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Free College Park Blues Festival

Memphis or Bust!
This festival is a fundraiser to help send the DCBS Battle of the Bands winner to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN....

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7th Annual College Park Blues Festival
Saturday, November 8, 2014

FREE at Ritchie Coliseum
College Park, MD from 6pm to 11:30pm
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Featuring

  • MSG Acoustic Blues Trio - Piedmont Blues
  • DCBS Battle of the Band Winner - Winner announced 10/18/14
  • DC Blues Society Band - this "high energy" band plays a mix of danceable Blues tunes with a heavy tip of the hat to typical Blues standards.
  • Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers - Hot combination of Blues and R&B packed with soul!
Save-the-Date for the College Park Blues Festival!


Volunteers Needed!
VOLUNTEERS:

Volunteers are needed to:

  • setup and decorate Ritchie Coliseum
  • staff the DCBS Booths and Raffle tables
  • recruit sponsors and vendors and DCBS members
  • spread the word!

Available to help? Send a message to volunteer@dcblues.org

Vendor Opportunities


  1. Email cp@dcblues.org to confirm space is available.
  2. Fill out the Vendor Application
  3. Pay online or include check with Vendor ApplicationSend payment confirmation to cp@dcblues.org

    >   Your booth is NOT confirmed until you have paid AND received booth confirmation from cp@dcblues.org
Vendors - Pay Online


Memphis or Bust!
This festival is a fundraiser to help send the DCBS Battle of the Bands winner to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN....

FREE:
Free entry and free Parking

> Food and beverages (incl. beer and wine) available for purchase
> Raffle prizes include a Fender guitar
> Visit the vendors for a variety of gifts and crafts and home improvements.

WHERE:
Ritchie Coliseum
(across from University of Maryland)
Route 1
College Park, MD 20740
See Directions and Parking options below

SPONSORS:
University of Maryland
City of College Park, MD
Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
College Park Arts Exchange
Atomic Music


Guitar Raffle

Win Prizes and Giveaways from these establishments:

$350 Fender Guitar and case - Atomic Music
11011B Baltimore Ave., Beltsville, MD 20705, (301) 595-4190

Thanks to the College Park Blues Festival Sponsors!

City of College Park, Maryland Maryland National Parks and RecreationUniversity of Maryland

Brought to you by the College Park Recreation Board and the DC Blues Society.

Special Thanks to these College Park Blues Festival Community Sponsors!

Atomic Music -- a backline sponsor of the College Park Blues Festival

Beltsville Store:

Atomic Music
NEW LOCATION - next to Old Line Bistro
11011B Baltimore Ave.
Beltsville, MD 20705
(301) 595-4190


Visit the Vendors

Veteran's   Tributes
The Branchville Phillips-Kleiner VFW Post 5627 will have Buddy Poppy's available to wear.

College Park Arts Exchange
Make Your Own Buttons with the College Park Arts Exchange
Turn your favorites into buttons! Bring pictures and clips of your favorite musicians or anything you enjoy to convert them into wearable buttons! Made for you by the College Park Arts Exchange volunteers while you enjoy the music.



DIRECTIONS TO RITCHIE COLISEUM

Take the Metro! The College Park metro (Green Line) is walking distance or a short cab ride.


From Baltimore and Points North
I-95 South to Exit 27, follow signs to U.S. Route 1 South
Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1 and turn left onto Rossborough Road
Ritchie Coliseum will be on the immediate right

From Points South
I-95 North to Exit 25 and U.S. 1 South
Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1 and turn left onto Rossborough Road
Ritchie Coliseum will be on the immediate right

From Bowie/Annapolis Areas and Points East
U.S. 50 to the Capital Beltway (I-95/I-495) North
Exit Beltway at Exit 25 and U.S. 1 South; go two miles south on U.S. Route 1 and turn left onto Rossborough Road
Ritchie Coliseum will be on the immediate right 

From West
I-495 North to Exit 25
Go two miles south on U.S. Route 1 and turn left onto Rossborough Road
Ritchie Coliseum will be on the immediate right

From Washington, D.C.
Take 16th St. north to Georgia Ave. North (U.S. 97)
Go about 1/4 mile to Capital Beltway (I-495) East
Get off at Exit 25 and U.S. 1 South; continue 2 miles on U.S. Route 1 and turn left onto Rossborough Road
Ritchie Coliseum will be on the immediate right

If traveling South on Route 1 toward the University of Maryland, College Park, go past the main entrance to the campus (which is Campus Drive) and turn left at the very next light onto Rossborough Lane. After you turn left onto Rossborough Lane, Ritchie Coliseum will be the building immediately on your right. The main entrance to the "lobby" of Ritchie Coliseum is on the side facing Route 1.

WHERE TO PARK

> Behind Ritchie Coliseum in lots K1 or K2

> Across the street in lots C1 and C2 (meter parking may not be free)

> In the College Park metro garage

For further information with regard to parking, you can visit the following:

Parking Maps and Apps


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