Sunday, April 19, 2009

SSTCi Announces 2009 Silver Spring Blues Festival Line Up

The Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. is pleased to announce the exciting line up for the first Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival at Downtown Silver Spring. The festival will take place on Saturday, May 9, 2009 from 2pm to 6pm at the Silver Fountain on Ellsworth Drive in downtown Silver Spring.

Headlining the festival event will be internationally acclaimed bluesman "Memphis Gold." Also performing live on the stage on Ellsworth Drive will be Silver Spring's own Jonny Grave, the youth blues band Three Chords and the Truth, the DC Blues Band, and the Capital Blues Ensemble, recent winners of the DC Blues Society's 2009 Festival Audition Competition held at the Surf Club in Hyattsville.

The Silver Spring Blues Festival at Downtown Silver Spring is sponsored by the Silver Spring Town Center, Inc., in partnership with the DC Blues Society, Montgomery College, Three Keys Music, PFA Silver Spring LLC, the Silver Spring Voice, and the Silver Spring Penguin.

The Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. is a Silver Spring 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which was established to provide arts, entertainment and humanities programming for the Silver Spring Civic Building and Veterans Plaza to be completed in 2010.

for more information and directions, visit the festival website at

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