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Octopus Kid

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8/15/2018 at 6:00 PM

Octopus Kid is a Brooklyn-born music group led by Argentine singer, guitarist, and producer Paco Naveira, whose music is a combination of Spanish folk, British rock, and American blues traditions.

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Octopus Kid

Upcoming Performances

Salt Cathedral

Salt Cathedral
8/16/2018 at 6:00 PM

Aisha Badru

Aisha Badru
8/17/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Aisha Badru
Charles Covington

Charles Covington
8/18/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Charles Covington Jr.
Subhi

Subhi
8/19/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Subhi
International Young Artist Piano Competition

International Young Artist Piano Competition
8/20/2018 at 6:00 PM

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International Young Artist Piano Competition
U.S. Navy Band Commodores

U.S. Navy Band Commodores
8/21/2018 at 6:00 PM

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U.S. Navy Commodores
NewSong: Crys Matthews      

NewSong: Crys Matthews      
8/22/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Crys Matthews
Isabelle De Leon + The Flow

Isabelle De Leon + The Flow
8/23/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Isabelle De Leon
Josh Halverson

Josh Halverson
8/24/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Josh Halverson
Teddy Abrams & Morgan James: <em>100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein</em>

Teddy Abrams & Morgan James: 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein
8/25/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>The Beat That Binds Us:</em> A multi-genre performative and visual piece curated by the 2018-2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellows

The Beat That Binds Us: A multi-genre performative and visual piece curated by the 2018-2019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellows
8/26/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Shaw Pong Liu
Donney Rose
Justus Harris
Rulan Tangen
Omar Offendum
Tanya Nuchols

Tanya Nuchols
8/27/2018 at 6:00 PM

Rex

Rex
8/28/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Rex
The US Women's Air Force Band

The US Women's Air Force Band
8/29/2018 at 6:00 PM

Wordsmith

Wordsmith
8/30/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Wordsmith
Light Beams

Light Beams
8/31/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Light Beams
GALA Presents: Paso Nuevo Youth Performance Group—<em>A Butterfly’s Eyes</em>

GALA Presents: Paso Nuevo Youth Performance Group—A Butterfly’s Eyes
9/1/2018 at 10:00 AM

Featured Artist(s)
Paso Nuevo Performance Group
Synetic Theater: Sleepy Hollow

Synetic Theater: Sleepy Hollow
9/2/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Synetic Theater
In The Works: Signature’s New Musicals

In The Works: Signature’s New Musicals
9/3/2018 at 10:00 AM

Featured Artist(s)
Signature Theatre
Marcelo Rojas

Marcelo Rojas
9/4/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Marcelo Rojas
Parintins Festival: From the Amazon to D.C.

Parintins Festival: From the Amazon to D.C.
9/5/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Parintins Folk Festival
Manacapuru Festival: From the Amazon to D.C.

Manacapuru Festival: From the Amazon to D.C.
9/6/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Parintins Folk Festival
SerendibDance

SerendibDance
9/7/2018 at 6:00 PM

Sound Health - Music and the Mind

Sound Health - Music and the Mind
9/8/2018 at 6:00 PM

Mohamed Abozekry

Mohamed Abozekry
9/9/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Mohamed Abozekry
Marian Mclaughlin

Marian Mclaughlin
9/10/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Marian McLaughlin
La Patronal

La Patronal
9/11/2018 at 6:00 PM

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La Patronal
Inner Mongolia Performing Arts Troupe

Inner Mongolia Performing Arts Troupe
9/12/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Inner Mongolia Performing Arts Troupe
Louder Than a Whisper by Griot Girl Ensemble

Louder Than a Whisper by Griot Girl Ensemble
9/13/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>Rooted </em>by Christopher Law

Rooted by Christopher Law
9/14/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>WET: A DACAmented Journey</em>

WET: A DACAmented Journey
9/15/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Alex Alpharaoh
Youssra El Hawary

Youssra El Hawary
9/16/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Youssra Hawary's
Dina Elwedidi

Dina Elwedidi
9/17/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Dina Elwedidi
Josanne Francis

Josanne Francis
9/18/2018 at 6:00 PM

Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Zainab Johnson

Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Zainab Johnson
9/19/2018 at 6:00 PM

Los TexManiacs

Los TexManiacs
9/20/2018 at 6:00 PM

Matthew From Amsterdam

Matthew From Amsterdam
9/21/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Matthew from Amsterdam
Swamp Romp

Swamp Romp
9/22/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Swamp Romp
Target Family Night: "Callaloo: <em>The Trickster and the Magic Quilt</em>"

Target Family Night: "Callaloo: The Trickster and the Magic Quilt"
9/23/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Callaloo
Hometown Sounds: Time is Fire

Hometown Sounds: Time is Fire
9/24/2018 at 6:00 PM

Heart to Heart Orchestra

Heart to Heart Orchestra
9/25/2018 at 6:00 PM

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Heart to Heart Orchestra
Coreyah

Coreyah
9/26/2018 at 6:00 PM

The Young Australian Broadway Chorus

The Young Australian Broadway Chorus
9/27/2018 at 6:00 PM

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The Young Australian Broadway Chorus
Kalanidhi Dance

Kalanidhi Dance
9/28/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Kalanidhi Dance Company
Kalanidhi Dance

Kalanidhi Dance
9/29/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Kalanidhi Dance Company
Karolina Syrovatkova

Karolina Syrovatkova
9/30/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Karolina Syrovatkova

More performances to be announced soon.

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