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Millennium Stage Schedule of Performances

Free Performances Every Day, No Tickets Required

Performance Time: 6 p.m. Eastern, unless otherwise noted
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Friday, August 1, 2014

Washington International Piano Festival [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The festival presents its Young Pianist Showcase featuring award-winning local talent.

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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Washington International Piano Festival [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The festival presents its Young Pianist Showcase featuring award-winning local talent.


Sunday, August 3, 2014

Baby Bry Bry & The Apologists [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The innovative lounge-punk powerhouse performs.


Monday, August 4, 2014

Orrin Star [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The award-winning guitarist, who’s been featured on A Prairie Home Companion, brings his hot picking, cool singing, and good humor to a repertoire of bluegrass, folk, blues, and Celtic tunes.


Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Silk Road Dance Company [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The acclaimed company showcases its repertoire of dance from throughout the Eastern world.


Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Phil Wiggins [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The all-star blues and dance quartet features Phil Wiggins (harmonica), Rick Franklin (guitar and vocals), Marcus Moore (violin), and Junious Brickhouse (dance). Part of the Homegrown: The Music of America concert series.


Thursday, August 7, 2014

Charanjit Singh [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Indian multi-instrumentalist, composer, and arranger pairs raga with a disco beat, offering several variations on Indian classical music.


Friday, August 8, 2014

Rodner Padilla [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Cesar Orozco
Euro Zambrano
Francisco Vielma
The trio fuses jazz with music from members’ home countries of Cuba and Venezuela.


Saturday, August 9, 2014

U.S. Marine Band [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The band’s saxophone quartet and brass quintet perform.


Sunday, August 10, 2014

Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The orchestra presents a concert by some of the best high school and college jazz musicians in the Greater Philadelphia and New Jersey regions.


Monday, August 11, 2014

Cardinal Sons [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The New Orleans band of brothers balances indie rock with folk and pop.


Tuesday, August 12, 2014

International Young Artist Piano Competition [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The competition’s 2014 winner offers a recital.


Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Synetic Theater [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The campers perform an original adaptation of The Wizard of Oz using mime, pantomime, acrobatics, song, and dance.


Thursday, August 14, 2014

Theatre Lab School of Dramatic Arts [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Participants perform scenes from Evita and West Side Story.


Friday, August 15, 2014

Quraishi [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
World-class Afghan-American rubab player Quraishi offers a performance of original compositions that carry a deep dedication to his native country’s artistic tradition and its national instrument.


Saturday, August 16, 2014

Ken Kimery [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Steven Abshire
Charles Covington Jr.
The trio offers a performance of jazz standards.


Sunday, August 17, 2014

Kyle Dunnigan [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Comedian Kyle Dunnigan takes the stage with an opening set by D.C. comic and writer Jenn Tisdale. A writer for Comedy Central’s Inside Amy Shumer, Dunnigan both wrote and performed on season one and is currently writing and shooting season two. A significant online presence, he has more than 8 million views on his YouTube page and co-hosts a weekly podcast with fellow comedian Tig Notaro called Professor Blastoff. He has performed at music and comedy festivals all over the world and had his own half hour special on Comedy Central. This program contains mature themes and strong language.


Monday, August 18, 2014

Ezekiel's Wheels [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The internationally recognized klezmer ensemble blends the intimacy of chamber music with the rowdiness of a dance band.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Carlos Nunez [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Galician multi-instrumentalist and world-famous gaita (bagpipe) player plays expressive Celtic traditional music.


Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Quebe Sisters Band [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The trio brings three-part harmony and Texas-style fiddling to a refreshing blend of swing, vintage country, bluegrass, and jazz. Part of the Homegrown: The Music of America concert series.


Thursday, August 21, 2014

U.S. Navy Band Cruisers [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Navy’s premier contemporary entertainment ensemble plays jazz, R&B, pop, rock, and original material.


Friday, August 22, 2014

U.S. Marine Band [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The band offers a concert of chamber music.


Saturday, August 23, 2014

Thaylobleu [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Chocolate City Rocks!
Godisheus
The alt-rock outfit led by singer/writer Terence Nicholson and bassist Ezra Greer joins the heavy-hitting go-go group formed by hip-hop icon Head-Roc and the MVP Band to present Chocolate City Rocks!


Sunday, August 24, 2014

Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The ragtime ensemble performs a concert of favorites and underscores Charlie Chaplin’s silent comedy classic One A.M. using the original period orchestra scores.


Monday, August 25, 2014

U.S. Navy Country Current [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Navy’s premier country-bluegrass ensemble blends modern country music and cutting-edge bluegrass.


Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Gina Ling Chinese Dance Chamber [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The talented young dancers of the Maryland-based group perform Chinese classical and folk dances.


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Kotebel [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The progressive Latin American act fuses avant-garde symphonic rock with a wide range of classical, jazz, and world music influences. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain.


Thursday, August 28, 2014

Footworks [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Maryland-based dance company blends traditional Americana music and percussive dance.


Friday, August 29, 2014

MetroPerforms! [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority presents the talents of D.C’s best street performers.


Saturday, August 30, 2014

Page to Stage [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Kennedy Center, in collaboration with the University of Maryland, presents a performance combining music, dance, and spoken word with text from Myers's books, including We Are America and Monster, and his memoir Bad Boy.


Sunday, August 31, 2014

Page to Stage [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
VSA Playwright Discovery
Winners of the competition and their winning scripts will be celebrated. Excerpts of a few scripts will be performed as staged readings.


Monday, September 22, 2014

Aparna Nancherla [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
IN THE THEATER LAB
Comedian and D.C. native Aparna Nancherla takes the stage with an opening set by Chelsea Shorte. Nancherla was most recently a writer and correspondent of FX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. An alumna of the NBC Stand Up for Diversity program, she was one of the breakout New Faces at the 2013 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. She has been a contributing writer for NPR, Reader’s Digest, The Huffington Post, and The Washington Post Magazine, and can regularly be seen performing at the Upright Citizen’s Brigades in Los Angeles and New York City. This program contains mature themes and strong language. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person.


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