Tuesday, May 1, 2012

May 2012 Gig Schedule-Newsletter

April was a great month! I had such a great time playing for the Enoch Pratt library kids events again this year, click here to read my blog post on that. Let's plunge forward into the May schedule which has some great shows, and I'm including a sneak preview of the June schedule, because there are some genuinely special events coming up that you will not want to miss! Click "read more" to, um, read more.

Scroll to the bottom of this post for a full detailed itinerary.
In May I have some of my usual acoustic shows, plus two special band gigs:

May 11 - I will be performing a full show at the Barn with the Dave DeMarco Band. It will be a great night of cool and unexpected classic rock covers, and I'll be jamming with some very talented musicians! Dave is well known as a top notch bass player and singer who has done countless gigs with many of the area's best bands including Crack The Sky and Never Never. We will be joined by the fantastic John Davis on drums.

May 25 - Baltimore's own Steely Dan tribute band, Technicolor Motor Home,  comes to Annapolis for our first ever show at Rams Head Onstage,
a superb sit-down concert-dining venue.

And in June, there are a ton of extra special gigs in a wide variety of styles. As a bonus, many of them are daytime shows open to all ages!

June 3 - I'll be playing with two bands in one day at the Charles Village FestivalHectic Red followed by Technicolor Motor Home!

June 10 - Hectic Red plays Honfest, a nationally renowned festival celebrating the uniqueness and fun of Baltimore culture.

June 13 - I'll be doing a rare public classical guitar performance at the Mount Airy library.

June 17 - Technicolor Motor Home plays an outdoor concert at Lurman Woodland Theatre,

June 29 - Hectic Red opens for rock legend Dennis DeYoung, former lead singer of Styx, at the Dundalk Heritage Fair.

As always, you can find all the schedule details at www.benshermanguitar.com/ as well as tons more info about all my gigs and other musical projects. And don't forget to become a follower of this blog and join the community of Ben Sherman friends and fans. If you need help with that, send me an e-mail via my website. Hope to see you out there. Full details below:

Sat.  May 5 - day SOLO CLASSICAL private event

Sat.  May 5, 9 p.m. - SOLO ACOUSTIC at Rafael's
32 W.  Main St., Westminster, MD 410-840-1919

Fri. May 11 - with DAVE DEMARCO BAND at The Barn
9527 Harford Rd., Parkville, MD 21234 410-882-6182

Sun.  May 13, 9 p.m. - SOLO ACOUSTIC at Hightopps
2306 York Rd., Timonium, MD 21093 410-560-7101

Thurs.  May 17, 9 p.m. - ACOUSTIC DUO with Brian Comotto at The Still (An Poitin Stil)
2323 York Rd., Timonium, MD 21093 410-560-7900 www.briancomotto.com

Fri.  May 25, 8 p.m. - with TECHNICOLOR MOTOR HOME at Rams Head Annapolis
33 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 410-268-4545

Sun.  May 27 - SOLO ACOUSTIC private event


Sun.  June 3 - with HECTIC RED at 2:30 p.m., then with TECHNICOLOR MOTOR HOME , 4:30 p.m. at Charles Village Festival, Wyman Park Dell, 29th and Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218

Sun.  June 10 - with HECTIC RED at Honfest, 5 p.m.
on the Falls Road stage in Hampden, Baltimore, MD 410-243-1230

Wed.  June 13 - SOLO CLASSICAL at Mount Airy Library, 7 p.m.
705 Ridge Avenue Mount Airy, MD 21771 410-386-4470

Sun.  June 17 - with TECHNICOLOR MOTOR HOME at Lurman Woodland Theatre, 6 to 8 p.m.
Bloomsbury Avenue and Hilltop Rd., Catonsville MD 21228

Fri.  June 29 - with HECTIC RED at Dundalk Heritage Fair, 5 to 7 p.m.  - 2717 Playfield St, Dundalk, MD 21222; Shipway stage, opening for Dennis DeYoung of Styx.

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