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Southern Maryland Acoustic Music Assembly at Annmarie Garden June 8

Solomons, MD - May 31, 2019 - The public is invited to the 4th Annual Southern Maryland Acoustic Music Assembly (SMAMA) to take place Saturday, June 8, 1:00-9:00pm at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland.  The music-filled event will begin with afternoon song circles and acoustic jamming from 1:00-4:30pm throughout the Garden.  Musicians and non-musicians alike are invited to come and play or just listen.  Song circles include all musical genres and all abilities, so bring your preferred instruments and/or your favorite songs to share – or just come to listen.  In the evening, enjoy a BBQ dinner and concert featuring quintessential Southern Maryland bluegrass, vintage pop & jazz standards, and rugged Americana music with performances by: Justus 2, The Domes, and David Norris & The Bad Examples.  After the concert, stay for a traditional community dancing led by caller DeLaura Padovan & The Bushwood Mill Band.  SMAMA is an opportunity to play, sing, dance, and enjoy different kinds of music – and to meet other musicians from Southern Maryland and beyond.  Come for part – or all day! Attendees will have the chance to win fun door prizes courtesy of our event sponsors.

SMAMA is family-friendly, and is open to all ages, abilities, and acoustic genres.  Activities will be held inside and outside taking full advantage of the beautiful venue.  In the event of rain, all activities will be moved indoors. Light snacks, drinks, wine, and beer will be available throughout the day. A BBQ dinner (with vegetarian options) will be served in the evening.  To make a dinner reservation, visit www.annmariegarden.org.  Event admission, good for all day, is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors & military, $3 for youth; kids 5 & under are free.  The event is co-hosted by Annmarie Garden and Calvert Library.  For additional information call 410-326-4640.


EVENT SCHEDULE

1:00-4:30pm - Song Circles & Jamming
*On-going Jamming - for those who want to continue jamming past the scheduled time, there are plenty of rooms!

4:30-5:30pm - Dinner service
Order your BBQ dinner (or veggie option) in advance to ensure your place - and enjoy a discount on dinner and admission!  Visit www.annmariegarden.org to learn more about the dinner.

5:00-7:00pm - Evening Concert featuring quintessential Southern Maryland bluegrass, vintage pop & jazz standards, and rugged Americana music with

performances by:

Justus 2
The Domes
David Norris & The Bad Examples

7:00-9:00pm – Traditional Community Dance – beginners welcome!
With caller DeLaura Padovan and the Bushwood Mill Band

SMAMA is presented by Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center and Calvert Library.  The event is open to all ages, abilities, and acoustic genres, and is family-friendly.  For additional information, email jruff@calvertlibrary.info or call 410-326-4640. 

Directions to Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
From Washington DC (about a 60 minute drive): take Route 4 South to Capital Beltway Exit 11 (to Prince Frederick). Continue on 4 South, following signs to Solomons. Left on Dowell Road at Hilton Garden Inn.  Annmarie is less than 1/4 mile on left.  From Baltimore (Beltway I-695):  take I-97 (Annapolis) to Route 301 South (Bowie). Continue on 301 to Route 4 and follow signs to Solomons. Left on Dowell Road at Hilton Garden Inn.  Annmarie is less than 1/4 mile on left.  From Annapolis: follow Route 2 South towards Prince Frederick/Solomons. Left (South) onto Route 2/4 at Sunderland light. Left on Dowell Road at Hilton Garden Inn.  Annmarie is less than 1/4 mile on left.

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