Thursday, July 18
Open Mic Night — Our Town Theatre will host an open mic night every third Thursday of the month beginning at 7 PM. This is open for any performances, including singing, readings, monologues, etc. For more information, call 301-334-5640 or visit

Friday, July 19
Old Time Jam – New Germany Lake House, 6:30 – 9:30. Musicians and listeners of all ages are invited to share and enjoy traditional folk, bluegrass, and other “old-time” Appalachian music. Free admission; food, refreshments and gifts available for purchase. Call the Ranger Station for more information: 301-895-5453.

Little Yough Summer Music Festival — Featuring Blue Steel. Mountain Fresh Pavilion, Oakland, 7 PM. This annual festival showcases singers/songwriters from across the country and displays a variety of different genres and musical styles. Concerts begin at 7 PM. Food is available for purchase but feel free to bring your own picnic or bottle of wine. Bring your chairs and blankets and relax for a night of music under the summer skies. Free admission, donations are appreciated. For full schedule, visit

Friday & Saturday, July 19 & 20
TOTL presents “The Hunting of the Snark by Cooper and Wigoder” — The Barn at Ridgeview Valley, 7 PM. The talented group of Theatre on the Lake (TOTL) presents the impossible voyage of an improbable crew to hunt an imaginary creature in this sparkling musical comedy adventure for all ages. Enter the imaginative world of “Alice in Wonderland” creator, Lewis Carroll, in this brand new, highly original, ultra modern adaptation inspired by his beloved classic poem. This show features five high-energy actors, a life-like puppet, fantastical characters, and lashings of daft humor. Tickets for adults are $12; Children 3 – 12 are $8.50; children 0 – 2 are free but must be on a lap. For tickets email or visit them at

Tri – State Relief Benefit Sale — Garrett County Fairgrounds. Friday, 4:30 – 8:30 PM; Saturday: 7:30 AM – 4 PM. Family fun for all ages, enjoy both days! Activities include Silent Auction raising money for Mennonite Central Committee. Other events include delicious homestyle food, market place including fair trade crafts from around the world. Cruise-In Saturday Morning includes classic & antique cars, trucks, tractors and more. Live Auction begins at 9:30 AM on Saturday with quilts, art, furniture and more. For more information, find Tri State Relief Sale on Facebook.

Saturday, July 20
The Masons in Concert — Smoke N Mirrors Gallery & Studio, Oakland, 6 PM. Come join The Masons for some acoustic toe-tappin’, Momma-slappin’, rockin’ Americana blues. This is a seated concert style performance and reservations are recommended as seats are limited. Tickets include two drink vouchers per person for anyone over the age of 21 (wines, craft beer, sodas, punch, water, etc.) and hors d’oeuvres. There will be a featured Red and White wine for this event. Cost is $20 per person and can be ordered at

Music at Penn Alps presents Karen Lau, Cello; Brent Weber, Saxophone / Bassoon; and Joseph Yungen, Piano-– Great Hall at Penn Alps, Grantsville, 7 PM. Enjoy an evening of original compositions as well as classical and jazz music. Tickets are $20 and are available online at

Howl at the Moon Party — Wisp Resort. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the United States landing on the Moon at Wisp Resort! Get ready to blast off with an evening of all things glowy and starry including a glow paint station, Moonboot race, entertainment and more. A memorable experience for all ages! Visit for more details.

Sunday, July 21
Thomas Pandolfi Presents: Chopin: Language of Infinity — Wisp Resort, 6 PM. Back by popular demand! Come as you are, relax and take in the natural beauty of Wisp Resort and the amazing sounds provided by American pianist Thomas Pandolfi. An outstanding cross-over artist, Pandolfi’s virtuoso transcriptions of the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Marvin Hamlisch, George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein are in much demand. A Garrett Lakes Arts Festival event. Tickets are $20 for adults, students and children free with adult purchase. For tickets call 301-387-3082 or email

Live Music:

Thursday, July 18
Black Bear: Karaoke by Music Express, 8
Honi-Honi: Karaoke, 8

Friday, July 19
Black Bear: Kelly Lynott, 6; DJ Leroy & The Mechanical Bull, 10
Harbor Bar: Allen Shaw, 6-8
Honi-Honi: Stone Ground, 4; Boathouse, 7
MoonShadow: 18 Strings, 8

Saturday, July 20
Black Bear: Baer Bones Band, 6; DJ Leroy & The Mechanical Bull, 10
Harbor Bar: Ronnie Burroughs, 3-6
Honi-Honi: Easy Street Band, 1:30; Undercover, 9
MoonShadow: Independent State, 8

Sunday, July 21
Honi-Honi: Sunday Fun Day with Good Guys Duo, 2; JJ Mason, & Co, 7
MoonShadow: Ronnie Burroughs, Noon

Monday, July 22
Honi-Honi: Welcome party w/ 18 Strings, 6

Tuesday, July 23
Honi-Honi: Time Flies Duo, 6