The summer is beginning to wind down and all but one of the annual series of free outdoor concerts in the area will be presenting its finale performances of the season this weekend.
Aug. 24: The Frederick Road Fridays concert series continues with Jay Cleaver & the Love Leaders presenting its mix of blues, light jazz and R & B, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
The band is scheduled to take the stage at Egges Lane, next door to the Catonsville Fire Department, 756 Frederick Road.
The Friday series, sponsored by Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce, is now in its fifth season and will conclude next week.
For information about the concerts, go to http://www.catonsville.org.
Aug. 25: The U.S. Army Field Band's August Fort Meade Summer Concert Series concludes with a special performance featuring the Army's Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus, the Jazz Ambassadors, and The Volunteers, the Army's premier touring pop/rock band.
The 7 p.m. concert will be held at Constitution Park off English Avenue on Fort Meade.
Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets.
In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held at the McGill Training Center.
For information, go to http://www.ArmyFieldBand.com.
Aug. 25: The Friends of Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum and Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks present the Craig Alton Quintet, 6-8 p.m.
The group's unique blend of jazz, soul, and world music concludes the monthly summer series on the grounds behind the Benjamin Banneker Museum, 300 Oella Ave. Tickets $12.
For information, call 410-887-1081.
Aug. 25: Lurman Woodland Theatre weekend series features the contemporary jazz of The Richard Walton Group.
Aug. 25: Lurman Woodland Theatre weekend series concludes with a performance by The Back Pages Band, featuring songs from rock's "Golden Decade", 1963 to 1973.
Saturday and Sunday shows in the natural setting off Hilltop Road on the Catonsville High School campus are both 6-8 p.m.
Fans should bring chairs or blankets. Bench seating available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Food and drinks available for purchase or fans can bring their own.
No alcohol, grills or pets.
Donations accepted to support the annual summer series.
For information about the concerts, go to http://www.lurman.com.