Garage Rock Night with Apollo 66, Railgun and MF Grumbler!

Free show with Apollo 66, Railgun (Richmond, VA), and MF Grumbler! Garage Punk Rock N Roll night is a hidden gem in the DMV. Every first Saturday of the month, head over to American Legion Post 41 in Silver Spring, MD, and you’ll find three or four local and sometimes a touring band playing great … Read More

DC Blues Society’s 4th Friday Happy Hour – July 2021

FIRST 2021 DC BLUES SOCIETY HAPPY HOUR!! Every 4th Friday of the month, the DC Blues Society features a different band playing live music at a “Blues Happy Hour” from 6:30 – 9:30 pm at American Legion Post 41 at 905 Sligo Avenue in downtown Silver Spring. Entrance is on Fenton Street at the public … Read More

FeBREWary 2021! Brews and Bulbs

Guess what’s brewing? For the entire month of FeBREWary, we will be visiting local OUTDOOR breweries to bring you socially distant ways to swap out old, inefficient bulbs. Why? Because we want you to be able to spend more money at local breweries this month and all year round and one way to do that … Read More

Upcoming Events, March 7–13

Upcoming Events

Plenty of local bands will be playing this weekend, with groups at the American Legion and Takoma VFW on Friday night, and garage rock Saturday night at the Legion. Also on Saturday, explore the music of Led Zeppelin with a band at Levine Music, while Potter Violins hosts fiddler Mari Black. On Sunday, the Silver Spring Library hosts a discussion on the history of lynching in the county, and on Monday, the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board will get a update on local construction and transit proposals.

The Eleanor to Open Silver Spring Location on Monday

The Eleanor, a bowling lounge, bar and grille, will open its second location at 931 Ellsworth Dr. on Monday, Feb. 24, company officials said at a preview event last night. Adam Stein, the managing partner and face of the ownership team, said he first got the idea for “a bowling alley that had elevated food and beverage offerings” when he was a student at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Upcoming Events, Jan. 24–31

Upcoming Events

Kicking off the last week of January is the Friday blues happy hour at the American Legion, which will then host comedy on Saturday. Also on Saturday, poetry fans can attend a dinner and reading of Robert Burns’ work at Silver Branch Brewing Co. The Takoma VFW will feature gypsy jazz on Monday night. Close out January with a chamber music concert at Seekers Church next Friday night.

Upcoming Events, Jan. 17–24

Upcoming Events

MoComCon returns for the fourth year at the Silver Spring Library on Saturday. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday is Monday, with a day of service event at the civic building and other opportunities to serve around the area. That evening, there’s a bluegrass jam at the Takoma Park VFW. The county’s transportation department is holding a meeting Tuesday night to discuss plans to improve the Fenton Village experience for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Upcoming Events, Jan. 10–17

Upcoming Events

Carroll Café features a performance by Victoria Fox Friday night, while on Saturday, six local bands will play at the American Legion hall. Earlier that day, there will be a Chinese Near Year celebration at the Silver Spring Library, and Fenwick Beer & Wine celebrates its 10th anniversary all day. For the civic minded, there will be an MCPS boundary study meeting Saturday at Blair High School, the Silver Spring Civic Advisory Board meets Monday and the Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Committee meets next Thursday.

Vape Lounge Owner Applies for Liquor License to Convert to Sports Bar

The owner of a vape and hookah lounge in Montgomery Hills has applied for a liquor license and indicated her intent to convert the space into a sports bar, according to documents filed with the county Board of License Commissioners. If granted, beer, wine and liquor could be sold on premises only from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Sunday, and Friday and Saturday to 3 a.m.

Upcoming Events, Nov. 1–8

Upcoming Events

Bud Skeleton fans will have two chances to hear the band this week, at the American Legion (with friends) tomorrow night and then at the Hell’s Bottom VFW post in Takoma Park next Friday night. The Legion will also host a garage rock night on Saturday. There are also several other types of musical performances in the area throughout the week. A highlight coming up—the initial screening of the latest work from Gandhi Brigade Youth Media at Montgomery College Tuesday evening.