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The Bowie Town Center Summer Concert Series 2019

Bowie Town Center, 15606 Emerald Way, Bowie, MD 20716

Free admission

Bring Your Lawn chairs

Dates

Bands

Genre

 

June 01

The Foundation Band

R&B/Soul

The Foundation Band brings together some of the DMV’s top musicians and vocalists. TFB, as their followers know them is a fluid collaboration of artists who skillfully paint a musical picture blending pop, jazz, and rhythm & blues. 

June 08

Zed Drepplin

Rock

Specializing in Led Zeppelin.  Zed Dreppelin was created in 2013 in Beltsville Maryland as a tribute to the great English band Led Zeppelin. 

June 15

Ras Lidji and Deep Band

Reggae

Ras Lidjj and the Deep Band.  Ras Lidj is a musician, songwriter, and performer stepping forward to uplift and unify his audience. Combining vibrations of Roots reggae, the raw energy of Dancehall reggae, and the unique percussive elements of Washington DC’s own Go-Go scene — Ras Lidj has a style all his own “Regg’Go”. 

June 22

Heart, Spirit and Soul

R&B/Soul

Heart Spirit & Soul is a family-friendly band performing a variety of music including blues, R&B, rock and roll, pop, disco, funk, ballads, and Disney classics. 

June 29

Harlem and the Heartbeats

R&B/Soul

Harlem & The Heartbeats is a family band that have been playing professionally throughout the area. Particularly known for their twist on old school & new school R&B. 

July 06

Graffiti Soundstage

Hard Rock

Graffiti Soundstage, a young and upcoming rock group, has proven time and time again show stealers. Their ability to play with the rawness of bands like Pearl Jam and Soundgarden to the soulfulness of blues greats such as B.B. King and Jimi Hendrix, Graffiti Soundstage bring a unique style to the table that can only be described as “refreshing to the ear”. 

July 13

X-Factor

R&B/Soul

With an eclectic repertoire of songs from some of the greatest artists of our time, X-Factor puts a refreshing spin on classic R&B, funk and rock.  Drawing from these influences to create their own sound, the band has put together original songs that showcase their background and experience without sounding like every other wannabe pop cliché. 

July 20

The Jimi Smooth Band

R&B/Soul

The Jimi Smooth Band is based out of the Washington, DC. They have a reputation for putting on electrifying shows. Their high level of energy and their unique style are both hallmarks of their performance style, often described as “get up and boogie” music. The Jimi Smooth Band is Classy, Unique, & Captivating. 

July 27

Off the Grid

Funk/Rock

Off the Grid is a funk/rock band formed by lead guitarist Steve Leads.

Aug 03

Xtract Band

R&B/Soul

Xtract is a group of talented vocalists, poets, and musicians that blend to create a sound that is unique to the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Xtract specializes in performing R&B, Hip-Hop, Neo-Soul, and other music genres. Xtract also adds spoken word, instrumental interludes, and other surprises to popular music to produce pure musical Xtract. 

Aug 10

Zon Zandunga

Latin

In the 70s, 80s, and 90s — before Zumba and dance classes — there was a thing called “Salsa.” It was a way of life that played out in nightclubs and festivals, featuring big bands, not combos or DJs. Zon Zandunga comes out of that era and brings it back to today’s audiences. We are a 9-piece orchestra playing Salsa Dura and Romantica like you haven’t heard since the day. 

Aug 17

Nu30x

Caribbean Soul

Nu30X is here to show you what the Nu30 looks like!  Hailing from the Washington DC area, Nu30X offers authentic Caribbean vibes meshed with yesterday’s classics and today’s R&B/Soul hits for the ultimate Caribbean Sould Mucial experience! 

Aug 24

Mars Rodeo

Classic Rock

Mars Rodeo plays classic, modern rock, and original rock with gigs inN.VA and the DC Metro area.  The band plays an extensive variety from the 60’s to today and moves seamlessly from one great song to another.

Aug 31

Sixx and the System Musiq Band

R&B/Soul

Sixx & The System Muziq Band. “SIXX” is ourthe lead frontline vocalist known for his smooth warm and humble presence capturing every audience. He diligently selected the right professional musicians creating a perfect blended show called the “SIXX & the System Muziq Band.

Sept 07

Sharon Thomas and Da Juke Joint

Jazz

Sharon Thomas and Da’ Juke Joint.  Sharon Thomas’ ever broadening musical career has spanned over a decade as an accomplished tenor and soprano saxophonist. Some of her other influences were Dexter Gordon, Grover Washington, Courtney Pine and a host of others. 

Sept 14

Gayle Harrod

Blues/Soul/R&B

The Gayle Harrod Band defies easy labels, with a diverse set list spanning genres of Soul, Blues, R&B, Motown, Pop, Rock and Original Music that inspires, connects with and captivates audiences, but most of all it is music that MOVES you…body and soul. 

Sept 21

Quiet Storm Band

Soul

The Quiet Storm Band Stanley Johnson, the band leader is responsible for recruiting these gifted musicians and singers, specializing in Jazz, R & B, Funk, Go-Go, Hip Hop and More.  Stan is a former member of the Roy Ayers Band. 

Sept 28

Musik Konnekt

Soul

Musik Konnekt (MK) does not compare themselves to other bands but does have music influences from some of the greatest artist such as Carlos Santana, Eagles to Sade.  MK’s moto is “Konneckting people through musik”.