CSM’s Twilight Performance Series Features Sara Gray, Amanda Daughtry, Airmen of Note

Country singer Sara Gray will perform July 15 at the Leonardtown Campus as part of CSM’s 2014 Twilight Performance Series.

The College of Southern Maryland’s Twilight Performance Series continues July 15 through 17 with free, family-friendly, outdoor concerts that feature local artists performing a variety of music, including country and big band. The fourth week of the Twilight Performance Series includes two country musicians and a dance band.

Sara Gray will be performing at the Leonardtown Campus on July 15. A Southern Maryland native, Gray has been singing and performing all her life.

Amanda Daughtry will be performing at the La Plata Campus on July 16. During her teenage years, Daughtry sang in many theater and country music variety shows before putting together a full band of her own.

The U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note will perform at the Prince Frederick Campus on July 17. Created in 1950 to carry on the tradition of Major Glenn Miller's Army Air Corps dance band, today the “Note” features 18 jazz musicians and is one of the last touring big bands.

All performances begin at 6:45 p.m. Twilight Performance Series sponsors include Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, Community Bank of the Chesapeake, Leonardtown Business Association, Southern Solutions and the CSM Foundation. Grants have been provided by the Arts Council of Calvert County, St. Mary’s County Arts Council and Maryland State Arts Council. For a complete list of performances, visit http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/TwilightSeries/.

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CSM Twilight Performance Series: Sara Gray. 6:45 p.m., July 15, College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Great Lawn, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. As a solo artist, Sara Gray began playing guitar and writing her own songs at the age of 16. Along with performing extensively in the Maryland and DC area, Gray has opened for country acts Miranda Lambert, Toby Keith and American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler. The concert is presented as part of CSM’s Twilight Performance Series. Each week the series features a different performance on each campus. Bring a picnic and a lawn chair or blanket (no alcoholic beverages permitted.) Free. For a complete schedule of bands performing, visit http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/TwilightSeries/index.html, 301-934-7828.

 

CSM Twilight Performance Series: Amanda Daughtry. 6:45 p.m., July 16, College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Lawn, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata. Amanda Daughtry got her start in music by performing in local theatre and country variety shows. Today, she sings and manages her own country band. The concert is presented as part of CSM’s Twilight Performance Series. Each week the series features a different performance on each campus. Bring a picnic and a lawn chair or blanket (no alcoholic beverages permitted.) Free. For a complete schedule of bands performing, visit http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/TwilightSeries/index.html, 301-934-7828.

 

CSM Twilight Performance Series: U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note. 6:45 p.m., July 17, College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Patio, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. The Airmen of Note is the premier jazz ensemble of the U.S. Air Force created in 1950 to carry on the tradition of Major Glenn Miller's Army Air Corps dance band. The concert will be presented as part of CSM’s Twilight Performance Series. Each week the series features a different performance on each campus. Bring a picnic and a lawn chair or blanket (no alcoholic beverages permitted.) Free. For a complete schedule of bands performing, visit http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/TwilightSeries/index.html, 301-934-7828.

 

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