music


Mucha Música: A Musical Journey Through Latin America (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) IN-PERSON

Join Cantaré musicians and be transported to Latin America to experience the many rhythms and unique instruments from different regions, while learning about the three cultures that shaped Latin music: Indigenous, European and African. Audiences sing, play instruments and dance salsa. Please register via the link or by calling (240) […]


Latin Dancing to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) IN-PERSON

Participants will learn about the origins of Hispanic Heritage Celebrations in this country, as well as some facts about the history of Latin dances. And be sure to bring your dancing shoes, because everyone will have a chance to try out some fun Latin dance steps—always a great way to […]


Historically Speaking: The Launch of The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip Hop and Rap (Smithsonian African American History and Culture Museum) – VIRTUAL

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and Smithsonian Folkways are pleased to launch The Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap. The first-of-its-kind multimedia collection chronicles the growth of the music and culture from the parks of the Bronx to solidifying a reach that spans the globe. […]


Making Music with GarageBand (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

GarageBand is a fully equipped creation studio that is free on Mac platforms. Learn how to navigate the software and get started making your own music with this beginner-friendly production suite.​ Note:  In this class we will use the software “GarageBand”, which is is automatically installed  on Mac platforms.  An Apple device (Mac […]


A Change Is Gonna Come: How Black Music Powered the Civil Rights Movement (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

From 1940 to 1970, gospel, jazz, blues, and soul music underscored the Civil Rights Movement. Artists, activists, and radio DJs came together to write, perform, and promote music that reflected—and shaped—the events of the time and the ongoing fight for freedom. Music became a political weapon and unifying force, delivering […]


Prince George’s Philharmonic Performs Under the Stars (Prince George’s County Memorial Library): IN-PERSON

This event is an invite-only FREE performance by the woodwinds, brass, and percussion of the Prince George’s Philharmonic. The Philharmonic will be performing on the steps of the Center for Performing Arts, bringing some movie magic off the screen and into the night. It is our pleasure to invite you […]


‘The Roots of Black Music in America’ Presented by Karlus Trapp (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Tuesday Tunes: The Roots of Black Music in America presented by Karlus Trapp In honor of Black Music Month, Karlus Trapp presents “The Roots of Black Music in America,” a delightful, educational, and entertaining program.  It is a 100 year journey back through time to hear, experience anew, and learn […]


Christylez Bacon: Human Beatbox (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Christylez Bacon: Human Beatbox Christylez Bacon, GRAMMY nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist combines rhyming, storytelling and interactive call and response choruses with diverse instrumentation to deliver a message of cultural acceptance & unification blending traditional elements of musical styles from jazz to hip-hop. This event is part of Summer Break Baltimore, […]