Monthly archive - October 2014



Join the DC Blues Society as they host the 7th Annual College Park Blues Festival on Saturday, November 8th from 6:oopm to 11:30pm at Ritchie Coliseum. Memphis or Bust! The event is a fundraiser to send the DC Blues Society Battle of the Bands winner to Memphis, TN.

The event is free to attend and features several great bands inside the historic sporting venue just off Route 1.



  • M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio – acoustic Piedmont Blues
  • DCBS Battle of the Band Winner – The Mojo Priests ‘playing the devil out of the blues’
  • DC Blues Society Band – this “high energy” band plays a mix of danceable Blues tunes with a heavy tip of the hat to typical Blues standards.
  • Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers – Hot combination of Blues and R&B packed with soul!
  • Vendors and raffles and giveaways and more including a chance to win a Guitar at the Festival Raffle. Fender Stratocaster Guitar and case – courtesy of Atomic Music, 11011B Baltimore Ave. (next to Old Line Bistro – former Circuit City), Beltsville, MD 20705, (301) 595-4190  
  • A large dance floor to show off your best moves.

Price Tag

  • Free entry and parking.
  • Food and beverages, including beer and wine, are available for purchase.

Special thanks to our wonderful sponsors:

Business Beat:
October 2014 Edition

This month’s edition of the College Park Business Beat features information on the latest pizza operation in Downtown, a medical spa in Campus Village Shopping Center, a sleek Korean BBQ restaurant, and the launch of the Hollywood Commercial District Facade Improvement Program.