Strathmore Free Outdoor Concerts 2018

Live Performances in North Bethesda, Maryland

Photo by Margot Schulman

Strathmore, Montgomery County, Maryland's world class concert hall, offers free outdoor concerts on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer at the Gudelsky Concert Pavilion Gazebo at 5301 Tuckerman Lane in North Bethesda, Maryland. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or low beach chairs.

2018 Strathmore Free Concert Schedule

Making Movies - July 11, 2018. This indie rock band blends musical styles like "psychedelia, experimental rock, son cubano, cumbia, and African Yoruba."

Lena Seikaly -  July 18, 2018. This young local jazz talentsings both traditional and contemporary jazz styles.

The Rad Trads -  July 25, 2018. This NY band's inspirations include "New Orleans brass band, R&B, Chicago and delta blues, and rock ’n’ roll."

The Chuck Brown Band - August 1, 2018. D.C.'s famous Go-Go performers.

Erin & The Wildfire - August 8, 2018. This Charlottesville-based band just released their roots and rock-inspired first full-length album. 

Ukefest - August 15, 2018. Bring your ukulele at 6:30 p.m. and strum along with ukulele superstars before this concert begins.

The Mark G. Meadows - August 22, 2018. This DC-based jazz musician, composer, and vocalist blends hip hop, jazz and funk.

The Sweetback Sisters - August 28 2017. This sister duo has been described as "Americana darlings."

Dining at Strathmore

If you don't bring a picnic basket, order hot dogs, pizza, burgers, pulled pork sandwiches and more at the Free Summer Outdoor Concert Series from Ridgewells.


All patrons are encouraged to take Metro to the Grosvenor-Strathmore station on the Red Line. For free outdoor concerts, all patrons must park at the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro garage and along Tuckerman Lane. A SmarTrip card is required to exit the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro garage. Cards can be purchased within the Metro station. Accessible parking is available on-site on a space available basis.

Strathmore is a non-profit arts center in North Bethesda, Maryland that hosts concerts, art exhibitions, family festivals, summer camps, and education classes in dance, music, and arts.Read more about Strathmore Music Center

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