Country music fans rejoice as there are plenty of places to swing your partner around Charm City. From line dancing to bluegrass concerts, grab your belt buckle, load the pick-up and head over to the Best Country Music Spots Around Baltimore.
7501 Old Telegraph Road
Hanover, MD 21076
A throwback to the cantinas of the Wild West, Cancun Cantina is a popular country bar that attracts visitors from all over Maryland. Participate in country-western line dancing in front of a live house band or venture out back to their outside area covered with beach sand. Fair warning, as the night continues on, you may even see a fight resembling the spirit of the old West. Live events are held regularly with special guests and contests. Rock and pop music is also played, but for the majority, country music dominates Cancun Cantina.
The Stables Restaurant And Lounge
452 East Main Street
Westminster, Maryland 21157
Mosey on in to The Stable Restaurant and Lounge every weekend for live country music. Find a partner and hit the dance floor in front of the stage. The Stables at Westminster, Md. serves heaping portions of overstuffed sandwiches, poultry, beef and pork and do not forget to try their famous crab cakes. Saddle up every weekday for Happy Hour, and congregate around the televisions for the biggest sporting events. There is always room for strangers at The Stables.
Rock A Billy’s Bar & Grill
2109 Old Orems Road
Middle River, MD 21220
Open seven days a week, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Rock A Billy’s Bar & Grill is the watering hole of choice for the cowboys of Middle River, Md. Hit the hardwood for line dancing and visit Rock A Billy’s full service liquor store attached to the bar. NASCAR fans will be able to watch every NASCAR race as well as other popular sports on their big screen televisions. Check regularly for special events and live music. Country music stars Eddie Montgomery, Andy Griggs, Brad Paisley and Troy Gentry have all performed at Rock A Billy’s Bar & Grill.
The Friendly Inn
11074 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD
It is all friendly fun at The Friendly Inn. The sound of bluegrass has become a welcomed tradition of The Friendly Inn with local bands such as Windy Ridge, Drive By and Blue Daze performing live. Many nights lead to a standing room along crowd as The Friendly Inn has become one of the most popular bluegrass venues in the state. Remember to check out their menu of appetizers and sandwiches which have become a house specialty. Country musicians and singers will have a grand ol’ time every Thursday for Open Mic night and every Sunday for Casual Picking.
Lurman Woodland Theatre
614 Hilltop Road
Catonsville, MD 21228
Lurman Woodland Theatre features free country and bluegrass concerts during the summer months. The outdoor community amphitheater is located in the center of a wooded setting on the grounds of Catonsville High School in Baltimore. All shows are free and open to the public, and are a terrific place to bring the family for an evening of fun. Concerts take place on the weekends and feature folk, rockabilly, Blues, and Top 40 country music. Grab a blanket and circle around the family for an evening of country-style fun.