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The DCBS Open Mike Blues Jam is the First Sunday of EVERY month from 4pm-8pm!

DCBS Blues Jams

First Sunday of EVERY Month!

FREE DCBS Blues Jam
4-8pm
American Legion Post
Fenton and 905 Sligo Avenue
(entrance at parking lot on Fenton Street)
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Directions   |   Red Line Silver Spring Metro
Jam Questions? jams@dcblues.org

4th Sunday of EVERY month NEEDS A NEW JAM MASTER!

DC Blues Society Acoustic Jam NEEDS A NEW JAM MASTER
Looking for a NEW Jam Master to host for DCBS - contact president@dcblues.org
11am-2pm during the Sunday Brunch

CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH DISCOUNTS
DCBS Members get a 50% discount on brunch.

WHERE
The Mansion on O Street
2020 O Street, NW - between 20th & 21st Streets
Washington, DC 20036
Directions - take the metro to Dupont Circle - on the Red line

Make a Reservation
Jam Questions? acousticjam@dcblues.org

Previous Mansion Jams
The Mansion has hosted numerous world class musicians such as Bobby Keys (sax player for the Rolling Stones), Tommy Shaw of Styx, and folk artist Arlo Guthrie, to name but a few. Occasionally the guests will join in and jam with us! There's a jam every Sunday - blues happens on the 4th Sunday.

The Mansion
The mansion itself is a pleasure to experience - five adjacent townhomes joined by secret doors, packed with Rock an' Roll memorabilia, and featured in several novels such as James Patterson's "Four Blind Mice," the mansion sits just west of DuPont Circle at 2020 O St. There are many large and small rooms where blues players can gather for large audiences or more intimate gatherings.

The DC Blues Society Jam is free and open to everyone and gives all blues players, experienced or not, an opportunity to perform!

Battle of the Bands

2016 DCBS
Memphis or Bust IBC Battles

Click on the flyers for details
DCBS Solo-Duo Competition 2016 DCBS Battle of the BLUES Bands 2016

Entry deadline is August 10 each year

Nominations included:
  Blues Bands   |   Youth/Solo/Duo Blues Acts
Self-Produced Blues CDs

2016 Battle of the Blues Bands Winner plays the

2016 Annual FREE College Park Blues Festival

AND

2017 International Blues Challenge

AND

2017 29th Annual FREE DC Blues Festival


Looking for more Blues Jams?



Host a jam We Need Your Input!
DCBS is looking for suggestions on places to hold future jams. The venue needs:

- convenient access
- easy-to-get-to
- easy setup for musicians (no stairs)
- free and plenty of parking
- dance floor (preferably wooden)
- storage space
- sound system
- food and beverages not essential but a plus!

Send suggestions to jams@dcblues.org


Volunteers Needed!

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