Artscape 2017 music schedule

National Weather Service

Yes, Artscape weekend is pretty much always a scorcher

Yes, Artscape weekend is pretty much always a scorcher

Every summer, it seems like an inevitable heat wave rolls into Baltimore just in time for Artscape.

This year, the largely outdoor free music and arts festival will take place during a Code Red heat advisory, meaning the heat poses a health risk. Art-lovers could face dehydration and hyperthermia as temperatures climb into the mid-90s, with a heat index of 106 for Friday.

But do the numbers back up the general notion that Artscape always falls on one of the hottest weekends of the summer? The answer: pretty much.

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