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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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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Listen Local First [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Listen Local First D.C. and The 9 Songwriter Showcase offer a show with nine of DMV’s most talented songwriters and musicians, collaborating to create a show full of seasonal cheer for the entire family.

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Monday, December 22, 2014

David Wax Museum [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The folk and roots-rock band performs a cross-cultural mix of “Mexo-Americana” fusion. The program also includes Mexican folk holiday tunes.


Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Encore Chorale [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The dynamic ensemble made up of first time or returning musicians over the age of 55, performs crowd-pleasing holiday music.


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Beltway Brass Quintet [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Performance at 12 noon
The Quintet led by Zachary Smith of the Dixie Power Trio performs original arrangements characterized by 20th century of jazz harmonies and stylings.


Thursday, December 25, 2014

All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Join in the 16th All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam, a Millennium Stage tradition, with host/vibraphonist Chuck Redd, drummer Lenny Robinson, trumpeter Tom Williams, bassist James King, and vocalist Delores Williams.


Friday, December 26, 2014

Family of Praise [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Richmond-based gospel group presents an evening of gospel and holiday-related programming.


Saturday, December 27, 2014

Sean Grissom [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Alexandria Kleztet
Holiday Vaudeville
Cajun cellist Sean Grissom hosts an evening featuring modern-Klezmer quartet the Alexandria Kleztet and world-class comedian/variety entertainer Will Shaw, blending holiday music with non-stop laughter.


Sunday, December 28, 2014

Holiday Vaudeville [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Alexandria Kleztet
Sean Grissom
Cajun cellist Sean Grissom hosts an evening featuring modern-Klezmer quartet the Alexandria Kleztet and world-class comedian/variety entertainer Will Shaw, blending holiday music with non-stop laughter.


Monday, December 29, 2014

Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Zan McLeod
Skylark
Enjoy traditional Irish music and step-dancing as guitarist Zan McLeod collaborates with the group Skylark, comprised of Elise Kress (flute and vocals) and Alex Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin, and vocals), and with the Culkin Irish Dancers.


Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Sweet Heaven Kings [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The acclaimed 16-member gospel brass and percussion band from Anacostia performs a joyful holiday program.


Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Brooklyn-based Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra, led by percussionist Gianni Mano and fronted by Argentinian superstar Solange Prat. The program features indie pop tunes arranged under the influence of the ’70s Fania/Salsa Dura scene and Afro-Caribbean rhythms.


Thursday, January 8, 2015

Rachel Feinstein [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
IN THE TERRACE THEATER
A nationally touring comedian and actress, D.C. area native Rachel Feinstein is known for her ability to morph into any ethnicity and even cross genders to skewer issues of race, class, and pop culture. Rachel was a finalist on Season 7 of Last Comic Standing, she was featured on Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at the El Rey, and she has had her own half hour special, Comedy Central Presents: Rachel Feinstein. 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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