Local Events

Aug 22 Fri
Stoplight Party @ H2O
8:30 pm – 12:30 am
Free glow necklaces that show your status.  Red means you’re in a relationship, yellow means maybe and green means let’s go!  Come on in and pick out the color that’s right for you.  Half Price cover before 8:30pm. Bring your ID! 
Cover: $20
DJ Zman at High Stakes @ High Stakes Bar and Grill
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 DJ Zman is a local Eastern Shore DJ.  He can found playing at multiple venues on the Eastern Shore.  DJ Zman is sure to get you dancing!
Pete Bozick Trio at Burley Oak @ Burley Oak Brewery
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Pete Bozick Trio is a group of talented and versatile musicians from Maryland’s Eastern Shore. 
Bad Since Breakfast at Buxy’s @ Buxy's Salty Dog Saloon
9:30 pm – 2:00 am
Songs from the 70′s to Today. Don’t be surprised if you hear a little TLC mixed with Alice in Chains!
DJ Wax at Dead Freddies @ Dead Freddies
9:30 pm – 1:30 am
DJ Wax spins your favorite dance and party jams at Dead Freddies every Friday and Saturday night, all summer long!  
DJ Abay at Harpoon Hanna’s @ Harpoon Hanna's
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
 DJ Abay comes to Harpoon Hanna’s for a dance party. NO COVER!
DJ Casper at Macky’s @ Macky's
10:00 pm – 2:00 am

Join DJ Casper each Thursday and Friday night during the season at Macky’s!

Dueling Pianos at Ropewalk @ Ropewalk
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
A dueling piano show is extremely interactive and entertaining.  The audience is thoroughly involved and participates throughout the entire event.  The crowd is sure to be laughing, clapping, singing, dancing, and loving every minute the performers are on stage.
JJ the DJ of 93.5 The Beach at Greene Turtle @ The Original Greene Turtle
10:00 pm – 12:00 am
JJ, the DJ of 93.5 The Beach, a local rock radio station, will be at The Original Greene Turtle broadcasting live!
Kristen & The Noise at Starboard @ The Starboard
10:00 pm – 2:00 am

Kristen and the Noise is a Philadelphia based cover band.

Lost in Paris at Seacrets @ Seacrets
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
 This versatile group plays everything from Motown to Today’s Hits and everything in between!
Peterbuilt at Cowboy Coast @ Cowboy Coast
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
Peterbuilt is a country rock band based out of Annapolis, Md. The band formed in 2003 when Pete teamed up with Don Whalen and began writing and performing original songs. The band is now five members strong and has opened for established country acts like Jack Ingram, Pat Green, Little Big Town and Trick Pony.
Waxin’ the 80′s and 90′s at Pickles Pub @ Pickles Pub
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
DJ Jeremy spins all your favorite jams from the 80′s and 90′s!
Whitehouse Effect at Purple Moose @ Purple Moose Saloon
10:00 pm – 2:00 am
Whitehouse Effect formed with one mission: to deliver an over-the-top, polished, and entertaining rock show that will leave you begging for more! With hundreds of songs in their repertoire Whitehouse Effect offers what no other band in the area does. EVERYTHING! Rock, Pop, Country, Hip Hop, Motown? you name it, WHITEHOUSE EFFECT does it!
Aug 23 Sat
Everett Spells at Ocean Downs @ Casino at Ocean Downs
Aug 23 all-day
Everett A. Spells is a multi-instrumental Jazz Saxophone Player. Growing up in Newport News, Virginia, Everett has performed with such greats as Frank Foster, Dr. Billy Taylor, Dr. Burgess Gardner, Consuella Moorehead, Bill Lee, Steve Wilson, Billy Drummond, Gary Harris, and the Wooten Brothers.
Jeep Week @ Ocean City Convention Center
Aug 23 all-day

Thousands of Jeeps, BBQ, a beer garden, obstacle courses, mud bogs, trail rides, a kid’s zone, vendors & more!

Live music featuring Blake Haley and Johnny Bling.

Mardi Gras Weekend at Frontier Town @ Frontier Town
Aug 23 all-day
Celebrate Mardi Gras with us! There will be Zydeco Music featuring a live local band, children’s parade with instruments, face painting and free beads.
OC Sandfest @ The Beach at North Division Street
Aug 23 all-day
Experience all of the fun at the new and exciting Ocean City Sandfest. OC Sandfest features giant sand sculptures along the beautiful Ocean City boardwalk, from North Division Street to 4th Street, along with special family attractions and activities.
August 18th through August 22nd watch as master champion sand sculptors transform the smooth crystal sand into massive works of art. Sculptures will remain on display through September 1st along the Ocean City Boardwalk from North Division Street to 4th Street.
The weekend of August 23rd and 24th will be filled with fun family events and activities including sand sculpting demonstrations and lessons, treasure hunts, sand sculpting competitions and more!
Sunrise Theapeutic Flow on the Beach @ Princess Royale
7:00 am – 8:00 am
Center, Renew & Energize while watching the sunrise on the beach, in the sand. This class is acceptable for beginners, but open to all levels.
Mats & water are provided at no extra charge.
$16/person or $30/couple
Please send me an email to kquinn@ecyoga.com or, if within 24 hrs please text 443-504-5135. Class size is limited, please make reservation early. 
Free Beach Yoga @ Assateague Island National Seashore
8:00 am – 9:00 am

Yoga on the beach increases balance and flexibility, reduces stress and most of all, it’s fun!  The yoga is free, but park entrance fees do apply.

Ocean Pines Farmers Market @ White Horse Park
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
BUY LOCAL. EAT FRESH. Produce, farm fresh eggs, organics, seafood, herbs, flowers, honey, apples, natural pet treats, artisan breads potatoes, greens, tomatoes, pumpkins, kettle korn, crafts & more!
Vendors Wanted! Call 410.641.7717 x3006.  Download an application at oceanpines.org.
Shore Fresh Farmer’s Market @ Phillips Parking Lot
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
This market flourishes with a variety of local farmers with truck loads of fresh produce from the fields. The offerings are irresistible!
Mindful Power Yoga on the Beach @ Princess Royale Hotel
8:15 am – 9:15 am
Inspire a more powerful, balanced, centered body and mind while soaking in the natural beauty all around you. Some yoga experience preferred or beginners with no injury.
Battle on the Bay @ Fager's Island
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This year’s race is on a Saturday so we have more time to celebrate! Whether you choose the 3 or 6 miles option, this SUP obstacle course is unique!
Kayak Strokes 101 @ Coastal Kayak
9:30 am – 11:30 am
This is a great first lesson and it’s all about the strokes! This class lasts about 1.5 – 2 hours and we cover all of the basic kayaking strokes so that you are learning correctly and not developing any bad habits. This course is hands on so you are on the water from the start.
Jeep Jam
10:00 am – 9:00 pm
A Fun Filled Day Full of Jeeps!  Off-Road Course opens at 10am. There will be an off road course & obstacle course, trail rides, RTI ramp, vendors and food.  The course closes and live entertainment begins at 5pm.  For more information, please call 410-641-3900.
Tall Ship Event @ Between 3rd and 4th Street
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tall Ship Event in Ocean City, Maryland
August 1 – September 1
Docked between 3rd and 4th Street
Travel back in time 500 years when you board the Galleon and experience first hand what it was like to sail the open ocean in the 16th century.
The Galleon is a replica of the 16th century ships that Spanish explorers sailed on to discover much of the new world.  The Galleon will be docked Bayside between 3rd and 4th Street and will be open for public tours from August 1st to September 1st.
On Site: $15 for adults, $11 for children (6 – 12)
Advanced: $12 for adults, $8 for children (6-12)
Craft Beer Brewing Class @ Brews Up
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Have you always wanted to make your own beer or wine?
Learn to make it! Call to reserve your spot. 443-513-4744. Come solo or bring friends. Make 5 gallons of beer in 2 hours!
This is a beginner class.
Kevin Poole & Joe Mama at Coconuts @ Coconuts Beach Bar & Grill
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This due is well-known for their repertoire of songs, covering everything from Otis Redding, to Steve Miller, to Led Zeppelin. The two have even been known to break out some K.C. & the Sunshine Band.
Rew Smith at Seacrets @ Seacrets
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
With his addictive melodies, a soulful vocal style and an off-the-beaten-path kind of pop-sensibility, Smith is quickly gaining formidable momentum towards becoming a major national act. He has shared the stage with My Chemical Romance, The Used, Thrice, Story of the Year, The Bouncing Souls, The Pietasters, The Heartless Bastards, Eric Hutchinson, Virginia Coalition, two-time Emmy Award winner Michael Whalen (Good Morning America, Oprah Winfrey, Inside Edition) and most recently, Graham Colton. Having previously been the front man for the Maryland-based bands Plan B, Truesetto and The Making, he made his solo debut in April of 2008 with the release of his EP, ‘Sweet, Sweet Nothing,’ mixed by Drew Mazurek (Linkin Park, HIM).
Burley Oak’s 3rd Anniversary Party @ Burley Oak Brewing Company
2:00 pm – 12:00 am
Help burley Oak celebrate 3 years in the business!  Enjoy live entertainment, complimentary food, prizes and giveaways.  Don’t miss the special beer list, which includes some new, and the return of some old brews!
Entertainment Lineup
Josh & James (2pm-5pm)
Bad Since Breakfast (5pm-8pm)
Joey Harkum from Pasadena (9pm-12am)
Rex Allen Jr.’s Birthday Bash @ The OC Jamboree
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
It’s a party to remember, complete with cake and candles, songs and stories.  He was the star of ‘Yesteryear’ and ‘The Statler Brothers Show’ on TNN for over 8 years.   With over 50 hits like ‘It’s Over’, ‘Lonely Street’ and ‘Two Less Lonely People’, Rex Allen, Jr. is truly a living legacy of Country and Western Music.  During the show Rex is sure to tell stories about his dad, one of the original Singing Cowboys along with Roy Rogers and Gene Autry.  
In 2011 Rex launched a new phase of his career as well as a new album when he took the rein’s of a new syndicated radio show entitled ‘Up All Night On The Range’.  It’s a six hour daily show that plays everything from classic Western to Classic Country; everything from Roy Rogers and Rex Allen Sr. to Lyle Lovett and Asleep at the Wheel.  Rex has had a steady flow of Top 40 Singles during his recording career as well as being honored in 1982 by having his song and recording ‘Arizona’ adopted as the official state song.  For fans of Country and Western music this show is a must see!
Tickets are $35.
Simple Truth at Harborside @ Harborside
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 Simple Truth is a Rock Band from Ocean City Maryland. Simple Truth plays Modern and Classic rock along with their own originals. Their Set List contains songs from the 1960′s to today’s hits.
Tim Landers Duo at the Carousel Hotel @ Carousel Hotel
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tim honed his stage act and began to incorporate comedy and good-natured bantering with his audience into it. His fans all agree that when you see Tim perform he puts on a show and his audience is the most important part of it. Armed with a catalog of what some writers have claimed to be over 5000 songs Tim can play anything from Classical to Dixieland, Folk, Rock, Blues, Jazz, Reggae and of course novelty tunes.
Wine Making Class @ Brews Up
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Beginner class. 1 kit makes 30 bottles of wine!

Call to reserve seat & directions. Brews Up at 443-513-4744.
Free Brewery Tour at Burley Oak @ Burley Oak Brewery
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Walk through the brew house at 3pm on our free tour!  Stop in the tavern for tasting after the tour.
Shawn Owen Band at M.R. Ducks @ M.R. Ducks
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chill. That’s Shawn’s style and sound. That’s the best way to describe it. Whether he’s lightly finger picking and singing falsetto or violently strumming and screaming apparently angered at the microphone, he brings his emotions of relaxation, energy, love, aggression, peace and struggle simultaneously to the surface for all to see. The passion is undeniable, creating a sense of repose.
The Stims at Galaxy 66′s Skye Bar @ Skye Bar
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Stims got their start in Salisbury, MD playing open mics together. Once they got their first gig they never looked back. Known for blending unique harmonies with organically acoustic music they took off up and down the east coast. No genre can be placed on The Stims style.
Wes Davis at 45th Street Taphouse @ 45th Street Taphouse
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wes Davis is a singer/songwriter who performs originals and rock covers.  He truly knows how to connect with his audience.
Jim Long Band at Seacrets @ Seacrets
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 Jim Long is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has been a constant on the Jersey Shore folk scene for 26 years. He has played in many top bands in the tri-state area and is currently performing with Blue Sky Duo and The Danny White Band . Through the use of self-recorded backing tracks, Jim and his Blue Sky Duo partner Joe Freda have created a new standard in live performing. 
The Freddie Long Band at Seacrets @ Seacrets
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 A t-shirt and jeans blend of pop, rock, soul, and honesty.
Zion Reggae Band at Coconuts @ Coconuts Beachfront Bar & Grill
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ocean City’s Premier Reggae Band
John LaMere at Dead Freddies @ Dead Freddies
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
John LaMere is a well traveled artist who spends summers in Ocean City, Maryland entertaining the masses.  He covers a wide variety of music, from country to rock, 80′s to today. LaMere has over 4,000 gigs under his belt, more forgotten places than remembered, more experiences and stories than should be permitted in a lifetime.  Acoustically Armed and Dangerous? Oh, yeah. Absolutely.
Phil Perdue – ‘The Piano Man’ at Captain’s Table @ Captain's Table Restaurant located in the Courtyard by Marriott
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Enjoy Phil Perdue ‘The Piano Man’ on piano at the Captain’s Table.
Bobby Vietre on Piano at Fresco’s @ Fresco's
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 Bobby Vietre on the Piano, every Friday & Saturday from 6-10pm at Fresco’s!
Dave Sherman at Harpoon Hanna’s @ Harpoon Hanna's
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 Dave Sherman writes and performs original material but his specialty is Baby Boomer music. Primarily influenced by The Beatles, his musical tastes range from 60′s R&B to Jazz Rock. He covers many Classic Rock pieces from the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s with a little modern country thrown in and of course some Jimmy Buffett.
Rhonda Apple and Dale Britt at Adolfo’s @ Adolfo's Italian Restaurant
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Rhonda Apple sings as Dale Britt accompanies her on the piano.  Jazz is their forte, but they also take requests from their 650+ songlist.
Classic Albums Live at the Freeman Stage @ Freeman Stage
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A Classic Albums Live show is unique. More like a recital than a tribute band. Note for note, cut for cut, Fleetwood Mac’s legendary 1977 album, ‘Rumours,’ will be presented at The Freeman Stage in its entirety. This legendary album features awesome tunes like ‘Go Your Own Way,’ ‘Dreams,’ and ‘Don’t Stop.’ ‘Rumours’ is one of the biggest selling albums of all time, with more than 45 million sold.

$15 for adults; kids are free
BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair)
Dickens on the Road Magic Show @ Holiday Inn Oceanfront
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

There is magic at the beach with an unbeatable evening of magic for the entire family with Dickens on the road! Nightly magic shows featuring world famous magicians each week! These world-class magicians are ready to delight you! $20 for adults; $15 for children.

Karaoke with Dave Colt at Magnolia’s @ Magnolia's Seafood Bar and Grill
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 You can be the star at Magnolia’s every Saturday night!  Join us for karaoke with Dave Colt!

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