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The DCBS Open Mike Blues Jam is the First Sunday of EVERY month from 4pm-8pm!

2 DCBS Blues Jams

First Sunday of EVERY Month except January (no jam) and February (2nd Sunday)!

American Legion Post
2nd Floor
Fenton and 905 Sligo Avenue
(entrance at parking lot on Fenton Street)
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Directions   |   Red Line Silver Spring Metro
Jam Questions?

3rd Sunday Acoustic Jam hosted by Rogue Johnsen

3:30pm-6:30pm- Soloists, duos, vocalists and music lovers are all welcome!
No Cover
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American Legion Post
1st Floor
Fenton and 905 Sligo Avenue
(entrance at parking lot on Fenton Street)
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(Free parking)
Directions   |   Red Line Silver Spring Metro

The DC Blues Society Jam is free and open to everyone and gives all blues players, experienced or not, an opportunity to perform!

Battle of the Bands

Congratulations to the 2016 DCBS
Memphis or Bust IBC Battle Winners

2016 College Park Blues Festival

Thanks to all the bands and musicians who competed! Click the links and photos to view more information.

2016 Battle of the Blues Bands & Solo/Duo Winners play the

2016 Annual FREE College Park Blues Festival


2017 International Blues Challenge


2017 29th Annual FREE DC Blues Festival

Entry deadline is August 10 each year

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

Looking for more Blues Jams?

We Need Your Input!
DCBS is looking for suggestions on places to hold future jams. The venue needs:

- convenient access
- easy-to-get-to
- easy setup for musicians (no stairs)
- free and plenty of parking
- dance floor (preferably wooden)
- storage space
- sound system
- food and beverages not essential but a plus!

Send suggestions to

Volunteers Needed!

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