Update: Due to rain, this show is postponed. A new date will be announced soon!
89.7 WTMD, in partnership with Baltimore County announced a free “Mini Mardi Gras” celebration featuring live music by Rufus Roundtree & Da Bmore Brass Factory the morning of Saturday, May 14 at Catonsville’s Lurman Woodland Theatre.
The show is part of WTMD’s popular Saturday Morning Tunes concert series, an event for families, which brings together kids, parents and grandparents with live music they can all enjoy.
“We already have Christmas in July,” said Saturday Morning Tunes producer and host Sam Sessa. “Why not Mardi Gras in May?” We were thrilled when Baltimore County approached us about making this show free, and we can’t wait to throw a party in such a scenic outdoor space.”
The show will feature live New Orleans funk and jazz from Rufus Roundtree and Da Bmore Brass Factory, one of Baltimore’s best live bands. Rufus and other members of his band have performed with George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. There will also be beads, crowns and other Mardi Gras-themed accessories.
“We are thrilled to partner with WTMD to bring the magic of live music to scenic Lurman Woodland Theatre in Catonsville,” said Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski. “This festive show will provide a great opportunity for people across our region to enjoy free, family-friendly entertainment and experience this beautiful outdoor venue right in the heart of ‘Music City Maryland.’”
Due to the support provided by Baltimore County, admission for this concert is free, but advanced registration is required. Reservations are open now, and all information can be found below:
On Saturday, May14, doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and the show will begin at 10 a.m.
Be sure to RSVP!
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