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Summer Concerts

Sunset Serenades | Traveling Bands | 2015 Sponsors 

Grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family, have a picnic and enjoy the sounds of summer! For information, call 410-313-4700, TTY 410-313-4665. *Schedules subject to change. For a recorded announcement about cancellation due to inclement or extreme heat related weather, call 410-313-4451 after 5 PM on the day of the performance. Refreshments available for sale. Boat Rentals available at Centennial Park - cash only. Summer concert flier coming soon.

Join us for the summer CANNED FOOD DRIVE! The Community Action Council of Howard County will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Howard County food bank at all Sunset Serenades concerts and the August 4 and 14 Traveling Bands locations. Click here for more information on the CAC.

For information on becoming a sponsor or vendor contact Karen Bradley Ehler at 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov.

2015 Concert Dates (tentative)

Sunset Serenades

Wednesdays, 7 PM
Centennial Park South
10000 Rt 108, Ellicott City
Thanks to Green Angels Landscaping for donating the landscaping around the Centennial stage.
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June 24  Chuggalug - Pop-Rock-Variety Cover Band
July 1  Howard County Orchestra - Orchestral and Patriotic
July 8  Rainbow Rock - Children’s Music
July 15  Slick Hampton - Jazz Fusion
July 22  Shotgun Shack - Classic Rock
July 29  Jenee’ - R&B, Soul
August 5  Soul Island Rebels - Eclectic Blues Funk & Roots
August 12  Higher Hands - Funky Soul Fusion

Traveling Bands

Various days/locations, 7 PM.  
Fri., June 26 - East Columbia Library Park
6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia
U.S. Army Band Downrange - Rock, Pop, R&B, Country Mix
Fri., July 10 - Gary J. Arthur Community Center
2400 Route 97, Cooksville
Hollertown - Bluegrass
Fri., July 24 - Schooley Mill Park
12975 Hall Shop Road, Highland
Big Fancy Car - Beach Funk
Tues., Aug. 4 - North Laurel Community Center*
9411 Whiskey Bottom Road
Ocho de Bastos - Latin Rock
Fri., Aug. 14 - Rockburn Branch Park West
6105 Rockburn Branch Park Road, Elkridge
Nighthawks - Blues & Roots Rock
*In partnership with the Howard County Police Department for “National Night Out.” 


Summer Concert Sponsors