Thursdays in the Park concert series opens
CENTREVILLE — The 2016 Thursdays in the Park free concert series, sponsored by the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council, kicked off June 9 at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center in Chester with a production of “MacBeth.” The rest of the series consists of musical performances on the lawn at Hemingway’s Restaurant in Stevensville.
On June 23, grab your cowboy hat and get summer started with a taste of country. With deep roots here on the Shore, local favorites, Chesapeake Sons promises to deliver a well-paced energetic show with a variety of material that will appeal to everyone. Come enjoy the picturesque setting and be ready to dance; food and beverages will be available for sale.
The free concert series continues on July 21 with the Chris Sacks Band. Enjoy a creative blend of breezy country beach rock, Americana and folk with influences of Jimmy Buffett, The Rolling Stones, Bob Marley, and Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers. Hemingway’s, on the Chesapeake Bay, is said to have the best sunsets on the Shore.
On Aug. 11, the Arts Council is pleased to welcome award-winning local band, the O’Brennan Brothers, singer/song writers from Maryland. They have written many songs and jingles for radio and film production. These Irish brothers have performed all over including Ireland.
The last summer concert is scheduled for Aug. 25 with the band Wheelhouse. Experience the high energy of this emerging local band. With an ever-growing catalog of great music spanning four decades, there is sure to be something on the playlist for everyone.
All concerts begin at 7 p.m. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair.
Thursdays in the Park is sponsored in part by the Queen Anne’s County Tourism Office and the Maryland State Arts Council.
For more information or in the event of extreme weather conditions or alerts to find out if an event has been rescheduled, contact the Arts Council at 410-758-2520 or visit www.queenannescountyarts.com.
The Chris Sacks Band will perform on the lawn at Hemingway’s Restaurant on July 21 as part of Thursdays in the Park.