Annapolis Baygrass is a special, beach-front music festival with a mission to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay through education, awareness and donations generated by a wonderful weekend of music and community. In the words of the festival organizers, “Every Jam Saves the Bay”.

You’ll enjoy 14 progressive bluegrass and Americana bands on two stages and an interactive workshop pavilion. Baygrass features delicious, locally sourced food, including fresh oysters, microbrews, craft cocktails/mocktails and wines, beach yoga, music and Bay-conservation workshops, beach and yard games, kids activities, local craft vendors, an exceptional VIP experience and much more!

Headliners this year’s festival include Yonder Mountain String Band, Railroad Earth, Keller & the Keels, Cabinet, Jon Stickley Trio, Dirty Grass Players, Arkansauce, Geraldine and artist-at-large Lindsay Lou.  See the full lineup here.

The festival runs September 30 and October 1 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD.  Go to for tickets and information.