After last year’s cancellation because of COVID-19, Tides & Tunes has resumed for Summer 2021. Presented by Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM), this concert series showcases live music every Thursday night at 7 p.m. from June to August.
This annual Annapolis event gets into full swing by the 4th of July weekend. Bands perform a fun and eclectic mix of music, and get people to stand up and dance on the sand.
Bringing Annapolis Together
Tides & Tunes was organized by the AMM as a way to foster feelings of community in Annapolis and raise awareness among local residents regarding the activities and programs sponsored by the museum. Come listen to the music while gazing at a gorgeous view of the bay.
Refreshments, Charity & Seating
Food, wine, mixed drinks, and beer may be purchased at the event. The funds raised from sales support AMM’s environmental programs at its Education Center. Alcohol purchased outside the grounds and coolers are prohibited. For seating during the outdoor concerts, the museum recommends that guests bring lawn chairs or blankets.
Tides & Tunes Performers
The following are the bands scheduled to play at Tides & Tunes during July and August 2021, along with a brief description of their music.
July 1 – Davidson Exchange (Music of the 60’s & 70’s)
July 8 – Mixed Business (Eclectic Music Experience)
July 15 – Rick Hogue & The Revolving Doors (Rhythm & Blues Rock)
July 22 – Dublin 5 (High-Energy Irish Rock)
July 29 – Kavoossi & The Typos (Alternative Rock)
August 5 – Eastport Oyster Boys (Folk & Island Rhythms)
August 12 – Honest Lee Soul (Funk & Soul)
August 19 – Blue Suede Bop (Rockabilly & Honky-tonk)
Admission to Tides &Tunes is free. However, a $10 donation per person would be appreciated by the Annapolis Maritime Museum to help fund its educational programs for children.
If bad weather is forecasted on the day of the event, the AMM will decide to hold or cancel the concert by 4 p.m.
FYI: Tides & Tunes 2021
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