Hi, this is Your Girl Cheryl with What’s Hot for the Weekend!
Friday, July 14
It’s Jazz Friday at Marie Louise Bistro on North Charles Street in Baltimore, 7 – 10pm is the time, 410.385.9946
The WHY LIE BAND continues the Liberty Live Summer Concert Series at Kings Point Shopping Center in Randallstown, MD, 6 – 9pm
MICHAEL MWENSO & THE SHAKES brings high powered jazz to the Amp By Strathmore, 8pm is the time, ampbystrathmore.com
The Baltimore Comedy Factory presents actor/comedian BRANDON T. JACKSON in multiple shows, baltimorecomedy.com.
Blues Alley welcomes back keyboardist MARCUS JOHNSON, through Sunday, two shows each night, 8 and 10pm, bluesalley.com
Saturday, July 15
The Lotus and Water Lily Cultural Festival celebrates culture and nature with traditional African and Asian performances on two stages throughout the day, in Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in northeast DC.
Vocalist ERIC ROBERSON is on stage at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, , 8pm, bethesdabluesjazz.com
THE CHARLES COVINGTON TRIO with Covington on piano, Nassar Abadey on drums and James King on bass at An Die Musik, two shows, 8 and 9:30pm, andiemusiklive.com
The DC Caribbean Carnival combines with the Baltimore’s celebration and presents the BALTIMORE/DC CARIBBEAN ONE CARNIVAL with parade and festival and dancing to the sound of Calypso, Soca, Reggae, African, and Steel band music. Festivities to be held in Lake Clifton Park in Baltimore, MD.
THE ROB WILLIAMS SPECIAL OCCASION BAND bring R&B sounds to Bowie Towne Center on the Food Court Lawn, 7pm is the time.
EUGE GROOVE will take the stage at Rams Head on Stage in Annapolis, 8pm, ramsheadonstage.com
Fine wines and food at the annual Cecil County Food & Wine Festival on the banks of the beautiful Northeast River with the sounds of blues, jazz and swing, North East Community Park, 11am – 5pm, cecilwinefest.com
Sunday, July 16
TOM REYES & FRIENDS straight ahead jazz at 13.5 WINE BAR in Baltimore, 6pm, 410-889-1064
THE KAREN LINETTE EXPERIENCE offers a night of soul and smooth jazz at Maryland Live Casino, 6pm, marylandlivecasino.com
Groovin’ in the Grass is the summer concert series at Ladew Gardens in Monkton, MD. This weekend featuring the Latin jazz sounds of MAMBO COMBO, 6 – 8pm, 410-557-9570
As always, a calendar listing of events throughout the area is available at www.yourgirlcheryl.net. Find Your Girl Cheryl on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to get updates all week long.