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*Greenbelt Events July 8 – 17

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Live music, movies and more coming up in Greenbelt and nearby towns – all Prince Georges Proud – over the next 10 days.

Friday, July 8

At the New Deal Cafe

Proverbs Reggae Band – a positive, unique rootz reggae band utilizing strong lyrical content and musical expression to promote ancient wisdom through the art of music. Influences range from Ska, Gospel, Jazz, R&B, Compaz, Zouk, Soul, and a splash of Calypso. (8 to 11pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

 

“Official Competition” opens. Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas star as two egomaniacs commissioned by a millionaire to make a movie together in this sharp comedy skewering wealth, art, and pride. Click for times.

 


“Elvis.” Click for times. The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the most significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Saturday, July 9

At the New Deal Cafe

Kid’s Open Mic: For children and kids at heart! Bring your kiddos to come play songs or share other talents (under 8 minutes) in a family friendly daytime environment. Sign ups start at 12:30! (1 to 3pm)

Soulfied Village – “Soulfied”; Spirit-filled, brimming of feeling. “Village”; a community, a group of people, family…..who’ve come together to play and sing from the heart…..Bringing Funk, Rock, Pop, R & B, Neo-Soul, Gospel and originals, Soulfied Village delivers what you know and love while introducing the audience to their “homegrown” material. (8 to 11pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Official Competition” –  Click for times.

“Elvis.  Click for times.

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Sunday, July 10

At the New Deal Cafe

Deaf Brunch: gathering of Deaf & hearing people on the 2nd and 4th Sunday mornings for socializing and increasing Deaf access to movies, services, and other aspects of living together. We solve problems and take action together. Newcomers are welcome! (10:30am to 12pm)

The Nighthawks – mixing blues, R&B, honky-tonk country, doo-wop, gospel and rockabilly into one delicious stew, this D.C. legendary band graces the stage at The New Deal for a night to remember!! (6 to 8pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Official Competition” –  Click for times.

“Elvis.  Click for times.

At the Greenbelt Community Center

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Monday, July 11

At the New Deal Cafe

The Right Eye Duo +1: softer versions of Reggie Right Eye’s blues and originals, plus some standards and rootsy folk blues played by top musicians from the DMV region.  (6 to 8pm)

At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Official Competition” –  Click for times.

“Elvis.  Click for times.

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Tuesday, July 12

At the New Deal Cafe

New Deal Open Mic with Tom Woycheck-Gleason – sign-ups begin at 6:30 pm. Performers will have 2 songs and then an opportunity for a third once everyone on the list has played.  (7 to 9:30pm)

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Wednesday, July 13

At the New Deal Cafe

Terri & the Back Alley Rhythm CatsBringing you roots rock & roll with a smattering of classic country, a heavy dose of rockabilly with blues, R&B, and soul for extra flavor. Just like mama used to make. (7 to 9pm)

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Thursday, July 14

At the New Deal Cafe


The Colliders – the past and future of rock-n-roll with classic rockabilly, blues and honky-tonk. (7 to 9pm) (6:30 to 10pm)

 

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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At the Old Greenbelt Theatre

“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” FREE! Click for times.

Presented by: Franklin Park at Greenbelt Station. Inventor Flint Lockwood thinks he has the solution to his town’s sardine-heavy diet: a machine that converts water into food and rains tasty treats from the sky.

But when the machine spins out of control and buries the whole town under giant mounds of food, Flint finds he may have bitten off more than he can chew.

Friday, July 15

At the New Deal Cafe


Honest Lee SoulWith roots in soul, blues, funk, hip-hop, gospel, and rock,  this talented band from Annapolis, MD has enjoyed success playing throughout the DMV area. So to answer the question “what kind of music do you play?”, their answer is simply put: “good music, for a good time!”  (8 to 11pm)

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Saturday, July 16

At the New Deal Cafe

Zoom Poetry Open Mic – Express your inner beatnik through the spoken word! Learn how to join this online event by clicking here. (1 to 3pm)

The Hillbilly Gypsies – mindful of tradition but bold explorers of new and authentic styles, this internationally known group of high-energy, “Old Timey” West Virginia bluegrass performers are sure to captivate with their lightning fast award-winning picking skills, musical arrangements, natural comedic wit, and high lonesome mountain vocal harmonies. A must see! (8 to 11pm)

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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Sunday, July 17

At the New Deal Cafe

JC – an acoustic duo featuring vocalist Jenee Bevett and guitarist Cornell Pearce. Their music is a collection of songs from the 70’s through the present. Soul, soft rock, reggae, R&B…..there’s something for everyone on the JC setlist! (1 to 3pm)

Fez Tones HaflaJoin us for an evening of live Middle Eastern music & dance. Musicians will play exotic instruments such as qanun, oud, darbuka, and riq.  Amazing performances by the region’s best belly dancers. There will be open dancing between dance performances, so dancers – bring your shimmy! (6 to 8pm)

At AMC-8 at Beltway Plaza

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On-Going

At the Greenbelt Community Center

Online from the Greenbelt Arts Center – GAC’s Old Time Radio Series

 

Arch Obler’s Another World, aka Alter Ego.” On a cold, dismal, dreary night… in a death-row cell of a southern penitentiary…a young woman kneels beside her prison cot, weeping, speaking softly to the memory of her mother, and explaining that it all started when she first heard that evil voice within her head. Featuring Amy Conley, Rob Glass, Katherine Gourianova, Emily C Letchworth, Hillary Leyendecker, and Pamela Northrup Directed by Rikki Lacewell

At the Old Bowie Town Grille

Live music Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays – check the calendar.

At the Station at Riverdale Park

Fridays 5-7 pm Summer Concert Series.. Click for details.

At Maryland Meadworks in Hyattsville

For live music and comedy, check the calendar.

At The Hall in College Park

Comedy Open Mic on Wednesdays – and live music Fri-Sundays. Calendar here.

Save the Date!

Blues Festival – September 17

Crazy Quilt Festival – October 8

Follow Susan Harris:
“Susan started blogging about Greenbelt soon after moving here in 2012, and that first blog has grown into this nonprofit community website. Retired from garden writing and teaching, she continues to blog at GardenRant.com. In 2021 Susan joined the Board of Directors of Greenbelt Access TV.

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