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Music in Metro DC including Concerts, Opera, Symphony & More

Find DC music concerts, performances and recitals including classical, opera, pop, rock, country, recitals and more. CultureCapital gives you quick and easy access to Metro DC concert schedules with links to the presenters to purchase tickets.

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National Gallery of Art - Jazz in the Garden: Now thru Aug 29, 2014
The Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 14th season in May. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening from 5:00-8:30 pm in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden. Click here for full schedule.
Season Preview 2014-2015
DC theatre and performing arts presenters are announcing their 2014-2015 seasons. Check here for full information and subscription purchase options for DC presenters, including theatre, music and dance.
Free Summer Outdoor Concert: Chuck Brown All Star Band
Wed, July 30
The band of a legend. Come early for the Elijah Balbed Go Go Band from 6:30 - 7:10pm.
Uke and Guitar Summit 2014
Sat, August 9
This year’s Summit embraces the versatility of the amazing Ukulele along with the Hawaiian steel guitar and the tenor guitar. Hosted by Grammy-winners Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, the fun includes classes, jam sessions, concerts, music workshops and both hula and yoga classes.
Best of Strathmore Tribute Shows
Sat, August 16
This celebratory concert will feature the Music of Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, The Band, and many others, with performances by Julia Nixon, Jon Carroll, Patti Reese, Owen Danoff, Eric Scott, Mary Ann Redmond, and more!
Mount Vernon Nights: IONA (Celtic)
Workhouse Arts Center
Sat, August 16
IONA's trademark is a high-energy, pan-Celtic weave of the traditional music of Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Cornwall (England), Brittany (France), the Isle of Man and Galicia (Spain), featuring fiddle, vocals, flute, guitar and percussion.
Free Summer Outdoor Concert: DakhaBrakha
Wed, August 20
DakhaBrakha blends traditional Ukranian music with instrumentation from India, Arabia, Africa, Russia and Australia to create an amazing sound that crosses sonic boundaries.
Mount Vernon Nights: ''Singing Sergeants''
Workhouse Arts Center
Sat, August 23
The Singing Sergeants, the official chorus of the United States Air Force, is one of the world's most versatile and traveled choral organizations.
Music on the Mall
National Mall
Thru Tue, August 26
Music on the Mall features lunchtime performances by District of Columbia acoustic musicians and spoken word artists on the National Mall each Tuesday during the summer.
Mount Vernon Nights: Chaise Lounge Band (Jazz/Lounge/Swing)
Workhouse Arts Center
Sat, August 30
Chaise Lounge’s album The Early Years takes the listener to the Sands hotel in Las Vegas. The year could be 1958 or 2008, so timeless is their music.
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Sat, August 30
The iconic band that gave us hits like “Mr. Bojangles,” albums like Will the Circle Be Unbroken and decades of genre-defining music features Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, Bob Carpenter, John McEuen—ready to rock!
National Symphony Orchestra: Labor Day Capitol Concert 2014
West Lawn US Capital
Sun, August 31
The National Symphony Orchestra celebrates the beginning of its 2014-2015 season with its annual Labor Day Capitol Concert. Participating artists and program to be announced.
Yo-Yo Ma with the National Symphony Orchestra
Sat, August 2
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts - Filene Center
Gavin DeGraw and Matt Nathanson with Special Guest Andrew McMahon
Sun, August 10
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts - Filene Center
Smokey Robinson presents Human Nature: The Motown Show
Thu, August 14
Warner Theatre
Josh Groban with Wolf Trap Orchestra
Tue, August 19 thru Wed, August 20
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts - Filene Center
George Benson with Special Guest: Andreas Varady
Sun, August 31
Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts - Filene Center