With many major venues closed, music lovers can still get their fix of live music thanks to outdoor seating and local musicians.
Brian Boru Irish Restaurant and Pub
489 Ritchie Highway
Brian Boru has no shortage of live music on its outdoor patio. For the time being, the restaurant will not offer any music inside because of social distancing guidelines, so weather could play a factor in these events. Upcoming acts include Larry Lay on September 16 and 30, Angie Miller on September 23 and The Harbor Boys on September 19. On September 17 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, celebrate being halfway to St. Patrick’s Day with local band The Drinker and The Scholar. For the full list of performances, visit www.brianborupub.com.
760 Ritchie Highway
Before the virus halted live music, Cafe Mezzanotte partnered with Jazz Beyond Borders for “Jazz at the Mezz.” The series has resumed, and jazz singer Theresa Sise will perform with the Sweet Tea band on September 20 at 4:30pm and 7:00pm. Tickets can be purchased at www.instantseats.com and more information can be found at www.cafemezzanotte.com.
Garry’s Grill & Catering
553 Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard
Live music can be found at Gary’s Grill this month. The Jake and Mike Band will give happy hour performances at 5:00pm on September 17 and 24. Larry Lay will perform on October 4 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Aaron Hawkins, from the Annapolis-based band Loose Ties, will perform at Garry’s for brunch at 10:00am on September 13, 20 and 27. For more information, visit the Garry’s Grill & Catering Facebook page or call 410-544-0499.
O’Loughlin’s Restaurant and Pub
1258 Bay Dale Drive
O’Loughlin’s has live music on the patio every Thursday in September. This month, catch Matt McConville on September 10, Sean Hetrich on September 24 and one act to be determined on September 17. For more information, visit www.oloughlinspub.com or call 410-349-0200.
478A Ritchie Highway
On Friday and Saturday nights, Romilo’s will have live performances in the outdoor dining area. Some acts include rock and country band Rebound on September 11, Lost and Found on September 18 and Left of the Dial on September 26. All performances begin at 7:00pm and guests are invited to bring a lawn chair. For the full list of performers, visit www.romilosrestaurant.com.
Severna Park Taphouse
58 West Earleigh Heights Road
The Severna Park Taphouse has live music every Thursday in September on the back deck. Performances include George Evans on September 10, Frederico Tubaya on September 17 and Poppy Blue Eyes on September 24. For more information, visit www.severnaparktaphouse.com or call 410-793-5759.
Park Tavern (Tunes at the Tavern)
580 Ritchie Highway
Throughout September, Park Tavern is having outdoor live music every Friday and Saturday evening from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. For updates on acts, check the Park Tavern Facebook page or call 410-793-5930.