Silver Spring, Md. Alan Bowser, President of the Silver Spring Town Center, Inc., was selected as one of the judges for the DC Blues Society Festival Auditions held at the Surf Club Live in Hyattsville, MD on Saturday, April 18, 2009.
Ten local blues band performed twenty minutes sets and were scored on the basis of four categories: Blues Content, Talent, Originality, and Stage Presence.
The other judges were Elliott Gold, Neil Senning, Robin and Steve Trow, and Steven Lavenhar.
This is a special year for the DCBS Festival Auditions since the winner not only gets to perform at the 21st Annual DC Blues Festival in Washington, DC on September 5, but also at the First Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival in Downtown Silver Spring on May 9. Visit http://www.dcblues.org/ often for updates about both events.