Friday, July 1, 2011

The Traveling Bluejayes and Cooking with Gas perform on Veterans Plaza, Sunday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 5th. Free!

Please join us for two exciting Plaza Performances on Silver Spring's Veterans Plaza! On Sunday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 5th!

On Sunday, July 3, from 2 pm to 4pm, we welcome The Traveling Bluejayes to the Plaza Stage.

The Traveling Bluejays is a great band that plays Folk, Rock, Rockabilly, Originals, Blues. The band members are Arlene Jaye, George Hardman, Karen Hardman, Rick Kanton, Michelle Murray, and Joyce Ettingoff. George Hardman, rhythm guitar and vox..they call him Elvis..veteran of many bands in the Washington DC area..loves to do rockabilly and Elvis and keep the audience entertained...Arlene Jaye, vocalist..veteran of many DC bands as a vocalist..also former member of CSA Jamboree...Karen Hardman, percussionist..has played with many bands and loves to sinng Cher Songs, Michelle Murray, songwriter and very active in SAW as well as fantastic perfomer on guitar and vox..she gives the Blue Jayes an original sound...Rick Kanton, of those guitar guys who can play just about anything in any style..has played with many bands...Joyce Ettingoff, harmonica player..endorsed by Lee Oskar..was part of CSA Jamboree..will also play anything and take the harmonica where people think it shouldn't go. For more information, check them out on Facebook or at

And, on Tuesday, July 5, from 7pm to 9 pm, "Cooking with Gas" will perform on Veterans Plaza

Cooking With Gas serves fine acoustic music featuring generous portions of blues spiced with jazz, gospel, swing and folk. CWG has played at the Washington Folk Festival and the Silver Spring Blues Festival. The members of Cooking with Gas are Jim Bunch (washtub bass, washboard), Marcus Childs Moore (fiddle, vocals), David Oziel (guitar, vocals), David Rothman (harmonica, vocals), Bob Sherman (guitar, vocals) and guests. For more information, visit their website at

These performances are a production of the Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. Visit their blog at, follow them on Twitter at or on Facebook.

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