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Membership in the DC Blues Society

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Please allow four weeks for payment processing and membership confirmation.

The DC Blues Society (DCBS) is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the blues. It is recognized as a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation with the Internal Revenue Service.

Membership in the DC Blues Society entitles you to:

The monthly newsletter contains:

  • Listings of Blues Performances

  • Society News and Events

  • DCBS Member Discounts and Giveaways

  • Local Clubs Featuring the Blues

  • Music Reviews

  • Reviews and Updates on Local Blues Events, People, and more!

  • Reviews and Updates on National Blues Events, People, and more!

The DC Blues Society sponsors a number of events throughout the year which include:

  • Annual DC Blues Festival (FREE in Mid-October!!!!) 

  • Monthly Jams

  • Monthly 4th Friday Happy Hour

  • Black History Month Celebration

  • Dances

  • Special Events with National, Regional, and Local Blues Artists

  • Blues in the Schools Program

  • and more to come!


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Join using Snail Mail

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Corporate Membership

Corporate Members select ONE of the following: 

  • 6 Newsletter Ads 

  • 6 Web Ads

  • 6 Eblast Ads

  • Combination of the above Ads (6 Ads)

For $200 per year, Corporate Members receive the same benefits as individual DCBS members PLUS 6 advertisements:

  • 1/4 page ad in the DCBS Capital Blues Messenger Newsletter ($240 value)

  • sidebar icon on the DCBS website ($280 value)* 

  • eblast ad in the DCBS promotional mailings ($300 value)

  • combination of the above

* each web ad will remain on the DCBS website for one week per posting.

DCBS will contact you soon after your payment is received to confirm how you would like to take advantage of these DCBS advertising opportunities.

Membership Fees

Membership fees cover the costs for jam and show venue rental fees, Annual DC Blues Festival expenses no longer supported by grants, and to continue to serve you and support the programs and events DCBS sponsors throughout the year.

Please allow four weeks for payment processing and membership confirmation.

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