Saturday's full day FREE festival features 5 outdoor stages, 7 indoor stages, 50+ bands, Craft Beer & Boutique Wine Gardens,

and family friendly activities throughout the historic district.


NEW – Friday Night Feature
Festivities begin Friday at the kickoff concert “History of the Blues, Part II”.  Hear blues covers by Jimmi Sexton Trio spanning early 20th century to today. This is a ticketed event, click HERE for purchase. (7:00 – 9:00 pm)


Main Street Stage – Lot D
Enjoy rock that spans the decades with a little brass and funk mixed in. Finish the day with the soulful rock sounds of Sweet Leda. Choose from 7 food offerings including Mexican, Syrian, NOLA inspired, mac ‘n cheese or diner favorites

and have a boutique wine or local craft beer with it.

Bring the kids to Tie Dye World by Bethany United Methodist Church and other crafts offered at the adjacent Courtyards.
(Crafts 12:00 – 5:00 pm, Music/Food/Drink 12:00 – 8:00 pm)


Homegrown Stage – The Wine Bin
Feel the local love with Work in Progress, Soul Island Rebels and The Kelly Bell Band.  

Local craft beer and boutique wines compliment specialty food by La Palapa and Chesapeake Food Works.  

Enjoy nearby kids crafts offered by Spotlight 4-H Club.
(Crafts 12:00 – 5:00 pm, Music/Food/Drink 12:00 – 8:00 pm)


The Roadhouse at Riverside – Lot B
Find a 50’s/60’s spin with music, classic cars and a People’s Choice classic car contest.  

Rock the day away with featured artist Josh Christina and Mark Whiskey & The Sours.

Have a lobster roll with your favorite local brew while you shop artisan specials.
(12:00 – 5:00 pm)


Artists’ Village
Experience our talented local artists watching their demonstrations of mosaics, painting, clay work, sign making and more.

Take home a treasure from their pop up gallery.  

Delight the kids with free
facepainting.
(12:00 – 5:00 pm)


Indoor Venues
Georgia Grace Cafe - Singer Songwriter Showcase
Jaxon Edwin -  American Folk Showcase
La Palapa Grill & Cantina - Indie Rock Showcase
Manor Hill Tavern - Acoustic Indie Showcase
Museum of Howard County History - Musical Journey Showcase
Phoenix Emporium - Unplugged Showcase
Syriana Cafe & Gallery - Old World Story Teller Showcase


The 7th annual Main Street Music Fest


Motivated by the desire to support and promote local unsigned musicians in Mid Atlantic area.  Main Street Music Fest features the best talent that Mid Atlantic has to offer, as well as some of the best indie artists from the surrounding states. 

7 years strong!   We think this year will be the best yet.