August 26, 2014

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Headlines Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival

The 11th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival will feature New Orleans’ own Preservation Hall Jazz Band (PHJB) and an all-star jazz line-up on Saturday, September 6, from 3 to 10 p.m. at Veterans Plaza in front of the Silver Spring Civic Building on the corner of Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street. Joining the PHJB will be local  favorite Marcus Johnson, funk and R&B performer Elliott Levine, world jazz style band David Bach Consort and an eclectic mix from Silver Spring’s Jazz Academy of Music.

Following is the schedule for this year’s festival:
  • 3 p.m. -- Festival Welcome
  • 3:15 p.m. -- Jazz Academy of Music
  • 4:30 p.m. -- Elliott Levine
  • 5:45 p.m. -- David Bach Consort
  • 7 p.m. -- Marcus Johnson presents The Urban Jam Band
  • 8:30 p.m. -- Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Attendees are encouraged to use public transportation – the Silver Spring Metro (Red Line) is two blocks away – and to bring folding chairs. Limited parking is available in the Wayne Avenue garage, the Town Square garage, and the garages on Bonifant Street, Cameron at Ramsey Avenue and Cameron at Fenton.

For more information, call 240-777-6821 or visit