Rock The Dock This Summer with the Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa Live Music Series

The Resort offers a full line-up of musical talent in celebration fo their 70th Anniversary.

The Chesapeake Resort & Spa, an award-winning waterfront resort on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay, announced their 2016 Rock the Dock live music series with an impressive roster of over 50 acts sure to please any music lover.  Beginning May 26th and running from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, performances will be held nearly every day during the resorts 70th year celebration.  

Rock the Dock headliners include Country Music Hall of Fame member and multiple-Grammy winner Ronnie Milsap,  “American Pie” chart-topper Don McLean, Grammy Award-winning jazz-rock band Blood Sweat & Tears (featuring American Idol alum Bo Bice), and American Music and Grammy Award nominees R&B group the Whispers.

This year also features a wide variety of tribute bands honoring some of the biggest names in music, including Michael Jackson (Who’s Bad), Stevie Wonder (The Natural Wonder), Bruce Springsteen (Bruce in the USA), Hank Williams (All My Rowdy Friends), and Jimmy Buffett (Caribbean Chillers).  Rock to the soundtracks of the ‘70s and ‘80s with the songs of The Rolling Stones (Satisfaction), The Eagles (The Long Run), Led Zeppelin (Zoso), Fleetwood Mac (Second Hand News), and The Allman Brothers (Live at the Fillmore).  As well as, Bon Jovi (Slippery When Wet), AC/DC (High Voltage), and Aerosmith (Pandora’s Box). 

“We are very excited about this year’s line-up,” says Gerald Donovan the Resort’s Owner.  “There is something for everyone, from classic rock to country, ‘80s to big band, and local to international artists. Hospitality Meets the Bay here at the Chesapeake Beach Resort and we are sure all of our guests will be entertained by these incredible acts.”

Musical performances will take place on the Resort’s Band Shell, a waterfront outdoor stage.  Enjoy this unique venue where you can watch both the bands and the beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay, be close to home yet surrounded by palm trees and white sand, and combine dinner with the show with ice cold cocktails and delicious local fare from the Resort’s Boardwalk Café.   

Concert-goers can enjoy the music close up on the beach, while dining at the Boardwalk Café, dancing on the boardwalk, or even from a private balcony in your hotel suite.  Turn your favorite concert into a vacation and stay the weekend at the Resort’s waterfront hotel. Take advantage of the full service spa, the famous Rod ‘N Reel restaurant, charter fishing, water sports, gaming, and all of the many amenities the Resort has to offer. Be sure to ask about a room with a balcony overlooking the concert stage.

For a complete listing of the entire Rock the Dock live music series and to purchase tickets, plus hotel packages and special rates, visit the Resort’s website at , call 866-312-5596 or follow socially #rockthedock.  The Resort complex is located at 4165 Mears Avenue, Chesapeake Beach, Maryland 20732.  Minutes from Annapolis and Washington, DC, the Resort is also one of the easiest event venues accessed by boat from the Chesapeake Bay. Flashing Green “1” at:  LAT 76°31 20 W, LONG 38°41 30 N.

CONTACT: Mary Lanham

410.257.2735 Ext. 109,


Stacey Schuhardt

General Manager 

Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa

Chesapeake Beach, MD

Direct: 410-286-2114

Phone: 410-257-5596

Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa

4160 Mears Avenue Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732


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Celebrating our 70th Year on the Chesapeake Bay!
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Headlners for the Summer include representation from all types of music - Jazz, R&B, Country, Rock etc.
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Tribute Bands honoring some of the icons of Music, Michael Jackson (Whose Bad), Stevie Wonder (The Natural Wonder), Bruce Springsteen (Bruce in the USA), Hank Williams (All My Rowdy Friends), Jimmy Buffet(Caribbean Chillers) and many more
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Something for everyone, from 80's music to Classic Rock to Big Bands, to Classic Rock, to International
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Be close to home yet surrounded by palm trees and white sand while you enjoy wonderful artists and music - feels like being on vacation.
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Gerald Donovan
We are very excited about this year’s line-up