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Chill out at an ­Outdoor Concert

More cool tips for hot summer fun

Summer brings local favorites and nationally known artists to Chesapeake Country for open-air concerts.
    Hear music al fresco almost every night of summer at Chesapeake Beach Resort, with concerts ranging from $5 for local bands to $39 for Martha and the Vandellas June 10. The acts play under the half-shell bandstand. Food and drink sold separately.
    Sundays June 7 to 28, hear big bands, classical, country, jazz, rock and more at Downs Park, Pasadena. Bring lawn seating and a picnic (but no alcohol); leashed dogs welcome. 6-8pm. Free: 410-222-6230.
    Sundays July 5 to 26, enjoy a variety of music in Londontown’s ornamental gardens overlooking the South River (rain or shine). Bring lawn seating and leashed dogs; food and drinks (including alcohol) sold. 5pm. Donations: 410-222-1919.
    Tuesdays June 9, July 14 and August 11 bring concerts to Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum. 7:30-9:30pm. Free: 410-257-3892.
    Tuesday July 7 and Thursdays June 18, July 7, 30 and Aug. 13 bring jazz to the front lawn at Maryland Hall. (If it rains, concerts go inside.) Bring lawn seating; picnics welcome; Refreshments sold. 6-8pm. Free: 410-263-5544.
    Thursdays June 18 to Aug. 20, local musicians play Annapolis Maritime Museum. Bring lawn seating; no coolers. 7-8:30pm. $10: 410-295-0104.
    Fridays June 5 to Aug. 28, local musicians play outdoors on the strip. Bring lawn seating. 7-8:30pm. Free: Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole.
    Fridays June 5, Aug. 7 and Sept. 4. Music and museum tours at Calvert Marine Museum. 6-7:30pm. Free: 410-326-2042.
    Saturdays July 11 to Sept. 5. Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis. Bring lawn seating and picnic, but no alcohol; leashed dogs welcome. 6-8pm. Free: 410-222-1777.


For each of summer’s 15 weeks, Bay Weekly features one fine way to have fun. Last week’s was Howl at the Full Moon. Share your ideas for summer fun. Email stories and photos to editor@bayweekly.com.