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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Press Release: Dylan Gilmer, Annapolis Actor and Musician, to be Celebrated with Motorcade

City of Annapolis

Public Information Office
160 Duke of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Media contact: Mitchelle Stephenson, 410-972-7724 or

Dylan Gilmer, Annapolis Actor and Musician, to be
Celebrated with Motorcade through Annapolis 

ANNAPOLIS, MD (October 17, 2019) – Dylan Gilmer, a 10-year-old Annapolis musician and actor who recently signed to star in a Nickolodeon sitcom, will get a motorcade through Annapolis on Oct. 28. The event will begin at Germantown Elementary School at 6 p.m. and continue to downtown.

At City Hall, Gilmer will be presented with a City Council Citation by Mayor Buckley and a key to the city by Alderwoman Sheila Finlayson. The presentation will occur during the scheduled Special Meeting of the Annapolis City Council.

Tyler Perry announced in an Oct. 12 episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show that Gilmer, known as Young Dylan,” will be the star of a new sitcom being produced by Tyler Perry Studios, under Telepictures, a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Television. The show was created specifically for Gilmer.

In July, Young Dylan was a featured performer on “America’s Got Talent.”

The motorcade will begin with vehicles for the Annapolis City and Anne Arundel County police and fire departments. Two trolleys will bring elected officials and schoolchildren along the route. Young Dylan will arrive in a convertible.

The Route:


  • Start at 200 Wendell Avenue/Germantown Elementary
  • Left on Wells Avenue
  • Left on Pendell
  • Left on Popular
  • Left on Wendell
  • Right on Cedar Park Road
  • Left on Taylor
  • Right on Glenwood Street - Becomes Clay Street
  • Right on Calvert Street
  • Left on West Street
  • Around Church Circle
  • Bear right onto Duke of Gloucester Street
  • Block off spaces in front of 161 four two (2) buses


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