Break out your calendars and coolers because the long- awaited summer season is finally here! Throughout the summer, talented musicians will be taking the stage at some of Maryland’s most popular indoor and outdoor venues, either in their own concerts or in music festivals featuring multiple artists. So if you’re ready to listen live
to some of your favorite songs, check out our list of scheduled shows and festivals that you can add to your summer schedule.
Must-see Summer Concerts in Maryland
Jack Johnson Meet the Moonlight Tour with Durand Jones and the Indictions
Now you can put jamming to Jack Johnson on your summer bucket list. The special concert will benefit the Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation and support their effort to bring environmental education to schools and communities in Hawaii. Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Third Eye Blind Summer Gods Tour with Hockey Dad
Third Eye Blind will be performing their Summer Gods tour with proceeds
benefiting the Palos Verdes Kelp Forest. So if you want to rock out for a good cause, head to Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 23.
Black Keys The Dropout Boogie Tour with Band of Horses
This is the band’s first time touring since the release of their 2019 album, Let’s Rock. Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Kenney Chesney Here and Now Tour
Not only will Kenney be performing, but he will also be joined by some other A-list artists such as Dan + Shay, Old Dominion and Carly Pearce.
Dashboard Confessional and Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
This summer, Dashboard Confessional will be showcasing songs from their ninth studio album released earlier this year, All The Truth That I Can Tell at Pier 6 Pavilon.
The Beach Boys Sixy Years of Sounds
To celebrate this half-century milestone, The Beach Boys are bringing their California sound to the PNC Waterside Pavilion in Solomons on August 20, and with 100 million records sold worldwide, it’s sure to be a full house. Joining these Boys on their tour are openers The Temptations and the Four Tops.
Chris Stapleton All-American Road Show with Special Guests Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb
This is the singer’s first solo and current headlining concert tour. Joining Chris are
other country music songwriters and musicians Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Summer Music Festivals
JUNE 5 – AUGUST 28
Summer Concert Series, Baker Park Band Shell
Sunday nights between June 5 and August 28. The series will feature musical stylings from a variety of artists, each with their own unique voice and style. These can include anything from afrofunk to bluegrass to please all kinds of music lovers.
JUNE 16 – SEPTEMBER 1
Concerts in the Park Series
This free series will be held on Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m. from June 16- Sept. 1 at Muskrat Park in St. Michaels. Featured music includes songs by JCT 33, Three Penny Opera, Blues Deville and more.
AUGUST 6 – 7
This star-studded two-day event features dozens of famous artists like Zeds Dead, Lost Kings, and Cheat Codes. The EDM festival, or “lunar paradise” as they call it, has three huge stages, Lunar, Solar, and Stellar, to host all the artists on its popular lineup. Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore
Hot August Music Festival
This one-day “bluegrass bonanza” will feature a variety of artists, such as the Dancing Bears and The Revivalists, to please fans of any kind of roots music. Not only will this Cockeysville festival feature these incredible artists, but they’ll also have food, drinks, craft vendors and more.