Here’s the current lineup for May! Follow us on Facebook to track all of our events! https://www.facebook.com/BarleyandHop/
Starting out our Summer series with a very Special Duo Event!!!
Wednesday, May 1 – 5:30pm – 8pm – Mary Shaver & Michael Tash – An Evening of Songs and Stories
Mary has been working for nearly a decade as a guest vocalist with Bad Influence, and they decided to bring their special brand of blues to Barley and Hops on 5/1. Join them for an evening of songs and stories. This is a unique show and one not to be missed! Also appearing 6/5 at Barley and Hops.
Friday, May 3rd – 7-10pm – Skatt-Daddy – Blues and R&B (Motown)
This band is made up of a group of seasoned musicians – Wayne Smith (Hot Dog) / Guitar & Vocals, A schooled musician, he has studied with many blues and jazz greats. He has taught members of Kix and Spiro Gyra to mention a few. He has performed alongside of the Four Tops, The Temps, Herbie Hancock & the Tower of Power. Donnie Shattenberg (Shatt) / Sax & Vocals – has performed with The Coasters, The Drifters & the Four Seasons. Larry Dotson / Drums & Vocals – Starting drumming at a very young age – has played with national acts opening for the Bar-Kays,, Norman Connors & Ray Parker, Jr., going on to drum for the Bar-Kays. Steve Starmer (T-Daddy-O) / Bass & Vocals – Originally from New York, he has toured and opened for well known artists Dio, Judas Priest, Badfinger, Joe Perry & many more. Aris Avelar / Keyboards – Originally from El Salvador, he’s played internationally for over 20 years. He’s brought a little touch of Latin groove to Skatt-Daddy.
Wednesday, May 8th – 6pm-9pm – Freddie Long – Everybody knows Freddie – Come sing along and have fun!
Friday, May 10th – 7pm-10pm – Ragged Company
A 4-piece, roots music group that has performed in various venues in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania. All members are professional, caring musicians who are in it for the joy of playing music and sharing their music with others. They currently cover a wide range of performers including, Patti Griffin, John Prine, Gram Parsons, Bob Dylan, Lucinda Williams, The Grateful Dead, Over The Rhine, Grace Potter and many others.
Friday, May 17th – 7-10pm – One-Eyed Pug
A local band formed in 2005, covers an eclectic range of both classic and modern rock, from the Beatles and Tom Petty to the Foo Fighters. Known for interacting with their crowd, the band features talented musicians switching between piano, bass, and guitars to provide a variety of styles to enjoy.
Friday, May 24th – 7-10pm – The Milldudes
A wide range of traditional and progressive Bluegrass, Newgrass, and anything else they feel like playing from Country to Rock, covers and originals. Josh Crews / Guitar & Vocals, Jason Hannan / Upright Bass & Vocals, Ron Webb / Mandolin & Vocals, Rob Benzing / Banjo & Vocals
Wednesday, May 29th – 6-9pm – Michelle Hannan & One Blue Night
Michelle Hannan & One Blue Night, based out of Frederick, MD, is one of Maryland’s top up and coming independent country bands. Riding the momentum of their first single, Tonight I’ll Scrape a Heart Off the Barroom Floor, the band is starting to see critical acclaim roll in. The single was recently featured by top industry blog, Saving Country Music, as one of the top 25 new country songs in America in June of 2018. The band features the warm, soulful vocals and songwriting of Michelle Hannan, along with her husband; singer, songwriter, and bassist Jason Hannan.
Friday, May 31st – 7-10pm – DTC
Driven to Clarity, a Baltimore-based band whose diverse palette draws from such genres as funk, folk, rock and pop, has entertained audiences throughout the east coast. Their debut album, independently released in 2015, has gained critical acclaim and can be heard on both FM radio and Sirius. DTC’s sound has been described as addicting and has been heard while sharing the stage with such acts as Patti Smith, Sam Sparrow and American Idol winner Phillip Phillips. Guaranteed to make your bad day better, your good day great and maybe even get up and dance, DTC is excited to play in a city near you.