Saturday, August 27, 2011
Silver Spring Jazz Festival
Mark your calendar for the eighth Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival to be held on Saturday, September 10, from 3:30 to 9 p.m., at Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic Building located at Ellsworth Dr. and Fenton St. in downtown Silver Spring.
Marcus Johnson, Silver Spring’s jazz phenom, is this year’s headliner. A graduate of Blair High School and Georgetown University, Johnson is an extraordinary jazz keyboardist and composer, as well as a successful businessman with his Three Keys Music label, headquartered in downtown Silver Spring. The Master of Ceremonies at this year’s free festival will be Channel 9’s news anchor Derek McGinty.
Low lawn chairs and coolers are welcome and food vendors will be on site. No alcoholic beverages are permitted. Silver Spring Festival chairs will be available for purchase for $20.
POSTED: 11:00:00 AM