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Next Performance
Mélat

6/20/2018 at 6:00 PM

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, presents Mélat to commemorate World Refugee Day; Mélat’s stage show is emotional, lively, and raw. Crowds cannot help but be moved emotionally and kinetically by her commanding vocals and stunning dynamics when the songstress takes the stage.

Featured Artist(s)
Mélat

Upcoming Performances

Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Moses Storm

Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Moses Storm
6/21/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s)
Moses Storm
Don Vilanova & Bruce Ewan

Don Vilanova & Bruce Ewan
6/22/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Don Vilanova
Bruce Ewan
Masala Soul Project

Masala Soul Project
6/23/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Masala Soul Project
Beauty Pill

Beauty Pill
6/24/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Beauty Pill
Dancas Ocultas

Dancas Ocultas
6/25/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Dancas Ocultas
<em>Serenade!</em> Choral Festival: Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir &  the Indonesian Children and Youth Choir – Cordana

Serenade! Choral Festival: Central Australian Aboriginal Women's Choir &  the Indonesian Children and Youth Choir – Cordana
6/26/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Serenade! Choral Festival
<em>Serenade!</em> Choral Festival: Olga & Chennai Children’s Choir

Serenade! Choral Festival: Olga & Chennai Children’s Choir
6/27/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Serenade! Choral Festival
<em>Serenade!</em> Choral Festival: Tyva Kyzy & Nathaniel Dett Chorale

Serenade! Choral Festival: Tyva Kyzy & Nathaniel Dett Chorale
6/28/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Serenade! Choral Festival
<em>Serenade!</em> Choral Festival: Tiharea, Betsayda Machado, and Perranda El Clavo 

Serenade! Choral Festival: Tiharea, Betsayda Machado, and Perranda El Clavo 
6/29/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Serenade! Choral Festival
<em>Serenade!</em> Choral Festival: Howard University Gospel Choir & Countermeasure

Serenade! Choral Festival: Howard University Gospel Choir & Countermeasure
6/30/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Serenade! Choral Festival
<em>Serenade! </em>Choral Festival: <em>Mandela at 100: Songs of Hope, Justice, and Unity</em>

Serenade! Choral Festival: Mandela at 100: Songs of Hope, Justice, and Unity
7/1/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s)
Serenade! Choral Festival
Cobla Catalana del Sons Essencials

Cobla Catalana del Sons Essencials
7/2/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Cobla Catalana del Sons Essencials
Onnik Dinkjian - <em>The Sound of Dikranagerd</em>

Onnik Dinkjian - The Sound of Dikranagerd
7/3/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Onnik Dinkjian
Son Veteranos

Son Veteranos
7/4/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Son Veteranos
Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble

Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble
7/5/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble
Maria Arnal & Marcel Bagés

Maria Arnal & Marcel Bagés
7/6/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Maria Arnal
Marcel Bagés
Roadwork 40th Anniversary: Three Voices

Roadwork 40th Anniversary: Three Voices
7/7/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Ysaye Barnwell
Be Steadwell
Carolyn Malachi
Arto Tunçboyaciyan

Arto Tunçboyaciyan
7/8/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Arto Tunçboyaciyan
Grayson Masefield

Grayson Masefield
7/9/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Grayson Masefield
NSO Summer Music Institute

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/10/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
NSO Summer Music Institute
Allthebestkids

Allthebestkids
7/11/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Allthebestkids
Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Tim Dillon

Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Tim Dillon
7/12/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

This show will not be broadcast

Featured Artist(s)
Tim Dillon
ÌFÉ

ÌFÉ
7/13/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
ÌFÉ
WNO Opera Institute

WNO Opera Institute
7/14/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
WNO Opera Institute at American University
NSO Summer Music Institute

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/15/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
NSO Summer Music Institute
Stas Venglevski & Tatyana Krasnobaeva

Stas Venglevski & Tatyana Krasnobaeva
7/16/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Stas Venglevski
Tatyana Krasnobaeva
Target Family Night: Soapbox Nation Initiative

Target Family Night: Soapbox Nation Initiative
7/17/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Soapbox Nation Initiative
NSO Summer Music Institute

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/18/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
NSO Summer Music Institute
District of Comedy: James Adomian (<em>Bernie Sanders Town Hall</em>)

District of Comedy: James Adomian (Bernie Sanders Town Hall)
7/19/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE ATRIUM

This show will not be broadcast

Featured Artist(s)
James Adomian
District of Comedy: Jo Firestone and Friends

District of Comedy: Jo Firestone and Friends
7/20/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE ATRIUM

This show will not be broadcast

Featured Artist(s)
Jo Firestone
District of Comedy: <em>The New Negroes </em>with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle

District of Comedy: The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle
7/21/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE ATRIUM

This show will not be broadcast

Featured Artist(s)
Baron Vaughn
Open Mike Eagle
NSO Summer Music Institute

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/22/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
NSO Summer Music Institute
Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto

Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto
7/23/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto
Arun Ramamurthy Trio

Arun Ramamurthy Trio
7/24/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Arun Ramamurthy Trio
NSO Summer Music Institute

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/25/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
NSO Summer Music Institute
Mandy Harvey - Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act and VSA Anniversaries

Mandy Harvey - Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act and VSA Anniversaries
7/26/2018 at 6:00 PM

NSO Summer Music Institute

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/27/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
NSO Summer Music Institute
Millennium Stage Performance at National Dance Day

Millennium Stage Performance at National Dance Day
7/28/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
To Be Announced!
NSO Summer Music Institute

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/29/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s)
NSO Summer Music Institute
Washington International Piano Festival

Washington International Piano Festival
7/30/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Washington International Piano Festival
Washington International Piano Festival

Washington International Piano Festival
7/31/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Washington International Piano Festival

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