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

27th Annual DC Blues Festival   –   Labor Day Saturday, September 5, 2015
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DC Blues Society (DCBS) - bringing live blues to the nation's capital - MD / DC / VA - for more than 25 years!

    Volunteer at DCBS Events! E-mail volunteer@dcblues.org

NYE Celebration

DCBS NYE Dinner Dance Party with Severn Records artist - Ursula Ricks Annual DCBS New Year's Eve Dinner Dance Party

NYE Celebration - Wednesday, December 31

featuring Ursula Ricks Project

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Bring in 2015 with the best bargain Blues party in the region!   

Wednesday, December 31
7:00pm to 12:30am
Doors open at 7pm
Showtime 8pm
Dinner 9pm

Bring in the New Year!American Legion Post 268
11225 Fern Street
Wheaton, MD 20902
Directions (plenty of parking and near the Wheaton Metro - red line)

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 2015 to live Blues!

Purchase tickets in advance and save!

New Year's Dinner Dance Party featuring Ursula Ricks

$35 DCBS Member
$40 Non-Member

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!

Available to help? Send a message to volunteer@dcblues.org

Blues Fan Discounts

DCBS Members - watch your emails for a 30% discount!
Blues Fan Discount - Arena Stage Five Guys Named Moe 20% Discount

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Blues Hall of Fame - Raise the Roof

Check your DCBS emails for information about these!

Click on the flyers and get details about ticket giveaways and more!

Click on the flyers and get details

Support Our Affiliates & Sponsors

DCBS is funded inpart by the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. Blues Foundation Affiliate

WPFW 89.3 is the DC Blues Festival Media Sponsor

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Upcoming DCBS Events

FREE  1st Sunday Blues Jam
Silver Spring American Legion

2014 Battle of the Bands

Fundraiser for the 2014 DCBS
IBC Competition Winners!

Saturday, January 10, 2015 at OBTG
DCBS IBC Fundraiser at OBTG

Congratulations to the 2014 Battle Winner!

The Mojo Priests

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2014 Battle of the Bands Winner plays the

2014 7th Annual FREE College Park Blues Festival


2015 International Blues Challenge


2015 27th Annual FREE DC Blues Festival

Congratulations to the Solo/Duo Winner!

Jackson & Oziel

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

7th Annual Free College Park Blues Festival

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DCBS Acoustic Jam
The O Street Mansion
4th Sunday of EVERY Month
Free (Donations Requested)   |   Make a Reservation

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Check your DCBS Membership status - contact membership@dcblues.org