Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: August 2000
August 31, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceFolksy ballads and punchy, rock-framed songs define the music of singer/songwriter Marge Calhoun, while tenor saxophonist Ron Holloway offers a wide range of styles, from R&B to jazz and funk.
Featured Artist(s): Marge Calhoun
August 29, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceThe members of the Washington Symphonic Brassùwhose repertoire spans five centuriesùare some of the finest professional musicians in the Washington-Baltimore area.
Featured Artist(s): The Washington Symphonic Brass
August 28, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceBassoonist Lynn Gaubatz and pianist Frank Conlon perform works by Hindemith, Zeisl, and Wellesz.
Featured Artist(s): Lynn Gaubatz with Frank Conlon
August 26, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceTrux Baldwin and the Starlite Octette combine big band style with pop, rock and soul influences.
Featured Artist(s): Trux Baldwin and the Starlite Octette
August 22, 2000 - Watch this PerformancePowerful vocals, passionate lyrics and exceptional musicianship are hallmarks of a Barton & Sweeney performance.
Featured Artist(s): Barton and Sweeney
August 21, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceHarmonia demonstrates both the rural and urban traditional folk music of Eastern Europe, styled after turn-of-the-century Gypsy bands.
Featured Artist(s): Harmonia
August 20, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceAward-winning a cappella quartet DaVinci's Notebook takes four-part harmony and stands it on its ear.
Featured Artist(s): DaVinci's Notebook
August 19, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceTrombonist Jimmy Bosch, former music director of Marc Anthony's band, continues to find enthusiastic new audiences for his unique brand of salsa.
Featured Artist(s): Jimmy Bosch
August 17, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceNew Orleans rhythm and blues are prominent elements in the electric whirlpool known as The Grandsons.
Featured Artist(s): The Grandsons
August 15, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceRobin and Linda Williams are well known to audiences throughout the country for their appearances on Garrison Keillor's radio show "Prairie Home Companion", both as a duo and as part of the Hopeful Gospel Quartet. VIRGINIA STATE DAY
Featured Artist(s): Robin and Linda Williams
August 13, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceSouth African world-beat band Bollo Mah Kissy mixes elements of Xhosa and Zulu music with energetic funk and lyrical ballads.
Featured Artist(s): Bollo Mah Kissy
August 12, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceDreamosaurus, sparkling entertainment for children and adults alike, has been described by the Washington Post as smart, tuneful and wildly imaginative.
Featured Artist(s): Dreamosaurus
August 11, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceDance Institute of Washington presents the culminating performance of the Kennedy Center/Dance Theatre of Harlem Community Residency Program.
Featured Artist(s): The Dance Institute of Washington
August 8, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceSpanning several centuries of maritime history, Compass Rose performances include chanteys sung a cappella and tunes played on traditional shipboard instruments. RHODE ISLAND STATE DAY
Featured Artist(s): Compass Rose
August 7, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceWelsh band Carreg Lafar is at the forefront of the Welsh traditional music scene, offering original as well as traditional material.
Featured Artist(s): Carreg Lafar
August 6, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceSince 1970, the United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band has entertained national and international audiences with New Orleans-style jazz and blues.
Featured Artist(s): The United States Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band
August 3, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceIn separate sets, Mary Gauthier performs her style of music called ôcountry noirö while Bob Hillman offers music with punk rock attitude. WRITERS NIGHT
Featured Artist(s): Bob Hillman
August 2, 2000 - Watch this PerformanceAboriginal musician Kev Carmody, a member of Australia"s Murri people, laces his songs of struggle with an abiding inspirational spirituality.
Featured Artist(s): Kev Carmody