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2013 DC Blues Festival

August 30, 2013

2013 DC Blues Festival

The 25th annual DC Blues Festival is today, Saturday August 31st. Starting at Noon, enjoy The UnXpected, Fast Eddie & the Slowpokes, the DC Blues Society Band with Ayaba Bey, Austin “Walkin’ Cane,” Big G, and Albert Castiglia. it’s all free.

There’s also a John Cephas Memorial Workshop Stage (hosted by tastemaker Dr. S.O. Feelgood) featuring hands-on fun for the whole family: an instrument petting zoo, vocal workshop, a harmonica workshop for kids, and acoustic Blues by folks from the Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation.

Don’t miss the highlight of Washington’s Labor Day Weekend, and be sure to thank the folks from the DC Blues Society when you get there.

DC Blues Festival
Saturday, August 31, 2013
12 Noon to 7:30 PM (gates open at 11:30 AM)
Carter Barron Amphitheatre
4850 Colorado Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20011

(near the intersection 16th Street and Colorado Avenue)

Directions here (you can take the bus, too). Tell your friends on Facebook.


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DC Blues Festival — Saturday, September 4, 2010

September 2, 2010

DC Blues Festival -- Saturday, September 4, 2010
The annual DC Blues Festival opens at Noon this Saturday with one of our favorites, the Big Boy Little Band. The lineup also includes Doug MacLeod, Cheryl Renee with Them Bones Blues Band, Diunna Greenleaf & The Blue Mercy Band, and Bryan Lee & The Blues Power Band. It’s all at the Carter Barron Amphitheatre and it’s all free.