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August 2014

The Redd Brothers Quartet featuring Houston Person
Date: Friday the 1st
Time: 8pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
The legendary Houston Person carves a hard groove with his tenor sax, a growling blues and soul style all his own. A veteran of more than 75 albums, he is one of the greats--“an eloquent messenger from a jazz era rooted in traditional blues, black church music, Broadway love songs…” (The Guardian) With the Redd Brothers Quartet featuring Chuck on vibes and drums and Robert on piano. Admission is $20. Call for reservations.
New Directions: Tom McHugh and Dick Durham
Date: Sunday the 3rd
Time: 4pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
This new Mainstay series encourages established musicians to explore new areas and journeymen to expand their skills, their repertoire and generally to take it to the next level. For this free concert, veteran jazz pianist Dick Durham has been working with Mainstay founder Tom McHugh on a concert of jazz from the 20th Century American Songbook for piano and chromatic harmonica. Come out and see what they have cooked up. Free
Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend
Date: Friday the 8th
August 8-10
Time: Friday 5pm - Sunday 3pm
Location: Town Wide Rock Hall MD
Contact: Suzanne Einstein
PH: 410-935-3491
Email: firstandonlymate@aol.com
URL: www.rockhallpirates.com
Buccaneers and landlubbers of all ages are invited to come by land or come by sea to a town-wide theme piratical party that you won't forget! Sea Shanty Sing A Long, Rum Tasting, Decorated Dinghy Parade, Caribbean Style Beach Party, Buccaneer's Ball, Costume Contests, Treasure Hunts, Kid's Pirate Encampment, Games, Face Painting, Tattoos, Live Entertainment and Street Performers, Merchants, Artisans, Crafters and Plenty of Grub and Grog. Costumes are Encouraged!
Rock Hall Cruise Night by Smilin' Jake's
Date: Friday the 15th
Aug 15, Rain date Aug 22
Time: 5:30-8:30pm
Location: Main Street, Rock Hall
Contact: Jack or Linda
PH: 410-639-7280
Email: smilinjakes@gmail.com
URL: www.rockhallcruisenightsbysmilinjakes.blogspot.com
Display of hot rods, classics, street rods and custom cars. Oldies music til' 8:30. No charge to enter or to view. So, dust off that old ride and come on down.

Future 2014 dates: September 19, October 17
Cocktail Class Wooden Boat Racing Assoc.
Date: Saturday the 16th
Time: 8am
Location: Rock Hall Yacht Club, 22759 McKinleyville Rd, Rock Hall
Contact: YC Manager
PH: 410-639-2182
Email: manager@rockhallyachtclub.org
URL: www.rockhallyachtclub.org
Perhaps you have read about Cocktail Class racing in Prop Talk or Chesapeake Bay Magazine; No? These are homemade 8 foot screaming machines, 6 and 8 HP classes tear through the water at unbelievable speeds. 40 + boats run short course heat racing close to the YC beach.
Toby Walker, Blues
Date: Saturday the 16th
Time: 8pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
An accomplished fingerstyle guitar virtuoso adept at blues, rags and country picking, Toby Walker has a knack for improvisation, is a skilled singer and songwriter and is a masterful storyteller with a wicked sense of humor. He always leaves his audiences standing, hollering for more. Last year’s recording “What You See is What You Get.” has been hailed as a shining example of a traditional blues recording. Admission is $15. Call for reservations.
RiverArts at the Mainstay
Date: Sunday the 17th
Time: 4pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: Diane Landskroener
PH: 410-778-6300
Email: riverarts.ddl@gmail.com
URL: www.chestertownriverarts.org
RiverArts’ Fundraiser at the Mainstay in Rock Hall starts with a performance by the incomparable Sue Matthews and Joe Holt. After intermission with Open Bar, Jim and Diane Landskroener perform the comedy, “I Like Art.” EmCee Tom McHugh entertains and auctioneer Bill Blake entices with a bidder’s dream-come-true of Live Auction items and experiences. All this plus by dinner at Osprey Point! Only 100 tickets will be sold. Go to the website to reserve yours today.
Fish Fry at Wesley Chapel
Date: Saturday the 23rd
Time: 1-6pm
Location: 6065 Rock Hall Rd., Rock Hall, Md
Contact: Nancy Legg
PH: 410-639-2559
Email: nancylegg1959@gmail.com
URL:
Wesley Chapel UM Church will be hosting its 53rd annual fish fry. This year the dinner has been changed to Saturday, and serving time will be 1-6pm. This is a real Eastern Shore Fish Fry. Eat in or take out.
Modern Man
Date: Saturday the 23rd
Time: 8pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
Described as a cross between Crosby, Stills & Nash and the Marx Brothers, David Buskin, Rob Carlson and George Wurzbach are celebrated singers, songwriters and terrific instrumentalists with gorgeous voices. And they are very funny. They harmonize on themes from God to Godzilla, from manliness to cluelessness. They won Back Stage Magazine’s 2002 award for Best Musical Comedy and the 2008 New York Nightlife Award for best comedy group. Call for reservations. Admission is $15.
Karl's Music: Bluegrass and more
Date: Sunday the 24th
Time: 12:30pm–6pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
An afternoon of bluegrass, folk, Americana and good times celebrating the memory of the Mainstay’s good friend Karl Gottesman. Performing are Banjo Man Tom McHugh, Col. Leonard’s Irregulars, the Eastern Shore Foggy Memory Boys, The Lions of Bluegrass and The Patuxent Partners w/Tom Mindte. Mama Pia’s hot dogs & more out back. The (cash) bar will be open. Free/Donations requested.
MainStay Back Deck Free Concert
Date: Saturday the 30th
Time: 7pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL:
Free Concert: Johnny Zep, Delta Blues
Johnny & Zep: Free Outdoor Blues
Date: Saturday the 30th
Time: 7pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
MainstayBlues magic with Johnny Never and Zep Harpo (AKA Seth Holzman), the dynamic duo of the Delta Blues in a free outdoor concert on the Mainstay’s back deck. Johnny’s exquisite finger style guitar work and passionate voice mesh perfectly with Seth’s deep range of harmonica styles in a mix of blues ballads, intense Delta slide moans and driving Little Walter and Muddy Waters riffs. Bring a comfortable chair. Indoors if the weather doesn’t cooperate. FREE!
Karl's Music: Bluegrass and more
Date: Saturday the 30th
Time: 12:30pm–6pm
Location: The Mainstay
Contact: The Mainstay
PH: 410-639-9133
Email:
URL: www.mainstayrockhall.org
An afternoon of bluegrass, folk, Americana and good times celebrating the memory of the Mainstay’s good friend Karl Gottesman. Performing are Banjo Man Tom McHugh, Col. Leonard’s Irregulars, the Eastern Shore Foggy Memory Boys, The Lions of Bluegrass and The Patuxent Partners w/Tom Mindte. Mama Pia’s hot dogs & more out back. The (cash) bar will be open. Free/Donations requested.
Rock Hall 8th Annual By the Bay Car Show
Date: Saturday the 30th
Time: 9am—3pm
Location: Bayside Park & Bulkhead / Bayside Ave
Contact: Rosalie or Ed Kuechler
PH: 410-639-2428
Email: tbirdrock@verizon.net
URL: www.rockhallmd.com/carshow/
Free to Public! Car registration $10 from 9 to 12, participant judging, Best of Show and top 35 Awards. Dash Plaques to first 75 cars Food,50/50 and music by DJ Prestone.

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