Kent County Arts and Entertainment Events- January 2020


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  • RESONANCE Concert: IONA, Pan-Celtic Ensemble

  • Sunday,   |  3pm
  • Location: St Paul’s Church 7579 Sandy Bottom Rd
  • Contact: The National Music Festival
  • Phone: 443-480-8291
  • Email: info@nationalmusic.us
  • URL:  https://nationalmusic.us/events-and-tickets/resonance/
  • Rousing folk tunes of Appalachia will meet tender Gaelic melodies at the first Resonance concert of the New Year.
    IONA members play several acoustic instruments, sometimes switching within one selection to achieve a unique interpretation. The toe-tapping show will be sung in six languages, four of them types of Gaelic, plus an instrumental fiddle piece. The pan-Celtic repertoire includes songs from Brittany, Cornwall, Isle of Man and Cajun Louisiana.

  • MassoniArt presents Gallery Artist Winter Exhibition

  • Sunday,
  • This event runs January 12 to February 9
  • Location: MassoniArt - 203 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620
  • Contact: MassoniArt
  • Phone: 410-778-7330
  • Email: info@massoniart.com
  • URL:  https://massoniart.com/exhibition/gallery-artist-winter-exhibition/
  • January 12 – February 9th
    Gallery Artist Winter Exhibition
    February First Friday Reception – February 7, 5-7:30 pm

  • Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt and Gerry Werner

  • Monday,   |  7 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  mainstayrockhall.org
  • Mainstay Monday with Joe Holt and Gerry Werner

    Our featured guest tonight is Gerry Werner. Gerry has decades of professional experience playing across genres (Jazz,Top 40, blues, gospel, et cetera) throughout the east coast. His experiences includes playing or recording with jazz greats Al Grey and Nathan Davis, legendary session guitarist Vinnie Bell, European recording artist Lina Lee Hopkins and vocalist Patrice Hawthorn of Peaches and Herb. Gerry now lives in Betterton and joins Joe on piano and vocals for a diverse and fun two piano evening.

    Tickets $10 online in advance, $12 at door

  • Mainstay Monday with Yvette Hynson

  • Monday,   |  7 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  mainstayrockhall.org
  • Mainstay Monday with Yvette Hynson
    These eclectic evenings happen every Monday night and are hosted by our own Joe Holt at the piano, partnering with a special guest. Doors open at 6:30 pm with the show starting at 7:00 p.m.

    Our featured guest tonight is Yvette Hynson. Born and raised in Queen Annes County, Yvette loves to sing Gospel, Pop, Jazz and R&,B. She is the host of The Sunday Jazz Experience radio program and The Live Jazz Experience Podcast, both on WKHS. Tonight Yvette joins Joe to sing her favorites, across the genres. Tickets $10 online in advance, $12 at the door.

  • Open auditions for The Fantasticks at the Garfield

  • Tuesday,
  • This event runs January 21 to January 25
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • Contact: Garfield Center for the Arts
  • Phone: 4108102060
  • Email: boxoffice@garfieldcenter.org
  • URL:  https://www.garfieldcenter.org/gcaevent/fantasticks-auditions/all/
  • Auditions for the upcoming production of The Fantasticks will be held on Tuesday, January 21st and Thursday, January 23rd at 7pm as well as Saturday, January 25th at 11am at the Garfield Center for the Arts. The well-loved, timeless musical by Tom Jones, book and lyrics, and Harvey Schmidt, music will be brought to life on the Garfield stage by director Jennifer Kafka Smith.

    Detailed audition info available at https://www.garfieldcenter.org/auditioninfo/

  • The Hedgelawn Classical Series presents pianist Teodora Adzharova and violinist Orest Smovzh

  • Sunday,   |  4 p.m.
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 Main Street
  • Contact: The Mainstay
  • Phone: 410-639-9133
  • Email: info@mainstayrockhall.org
  • URL:  mainstayrockhall.org
  • The Hedgelawn Classical Series presents pianist Teodora Adzharova and violinist Orest Smovzh in an exciting duo program of classical favorites. As an active soloist and a sought-after chamber musician, pianist Teodora Adzharova  is currently a doctoral candidate at Peabody studying with renowned pedagogue Ellen Mack.
    Ukrainian-born violinist Orest Smovzh is currently based in the United States. In his repertoire, Orest aims to expand as far as Renaissance, arranging for modern violin, but also working on the historical instruments.

  • Intimate Generations Exhibit

  • Tuesday,
  • This event runs January 28 to February 29
  • Location: Kohl Gallery at Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College
  • Contact: Tara Gladden
  • Phone: 3477684930
  • Email: tgladden2@washcoll.edu
  • URL:  https://www.washcoll.edu/about/campus/kohl-gallery/exhibitions/
  • Intimate Generations features contemporary artists working broadly around themes of family connection. Artists chanan delivuk, Roxana Alger Geffen, Aimee Gilmore, Khánh H. Lê, Kalen Na’il Roach, and Aaron Wax reimagine family narratives, illuminating and re-envisioning lives and identities. Selected works communicate an array of contradictory emotions, demonstrating how each person’s relationship with their family is a uniquely complicated issue. Visit our website for gallery hours, location and additional information.