Bands in the Sand


AJ Metcalf/CBF Staff

Save the date for our next Bands in the Sand, Saturday, June 8, 2024.

What a night! On June 10, 2023, 1,600 Bay savers rocked out in nature's greatest music venue at Bands in the Sand. With the Chesapeake Bay acting as a gracious host, concertgoers had plenty of reasons to celebrate. In one night of great music, delicious food, and good friends, we raised over $500,000 towards saving the Bay! Thank you to all the sponsors, guests, volunteers, and vendors who made this event such a success.

Bands in the Sand is one of the region's most beloved annual traditions. Where else can you find such a unique combination of live music, refreshing drinks, and local cuisine all around a beachfront stage? Bands in the Sand is always a great time, and everyone in attendance understood the event's greater purpose. The money raised through the festivities help support the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and our efforts to achieve clean water and a healthy environment for all our neighbors in the Bay's watershed. The funds raised through this event go wherever the Bay needs them most, including efforts over the next year like:

Couldn't attend but would like to support CBF? Make a donation today.

It's never too early to think about next year! The 2024 Bands in the Sand on June 8, 2024 will be here before you know it! Sign up for CBF emails to ensure you get the latest updates.

This incredible event was made possible thanks to our dedicated sponsors, including Title Sponsor Annapolis Subaru and Presenting Sponsor Urban Grid. Thank you for your tremendous support!

Interested in sponsoring? Download the 2024 Sponsorship Packet or contact Taryn Dwan, 443-482-2111 for more information.

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Posted by Chesapeake Bay Foundation on Saturday, June 10, 2023

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