Strathmore is presenting their annual free outdoor concert series titled Live from the Lawn on select days,thru August 28.Guests are invited to “pack a picnic and settle onto a blanket” to enjoy the funk and the soul, the rhythm, and the harmony.
Strathmore will present their annual Backyard Theater for KIDSon Thursday mornings in July.The eclectic program offers “a perfect summer escape for busy families. Pack a picnic and enjoy live performances by highly esteemed and innovative family-friendly entertainers. From folk and jazz to the amazing sounds of the steelpan, Backyard Theater makes it easy to engage kids at every stage."
Strathmore has partnered with Montgomery County Recreation to present a series of free, fun, family-friendly events to suit all tastes as part of its ongoing Bloom initiative. Live concerts will occur on the second Saturday of each month from April to August 2019at the new Good Hope Neighborhood Recreation Center (14715 Good Hope Road, Silver Spring, MD). The concerts will feature a variety of genres, including jazz, classical, and even steel pan fusion. People interested in a more hands-on musical experience can sign up for classes.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announced that it has reaffirmed the plan to reform and improve fiscal operations, including renewal of the contract proposal to adjust the season from 52 weeks to 40 weeks. As a result, the BSO is cancelling its summer 2019 concerts, beginning with its New Music Festival that was scheduled to start June 19. The Board and management of the BSO made these decisions, including the proposed change to 40 weeks, as part of efforts to address financial challenges that have existed for many years, including over $16 million in losses in the past decade alone. The performances listed below will take place as planned.
Lucinda Williams & her band Buick 6 will perform music from her award-winning album titled Car Wheels On A Gravel Road as part of her 20th Anniversary Tour at The Music Center on September 24.Performance of the album in its entirety will be followed by a set of songs from throughout Lucinda’s career.