ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s semi-retired Celtic rock band has a gig this weekend after the governor spent time moonlighting as a street musician on Memorial Day.
The Washington Post reports O’Malley’s March is booked as the opening act Saturday for Black 47 at Sound Stage. The New York-based Black 47 is on a farewell tour.READ MORE: Baltimore City Councilman Zeke Cohen Arrested At CASA Protest In DC
O’Malley’s band still plays several shows a year. It was in its heyday during O’Malley’s run as Baltimore councilman and mayor. O’Malley sings and plays guitar and banjo. He stepped back from his musical work after he launched his 2006 bid for governor.READ MORE: Gov. Larry Hogan Lifts All COVID-19 Capacity Restrictions As Of Saturday, Indoor Mask Mandate Will Remain
A photo of O’Malley playing his banjo for visitors at City Dock in Annapolis on Memorial Day drew much attention online. It showed the governor in a T-shirt, shorts and flip-flops.MORE NEWS: Colonial Pipeline Back Up, But It Could Take Days To Return To Normal Due To 'Panic Buying' Of Gas
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