5 UPCOMING MUSIC FESTIVALS
Don’t miss these upcoming music festivals held around the county!
August 30, 2015 @ 1:00 – 4:00 pm
2424 Reedie Drive, one block north of Wheaton Metro station
Come out and get a taste of Brazil with music and dance featuring Brazilian jazz band Origem consisting of the Lucini brothers Leonardo (bass), Bruno (hand percussion), Aand lejandro (drum-set/percussion), along with vocalist Elin Melgaraejo, pianist Campbell Charshee, and saxaphonist Ben Roseth.
Silver Spring Jazz Festival
September 12, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Veterans Plaza 1 Veterans Place Silver Spring, MD
The Silver Spring Jazz Festival is a free annual event in Downtown Silver Spring featuring a variety of jazz performances. The performances are held outdoors so bring a blanket and/or beach chair. A wide variety of food will be available to purchase from local restaurants.
Bluegrass on the Farm
September 19, 2015 @ 11:30 am
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the day-long outdoor Bluegrass on the Farm festival at the Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood, Maryland. The first event in 2006 was hosted by the Friends of the Agricultural History Farm Park, Inc. After that first year the traditional Music Foundation joined forces with the Friends of the Farm in 2007 and provided funds and expertise to help build the event into one of the most successful outdoor music festivals in the immediate Washington DC area.
Takoma Park Folk Festival
September 20, 2015 @ 10:30 am – 6:30 pm
7611 Piney Branch Road, Takoma Park, Maryland
6 STAGES // 50+ MUSICAL PERFORMANCES // 25+ ARTISAN BOOTHS // 15+ FOOD VENDORS
The Takoma Park Folk Festival is a free annual festival featuring music and dance from around the world on eight stages in Takoma Park, Maryland. From old-time fiddle and bluegrass to acoustic folk-rock to Afro-Latin fusion, performers range from well-seasoned stage veterans to youngsters on stage for the first time. The festival also includes dance workshops, children’s activities, a crafts show and ethnic food from around the world. Kids will especially enjoy folksingers, interactive musical games, dancing and storytelling.
Hometown Get Down
September 25, 2015; Gates open at 3 pm
11820 Hawkes Rd. Clarksburg, MD
The Hometown Get Down, is an annual grassroots music and arts benefit event. Our main purpose of The Hometown Get Down is to help families in crisis through promoting the arts. LIVE MUSIC, ART, FOOD, DRINK, CAMPING and MORE.