June 12, 2024

15th Annual ‘Silver Spring Blues Week’ Will Conclude with Free All-Day Festival on Saturday, June 15

The 15th Annual “Silver Spring Blues Week” will conclude with the free all-day festival from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, on the stage on Ellsworth Drive.

The festival on June 15 will be at 920 Ellsworth Drive, between Fenton Street and Georgia Avenue.

A highlight of the festival will be at 5 p.m. when Memphis Gold with the Scrap Iron Band will dedicate their performance as a special tribute to Phil Wiggins, who passed away recently. He was scheduled to play with Memphis Gold in this week's festival. For the tribute, Memphis Gold will be joined by Charlie Sayles and Mark Wenner of The Nighthawks.

The lineup for the festival is scheduled to include:
  • The Nighthawks
  • The Teeny Tucker Band
  • The Gabe Stillman Band
  • Memphis Gold and the Scrap Iron Band
  • The Deanna Bogart Band
  • The School of Rock Doin’ the Blues
  • Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Ensemble
  • Rick Franklin
  • Stormi and the Blue Skies
  • Eleanor Ellis
  • Stingy Brim Geoff Seals

The festival will feature an array of arts and craft exhibitors from 3 to 10 p.m. along Ellsworth Drive. It will finish with the traditional all-star jam of performers starting at approximately 9 p.m. 

For more information about the festival is available here.