As most locals and guests are most likely conscious, Ocean Metropolis’s annual Sunfest occasion was scheduled to happen the primary week of October. Alas, as with so many plans that have been set for 2020, this isn’t going to occur.
A more moderen proposal for a miniaturized model known as SunLITE additionally fell by the wayside.
Nevertheless, a rising variety of Maryland eating places and nightclubs are that includes dwell music after state officers not too long ago expanded indoor capacities to 75%.
Fager’s Island in Ocean Metropolis is one such enterprise, and can function late-night music by Baltimore High-40 cowl band Pop Stereo at 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3.
Fager’s is permitting a most of six folks per desk for the Pop Stereo performances. As per state COVID laws, patrons should stay seated and are to don masks if visiting the restroom.
Elsewhere in OC, the Seacrets nightclub advanced is specializing in its smaller tiki and seashore phases for stripped-down acoustic music.
Friday, Oct. 2, will discover John McNutt acting at 4 p.m., adopted by Shake, Shake, Shake at 8 p.m. Native favourite Full Circle performs at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, adopted by Kono Nation (unplugged). Reverse Instructions will entertain at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8.
In downtown Rehoboth Seaside, the Dogfish Head brewpub is presently highlighting solo acoustic performers every weekend. Guitar wizard Nate McCormick will carry out at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, adopted by singer-songwriter Samantha Seider at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3.
Final week on this column I wrote about attending a current live performance by reggae band Spokey Speaky, which was a summer time common at Dewey Seaside’s Bottle & Cork nightclub earlier than it closed for the season.
The Cork’s sister venue, the close by Rusty Rudder, is bringing Spokey Speaky again to Dewey to play at 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2 ($10).
In different Rusty Rudder information, proprietor Alex Pires and his workforce introduced that their Mini Jazz Fest is a go for Thursday via Sunday, Oct. 16-18. Seating can be restricted and social distancing can be required.
The occasion is being held in coordination with the annual Rehoboth Seaside Autumn Jazz Pageant, which was to be held on the similar time at numerous places however has been scratched.
The Dewey occasion will embody Membership Phred, Alex Bugnon, Gerald Veasley and others, and we’ll have extra info to report about this on this within the weeks forward.
The Milton Theatre goes sturdy with its new, spread-out seating association that includes cocktail tables (versus film theater-style seats). Nationwide touring comic Earl David Reed will headline Friday, Oct. 2, after an 8 p.m. opening set by Keith Purnell ($18, $20).
Broadway star Grace Discipline will carry her Want Upon A Star manufacturing to Milton to sing Disney songs from all through the years at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 ($24, $26).
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