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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 27 years!

2016 DC Blues Festival Fundraiser DC Blues Festival Fundraiser

Invite all!
Saturday, August 27, 7-11:30pm

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Silver Spring American Legion
905 Sligo Avenue (entrance on Fenton Street)
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Directions   |   Red Line Silver Spring Metro


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Sunday, August 7 Blues and Baseball Double Header

Start your day with DCBS at Washington Nationals Park and then end it at the DCBS 1st Sunday Jam at the Silver Spring American Legion.

The DC Blues Society Outing to Nationals Park
Sunday, August 7, 1:35 pm game
Washington Nationals v San Francisco Giants
DCBS is selling tickets for seats in the Scoreboard Pavilion section of the Park (on the Mezzanine Level), for the Sunday, August 7, 2016 game, which begins at 1:35 pm. Tickets are $22 per person and will include a $5 credit to spend on food/drink at the Park's refreshment concessions. Tickets will be emailed and need to be purchased in advance. Share the Invite

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Battle of the Bands

2016 DCBS
Memphis or Bust IBC Battles

The contests are open to Blues artists from DC, Maryland and Virginia. See Eligibility Criteria and How to Enter for additional details.

Entry deadline is August 10, 2016

Contestants - Enter Now!

Nominations include:
  Blues Bands   |   Youth/Solo/Duo Blues Acts
Self-Produced Blues CDs

2016 Battle of the Blues Bands Winner plays the

2016 Annual FREE College Park Blues Festival


2017 International Blues Challenge


2017 29th Annual FREE DC Blues Festival

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4th Friday Happy Hour

Fourth Friday from 5pm-10pm!
American Legion Post 41
905 Sligo Avenue (entrance at Fenton Street parking lot)
Silver Spring, MD 20910

FREE  1st Sunday Blues Jam
(except February it's the 2nd Sunday)
Silver Spring American Legion

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