Ladew Topiary Gardens

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Groovin’ in the Grass!

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June 14 - August 2, 2015

Concerts are held Sunday evenings in the Great Bowl and Meadow from 6-8 pm. Admission for the concerts begins at 4:30 pm.  Tickets are purchased at the gate and are not sold in advance.  (Sorry, Ladew green guest passes and Entertainment Book coupons are not accepted for our concert series. However, Ladew's Member Music Lover passes are accepted.)

Bring your blankets, chairs, food and non-alcoholic beverages.  Please leave at home:  Alcohol (per the Harford County Liquor Board), sports equipment, pets, tents, beach umbrellas and portable grills.

Food and Drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are available for purchase from our caterer, Manor Tavern.  Menu offerings include:  cheeseburgers, black bean burgers, hot dogs, chicken salad, pork barbeque, chips, cookies and brownies.   And Kona Ice sells their flavored ice treats (in the courtyard area).

If concerts are cancelled due to inclement weather, a message will be recorded on the Information Line.  Please call 410-557-9466 and press 5 for event cancellation and changes.


Make it a Day at Ladew!

Enjoy Ladew for the afternoon, and then stay for the concert!  You'll pay the regular admission price and then just $5 more for the concert.



Grateful Thanks to our
Presenting Sponsor:

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 Sunday, June 14 /  Psycho Killers

This Talking Heads tribute band will take you on a musical journey through the expansive catalog of one of the most diverse bands in rock and roll history.

Sunday, June 21 / The Crawdaddies

Join us as we welcome back the ever-popular Crawdaddies for their annual Father's Day Celebration at Ladew! Their music combines some of Louisiana’s Cajun, Zydeco, Blues sounds with North Eastern’s Roots Rock, American, Ska influences to create a unique style that is all its own.

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Sunday, June 28 / Trinidad & Tobago Steel Drum Orchestra

Every Ladew summer concert series must include this dynamic 30-piece steel orchestra bringing the sound, style and easy ways of the Caribbean to the heart of Harford County!

(NOTE:  Carpooling is encouraged since we're expecting heavier than usual attendance for this concert!)

Sunday, July 5 / The Mutual Fun Band

We welcome to Ladew this versatile 6-piece group playing a variety of hits from the last 50 years. From classic oldies to current top 40, Motown to disco, classic rock to country, Mutual Fun covers it all!

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Sunday, July 12 / Tall In The Saddle

Giddy-up and head out to Ladew to listen to this premiere classic rock band playing popular tunes from your favorite artists! Tall in the Saddle has played throughout the Mid-Atlantic region since the mid-seventies.

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Sunday, July 19 / Fake Flowers Real Dirt

Funktronic. Breakbeat. Soul-Jazz.  Combining old school funk & hip hop with a contemporary sound using driving bass lines, thick keyboard patches and funky horn stabs, Fake Flowers Real Dirt is quickly becoming one of Baltimore's up and coming bands to watch.


Sunday, July 26 / Strait Shooter

Ladew welcomes for the first time this non-stop, high-energy band formed by members of several popular local bands who continue to gain momentum while establishing themselves as one of the best rock and party bands in the region!

Sunday, August 2 / Cara Kelly and the Tell Tale

Led with the fierce intensity of Kelly's vocals, combined with a deliberate and sensitive layering of instrumentation and harmony, Cara Kelly & the Tell Tale delivers a version of rootsy, soulful rock and roll that is all their own with just a twist of psychedelic.  This local band is quickly finding their niche in the growing Baltimore music scene and beyond and recently released their second EP in 2014.

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Consider becoming a Music Lover member and receive half-price admission to the concerts and passes for your guests! Admission includes the Gardens.

To become a Music Lover member or for more information on concerts at Ladew, email Elizabeth Cook, Concert Coordinator, at

Concert Admission includes the Gardens:

                Ladew Members $7

                Ladew Non-members:
                Adults $15
                Seniors (62+) and Students $13
                Children (ages 2 -12) $5
                Children under 2 are FREE