Tue, Dec 6, 2016, 8:00 PM
The Music and Worship Arts Ministry of Alexandria's historic Alfred Street Baptist Church presents a joyful Christmas celebration program of music, dance, and drama.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016, 7:30 PM
Ireland's own Keith and Kristyn Getty return to the Kennedy Center as part of their 5th annual tour of Irish Christmas--A Celebration of Carols.
Dec 8 - Dec 9, 2016
From Wicked, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and 9 to 5 on Broadway to NBC's Smash, America has fallen in love with the multi-talented Megan Hilty. Back by popular demand, she returns to the Kennedy Center as part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series to perform an intimate holiday show.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 7:00 PM
The USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore and the National Symphony Orchestra are proud to present a free concert in honor of all service members and their families during the holiday season.
Dec 9 - Dec 10, 2016
Warm your spirit with fresh takes on comforting classics and singalong carols in this NSO Pops tradition--this year featuring The Washington Chorus alongside Broadway stars Laura Osnes (Grease) and Santino Fontana (Disney's Frozen).
Dec 11 - Dec 22, 2016
With the splendor of brass, organ, percussion, and the 200-voice Washington Chorus, this beloved holiday event features Christmas classics, sing-alongs, and the glorious candlelight processional.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016, 1:00 PM
The young and the young at heart will revel in the joy of the season as holiday favorites ring throughout the Concert Hall.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016, 7:30 PM
Emmy Award-winning Irish tenor Eamonn McCrystal and your favorite Celtic woman, Chloë Agnew, join forces on an exclusive North American tour. VIP package available.
Dec 18 - Dec 24, 2016
The Choral Arts Society celebrates the joys of the season in a delightful program of popular holiday standards and seasonal Christmas classics.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016, 10:00 PM
Bid farewell to 2016 in style with a night of music, dancing, and celebration, leading up to a midnight countdown and big balloon drop!
Mon, Jan 16, 2017, 6:00 PM
The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University present the Grammy Award winning "Empress of Soul," Gladys Knight, and the Let Freedom Ring Choir in a musical tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture: presented by Falun Dafa Association of Washington, D.C.
Jan 17 - Jan 22, 2017
Shen Yun Performing Arts, the world's premier classical Chinese dance and music company originating from America, invites you to experience a grand performance of Chinese arts and culture from the Middle Kingdom.
Mon, Feb 6, 2017, 8:00 PM
The Kennedy Center's Lunar New Year Celebration--for 2017, ringing in the Year of the Rooster--culminates with one of China's most internationally acclaimed orchestras. This fascinating program features Chinese orchestral works plus a special orchestration of Mahler's Song of the Earth to include traditional Chinese instruments.
Wed, Feb 22, 2017, 8:00 PM
Displaying a rare and delicate mixture of sophisticated composition, harmony, and improvisation, fusion-influenced jam band Snarky Puppy makes its Kennedy Center debut with the NSO Pops, Jules Buckley conducting, performing music from their 2015 Grammy-winning Best Contemporary Instrumental album Sylva.
Sat, Mar 11, 2017, 8:00 PM
Leslie Odom Jr. returns to the Kennedy Center as part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series for a grand concert showcasing the remarkable talent that won him the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in the smash-hit Hamilton.
Fri, Mar 31, 2017, 8:00 PM
As part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series, composer and pianist Billy Childs presents his exquisite interpretation of songwriter Laura Nyro's beloved works.
Sun, Apr 16, 2017, 8:00 PM
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Sat, Apr 29, 2017, 8:00 PM
With his acclaimed performances in Cabaret, CBS's The Good Wife, and scores of other diverse credits, Alan Cumming has been hailed as "a formidable all-around entertainer" by the New York Times. Join us as he makes his Kennedy Center debut as part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series in this powerful concert event.
Renée Fleming VOICES: Jane Monheit with special guest Nicholas Payton: The Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Celebration
Fri, May 5
Vocalist Jane Monheit returns to the Kennedy Center as part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series with a contemporary take on Ella Fitzgerald's songbook, joined by special guest trumpeter Nicholas Payton and others.
Jun 22 - Jun 24, 2017
From a faraway galaxy to the magical Hogwarts, John Williams's scores have transported moviegoers for decades. In celebration of Williams's 85th year, the NSO journeys through the storied catalogue of music composed by the most Oscar-nominated man alive.