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Next Performance
Chao Tian

11/19/2018 at 6:00 PM

From East to West, Chao Tian has broken through boundaries with her music. She will showcase the endless possibilities of creating music with the Chinese dulcimer through both improvisation and a dialogue with world percussionist Tom Teasley.

Presented in collaboration with the Strathmore Artist in Residence Program.


Upcoming Performances

Cody McSherry

Cody McSherry
11/20/2018 at 6:00 PM

Luna Honey

Luna Honey
11/21/2018 at 6:00 PM

Gottaswing

Gottaswing
11/22/2018 at 6:00 PM

This event takes place from 6-9 pm!

The Migrant Liberation Movement Suite

The Migrant Liberation Movement Suite
11/23/2018 at 6:00 PM

Elliott Murphy

Elliott Murphy
11/24/2018 at 6:00 PM

NEWORKS: <em>Philadelphia Community Mass</em>

NEWORKS: Philadelphia Community Mass
11/25/2018 at 6:00 PM

VeVe & tha Rebels

VeVe & tha Rebels
11/26/2018 at 6:00 PM

Frog Hammer

Frog Hammer
11/27/2018 at 6:00 PM

St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra

St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra
11/28/2018 at 6:00 PM

Sunny War

Sunny War
11/29/2018 at 6:00 PM

Target Family Night: Honors Week Tribute - <em>Hamilton Sing-Along</em>

Target Family Night: Honors Week Tribute - Hamilton Sing-Along
11/30/2018 at 6:00 PM

Honors Week Tribute: Cher and Reba McEntire

Honors Week Tribute: Cher and Reba McEntire
12/1/2018 at 6:00 PM

Honors Week Tribute: Philip Glass and Wayne Shorter

Honors Week Tribute: Philip Glass and Wayne Shorter
12/2/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Honors Week Tribute: Philip Glass and Wayne Shorter

Honors Week Tribute: Philip Glass and Wayne Shorter
12/2/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Eunbi Kim: <em>A House of Many Rooms Album Release</em>

Eunbi Kim: A House of Many Rooms Album Release
12/3/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

N'Kenge

N'Kenge
12/6/2018 at 6:00 PM

Betsayda Machado and Jorge Glem

Betsayda Machado and Jorge Glem
12/7/2018 at 6:00 PM

The Bil Afrah Project

The Bil Afrah Project
12/9/2018 at 6:00 PM

MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS!

MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS!
12/10/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL

BOAT BURNING presents: <em>"A maximum minimalist Christmas"</em><br />
 

BOAT BURNING presents: "A maximum minimalist Christmas"
 

12/11/2018 at 6:00 PM

You, Me, Them, Everybody presents: <em>Holiday-ish 5</em>

You, Me, Them, Everybody presents: Holiday-ish 5
12/12/2018 at 6:00 PM

Mariachi Los Amigos

Mariachi Los Amigos
12/13/2018 at 6:00 PM

Dayramir Gonzalez

Dayramir Gonzalez
12/14/2018 at 6:00 PM

Carolina Snowbelles

Carolina Snowbelles
12/15/2018 at 6:00 PM

Zemer Chai

Zemer Chai
12/16/2018 at 6:00 PM

Karel Ruzicka

Karel Ruzicka
12/17/2018 at 6:00 PM

Si-Yo Music Society

Si-Yo Music Society
12/18/2018 at 6:00 PM

The Lee Boys

The Lee Boys
12/19/2018 at 6:00 PM

Holiday 9

Holiday 9
12/20/2018 at 6:00 PM

Sweet Heaven Kings

Sweet Heaven Kings
12/21/2018 at 6:00 PM

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington presents: <em>Holiday Sing</em>

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington presents: Holiday Sing
12/22/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Messiah Sing-Along

Messiah Sing-Along
12/23/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL

Beltway Brass

Beltway Brass
12/24/2018 at 6:00 PM

All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam

All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam
12/25/2018 at 6:00 PM

Encore Chorale

Encore Chorale
12/26/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL

Reese Waters

Reese Waters
12/27/2018 at 6:00 PM

Lincoln Congregational Temple United Church of Christ Tribute

Lincoln Congregational Temple United Church of Christ Tribute
12/28/2018 at 6:00 PM

D.C. Legenday Musicians Band (DCLM)

D.C. Legenday Musicians Band (DCLM)
12/29/2018 at 6:00 PM

Celtic Christmas

Celtic Christmas
12/30/2018 at 6:00 PM

Wesley Bright & The Honeytones

Wesley Bright & The Honeytones
12/31/2018 at 6:00 PM

Elijah Jamal Balbed & JoGo and Wesley Bright & The Honeytones

Elijah Jamal Balbed & JoGo and Wesley Bright & The Honeytones
12/31/2018 at 10:00 PM

Let Freedom Ring! A Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

Let Freedom Ring! A Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.
1/21/2019 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s)
Audra McDonald
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Let Freedom Ring Choir

More performances to be announced soon.

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