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...

Aug. 3- The Andy Angel Quartet. Pen Mark Concert. Dance Pavilion is the site of Sunday afternoon dances with live big band era ballroom music.
Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31- City Park Concert Series. Hagerstown Municipal Band. 7:30pm Peter Buys Band Shell. Hagerstown City Park. 301-739-8577 x169.
Aug. 5, 12, 19, & 26- Open Mic. 6:30-9pm. Port City Java. 1551 Potomac Ave. Hagerstown. Piano & Poetry. Talented local poets & musicians perform. All ages welcome. 301-790-5040.
Aug. 6- By Faith Ministries/Harry Ryan in Concert. Gospel in the Park. Hagerstown City Park Bandsell. 7-9pm. Free and open to the public.
Aug. 10- Fancy Brass. Pen Mark Concert. Dance Pavilion is the site of Sunday afternoon dances with live big band era ballroom music.
Aug. 10- The U.S. Army Material Command Band. 4pm. HCC's Alumni Amphitheater. HCC's Red, White, and Blue Summer Concert. Country music. Free and open to the public. 301-790-2800, ext. 346.
August 12-24- The Taffetas. Conceived by Rick Lewis. Totem Pole Playhouse. A musical tribute to the girl groups of the 1950's including the McGuire Sisters, The Fountaine Sisters and The Chordettes. 1-888-805-7056 or 717-352-2164.
Aug. 13- Forgiven in Concert. Gospel in the Park. Hagerstown City Park Bandsell. 7-9pm. Free and open to the public.
Aug. 17- The Dave Winter Group. Pen Mark Concert. Dance Pavilion is the site of Sunday afternoon dances with live big band era ballroom music.
Aug. 17- The U.S. Navy Cruisers. 4pm. HCC's Alumni Amphitheater. HCC's Red, White, and Blue Summer Concert. Country music. Free and open to the public. 301-790-2800, ext. 346.
Aug. 20- Masters Four in Concert. Gospel in the Park. Hagerstown City Park Bandsell. 7-9pm. Free and open to the public.
Aug. 20- Williamsport Community Band Concert. 7:00pm. Byron Memorial Park.
Aug. 23 & 24- Augustoberfest. 11am. Hagerstown Central Lot. Featuring authentic German and American food, live entertainment and family fun. www.augustoberfest.org.
Aug. 24- The Fort Lee U.S. Army Band. 4pm. HCC's Alumni Amphitheater. HCC's Red, White, and Blue Summer Concert. Country music. Free and open to the public. 301-790-2800, ext. 346.
Aug. 24- 17th Annual Jazz Festival. 2-4pm (Time to be determined.) Renfrew Institute for Cultural and Environmental Studies, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro. Top professional jazz artists will be held on the lawn behind the museum house. Rain: Waynesboro Area Middle School auditorium. Free. Open to the public. 717-762-0373. renfrewinst@innernet.net.
Aug. 27- Kaleb Trail & Friends in Concert. Gospel in the Park. Hagerstown City Park Bandsell. 7-9pm. Free and open to the public.
Aug. 31- The Herb Sell Quartet. Pen Mark Concert. Dance Pavilion is the site of Sunday afternoon dances with live big band era ballroom music.

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