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Free Summer Festival – BlackRock Woodstock

BlackRock Woodstock

Join us for the biggest Summer Concert event in BlackRock’s history as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary Woodstock festival! An all-afternoon festival of face-painting, food, craft vendors, peace and music.

3:00 PM – Joan Baez set Performed by Danah Koch

Danah Koch is a talented singer-songwriter from Annapolis, MD. She has performed shows at many great venues all around Maryland where she serenades her audience with her mesmerizing voice and charming personality. She will be performing many classic Joan Baez songs for BlackRock Woodstock!

4:00 PM – Jefferson Airplane set – Performed by Gingerfunk All-Stars

This Northern Virginia native trio boasts influence from a wide variety of genres from Reggae to the Beatles and everywhere in-between. Join us as this funky group of volunteers takes us down the rabbit hole of Jefferson Airplane’s psychedelic discography. Let the party get started with this fresh-faced crew of groove Rabbis.

5:00 PM – Grateful Dead set – Squaring the Circle

Squaring the Circle, hailing from Baltimore, MD, is an original prog-funk quartet with a strong taste for the experimental jams. Seeing Squaring the Circle in person will bring you back to Woodstock for a feel good, free spirited, dance-able time with old friends. Join us for their Grateful Dead set as they raise the Dead back to life for one more evening of Truckin’.

6:30 PM – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young set – Performed by Conor and the Wild Hunt

Conor & the Wild Hunt is a Progressive Indie Folk band intent on inspiring positive change in a troubled world. With artful and driving instrumentation, impassioned duets, blooming harmonies, and a compelling stage presence, Conor & The Wild Hunt promises to animate their own modern take on classic Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young tunes.

8:00 PM – Jimi Hendrix set Performed by PurpleFlo

This Jimi Hendrix tribute band from Baltimore, MD intends to keep the legendary guitarist’s music and contributions to the music industry alive in this modern age. Performing many of the guitar virtuoso’s classic hits all across Maryland, this group of psychedelic true-believers comes to BlackRock with only one question for you: Are you Experienced?

Join us on the Lawn!

Our Beer & Wine Garden features Montgomery County craft beer and wine, featuring beer from True Respite Brewing Company as well as wine from Olney Winery and Urban Winery!

Fruit Crushers
Fruited Sour Ale
Week Away
Hazy IPA
Brewed with Gushers candy,
fermented w/ pineapple, mango & tangerine
Completely redesigned to bring juicy
haze via El Dorado, Cashmere & Denali hops

Also, the Beer & Wine Garden now offers mixed drinks, with BlackRock
Executive Director Alyona Ushe serving as special guest bartender! Per Montgomery County policy, outside alcohol is strictly prohibited.

In addition to adult beverages, please join us for dinner! Whether it’s a picnic of your own goodies, takeout from one of our many restaurant neighbors, or from one of our vendors featured this week:

Jimmy John’s serves freaky fresh gourmet sandwiches, freaky fast! During the concert, our local Germantown Jimmy John’s (just down the block from BlackRock!) will be sharing a portion of their revenues with BlackRock — both at their table on our lawn, and in-store. Thanks Jimmy John’s for being such a great supporter of the arts in our community!

Lead & Light Studio is an art studio based out of Boyds, MD that produces beautiful stained glass art pieces!

Tree Frog Jewelry of Germantown, MD specializes in handmade silver and copper jewelry. Check out there Etsy store here.

Bloom Medicinals is a premier cannabis dispensary located in Germantown, MD. They will have an information booth to answer any questions.

Bruster’s offers real ice cream all over Maryland! Come try some at their table during the festival.


HempWorx offers premium CBD oils for any and all medical or therapeutic applications.


Part of our Creative Consortium, Story Tapestries, will offer an area for kids to enjoy all sorts of arts activities!


Petunia the Clown returns to BlackRock with her intricate balloon animals sure to put a smile on any kid’s face.

About Faces Entertainment will offer face painting and Henna tattoos for all patrons!



Uncle Fred’s BBQ offers some of the very best BBQ ribs, wings, and so much more!




July 27, 2019
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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