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Howard County Recreation & Parks is proud to present Sunset Serenades: A free series of summer concerts for all to enjoy. For times and dates, see below.

*All concerts start at 7pm. Ending time is not exact. The first concert on June 29 will be held at Gary J. Arthur Community Center. 

June 29: U.S. Army National Guard "Live Fire" - Free Rock Concert

Join us for a FREE concert by Live Fire, the 229th Maryland National Guard Rock Band! Performing at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center (2400 MD 97, Cooksville) at 7pm, "Live Fire" captures the essence of America's favorite musical pastime.  Playing recognizable songs from all decades, all ages will find themselves singing along to their favorite tune. Concert is between the community center and the fire station.

July 13: Bach To Rock - Music School Showcase Free Rock Concert

Join Bach To Rock for a FREE band showcase at Centennial Park, July 13 at 7pm! Bach To Rock is a well-known music school for students of all ages. The scenic lake is the perfect setting for a concert you won't forget. Don't miss out on this chance to see an amazing performance from some of Maryland's best student talent! Concert is at the Centennial Park Mobile Stage (10000 MD 108, Ellicott City). 

LOCATION CHANGE: The concert will be on our mobile stage at Centennial Park due to construction near the Band Shell. The public may still enter the park via the South/Main entrance on Route 108.

July 20: Risa Binder - Free Country/Pop Concert

What's summer without a little country music? Join us at Centennial Park for a FREE concert by the multi-talented Risa Binder on July 20 at 7pm. Risa graduated from Howard High School and the University of Maryland (College Park) and now resides in Nashville but comes to Maryland often. She was nominated for an Emmy for song writing and has opened for national country acts. She performed at Wine in the Woods several years ago and we are excited to have her return to Howard County. Concert is at the Centennial Park Amphitheatre (10000 MD 108, Ellicott City). 

NEW DATE: August 10: Damon Foreman & Blue Funk - Free Funk/Blues/Rock Concert

Mark your calendars for this awesome FREE concert at Centennial Park, performed by Howard County native Damon Foreman & Blue Funk on Aug. 10 at 7pm. Damon has performed in past summer concerts and at Wine in the Woods and we are excited to have him back! Damon also runs an award-winning music school in Glenwood. Don't miss out on this amazing Funk/Blues/Rock performance! Concert is at the Centennial Park Amphitheatre (10000 MD 108, Ellicott City). 

Sunset Serenades is a proud partner of Inner Arbor Trust and their Community Concert Series. The Community Concert Series includes a number of free concerts that typically take place at the Chrysalis amphitheater in Symphony Woods. For more info, check out their schedule here:

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August 10, 2022
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