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Celebrating the Blues in the Nation's Capital - MD, DC, VA

28th Annual DC Blues Festival   –   Labor Day Saturday, September 3, 2016
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DC Blues Society (DCBS) - bringing live blues to the nation's capital - MD / DC / VA - for more than 25 years!

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Battle of the Bands

2015 DCBS
Memphis or Bust Fundraiser

College Park Blues Festival Artists and Sponsors 2015

Congratulations to the 2015 Winners!

DC Mudd and Chris English

CPBF Memphis or Bust Fundraiser to send DCBS winners to IBC

2015 Battle of the Bands Winner plays the

2015 8th Annual FREE College Park Blues Festival


2016 International Blues Challenge


2016 28th Annual FREE DC Blues Festival

Thanks to all the bands and musicians who competed!
Meet the Musicians


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DC Blues Society Discounts and Ticket Giveaways

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Upcoming DCBS Events

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FREE  1st Sunday Blues Jam
Silver Spring American Legion

NYE Celebration

DCBS NYE Dinner & Dance Party 2015

Annual DCBS NYE Dinner Dance Party - Thursday, December 31

featuring Full Power Blues and Clarence "The Blues Man" Turner

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$35 DCBS Member
$40 Non-Member

Thursday, December 31 (NYE!)
7:00pm to 12:30am
Doors open at 7pm
Showtime 8pm
Dinner 9pm

Bring in 2016 with the best bargain Blues party in the region!

Bring in the New Year! American Legion Post 41
Fenton and 905 Sligo Avenue
(entrance at large parking lot on Fenton Street)
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Directions   |   Red Line Silver Spring Metro

Ring in the New Year with dinner, champagne, and dancing! Dinner, Champagne, and Dancing!

The evening includes a Southern-style dinner, a champagne toast, and dancing 'til 2016 to live Blues!

Purchase tickets in advance and save!

Bring your receipt or be green - show your receipt on your phone

New Years Eve Dinner Dance Party VOLUNTEERS!

Volunteers are needed to:

  • setup and decorate
  • make and/or serve Food
  • staff the DCBS Booth
  • sell Raffle Tickets
  • recruit DCBS members
  • spread the Word!

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Blues Foundation Affiliate

WPFW 89.3 is the DC Blues Festival Media Sponsor