Silver Spring Blues Festival (Photos & Videos)
Updated June 15 @ 8:20 p.m.
Montgomery Community Media staff are filming some performers as well as the activities taking place today in downtown Silver Spring during the Silver Spring Blues Festival.
The Silver Spring Blues Festival on June 15 is an outdoor street festival featuring national and regional blues stars playing acoustic and electric blues. Festival activities include vendors, crafts, and dancing in downtown Silver Spring. This is an opportunity to hang out with dad on Father’s Day weekend, play in the fountain, and/or pick up a gift.
Start with the Silver Spring Farmers Market from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Ellsworth Drive, at 10 a.m. head to Fenton Street Market for free acoustic blues until 3 p.m.
Then return to Ellsworth Drive for the electric music at 3 p.m. on the Fountain Stage. There’s outdoor seating at the restaurants, or bring your festival chair, or dance the entire festival. Free parking is available in the numerous garages and the festival is walking distance from the Silver Spring metro.
Take a look at video from last year’s festival:
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Enjoy some sights and sounds from the Fifth Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival in downtown Silver Spring held on June 15. Montgomery Channel 21 will broadcast the festival beginning in July. Visit Silver Spring Blues Festival 2012 to watch last year’s festival on demand. Additional Coverage:
Taking the stage at the fifth annual Silver Spring Blues Festival, Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal gave an enthusiastic endorsement of Silver Spring Town Center Inc., a privately funded nonprofit, working to improve the quality of life in Silver Spring. Take a look.
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett thanked the organizers of the fifth Silver Spring Blues Festival on June 16. He gave special thanks and recognition to Alan Bowser who has been organizing the festival since it began. Take a look.
Updated June 15 @ 8:20 p.m. Montgomery Community Media staff are filming some performers as well as the activities taking place today in downtown Silver Spring during the Silver Spring Blues Festival. The Silver Spring Blues Festival on June 15 is an outdoor street festival featuring national and regional blues stars playing acoustic and electric […]
Downtown Silver Spring is the place to be for great Blues on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Ida Campbell, host of WPFW-FM Radio show “Don’t Forget the Blues” will emcee the festival. Acoustic Market Stage at Fenton Street Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. MSG – The Acoustic Blues Trio […]