News Release, Town of La Plata
Jazz is America’s music and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, has been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for over 40 years.
Formed in 1969, this 18-member group continues the jazz big band legacy with some of the finest musicians in the world. Led by Senior Chief Musician William C. Mulligan, the Commodores’ mission includes public concerts, national concert tours, ceremonial support in honoring our veterans, jazz education classes, and clinics, and protocol performances for high-level military and civilian government officials.
Please note military concerts are usually about 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes due to their regulations.
Friday, August 16th: 7 PM to 9 PM
Bucket List Band
Classic & Modern Rock
Friday, August 23rd: 7 PM to 9 PM
Southern Maryland Concert Band
Concert Band Favorites & Showtunes
Friday, August 30th: 6 PM to 9 PM
Sam Grow with opening act Flippin’ Eyelids
The weekly concerts take place from 7 pm to 9 pm on the lawn at La Plata Town Hall at 305 Queen Anne Street. Concert goers are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for sitting.
Coolers are allowed, but no alcohol, please. Concessions are available from the Town’s food trailer located in the back of the parking lot; an ice cream truck is stationed there for your enjoyment.
A play area for children, the Kids’ Zone, allows parents to enjoy the concert while keeping an eye on the little ones. We ask that dogs and other pets be kept off of Town Hall grounds during Events.
If a concert has to be canceled due to the weather we will post the information in the following locations: