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Built 4 Comfort Nominated for Wammie

March 16, 2015: We are very honored to report that Built 4 Comfort (Keith Grimes, Jay Stephen Feldman, Tom Oelschlaeger, Raice McLeod and Liz Springer) has been nominated for a Wammie award in the Blues/Traditional R&B Duo/Group category by the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA). In addition, Liz has been nominated in the Blues/Traditional R&B Female Vocalist category Keith in the Roots Rock Instrumentalist category. Thank you Washington Area Music Association!! We appreciate your support and would love your vote if you are a member of WAMA. We are in such excellent company in all of our categories - good luck to all the nominees! **WAMA is a non-profit organization of music industry professionals committed to raising the profile of the region's diverse music community. Membership is only $35 per year, and membership and donations are tax deductible** www.wamadc.com

Liz turns 50! Join us in Derwood Sat 3/19 (9P-12:30 A)

Liz has received her AARP membership solicitation in the mail! Join us this Saturday 3/19 at Outta the Way Cafe in Derwood (9 PM - 12:30 AM) for the big 50 birthday bash!!!! No cover, just great food & service for 26+ years. www.outta.com

December Gigs

We have some great gigs coming up in December: Sat 12/12: Outta the Way Cafe (Derwood) 9:30P-1A Sat 12/19: Hard Times Cafe & Cue (Frederick) 9P-1A (WITH SPECIAL GUEST ANDY POXON ON GUITAR)

Fall Gig Schedule

We've got some great shows coming up for you the next few weeks: Sat 10/17: JV's Restaurant w/Bad Influence (Falls Church) Sat 10/24: Hurrikane Tap House (Hagerstown) Sat 10/31: The Corner Pub (Gaithersburg) w/The Crimestoppers and The Rhythm Bandits Sat 11/7: The Grille @ Flower Hill (Gaithersburg) Sat 11/21: The New Deal Cafe (Greenbelt) Wed 11/25: Hershey's (Gaithersburg) Sat 11/28: Branded 72 (Rockville)

2 Shows This Week (Bethesda & Derwood)

Hi folks - you have 2 chances to hear us this week and we'd love to see you! Here are the details: Fri 8/14: 3 Bethesda Metro Center - join us for this free outdoor concert on the plaza at the metro center in Bethesda. We will play from 6-9 PM. The weather will be great!! https://www.facebook.com/3BethesdaMetroCenterFreeOutdoorDanceConcerts?fref=ts

Sat 8/15: Outta the Way Cafe - OTWC is a great restaurant located in Derwood. Come on over and see why this restaurant has stayed in business 25+ years. I think it is their amazing food, service and support of live music. It is a wonderful place to spend your evening. We will play from 9:30 PM - 1:00 AM. See you there! www.outta.com

August Gigs

Here's where you can find us in August: 8 The Music Cafe (Damascus) 8-11 PM 14 Free Concerts @3 Bethesda MetroCenter 6-9 PM 15 Outta The Way Cafe (Derwood) 9:30 PM-1AM 18 Wall Park (Rockville) 6:30 - 8:30 PM 21 National Harbor 7 - 8:30 PM 22 Ice House Cafe (Herndon) 7:30 - 11:30 PM 28 BareBones Grill (Ellicott City) 9 PM - 1 AM

Damascus: Saturday 8/8

We hope to see you at our next show at The Music Cafe in Damascus, MD (8-11 PM). This is a great room to listen to music in - acoustics are wonderful and so is the food so save room for it! No cover www.the-music-cafe.com

Hagerstown Here We Come

Looking forward to doing our thang at Hurrikane Tap House (formerly Always Ron's) in Hagerstown tonight. Great room w/30+ craft beers on tap and a tasty menu. No cover & easy parking - join us! www.built4comfortband.com

July Shows

We've got some great July shows coming up - we hope to see you!:

Sat., July 11 Hershey's Restaurant (Gaithersburg) Great fried chicken & Brandon behind the bar - party central 9 PM - 12:30 AM

Sat., July 18 Hard Times Cafe (Frederick) Great chili, pool tables and cold brews 9 PM - 1 AM

Thurs., July 23 Turf Valley Towne Square (Ellicott City) Excellent dining available before the show (I recommend Grille 620) 6:30 - 8 PM

Sat., July 25 Hurricane's Tap House - formerly Always Ron's (Hagerstown) **Under New Ownership** Amazing selection of craft beers on tap & a revamped menu 9 PM - 12AM

Fri., July 31 The Stein Room (Silver Spring/Leisure World) Don't let the location fool you - these folks are fun and can boogie!! 8 - 10:30 PM

Sat 6/27: Gaithersburg & Bowie

You have 2 opportunities to see us this coming weekend: in the afternoon (12-4 PM) at Brasserie Beck in The Kentlands (with Mike Lessin on Guitar and Vocals) and at Old Bowie Town Grille (8:30 P-12AM) with Daryl Davis on Keys. Visit www.built4comfortband.com for additional details.