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Friends of Patterson Park Summer Concert Series

Concert Poster 2016

We are pleased to announce this year’s line up for the Friends of

Patterson Park Summer Concert Series. Check it out!

Visit our Friends Photos Page for shots from our concerts!

All Concerts are held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Pagoda Hill (enter the park at Lombard & Patterson Park Avenue, near the Marble Fountain).

Concert Schedule 2016 

Sunday 6/12 (rain date Wed 6/15):     Caleb Stine & The Golden Eagles

The Baltimore Sun calls Caleb Stine the “lynchpin of the Baltimore folk scene” and, just like Baltimore, Stine keeps his music honest, hardworking, genuine and unafraid to tell it like it is. Don’t miss Caleb Stine & The Golden Eagles as they kick off what will be an unforgettable summer concert season!

Tuesday 6/28 (rain date Wed 6/29):   Patrick Alban & Noche Latina

Nominated by the Washington Area Music Association for “Best Latin Band” and “Best Latin Vocalist” two years in a row, Patrick Alban & Noche Latina is a must see for lovers of Latin music. Patrick Alban’s combination of Latin and acoustic rock and repertoire of Brazilian sambas, Cuban music, tangos, boleros and blues is sure to have people up on their feet on Pagoda Hill!

Sunday 7/10 (rain date Wed 7/13):     Fractal Cat

Inspired by early rock ‘n’ roll, classic soul and psychedelia, Fractal Cat’s track “Tryptide” was named by WTMD’s Sam Sessa as one of the top Baltimore songs of 2014. With musical influences including Buddy Holly, early Pink Floyd and John Coltrane, Fractal Cat is sure to entertain. Whether or not you caught them performing at Baltimore’s Light City, you won’t want to miss their debut performance in Patterson Park!

Tuesday 7/19 (rain date Wed 7/20):   Balti Mare

Balti Mare is a 7-piece Eastern European/ Balkan Gypsy band consisting of self-proclaimed natives of Balti Mare, Transylvania. Performing upbeat dance and party music, these former chicken and goat herders from the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains now perform both original & traditional gypsy folk music in several languages including: English, Romanian, Roma (gypsy), Slovak, Macedonian, and Serbian. Come out for what is sure to be a dance party extravaganza.

Sunday 7/31 (rain date Wed 8/3):       Strykers Posse

Jamaican-born Ichelle Cole and Yvonne Deane-Hibbert are known to many as the East Coast “Queens of Reggae” and have shared the stage with the likes of the Wailers and Toots and the Maytals. Their energetic performances and original songwriting attract audiences from near and far – Don’t miss this evening of dancehall and roots-and-culture reggae!

Tuesday 8/9 (rain date Wed 8/10):    Bumper Jacksons

The Bumper Jacksons’ mix of jazz and pre-war country takes listeners on an American journey from New Orleans’ bar rooms to Appalachian hollers. Using washboards, ukuleles, kazoos, clarinets, guitars and banjos, the Bumper Jacksons are “a big, fat party” that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face.

Sunday 8/21 (rain date Wed 8/24):     Cara Kelly & the Tell Tale

Cara Kelly & the Tell Tale’s soulful, rootsy, rock and roll crosses genre lines with sophisticated song writing, soaring harmonies and dynamic musicianship. Combining vocals, guitars, mandolin, upright bass and drums, they craft a sound that is wholly their own and captivate audiences with their energetic live performances. What a way to send off a fantastic summer concert series!

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