Entries by Press Team

Blues, Comedy, “The Snarky Puppy Insurgence” Continues with Bill Laurance,
and Lalah Hathaway Takes Over!

Monday (3/21) Soulful blues singer Liz Springer is back by popular demand! Liz will be honoring us by celebrating her birthday here at Bethesda Blues. She is an up-and-coming local artist dedicated to keeping the blues alive with a modern interpretation of standard blues classics. You are invited to her party! Host and piano player Daryl […]

A Free Concert by Nolatet, St. Patrick’s Day with O’Malley’s March, and a Week of Incredible Jazz

Monday (3/14) We’ve got a FREE Customer Appreciation Concert by Nolatet! A true jazz supergroup, you may already know the members of Nolatet from acts such as Astral Project, The Stanton Moore Trio, and The Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey. Johnny Vidacovich (drums) and James Singleton (upright bass) have been New Orleans’ best rhythm section since […]

“Modern Soul Man” Kenny Lattimore, a Gladys Knight & The Pips Tribute,
and Rock And Roll for Children

Monday (3/7) Join us as Daryl Davis presents saxophonist Chris Watling, a founding member of the highly acclaimed roots rock band, The Grandsons.  He has blown his horn from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival all the way to the White House and everywhere in between, and his sound has supported performers including The […]

Celebrating Our 3rd Anniversary with The Duke Ellington Orchestra
and Sharón Clark, plus a Week Full of Great Music and Comedy!

Monday (2/22) Deletta Gillespie brought the house down last November, and she’s back by popular demand! One of the finest blues, jazz and R&B vocalists you’ll find anywhere, the singer/actress has performed for Michael Jackson, Patti Austin, Al Jarreau and others. She also serves as a university Performing Arts coach, teaching countless other artists how to […]

Stellar Jazz and Classic Rock: Dave Mason, A Tribute to David Bowie,
Bruce in the USA, Pat McGee, Kevin Howard, & The Jam

Monday (2/15) Daryl Davis Presents: An Evening with Chris Watling has been cancelled due to winter weather conditions. Keep warm, stay safe, and we will see you soon. Tuesday (2/16) It’s time once again for The Jam with Gary Grainger and Friends! Musicians and singers: Come on out and jam with bassist Gary Grainger, drummer Greg Grainger, and their world-class […]

Grammy Award-Winning Snarky Puppy, Performing in May at BBJ, Talk Funk & Jazz with The New York Times

The New York Times recently caught up with Snarky Puppy, a band the article described as “a barnstorming, groove-centric instrumental act,” and “revved-up jazz fusion.” The band had gathered with notable, recent collaborators including folk rocker David Crosby for dinner before watching the film that will accompany their latest release, Family Dinner Volume Two, due […]