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August's Music in Your Community

Music in Your Community

The importance of music is its power to transcend time, emotion, culture, and language as we connect with others. Music's power connects us across the barriers of time, culture, and language.
Here's a list of "Music in Your Community" for this month...

August 5, 2-5pm
The Yorkers. Pen Mar Park. Free. The dance pavilion is the site of Sunday afternoon dances with live music, June-September. The very finest of the big band era ballroom music. Call 240-313-2807 or 301-791-1551 for more information.

August 5, 12, 19, 7:30pm
Concert Series. Hagerstown Municipal Band. Peter Buys Band Shell, Hagerstown City Park. Summer concert series. 301-730-3880. www.hagerstownband.org.

August 8, 7-9pm
Reunion will perform at the City Park Bandshell in Hagerstown. This concert is free and open to the public.

August 11-12, Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. Noon-5pm
Peach Fest. Leitersburg Ruritan Community Park. Featuring peach pie and ice cream, quality crafts, country/bluegrass entertainment, antique tractors and wagons, pony rides, petting zoo, horse and wagon rides, pie contest, quilt raffle, and other foods. Call 301-797-4419 for more information..

August 5, 2-5pm
Fancy Brass. Pen Mar Park. Free. The dance pavilion is the site of Sunday afternoon dances with live music, June-September. The very finest of the big band era ballroom music. Call 240-313-2807 or 301-791-1551 for more information.

August 15, 7-9pm
Souled Out will perform at the City Park Bandshell in Hagerstown. This concert is free and open to the public.

August 19, 2:30pm
Music from Shepherd- Faculty Jazz Recital. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Call 301-739-5727 or visit www.wcmfa.org for more information..

August 19, 2-5pm
The Andy Angel Quartet. Pen Mar Park. Free. The dance pavilion is the site of Sunday afternoon dances with live music, June-September. The very finest of the big band era ballroom music. Call 240-313-2807 or 301-791-1551 for more information.

August 22, 7-9pm
Masters Four will perform at the City Park Bandshell in Hagerstown. This concert is free and open to the public.

August 25, 7pm
Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis in Concert 30th Anniversary Memorial Tribute. 30 years ago, we lost one of the greatest entertainers and pop culture icons of our time. Join us for a celebration of the life and music of Elvis Presley. Chris MacDonald lovingly brings back the magic of the King of Rock -N- Roll with his tribute Memories of Elvis. Chris has performed in the famous Legends in Concert stage productions throughout the county and has actually appeared with Elvis' own original back up group the Jordanaires. Adding to the authenticity of his tribute, this experienced and energetic entertainer has the honor of being the only tribute artist contracted by Elvis Enterprises for the annual Elvis week and Birthday week festivities at Graceland 's Heartbreak Hotel for 7 consecutive years. For one night only, Chris MacDonald will pay tribute to an All-American Legend in a truly dynamic performance complete with costumes, dancers and high-energy concert band. Call 301-790-2000 or visit www.mdtheatre.org for more information.

August 25 & 26, 11am-10pm Sat; 11am-5pm Sun.
Augustoberfest. Downtown Hagerstown. Festivities in the tradition of Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration. 12th annual event. Call 301-739-8577 x116 or visit www.hagerstownmd.org for more information.

August 26
Everybody's Day. The Ray Birely Orchestra. Jitterbug Contest, 2:30pm. Waltz Contest, 4pm. Pen Mar Park. Free. The very finest of the big band era ballroom music. Call 240-313-2807 or 301-791-1551 for more information.

August 29, 7-9pm
Antietam Gospel Trio will perform at the City Park Bandshell in Hagerstown. This concert is free and open to the public.

Be sure to check out area elementary, middle, and high schools for great family music programs including high school competitions and performances.

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