CHARM CITY MUSIC FESTIVAL comes to Harbor East Waterfront in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, September 15. Headlining the eclectic lineup is multi-platinum selling artist, WEEZER.
With an arsenal of chart topping hits like, “Buddy Holly”, ” The Sweater Song “,”Beverly Hills”, “Pork and Beans”, and “Say it Ain’t So”, Weezer is arguably one of the most respected artists of our generation.
Festival organizers, 24-7 Entertainment and CBS Radio Baltimore, are eager to highlight one of the city’s premiere destinations and most revitalized areas, Harbor East. Conveniently located on the waterfront between Historic Fells Point and Pier Six Pavilion, there are dozens of Restaurants, Shops and Hotels surrounding the spacious festival site.
“The prime location with beautiful harbor views and plenty of garage parking made this site a natural choice for a festival”, says Paul Manna of 24-7 Entertainment. “I’ve been a Weezer fan for years and can’t wait to see them here in the heart of Baltimore. “The backdrop of the city while watching these bands, particularly at night, will be something special”.
Charm City staples like steamed crabs and assorted seafood will be plentiful, as well as quality local vending, artists, crafters and more live music by Baltimore favorites, All Mighty Senators, Jah Works , Ballyhoo, Loving The Lie, etc. Another festival attraction will be the Electronic Dance Tent which will feature many of the area’s hottest DJ’s.
This Sunday, August 26 is a “Locals Only Showcase” at Baltimore Soundstage to determine a local band to open the Festival. Over 300 local bands entered the contest, but only one will be win the coveted slot to play the Main Stage. 24-7 Marketing Director Kevin Hock explained “This festival is all about Baltimore. We’re proud of the talent in this city, and I’m thrilled that we’re giving some of our hometown heroes a chance to share the stage with Weezer.
The Festival will also have an Electronic Dance Music Tent. “EDM” has become the most explosive genre in music industry all over the world. Our lineup is a sample of hand-picked local talent who represent several genres of dance music including Dubstep, Electro, House, and Trance. Each DJ continues to push the envelope to bring their creative sounds to life and we couldn’t be more thrilled to give them the platform they deserve. Judging from the palpable buzz already on the street, the tent should be a popular destination and hangout for many.