St. Charles Announces 2015 Sunset Concert Festival Line-Up for Thursday Nights

Thu, 2015-04-02 08:03 kwidmayer

St. Charles, MD – April 2, 2015 – The St. Charles Companies announces the 2015 line-up for the popular Sunset Concert Festival, marking the seventh year for the free outdoor music series. The 2015 season launches with the highly popular United States Navy Band, Country Current, on Thursday, May 21st. A total of 14 bands of an array of genres will play beginning at 7 PM Thursday nights on the banks of O’Donnell Lake throughout the summer.

The 2015 series brings back many of the most popular performers from the past few seasons, most with local roots and a very loyal fan base. “Showcasing our talented local musicians and bands, along with nationally acclaimed U.S. Navy and Air Force bands, has earned a loyal following from residents of St. Charles and throughout Southern Maryland,” said Craig J. Renner, vice president for marketing and public relations.

The 2015 Sunset Concert Festival lineup includes:
• May 21   U.S. Navy Band Country Current
• May 28   Sara Grey
• June 4    Eric Scott
• June 11  U.S. Naval Academy Band Electric Brigade
• June 18  John Lewis
• June 25  Lynn Hollyfield
• July 9    Anthony Swampdog Clark
• July 16   Jennifer Cooper
• July 23   Sin Miedo
• July 30   Marguerite
• August 6  Donegal X-press
• August 13  U.S. Navy Band Commodores
• August 20  U.S. Air Force Band Max Impact
• August 27  Tomorrow’s Time

The Sunset Concert Festival is a summer-long festival sponsored by The St. Charles Companies. Featuring a variety of local artists and musical genres, the concerts are being held every Thursday night (with the exception of Thursday, July 2nd) through August 27th.

For more information, visit us on Facebook at stcharlesmd. Bands perform on the boardwalk, which is in the center of the community. Plenty of free parking is available and concert goers are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs for seating. Coolers are permitted, but alcohol and glass containers are prohibited. Concerts will end at dusk and all performances are free and open to the public. O’Donnell Lake is located at the intersection of St. Patrick’s Drive and Smallwood Drive in St. Charles, behind the movie theater and St. Charles Towne Center.

Directions: From Route 301, turn onto Smallwood Drive West. Go through two lights, and O’Donnell Lake will be on your right, just past Sears Automotive. For directions using internet-based map programs, use the address 10400 O’Donnell Place.

St. Charles, MD is the best-selling new home community in Southern Maryland and is considered one of the most successful master planned communities in the Country, recently ranked 42nd by industry data firm, John Burns Real Estate Consulting,
in their independent ranking of the Top Selling Master Planned Communities of 2014 across the nation. Over the past few years, St. Charles was featured several times in The Washington Post and was profiled alongside the Washington area’s top master planned communities in The Washington Times (Master-Planned Towns, Age 50, Innovative Still). St. Charles has achieved record-level sales in recent years as buyers and renters recognize the advantages of a mixed-use community with unique features such as the Regency Furniture Stadium, the new West Waldorf library, and the new St. Charles High School. Named by CNN’s Money Magazine as one of the top twenty small cities to live in America, St. Charles is known for its diverse and abundant neighborhoods, lively retail centers, recreational opportunities and excellent schools.  St. Charles appeals to all ages and lifestyles and was named by U.S. News and World Report as one of the nation’s top bargains for places to retire.  St. Charles invites you to like us on Facebook at St. Charles MD or visit us at

The St. Charles Companies includes American Community Properties Trust, The Apartments of St. Charles, American Land Development and St. Charles Community, LLC. The St. Charles Companies’ lines of business include the residential and commercial development of St. Charles, a 9,100 acre planned community in Charles County, Maryland and the ownership of an operating apartment portfolio of approximately 2,500 units in St. Charles.