Archive for May, 2014

May 15 2014

Vienna’s 2014 ‘Music on the Waterfront Series’

'Music on the Nanticoke' Free Summer Concert Series in Vienna Maryland

The ‘Vienna Arts & Music Council ‘ is sponsoring ‘Music on the Waterfront Series’ which is part of the ‘Music on the Nanticoke Free Summer Concert Series’.

Music on the Nanticoke Free Summer Concert Series

All concerts are free and open to the public. No tickets required.

Each event are scheduled for 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm with featured bands performing at the gazebo, every other month on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

Seating is on the lawn so be sure to bring a chair or blanket. Concessions are available through the Vienna Volunteer Fire Company although many choose to bring a picnic.

Spend the day exploring by land or by sea. The Nanticoke river is beautiful and boat dockage is free.

Saturday, May 17th - ‘Barren Creek Band’

Barren Creek Band May 17, 2014 Free Concert in Vienna, Maryland 21869 The first concert is Saturday, May 17th, on Water Street featuring The ‘Barren Creek Band ‘.

This group of talented, experienced musicians plays classic tunes from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s; as well as a touch of country. The ‘Barren Creek Band’ has been providing dancing and entertainment for audiences across the Delmarva Peninsula.

Saturday, July 19th - US Navy Electric Brigade

US Naval Academy Electric Brigade FREE Concert July 19, 2014 in Vienna, Maryland, 21869 - Established 1852 Electric Brigade (EB), the Navy’s premier popular music group, has been entertaining audiences around the world since 1979. Acting as the United States Naval Academy’s musical ambassadors to the nation.

With its unique brand of high-energy performance, this elite group has set the standard in popular-music entertainment for United States Navy Bands all over the world.

Dance to the Music by Sly Stone

Electric Brigade’s repertoire has grown to include the most current and popular music, as well as rhythm and blues, dance, Motown, classic rock, modern rock, soul, hip-hop, swing, country, and disco. The group excels at reaching young adults, but appeals to all audiences. EB is well-suited for performances at high schools and colleges, state and county fairs, art festivals, and community concerts.

Come to Vienna, Maryland to hear the great Navy Band Electric Brigade, but in the meantime, you can hear more here: http://www.usna.edu/USNABand/groups/eb.php

September 20th - The Winstons

Come on out and let ‘The Winstons: Greatest Motown Review’ take you down memory lane with their memories of Motown and soul revue, featuring the classic hits of the Temptations, The Four Tops, Diana Ross and The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and other Motown & soul legends.

The Winstons are a funk and soul music outfit from the 1960s who are most notable for recording a track called “Amen, Brother” (a B-side to the single “Color Him Father” edited in 1969). “Amen, Brother” is probably the most sampled record of all time. Midway through the track there is a drum solo which contains the “Amen break ” which has been sampled and used in thousands of hip-hop, drum and bass and jungle tracks.

The Winstons were * G.C. Coleman (vocals, drums) and Richard Spencer (lead vocals, tenor saxophone).

Learn more about the band here: http://www.last.fm/music/The+Winstons and here: http://thewinstonsband.wix.com/the-winstons-music-page

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