Thursday, June 16, 2011

You're Invited! 3rd Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival at Downtown Silver Spring, Saturday, June 18, 2011, 10 am to 9 pm. Free!

Silver Spring Blues Festival at Downtown Silver Spring, Saturday, June 18th, 10 am to 9 pm.

You are cordially invited to the 3rd Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival! Celebrate Father's Day weekend at this FREE blues festival—a blues block party—with live music, dancing, kids activities, and more.

The FREE Third Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival on Saturday, June 18 is an outdoor street festival featuring national and regional blues stars playing acoustic and electric blues. Festival activities include vendors, crafts, face painting, clowns, harmonica workshops, and a musical instrument petting zoo.

This year, our Festival has expanded to 2 locations -- at Fenton Street Market starting at 10am and at Silver Plaza on Ellsworth Drive (at the Fountain) at 2pm after the Farmers Market.

The Festival features electric and acoustic blues performances from The Kinsey Report, Big Boy Little Band, Jonny Grave & the Tombstones, DC Blues Society Band with Stacy Brooks, Ida Campbell & the Blues Nation, Ayaba Bey, Archie Edwards Blues Ensemble, Cooking with Gas, The Social Ramble, Gina DeSimone and the Moaners, and the School of Rock playing the blues.

It's Father's Day weekend! Bring your kids to dance and play at the Dale Music Instrument Petting Zoo, bring your harmonica to the 11am/1pm Harmonica Workshop with Choo Choo Charlie, enjoy an entertaining History of the Blues at noon, and stay for the music all day.

Start at the Fenton Street Market at 10am with down-home acoustic blues with the Archie Edwards Jambassadors, story hour with the History of the Blues, and more acoustic blues to accompany your stroll through the vendor market.

The Farmers Market and the busking blues musicians will lead you to the Fountain Stage which kicks off at 2pm with the School of Rock Playing the Blues.

Enjoy the all-day atmosphere, beer/margarita garden at the Austin Grille patio, variety of outdoor restaurant seating, and more.

Stay current on ongoing updates and invite your family and friends!

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The weather is going to be perfect!

Produced by the Silver Spring Town Center, Inc., and the DC Blues Society

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