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Free Performances Every Day, No Tickets Required*

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Next Performance
NST & The Soul Sauce 

11/20/2019 at 6:00 PM

NST & The Soul Sauce, an eight-piece roots reggae band, joins forces with a multi-award winning Korean Pansori vocal Kim Yulhee to create one of the most unique cross-genre mashup tunes that has never been heard before.

Upcoming Performances

Vivianna Giannaki and Mariano Gil

Vivianna Giannaki and Mariano Gil
11/21/2019 at 6:00 PM

Lady Alma

Lady Alma
11/22/2019 at 6:00 PM

Priyanka Shetty: The Elephant in the Room

Priyanka Shetty: The Elephant in the Room
11/23/2019 at 6:00 PM

The U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet

The U.S. Army Band Woodwind Quintet
11/24/2019 at 6:00 PM

Joseph Henson Jazz Quintet

Joseph Henson Jazz Quintet
11/25/2019 at 6:00 PM

District of Raga: Jake Charkey

District of Raga: Jake Charkey
11/26/2019 at 6:00 PM

Immanuel Wilkins Quartet

Immanuel Wilkins Quartet
11/27/2019 at 6:00 PM

Thanksgiving Day Swing (5:30pm–8:00pm)

Thanksgiving Day Swing (5:30pm–8:00pm)
11/28/2019 at 5:30 PM

IN THE SKYLIGHT PAVILION. This performance will begin at 5:30pm and end at 8:00pm.

Cary Morin

Cary Morin
11/29/2019 at 6:00 PM

CAAPA: Tribute to Shirley Chisholm 

CAAPA: Tribute to Shirley Chisholm 
11/30/2019 at 6:00 PM

The Jazz Academy of Music

The Jazz Academy of Music
12/1/2019 at 6:00 PM

The Peace Ringers and Carol Ringers

The Peace Ringers and Carol Ringers
12/2/2019 at 6:00 PM

Honors Week Tribute—Sally Field

Honors Week Tribute—Sally Field
12/3/2019 at 6:00 PM

Honors Week Tribute—A Michael Tilson Thomas Journey

Honors Week Tribute—A Michael Tilson Thomas Journey
12/4/2019 at 8:00 PM

Honors Week Tribute—Linda Ronstadt

Honors Week Tribute—Linda Ronstadt
12/5/2019 at 6:00 PM

Honors Week Tribute—Earth, Wind & Fire

Honors Week Tribute—Earth, Wind & Fire
12/6/2019 at 6:00 PM

Honors Week Tribute—Sesame Street

Honors Week Tribute—Sesame Street
12/7/2019 at 6:00 PM

A NEWorks Production

A NEWorks Production
12/8/2019 at 6:00 PM

MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS!

MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS!
12/9/2019 at 6:00 PM

Strathmore Artist in Residence Calista Garcia

Strathmore Artist in Residence Calista Garcia
12/10/2019 at 6:00 PM

Lutoslawski Piano Duo

Lutoslawski Piano Duo
12/11/2019 at 6:00 PM

WNO—Holidays with the Young Artists

WNO—Holidays with the Young Artists
12/12/2019 at 6:00 PM

Handel, Hamilton, and Holiday Songs per CAAPA

Handel, Hamilton, and Holiday Songs per CAAPA
12/13/2019 at 6:00 PM

Sweet Heaven Kings

Sweet Heaven Kings
12/14/2019 at 6:00 PM

Levine First Music

Levine First Music
12/15/2019 at 6:00 PM

The Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra Chamber Program

The Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra Chamber Program
12/16/2019 at 6:00 PM

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School’s Shir Madness

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School’s Shir Madness
12/17/2019 at 6:00 PM

Shayna Blass

Shayna Blass
12/18/2019 at 6:00 PM

9 Songwriter Series led by Justin Trawick

9 Songwriter Series led by Justin Trawick
12/19/2019 at 6:00 PM

Nkula

Nkula
12/20/2019 at 6:00 PM

Holiday Go-Go

Holiday Go-Go
12/21/2019 at 6:00 PM

Angelica Garcia

Angelica Garcia
12/22/2019 at 6:00 PM

Messiah Sing-Along

Messiah Sing-Along
12/23/2019 at 6:00 PM

The Beltway Brass

The Beltway Brass
12/24/2019 at 6:00 PM

All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam

All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam
12/25/2019 at 6:00 PM

Encore Chorale

Encore Chorale
12/26/2019 at 6:00 PM

DC Symphony and the Motown Sound

DC Symphony and the Motown Sound
12/27/2019 at 6:00 PM

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington presents: Holiday Sing

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington presents: Holiday Sing
12/28/2019 at 6:00 PM

Joe Zimmerman

Joe Zimmerman
12/29/2019 at 6:00 PM

The Legendary Ingramettes

The Legendary Ingramettes
12/30/2019 at 6:00 PM

New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve Party
12/31/2019 at 6:00 PM

More performances to be announced soon.

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