113 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD
www.newdealcafe.com
(301) 474-5642

UpcomingNew Deal Cafe Events: May 22nd to June 11th, 2016

Join us for live music and our monthly artists' reception! If you're an artist, we'd love to talk to you about performing at the cafe.

Reservations are recommended on Friday and Saturday nights and for popular bands. Call (301)474-5642 to book a table.

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Deaf BrunchDeaf Brunch: Deaf and hearing people socialize together using sign language. Newcomers welcome! Visit us on Facebook. Interested in learning sign language? (10:30am to 12pm)
Craig Gildner and the Blue Sky 5 - purveyors of Classic American Swing and group jazz from the 30's, 40's and 50's, this ensemble keeps a traditional feel, and adds to the classic repertoire by writing originals so authentic, you'd think they'd been penned by Mercer or Razaf! (5 to 8pm)
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New Deal Cafe Board of Directors Meeting
Members and visitors welcome.
(6:30 to 9pm)
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The New Deal Laugh-In - CLaw Comedy Productions presents the New Deal Laugh-In Showcase featuring some of the area's funniest comics performing together for one night only! Parental Guidance Suggested. (7 to 9pm)
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Cajun Music Jam - bring your instruments and join us!
(7 to 9pm)
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Mid-Day Melodies with Amy C Kraft (12 to 2pm)
Songwriters' Association of Washington (SAW) Open Mic with host Lynn Hollyfield! (7 to 10pm)
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Jazz and blues piano by John GuernseyJazz and blues piano by Takoma Park's own John Guernsey (6:30 to 8pm)
Fast Eddie & The Slow Pokes - a blend of Chicago, West Coast, Swing and Jump Blues peppered with Soul that serve up a menu to get the joint jumpin'! (8:30 to 11:30pm)
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Jazz Jam w/ Greg Meyer - bring on your jazz groove and join in this community jam session!! (1 to 5pm)
Jazz and blues piano by John GuernseyJazz and blues piano by Takoma Park's own John Guernsey (6:30 to 8pm)
Four Star Combo - high-energy, primal 1950’s Rockabilly (think early Elvis Presley, Gene Vincent, Buddy Holly, Carl Perkins), and Honky Tonk (Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Lefty Frizzell, etc), played without any pretense of modernization or any kind of damn-fool 'fusion' of styles. Appearing in 1950's 'cat' clothes, playing vintage instruments - including the classic upright ‘slap’ bass - the band engages the audience with a mix of originals and covers ranging from well-known to utterly obscure. (8:30 to 11:30pm)
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Deaf BrunchDeaf Brunch: Deaf and hearing people socialize together using sign language. Newcomers welcome! Visit us on Facebook. Interested in learning sign language? (10:30am to 12pm)
The Bachelor and the Bad Actress (5pm) - absurdist honky tonk.
Crooks & Crows (6pm) - a gritty blend of Americana, folk, and honky tonk.
Their progressive country sound brings you on the road and through a diverse landscape of beautiful, dusty, and honest experiences. If early Springsteen, Dylan, George Jones, and Hank Williams were in a four-way head-on collision, Crooks and Crows would be the oily, bloody mess flowing towards the gutter- draining to the creek.
June Star (7pm) -
Americana roots-rock with electric guitar (lots of 'em), pedal steel, and songs about love.“A near-perfect blend of bluegrass and rock.” (Freight Train Boogie.com) (5 to 8pm)
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Susan Jones Jazz Quartet - a violin led jazz group, playing an exciting and eclectic mix of originals and jazz standards, with a strong emphasis on swing and Bossa Novas (sort of like Stephane Grappelli meets Charlie Parker, meets Carlos Jobim). (7 to 9pm)
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Night Watch Paradox - imagine a world where airships roam the skies, steam powers Rube Goldberg-inspired contraptions. Imagine a universe where both fictional and non-fictional characters can exist. Imagine a talented collective of musicians, composers and artists who bring these visions to life in a unique musical melange that is lyrically, musically, and visually evocative. This is "Night Watch Paradox!" (7 to 9pm)
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Mid-Day Melodies with Amy C Kraft (12 to 2pm)
Songwriters' Association of Washington (SAW) Open Mic with Paige Powell!
(7 to 10pm)
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Jazz and blues piano by John GuernseyJazz and blues piano by Takoma Park's own John Guernsey (6:30 to 8pm)
Goin' Goin' Gone - roots rock n' roll with award-winning songwriting along with tunes by the likes of Lucinda Williams, The Blasters and Arthur Alexander.  A rockin' good time is guaranteed for all! (8:30 to 11:30pm)
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CRAZY QUILT MUSIC FESTIVAL!

a full day of live music outdoors onstage in historic Roosevelt Center, showcasing a variety of musical genres and a sampling of quilts. More information about this event. (12 to 8pm)
Bruce Kritt -  Classical Guitar (4 to 6pm)
Jazz and blues piano by John GuernseyJazz and blues piano by Takoma Park's own John Guernsey (6:30 to 8pm)
The Moxie Blues Band - a foot-stompin' mix of blues and blues rock (with a touch of Southern rock)!! 

(8:30 to 11:30pm)
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Deaf BrunchDeaf Brunch: Deaf and hearing people socialize together using sign language. Newcomers welcome! Visit us on Facebook. Interested in learning sign language? (10:30am to 12pm)
Artist Reception (3 to 5pm)
Georgie Jessup & The Philosopher Dogs - a roots rock Americana band with muti-award winning singer-songwriter, soul-shaker, norm-breaker, and longtime advocate for indigenous peoples' rights, political prisoners, and transgendered people, Georgie Jessup. (6 to 8pm)
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The New Old Jamboree hosted by Ruthie and the Wranglers - new songs, old songs and featuring special guests! (7 to 9pm)
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The Seth Kibel Quartet - high energy jazz and klezmer. Winner of 25 WAMMIES, including "Best World Music Instrumentalist" (2003-11) and "Best Jazz Instrumentalist" (2005, 2007-8, 2011-13). A must see!! (7 to 9pm)
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Mid-Day Melodies with Amy C Kraft (12 to 2pm)
Open Mic with James and Martha!
(7 to 10pm)
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Jazz and blues piano by John GuernseyJazz and blues piano by Takoma Park's own John Guernsey (6:30 to 8pm)
Gina DeSimone & the Moaners - eclectic, upbeat mix of music from all eras with a foundation on rock solid rhythm, chilling harmony and unstoppable energy! (8:30 to 11:30pm)
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Bruce Kritt -  Classical Guitar (4 to 6pm)
Jazz and blues piano by John GuernseyJazz and blues piano by Takoma Park's own John Guernsey (6:30 to 8pm)
The Roustabouts - an original, upbeat take on the blues that wanders into the worlds of funk, R&B and rock.The Roustabouts - an original, upbeat take on the blues that wanders into the worlds of funk, R&B and rock with the fiddle as the x-factor. (8:30 to 11:30pm)
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Deaf BrunchDeaf Brunch: Deaf and hearing people socialize together using sign language. Newcomers welcome! Visit us on Facebook. Interested in learning sign language? (10:30am to 12pm)
Not2Cool Jazz Trio Brunch (11:30am to 2:30pm)
Bayside Big Band - a 17-piece orchestra playing the music of famous big bands from the 1930's to the present day, the early traditional swing sounds of Count Basie, Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman, the modern sounds of the Tonight Show Orchestra, and the neo-swing sounds of the Brian Setzer Orchestra. (5 to 8pm)
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Moose Jaw - a 5 piece bluegrass cooperative hailing from the foggy hollers of the DC metropolitan area. (7 to 9pm)
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Pub Quiz - bring your own team, or form one on the spot. We will collect a dollar from each participant, which will be the prize for the winning team.  Come out and test your knowledge on topics from Aardvarks to Zymurgy. See if you can beat the winning team from the last quiz! Hope you can join us! (7 to 9pm)
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Mid-Day Melodies with Amy C Kraft (12 to 2pm)
OPEN MIC with Joe Harris! (7 to 10pm)
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Jazz and blues piano by John GuernseyJazz and blues piano by Takoma Park's own John Guernsey (6:30 to 8pm)
Marv Ashby & High Octane - from the West Virginia Panhandle comes this hard-driving ‘no holds barred’ bluegrass band showcasing both traditional and contemporary genres. (8:30 to 11:30pm)
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Bruce Kritt -  Classical Guitar (4 to 6pm)
Jazz and blues piano by John GuernseyJazz and blues piano by Takoma Park's own John Guernsey (6:30 to 8pm)
Beggars Tomb - a five piece band focused on recreating classic renditions of the Grateful Dead. (8:30 to 11:30pm)
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Deaf BrunchDeaf Brunch: Deaf and hearing people socialize together using sign language. Newcomers welcome! Visit us on Facebook. Interested in learning sign language? (10:30am to 12pm)
Kids' Open Mic (1:30 to 2:30pm)
Fez Tones Hafla - Middle Eastern music & danceFez Tones Hafla - Join 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)
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Reel and Meal at the New Deal: A monthly film series exploring social, environmental and animal rights concerns. A vegan buffet ($14) is served at 6:30pm. More information and dinner plans! (7 to 9pm)
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Poetry Night Open Mic!!! - come express your inner beatnik through the spoken word!! (7 to 9pm)
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Cajun Music Jam - bring your instruments and join us!
(7 to 9pm)
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Mid-Day Melodies with Amy C Kraft (12 to 2pm)
Songwriters' Association of Washington (SAW) Open Mic with host Lynn Hollyfield! (7 to 10pm)
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Jazz and blues piano by John GuernseyJazz and blues piano by Takoma Park's own John Guernsey (6:30 to 8pm)
Cousin John Band - with bluesy guitar riffs, tight harmonies and buttery grooves, CJB's live performances are both eclectic and electric featuring a wide range of original music mixed with covers from bands such as Little Feat, The Allman Brothers, Delbert McClinton, Aerosmith and Stevie Ray Vaughn. (8:30 to 11:30pm)
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Jazz Jam w/ Greg Meyer - bring on your jazz groove and join in this community jam session!! (1 to 5pm)
Jazz and blues piano by John GuernseyJazz and blues piano by Takoma Park's own John Guernsey (6:30 to 8pm)
Little Red and the Renegades - Zydeco, New Orleans R&B, Rock & Roll, Funk, Blues and CajunLittle Red and the Renegades - Zydeco, New Orleans R&B, Rock & Roll, Funk, Blues and Cajun. Come get your Mardis Gras on with this WAMMIE-nominated, high energy, fun group of musicians! (8:30 to 11:30pm)
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Schedule subject to change. Please visit our website at www.newdealcafe.com for the most current event schedule.