Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD will present The Thompson Twins’ Tom Baileyon August 2.A British pop band, The Thompson Twins band was formed in 1977 by Tom Bailey and two other musicians and named after comic strip characters. The band was one of the most iconic of the eighties & “became the soundtrack for many people’s lives.”Their songs included Hold Me Now, Doctor Doctor, You Take Me Up & Love on Your Side. Tom Bailey has a new band and is touring and performing the Twins’ hits.
The DC Blues Society’s 14th Annual Hotter-Than-July Fish Fry & Show will take place at the American Legion Post 41 in Silver Spring, MD on July 14.The show will feature non-stop blues from area artists. Eight bands are scheduled & will include past winners of DC Blues Society’s Battle of the Bands who have represented the Society at the annual International Blues Challenges in Memphis. “Admission is $15 and includes a fish sandwich and a side. Other food will also be available for purchase.
The DC Blues Society will present the 2013 Blues Hall of Fame Inductee Joe Louis Walker on July 27 at the American Legion Post in Silver Spring.He is “a powerhouse guitarist, prolific songwriter and richly expressive singer. He tours internationally and has performed and recorded with many legendary musicians.”
Glen Echo Park offers free concerts every Thursday, thru August 30. Visitors can "order your special picnic from Pralineat Glen Echo Park while you enjoy an evening of great music." Dancers are welcomed! The schedule is:
June 21: U.S. Marine Band - Dixieland Band June 28: Mystic Warriors July 5: Oasis Island Sounds July 12: U.S. Marine Band - Jazz Fusion Ensemble July 19: Alif Laila (Sitar) & Suryaksha Deshpande (Tabla) July 26: Real Live Jazz Quartet August 2: Fast Eddie & The Slowpokes August 9: U.S. Marine Band - Free Country August 16: Justin Trawick and The Common Good August 23: James Bazen Big Band August 30: Texas Chainsaw Horns
Bethesda Urban Partnership’s annual Summer Concert Series is in progress on Thursday evenings thru July 19.The concerts take place in Veterans Park, at the corner of Norfolk & Woodmont Aves. The presenters advise that “NO outside alcohol is allowed.”
Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club in the historic Bethesda Theater on Wisconsin Avenue offers live music performed by leading musicians nearly every evening - plus a select supper menu, beverages and more.
The Club has a public parking garage in the building and is near the Bethesda Metro Subway Station.
Images below: Exterior & Interior Views of the Supper Club