CSM Twilight Performance Series: Blues, Rock, Jazz

Leonardtown, Prince Frederick Host 3rd Week of Series

The third week of the College of Southern Maryland’s (CSM) Twilight Performance Series will offer a mixture of blues, rock and jazz for audiences enjoying the free, family-friendly entertainment at the Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses.

The Dave Chappell Band will perform on the Great Lawn of the Leonardtown Campus, 6:45 p.m., July 21. In the event of inclement weather, the performance will move indoors to Building A, Auditorium.

“The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Jazz Combo will perform at the Prince Frederick Campus, 6:45 p.m. July 23, with inclement weather location in Building B, Multipurpose Room.

Chappell, a Washington, D.C. native, has won Washington Area Music Awards (WAMMIES) for Musician of the Year, Rock Instrumentalist of the Year and Roots Rock Instrumentalist of the Year. He has performed with legends Jerry Lee Lewis, Sam Moore of Sam & Dave, Percy Sledge, Johnny Johnson and Danny Gatton. For information, visit http://www.guitardavechappell.com/home.

“The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band was established by an act of Congress in 1798, with most of its members holding advanced degrees from places like the Julliard School, the Curtis Institute of Music and the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester. Performing at the Prince Frederick Campus will be select members of the band who comprise the jazz combo. For information, visit http://www.marineband.marines.mil/.

Twilight sponsors include Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, CSM Foundation, Community Bank of the Chesapeake and the Town of Leonardtown with grant funding from the St. Mary’s County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. Sponsorships are available. For information, call 301-934-7647 or visit http://csmd.edu/Foundation.

Audience members are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket as well as food or beverages (no alcohol permitted). Performances are subject to change. For information on the Twilight Performance Series, visit http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/TwilightSeries/index.html.  

 

Calendar Listings

Calvert County

CSM Twilight Performance Series: “The President’s Own” United States Marine Jazz Combo. 6:45 p.m., July 23. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick Campus, Patio, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick. Founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. The performance will be presented as part of CSM’s Twilight Performance Series. Each week the series features a different performance. Bring a picnic and a lawn chair or blanket (no alcoholic beverages permitted). Free. For a complete schedule of performances, visit http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/TwilightSeries/index.html or contact 301-934-7828.

 

St. Mary’s County

CSM Twilight Performance Series: The Dave Chappell Band. 6:45 p.m., July 21, College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown Campus, Great Lawn, 22950 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown. A native of Washington, D.C., Chappell is one of the most sought-after and respected blues, rockabilly, country and rock composers in the area. The performance will be presented as part of CSM’s Twilight Performance Series. Each week the series features a different performance. Bring a picnic and a lawn chair or blanket (no alcoholic beverages permitted). Food vendors will be on-site. Free. For a complete schedule of performances, visit http://www.csmd.edu/Arts/TwilightSeries/index.html or contact 301-934-7828.

 

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