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Ellicott City's Main Street Music Fest heads back to its roots

Ellicott City's Main Street Music Fest heads back to its roots

Main Street Music Fest will be back on Ellicott City’s historic Main Street this year, a year after the festival was forced to be held at Merriweather Post Pavilion as a result of the July 30, 2016 flood.

Now in its sixth year, the Sept. 23 festival will feature 56 artists and bands from across the mid-Atlantic, who will appear on seven stages up and down Main Street throughout the day. Local businesses will also offer food and drinks, including a specially made collaborative beer from local breweries Jailbreak Brewing Co. and Flying Dog Brewery, originally brewed to help aid Ellicott City flood recovery.

Three stages will be outside, at Parking Lot D, the parking lot of...

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