Arts & Culture!

Live Concerts, Music, Plays, Stage Shows & More

ALL MCS SHOWS ARE HELD AT THE CHESAPEAKE ARTS CENTER

194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, MD 21225

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2024 - 2025 SEASON PERFORMANCES

OCTOBER 19, 2024 - SATURDAY - 7:30 PM - ORACLE BAND

Oracle’s repertoire consists of well over 500 songs, covering music styles ranging from Rock & Roll, current Top 40, Swing, Standards, Country, Classic Rock, Oldies and Motown tunes from the 1960s up to today.  With sizzling electric fiddle, lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bass, trumpet, and driving percussion, coupled with the use of cutting edge music technology, Oracle covers the hit songs of yesterday and today with a full band sound that actually sounds fuller and fatter than that of much larger groups.

NOVEMBER 17, 2024 - SUNDAY - 3:00 PM - THE MAHONEY BROTHERS

Stars of “Jukebox Heroes Live!” and the world’s longest running Beatles tribute show “Long Live The Beatles & Beyond!”

DECEMBER 22, 2024 - SUNDAY - 3:00 PM  -  ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE CHRISTMAS SHOW

Do you love a sentimental Christmas? Inspired by the rich history of Christmas shows and productions throughout the world, director Douglas Brandt Byerly has staged scenes that feature the heartwarming songs from some of your holiday favorites, including excerpts from A Christmas Carol, The Messiah, White Christmas, and much more.  The professional soloists, along with the chorus, dancers and orchestra conducted by Dr. Anna Binneweg will take you through a holiday treat that captures the Christmas spirit.

JANUARY 12, 2025 - SUNDAY - 3:00 PM - THE RODNEY KELLEY EXPERIENCE

The Rodney Kelley Experience is a 5 piece unit that has been a favorite in the Baltimore metropolitan area performing everywhere–neighborhood night clubs, city wide festivals, concert halls, open jam sessions, government presentations, museum events and gallery openings, award galas and more. The unit consists of Tony Lunsford on bass, Earl Ivey on drums, saxophone to be announced, and Rodney Kelley, Jr. on keyboards.

Dubbed the “Sharpest Dressed Entertainer” and “Golden Fingers,” Rodney Kelley, Sr. always brings a fabulous show on stage to hear and to see.

FEBRUARY 9, 2025 - SUNDAY - 3:00 PM - ANNA BINNEWEG AND THE LONDONTOWNE SYMPHONY

As the Music Director/Conductor of the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra, the AACC Symphony Orchestra (Anne Arundel Community College) and a frequent guest conductor on the national and international scene, Binneweg repeatedly captures audiences with her enthusiasm and passion for music. Putting her musicians in the spotlight, Binneweg brings out the best in them.  Her orchestras’ shared focused energy makes orchestral music sound new, fresh and exciting. Her programs and performances are alluring, engaging and attract audiences of all ages, particularly making classical repertoire appealing to all audiences.

APRIL 12, 2025 - SATURDAY - 7:30 PM - THE EARTH, WIND AND FIRE TRIBUTE BAND

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE MUSIC & THE MOVES

Let’s Groove Tonight Band performs powerful renditions of all of Earth, Wind & Fire’s top hits, including September, Let’s Groove, Boogie Wonderland, Sing a Song, Shining Star, Reason and more! A variety dance set from oldies/Motown to the current hits of today. Truly a band you don’t want to miss!

Performing Arts & Cultural Events in Maryland

Maryland Concert Series (MCS) is dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. We bring live performing arts to Anne Arundel County and the State of Maryland. We are an all-volunteer, community based, non-profit organization. MCS provides a wonderful opportunity for family and friends to enjoy a wonderful evening together with minimum expense.

Standards for Excellence

We are proud to be certified by the Standards for Excellence Institute. The Standards for Excellence is a national initiative established to promote the highest standards of ethics, effectiveness, and accountability in nonprofit governance, management, and operations, and to help all nonprofit organizations meet these high benchmarks.  They provide nonprofits with a common sense approach to achieve the highest standards in governance and management, while at the same time focusing on the people and communities the nonprofit serves.

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Our Financial Supporters

Maryland Concert Series is supported by grants from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. Maryland Concert Series is also supported by a general operating grant from the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County.

See our Sponsors on our "About Us" page. To donate any amount of money to MCS, go to our "Events/Tickets/Donations" page.

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