music

April 1, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Rapper’s Delight: Clarksburg Teacher Uses Rap to Educate and Entertain

While students continue to be at home because of COVID-19, one teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School is sharing educational messages every week by rapping to his students virtually. Michael Doggett, an English teacher at the Clarksburg school, is the sponsor of the Hallie Wells Hip Hop program. Doggett uses fun lyrics to express how […]

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August 26, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Silver Spring Jazz Festival Hits All the Right Notes

It was the double the fun for attendees of the 16th annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. This year for the first time, the festival featured two performance stages and people really responded. The lineup included a variety of phenomenal jazz artists and ensembles including several local artists.

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August 24, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Big Turnout for 16th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Perfect weather, a popular outdoor venue and great music set the stage for the 16th annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. Jazz legend and multiple Grammy Award winner Arturo Sandoval headlines this year’s festival at Veterans Plaza. The lineup includes more phenomenal jazz artists and ensembles including accomplished local muicians Marcus Johnson; Lenda Seikaly; Paul Carr and the Real […]

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August 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things To Know for Saturday’s Silver Spring Jazz Festival

The Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns to Veterans Plaza this Saturday. Here are 10 things to know about the music festival. 1. What is going on at the Jazz Festival? The 16th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival takes place in downtown Silver Spring Saturday, Aug. 24 beginning at 3 p.m. The event happens on Veterans […]

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August 14, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

image of Night at the Fair. Bright lights attracted large crowds on the mid-way.

Quedan Pocos Días de la Feria Agrícola del Condado de Montgomery

La 71a Feria Agrícola Anual del Condado de Montgomery va hasta el 17 de agosto. El evento es en el Centro Agrícola del Condado de Montgomery en el 501 Perry Parkway en Gaithersburg. El año pasado, más de 200,000 personas asistieron a esta feria, y los funcionarios dicen que esperan la misma participación este año. […]

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August 9, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

image of Night at the Fair. Bright lights attracted large crowds on the mid-way.

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Begins

The 71st annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair kicked off on Friday and will continue until Aug. 17. The event will be held at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center [501 Perry Parkway in Gaithersburg]. Last year more than 200,000 people attended this fair, and officials say they expect the same turnout this year. There will be […]

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August 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Aug. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 8. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Today is International Cat Day: This is for all the cat lovers! The International Fund for Animal Welfare created the day back in 2002. 2. AARP Smart Driver Class: Brush-up on driving skills, and learn about new state laws in […]

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July 31, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

10th Annual Salvadoran American Festival Happening on Sunday

The 10th annual Salvadoran American Festival is right around the corner. The event will be hosted at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus on Sunday, August 4 and 10,000 people are expected to attend. The festival will offer live music, a health fair, plenty of food as well as community and educational resources for Montgomery County’s diverse […]

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July 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Sandoval Headlines 16th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Montgomery County’s Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District announced that multiple Grammy and Billboard-winning trumpeter, pianist and composer Arturo Sandoval is headlining the Silver Spring Jazz Festival, which will take place on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 3 to 10 p.m. in Veterans Plaza by the Silver Spring Civic Building located at One Veterans Place. This is […]

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July 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

1. Free Outdoor Concerts Dance, sway, jump, or just listen to all kinds of live music at free outdoor concerts around the county. Glen Echo Park Thursday Summer Concerts, Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts, Friday Night Live Concerts at Rockville Town Square, Nando’s Fiery Friday Night Concerts at RIO Washingtonian, BlackRock Summer Concerts Saturdays through July 27, […]

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