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Free Summer Concerts in Maryland


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Enjoy free summer concerts in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC. Check out these family friendly performances and listen to a variety of local bands and musicians.

National Harbor
National Harbor, Maryland. Enjoy free jazz concerts along the Potomac River on Friday evenings.

Veterans Park, Norfolk and Woodmont Avenues, Bethesda, Maryland. Concerts include a range of music including jazz, rock, blues, international and swing. Performances on Thursday evenings.

Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo, Maryland. The concert series includes a wide range of music, from Clarence “The Blues Man” Turner, to QuinTango, to the Rockville Swing Band.

Gaithersburg City Hall Concert Pavilion
31 South Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, Maryland. A variety of performances are offered for children, adults and the whole family.

Rio Entertainment Center
Gaithersburg, Maryland. Live music is played outdoors on Saturday evenings.

BlackRock Center for the Arts
20105 Town Commons Road, Germantown, Maryland. Free outdoor concerts are available on Saturday evenings.

Strathmore Hall
10701 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland. Free outdoor concerts are held on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer.

Glenview Mansion
603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, Maryland. On select Sunday afternoons free concerts are offered.

Rockville Town Square
Rockville, Maryland. Free outdoor concerts are held on the Square on Friday evenings. Kids nights and outdoor movies also entertain families throughout the summer.

Downtown Frederick
Baker Park, Frederick, Maryland. The summer concert series features musical performances in a variety of genres and styles on Sunday evenings.

Downtown Silver Spring
2 locations, Ellsworth Drive and Veterans Plaza. Free summer concerts feature a variety of musical styles – from swing, jazz and soul to Latin, rhythm and blues, and rock and roll.

St. Charles Sunset Concert Festival
10400 O’Donnell Place. St. Charles, Maryland. A variety of musical groups perform by the lake on Friday evenings throughout the summer.

For Free Summer Concerts in Virginia, see page 3
For Free Summer Concerts in Washington, DC, see page 1

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