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Posted on: July 11, 2019

City Park Summer Concert Series Cranks Up

The City Park Summer Concert Series (formerly “Music By The Lake”), featuring an outstanding regional band each of the next four Saturdays from 7-8:30pm, kicks off this week at the Peter Buys Band Shell.  The City Park Concessionaire, Nena’s Café, has paired specialty menu items to complement each Saturday’s evening’s brand of musical entertainment.


·       July 13 – Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition

Traditional and contemporary bluegrass quintet incorporating strings, 3-part harmonies, and bluesy solos.

Menu:  Steamers and hot dogs


·       July 20 – The Freddie Long Band

Catchy and introspective original pop and rock coupled with a vast array of cover selections they noticeably make their own.

Menu:  Burgers


·       July 27 – Chris Woodward & Shindiggin’

High energy country with overwhelming universal appeal.

Menu:  Tacos


·       August 3 – Sticktime

Frederick, Maryland’s Premier Classic Rock Band playing cover versions of the songs you love from the ‘60s to the 2000s.

Menu:  Pulled pork and mac-n-cheese


The concerts are free.  Food items and drinks are available for purchase.  Live music fans are invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets if desired.  The permanent seating at the band shell accommodates 250 adults.


The City Park Summer Concert Series is sponsored by the Washington County Arts Council, in partnership with the City of Hagerstown Parks & Recreation Division, celebrating over 100 years of outstanding arts and entertainment.


In the event of rain, concerts will be canceled.  For more information, follow the Hagerstown Parks & Recreation Facebook page, visit,, or call 301-739-3132.



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