Upcoming Events

Cumberland will continue to offer a robust variety of events during the Baltimore Street construction. Event dates and times are subject to change. Check back often for updates!


Footloose the Musical - Cumberland Theatre
July 11 - 28 • Varies • Cumberland Theatre - 101 Johnson Street

When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, he is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. But he’s not prepared for the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, who is determined to exercise control over the town’s youth. […]

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Anne of Green Gables - Youth Production
July 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21 • 8PM, Sundays at 2PM • Embassy Theatre - 49 Baltimore Street

In the late 19th century, when aging brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert send to the orphanage in Nova Scotia for a boy to help them on the farm, their request gets mixed up and they are instead left with 11-year-old Anne Shirley. Over the course of six years, the romantic, hot-headed, and energetic […]

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Allegany Farmer's Market Music Series - Donnie Carman
Thursday, July 18 • 10:30AM - 12:30PM • Canal Place Festival Grounds - 13 Canal Street

Come support our local farmers and artisans and enjoy the music while you shop!

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Levitt AMP Concert Series - John Jorgensen Bluegrass Band
Thursday, July 18 • 7PM • Canal Place Festival Grounds - 13 Canal Street

J2B2 is an all-star bluegrass supergroup featuring four legendary, award-winning musicians – John Jorgenson on acoustic guitar, mandolin and vocals; Herb Pedersen on banjo, acoustic guitar and vocals; Mark Fain on bass; and Patrick Sauber on acoustic guitar and vocals – delivering bluegrass like no one has ever heard it before. The four combine forces […]

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My Brother's Keeper at Loft 129
Friday, July 19 • 8-10PM • Loft 129 - 129 Baltimore Street in downtown Cumberland

My Brother's Keeper is a progressive bluegrass band from Cincinnati OH that draws inspiration from rock, gospel, bluegrass and everything in between. MBK features four-part family harmonies, soulful lead vocals, thoughtful original music, and an energetic live show that appeals to fans of any genre. Unique and exciting, My Brother's Keeper has brought their fresh […]

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Rock the Mountains presented by Canal Place Preservation & Development Authority
July 19-21 • • Canal Place Festival Grounds

36 bands – 3 days – 2 stages – 1 unforgettable music experience Plus food vendors, arts & crafts, mist tent and axe throwing! Must be 21+ to purchase alcohol. Kids 5 & under are free. FRIDAY LINEUP Headliners: DROWNING POOL • ADELITAS WAY • ANY GIVEN SIN Support Bands: Silvertung • Guns Out At […]

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Levitt AMP Concert Series - Ali McGuirk
Thursday, July 25 • 7PM • Canal Place Festival Grounds - 13 Canal Street

Blending classic soul power with a folk songwriter lyricism, New England’s Ali McGuirk has the rare ability to silence a room with just a few words of a song. With a voice that is raw and sultry and a style rooted in improvisation, her sets are a hypnotic and intimate journey. On her Signature Sounds […]

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Float Loaf Comedy - Stand Up Comedy
Saturday, July 27 • 8PM - 10PM • Loft 129 - 129 Baltimore Street in downtown Cumberland

Hot comedy in a cool place! The ever-popular Float Loaf Productions Stand-Up comedy series is back in July with a stellar line-up! Hosted by local favorite Tate Griffen, the show features headliner Danny Hucks along with guests Lenny Free and Corey Henderson. Tickets only $15, www.tickettailor.com/events/loft129/1217448

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Yoga with LouAnn
July 27 and August 3 • 8AM - 9AM • Canal Place Festival Grounds

Come enjoy the beautiful views of Cumberland and enjoy yoga with LouAnn! Flow, strengthen and breathe together. You will be encouraged to laugh, have fun and listen to your own body.Classes meet you where you are on that particular day.

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Levitt AMP Music Series - ilyAIMY
Thursday, August 1 • 7PM • Canal Place Festival Grounds - 13 Canal Street

For over two decades, Rob Hinkal and Heather Aubrey Lloyd have crisscrossed the nation as ilyAIMY (i love you And I Miss You) playing everything from bait shops to biker weeks to clothing-optional resorts, folk festivals, heavy metal festivals and jams of def comedy. Award-winning narrative songs with soulful, powerful male / female harmonies and […]

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Friday After Five with Black Guy Fawkes and Slick Rick and The Blaze - FREE!
Friday, August 2 • 6PM - 10:30PM • South Centre Street in Downtown Cumberland

Bring your lawn chair and grab some food and drinks from a local establishment. An open container ordinance will be in effect throughout downtown. 6PM - 7PM - Black Guy Fawkes - Appalachian Folk Rock 7:30PM - 10:30PM - Slick Rick and the Blaze - Variety of music from Elvis to Prince! Music to make […]

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Opening of "Phantasmagoria," exhibition by artist Portia Mortensen - Ferleman Gallery
August 2 - August 31 • • Ferleman Gallery - 9 North Centre Street

Ferleman Gallery is thrilled to announce the opening of "Phantasmagoria," an evocative new exhibition by celebrated artist Portia Mortensen. "Phantasmagoria" captures the essence of our contemporary world through a series of compelling paintings that reflect the complexities, tensions, and aspirations of today's political climate and global chaos. Mortensen's work contrasts serene, ethereal elements with strict […]

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Allegany Farmer's Market Music Series - Black Guy Fawkes
Thursday, August 8 • 10:30AM - 12:30PM • Canal Place Festival Grounds - 13 Canal Street

Come support our local farmers and artisans and enjoy the music while you shop!

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Levitt AMP Music Series - Fantastic Cat
Thursday, August 8 • 7PM • Canal Place Festival Grounds - 13 Canal Street

They said it couldn’t be done. Four different songwriters joining forces to form a single band? There was simply no precedent (outside of CSNY, The Beatles, The Traveling Wilburys, The Highwaymen, Monsters of Folk, etc). And yet Fantastic Cat did it anyway, defying the odds and teaming up to record their highly unanticipated debut, The […]

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Savage Mountain Punk Fest
August 8 - 10, 2024 • • Mezzos Underground - 114 South Centre Street, downtown Cumberland

ROCKING INTO OUR NINTH YEAR! 3 Days | 17 Bands | 1 Savage Weekend eventbrite.com/e/savage-mountain-punk-fest-2024-tickets-698345258467

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16th Annual Gilchrist Gala - Silver Spades Casino Royale
Saturday, August 24 • • 104 Washington Street

Get ready to roll the dice, and revel in the glamour of a night filled with entertainment, auctions, and exquisite cuisine. Poker, Black Jack and Roulette! Early-bird tickets go on sale beginning June 21st.

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Friday After Five with Byrne String Band and Megan Jean's Secret Family - FREE!
Friday, September 13 • 6PM - 10:30PM • South Centre Street in Downtown Cumberland

6PM - 7PM - Byrne String Band - Appalachian roots string music 7:30PM - 10:30PM - Megan Jean's Secret Family - Fresh blend of the 70’s by way of the 90’s rock, soul, country, and jam, emphasizing vocal-driven danceable original songs that bring together generations of sound. In May of 2024, the band made their […]

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George Washington's Whiskey Rebellion Fest
Friday, September 13 • 6PM-10PM • The Allegany Museum - 3 Pershing Street, Cumberland

AN evening of celebrating Washington's last foray into Cumberland to rout the Whiskey Tax Rebels featuring hors d'oeuvres, tastings of small batch spirits, open beer and wine bar, Colonial games and silent auction. 21+ only $60 per person pre-sale $80 per person at the door

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Heritage Days Festival
September 14-15 • • 218 Washington Street, Cumberland

Heritage Days is Cumberland's signature festival and has something for everyone - history, music, arts, crafts, festival food, children's activities. Free admission. heritagedaysfestival.com

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Cumberland Bacon Festival
Saturday, September 21 • • Canal Place

Tickets on sale soon!

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Rock the Block
Saturday, October 12 • Noon - 7:30PM • Merchant's Alley off Pershing Street - Downtown Cumberland

If you’ve been jonesing for all things 80s, you want to be at downtown Cumberland’s Rock the Block. It’s all about the 1980s featuring two great bands – Milk Mountain from Frederick and The Reagan Years, the East Coast Original 80s tribute band out of Hagerstown ( www.thereaganyears.com ) plus Frankfort Middle School's Steel Teal […]

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