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Singer, songwriter H.E.R. set to headline Charm City Music Festival in August

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Posted at 4:21 PM, Jun 22, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-02 16:25:15-04

BALTIMORE — Singer, songwriter H.E.R. is set to headline the Charm City Music Festival as it makes it's return in August, Mayor Scott announced.

Donell Jones and MC Lyte will also be performing at the festival as well.

As the event continues to grow, Charm City Live is being relocated to the intersection of Market Place and E. Pratt Street in the Inner Harbor.

“Charm City Live is back and bigger than ever this year. We are so excited to be welcoming H.E.R. along with Donell Jones and MC Lyte as they take the stage. There is no better place to convene residents and visitors alike for this incredible event than our Downtown Inner Harbor corridor,” said Scott. “Our City has so much to offer, and this new location is the perfect place for us to highlight our uniqueness, our small businesses, and all our city has to offer. As a free and accessible event that welcomes every Baltimorean, this is going to be one of the highlights of Baltimore’s year.”

The festival will be held on August 26, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will feature a kid zone, local restaurants, community resources and more.

"The Charm City Live Festival will welcome thousands of people to the heart of Downtown and activate Pratt Street,” said Shelonda Stokes, President, Downtown Partnership of Baltimore. “We look forward to partnering with surrounding hotels, restaurants, and attractions to ensure attendees have an unforgettable experience that stimulates our economy and excites them to return."

The following road closures will be in effect for the event beginning Friday, August 25:

  • Pratt Street between Gay Street and President Street will be closed
  • Starting at 3 a.m. on August 26, the closure of Pratt Street will be extended to Light Street. This closure between Light Street and President Street will remain in-effect until 9 p.m.
  • After 9 p.m. on August 26, Pratt Street will revert back to the full closure between Gay Street and President Street until 12 p.m., Sunday, August 27.

For more information about the festival, click here.