By now, all you should recognize the booming entertainment industry in Ocean City, Maryland. If not, we’ve got you covered! Read and pick from below your week of excitement!
Ocean City, Maryland Entertainment
De Lazy Lizard kicks off the week with happy hour specials and live music in none other than the tiki bar! Happy hour specials run seven days of the week from 3 to 6 p.m. Aside from the tempting specials, de Lazy Lizard hosts live music, like Chris Button Duo on Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. On Tuesday, The Solution plays at 5 p.m. Randy Lee Ashcraft celebrates and sings on Independence Day at 5 p.m. and at 10 p.m., catch DJ Jeremy in the bar. Thursday, Paul Lewis performs at 2 p.m. and Tim and The Animal plays at 7 p.m. Blake Haley rocks out at 2 p.m. on Friday, as does Rock and Regina at 7 p.m. Saturday, see Rod Sebastian at 2 p.m. and Rick and Regina at 7 p.m. When Sunday hits, see Ken Heeter at 2 p.m. and Rick and Regina at 7 p.m. Go to http://oclazylizard.com/events.html to find out more.
M.R. Ducks on the boards is also exciting this week, especially with the entertainment they lined up. On Friday at 4 p.m., jam with Tommy Edwards Trio. Saturday, Bone Daddies performs at 4 p.m. Sunday, Tranzfusion infuses the crowd with guitar chords and great beats at 4 p.m. M.R. Ducks also has an awesome happy hour, complete with bar dogs for $3, chicken wings for $5 and frozen drinks for $1 cheaper. Join them Monday through Friday for happy hour, excluding nights of entertainment. To learn more, check out http://www.mrducksbar.com/.
Seacrets, too, supplies excitement via music this week. Monday, they kick off the night with S.T.O.R.M. and DJ Tuff at 9 p.m. then The Amish Outlaw and DJ Davie at 10 p.m. Tuesday brings S.T.O.R.M. and DJ Cruz at 9 p.m., Opposite Directions at the dinner hour (5 p.m.), Cheap Thrills at 10 p.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m., and DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m. Lunasea Party is also scheduled for Tuesday. Wednesday, check out Big Bang Baby at 10 p.m., S.T.O.R.M. at 9 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 p.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 10 p.m. and 11 a.m., Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., and Rew Smith at 1 p.m. Thursday brings Johnny Drama at 10 p.m., Innasense at 9 p.m., Power Play at 5 p.m., DJ Tuff at 10 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 p.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m., and DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m. Friday is equally as lively at Seacrets: Gypsy Wisdom at 10 p.m., Innasense at 9 p.m., DJ Tuff at 10 p.m., DJ Cruz at 11 a.m. and 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 10 p.m., Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., and DJ Davie at 10 p.m. Saturday, Kristen & The Noise visits the stage at 10 p.m. along with Innasense at 9 p.m., DJ Tuff at 10 p.m., DJ Cruz at 9 p.m. and 11 a.m., DJ Mike-T at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 10 p.m., Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., and High Five at 6 p.m. If you’re ready for more performances, head to Seacrets on Sunday and see Innasense at 9 p.m., DJ Tuff at 9 p.m., DJ Bobby-O at 11 a.m., Jim Long Band at 5 p.m., DJ Davie at 10 p.m., and Crushing Day at 10 p.m. For further inquiries, head to http://seacrets.com/ocean-city-md-events-all-calendar.
Fager’s, the destination for foodies and party people, lights up Monday with Kevin Poole at 1:30 p.m., DJ Batman at 5:30 p.m., DJ Rob Cee at 9:30 p.m., and Scotts New Band at 10 p.m. John Lamere plays on Tuesday at 5 p.m., as does DJ Hook at sunset, and Scotts New Band at 10 p.m. Wednesday, see Saltwater Stringband at 6 p.m., Shaun Hopper at 8 p.m., DJ Rob Cee at 9 p.m., and The Electric Co. at 10 p.m. Thursday brings Rob Fahey to the stage at 5 p.m., DJ Groove at 10 p.m., and Hot Tub Limo at 10 p.m. Kevin Poole comes back on Friday at 5 p.m., as does DJ Hook at 9 p.m., and Animal House at 10 p.m. Sunday, see Everett Spells at 11 a.m., Joe Mama & Johnny Mojo at 5 p.m., and DJ Wood at 9 p.m. Head to http://www.fagers.com/night-life/2012-07-08#gototalent to find out more.
Macky’s keeps the fun at an all time high with theme parties! This Wednesday, dress up in white, red, and blue garb for the party. Prizes are to be won and dancing is to be done at Macky’s. The theme parties also feature happy hour prices like $4 bombs and $1.50 Natural Light beers. We can’t forget about Reggae Night on Wednesday either! The easy-going beachy feel begins at 10 p.m. and even includes $2 Red Stripes and $4 Bacardi drinks. Th
is is the first year of Reggae Nights, and most nights, local group Kaleb Brown Band plays. More themed fun? Spend your Sundays at Macky’s and enjoy the sounds of a steel drum band at noon. Follow http://www.mackys.com/ for additional questions.
Music outside? Yes! On Somerset Street, there are free concerts from The Lagond Music School Honor Band; you’ll hear anything from jazz to funk. The concerts are this Monday and Tuesday at 1 p.m. Go to www.lagondmusic.com to learn more.
You most likely expected Ocean City would do something spectacular for Fourth of July, and you were right! Free concerts, fireworks, and socializing are part of the festivities that happen this Wednesday at 8 p.m. Fireworks follow the concert. There are two locations for fun: Northside Park, which hosts a rock concert, and North Division Street’s beach, which showcases jazz, rock, and brass music.
Still want to celebrate after the Fourth is over? Sunset Party Nights starts the next day! Sunset Park hosts the night of musical entertainment. The party happens this Thursday at 7 p.m. Flashback to the Beatles kicks off the night with a tribute to the famed British group. Admission to the park is free, just pay for beverages. Call 410-250-0125 to learn more.
Ocean City, Maryland Family Fun
Movies at the theatre are expensive so to combat costs, Ocean City sets up a free movies on the beach all summer long! At the beach at Princess Royale, enjoy Dolphin Tale this Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Princess Royale is located at 91st Street. The Carousel on 118th Street also hosts free movies on Wednesday evenings that begin at 8:30 p.m.
Want to keep the minds of your kids sharp during summer? Life Saving Station Museum provides you a way to educate for free. The museum on the south end of the boardwalk offers free programs that give kids the chance to learn about different topics each day: beach safety, aquarium feeding, tying knots, history, sharks, etc. Be there at 10 a.m. on Monday through Friday and get a dose of summer education. The programs begin this Monday and go through August. Call 410-289-4991 to learn more.
Sundaes in the Park also starts this week, an ice cream sundae making event that’s sure to please! A small fee is involved for the materials, but hey, the kids will love making their own sundaes at Northside Park! The fun begins at 7 p.m. and also includes a music concert suitable for the family. This Sunday, Key West Band, Mike Rose Magic, and Jimmy Buffet Tribute perform. Call 800-626-2326 to find out more.