston, Deep Purple, Journey & More
Aug
31
8:00 PM20:00

The Classic Rock Experience feat. The Music of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Styx, Boston, Deep Purple, Journey & More

For more than 40 years, Classic Rock Experience has been one of America's favorite Rock N’ Roll shows performing a collection of epic, classic 70s rock anthems from the list of greatest songs of all time, in true 70s arena rock concert style! Don’t miss this magical, musical journey back to the 70s!

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The Kingston Trio Legacy Tour
Jul
19
8:00 PM20:00

The Kingston Trio Legacy Tour

he original Kingston Trio has evolved over the years and has now come full circle. Josh Reynolds, son of original founding member Nick Reynolds, has joined forces with two of Nick's closest kindred spirits, Mike Marvin, Nick's nephew and Tim Gorelangton, Mike's musical brother. Alongside Josh, Mike & Tim have re captured that original Kingston Trio magic with their energy, humor and crowd charming musical repertoire.

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The James Hunter Six
Jul
18
8:00 PM20:00

The James Hunter Six

With Jesse Dee

James Hunter has certainly paid his dues. Over the span of 30 years, he’s worked on the railway, busked in the streets of London, provided backup vocals and guitar for Van Morrison, played clubs and theatres all over the world, written scores of original songs, and recorded some of the most original and honest rhythm & soul albums of the last two decades. By 2006, Hunter was recognized with nominations for a GRAMMY® Award (“Best Traditional Blues Album” for People Gonna Talk (Rounder)) and an American Music Award (“Best New/Emerging Artist”). He and his band then hit the road for a decade of extensive touring and recorded three additional critically-acclaimed studio albums— The Hard Way (Concord), Minute by Minute (Concord) and Hold On! (Daptone). By 2016, MOJO magazine had crowned him “The United Kingdom’s Greatest Soul Singer.”

On February 2, 2018, renowned soul label Daptone Records will release James Hunter’s most ambitious album to date, Whatever It Takes, offering ten new and original songs written by Hunter and recorded live to 8-track tape by Daptone’s two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning Gabriel Roth.

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Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson
Jul
17
8:00 PM20:00

Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson

Roger Hodgson has been recognized as one of the most gifted composers, songwriters and lyricists of our time.  As the legendary voice of worldwide rock phenomenonSupertramp and composer of many of the band’s greatest hits, he gave us “Give a Little Bit,” “The Logical Song,” “Dreamer,” “Take the Long Way Home,” “Breakfast in America,” “It’s Raining Again,” “School,” “Fool’s Overture” and so many others that have become the soundtrack of our lives.  Roger's trademark way of setting beautiful introspective lyrics to upbeat melodies resonated and found its way into the hearts and minds of people from cultures around the world.  His songs have remarkably stood the test of time and earned Roger and Supertramp an adoring worldwide following.

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Kinky Friedman
Jul
17
8:00 PM20:00

Kinky Friedman

Outrageous and irreverent but nearly always thought-provoking, Kinky Friedman wrote and performed satirical country songs during the 1970s and has been hailed as the Frank Zappa of country music. Since then, Friedman turned to writing, animal rescue, and he even helms a cigar brand although he continued to make occasional nightclub appearances. He has written for Rolling Stone and Texas Monthly magazines and, most famously, has become a writer of unique and outrageous mystery novels such as Greenwich Killing Time, A Case of Lone Star, and The Mile High Club. Equal parts whimsy and metaphysics, the books blur fiction and reality featuring a Jewish country singer turned Greenwich Village private eye named Kinky Friedman. Don't miss this unique opportunity to spend an evening with Kinky Friedman.

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Dennis Quaid & The Sharks
Jul
16
8:00 PM20:00

Dennis Quaid & The Sharks

Dennis Quaid and The Sharks which specialize in rock 'n' roll and country-soul have been performing in front of thousands of people receiving rave reviews. He is not just another actor turned rock star, he is a rock star.

Dennis Quaid is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist. He performs many original plus classic hits such as "Spill the Wine", "Gloria", and many more. 

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9th Annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival: Sunday Jazz Brunch
Jul
15
1:00 PM13:00

9th Annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival: Sunday Jazz Brunch

 Brian Simpson

Brian Simpson

Performing at for this year’s Sunday Jazz Brunch will be a dynamic trio featuring Brian Simpson, Lin Rountree and David P. Stevens. Also taking the stage will be smooth saxophonist Art Sherrod, Jr. and opening the show will be vocalist Doreen Vail.

Wind down a weekend with a delicious buffet spread of good food, good music and good fun with something for your soul and spirit at the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival Inspirational Jazz Brunch. You don’t want to miss it!

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Indie Soul Showcase feat. Emmanuel Withers, J. Esq, Da'Neilia
Jul
14
8:00 PM20:00

Indie Soul Showcase feat. Emmanuel Withers, J. Esq, Da'Neilia

The Indie Soul Showcase spotlights Independent artists of music. This series highlights Indie Soul music with Baltimore's own Emmanuel Withers and J. Esq along with Daneilia of New Jersey. Each of these artists are accomplished in their own right and now they will share the same stage for a night of Soul, love and inspiration. Avery Dey Entertainment with MySoul Radio are excited to continue the legacy and tradition of real music.

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Tribute to Gerald Levert - Just Coolin' R&B Throwback Summer Jam!
Jul
14
8:00 PM20:00

Tribute to Gerald Levert - Just Coolin' R&B Throwback Summer Jam!

This special birthday tribute to Gerald (whose birthday is July 13th) and Joe Little of The Rude Boys (birthday July 14th) will feature a live performance by his famed Multi- platinum group LEVERT and THE RUDE BOYS...   plus more!..

Also performing: International Soul, Funk Recording Artist Madz Johnson, R&B Recording Artist Tee Sylk Harris and the Baltimore’s own Delasha.

Hosted by Randy Dennis

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Beres Hammond - All Love Tour 2018
Jul
13
to Jul 14

Beres Hammond - All Love Tour 2018

Don’t be deceived by Beres Hammond’s cool profile. The playful smile, the unassuming demeanor, the beard and the cap and the spectacles might lull you into forgetting that you’re in the presence of an awesome musical talent, Jamaica’s greatest practicing singer/songwriter. Beres remains cool, though he knows that he’s one of a handful of people responsible for maintaining a mighty legacy of soulful reggae music—a select group of artists like Toots and Gregory, like Dennis and Bob.

Performances: July 13-14, 2018, 8pm

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9th Annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival: VIP Summer White Affair
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

9th Annual Lake Arbor Jazz Festival: VIP Summer White Affair

 Eric Darius

Eric Darius

Join the Prince Georges Cultural Arts Foundation (PGCAF), the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival Executive Committee and jazz enthusiasts from around the region, for a special night of entertainment.

Joining us for this year’s White Affair with a dynamic combo featuring Eric Darius, Marcus Anderson, J.J. Sansaverino and Selina Albright. Also taking the stage will be Jazz in Pink featuring Gail Jhonson and Karen Briggs. Opening the show will be Violinist Daniel D.

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