Free Events: Music

If you're a music lover on a budget, you've come to the right place! Below you can find free music events including concerts, chamber music, hip-hop, jazz and many other live music events.

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Performances

LACE, Elisa Monte Dance, DJ Twelve45

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Apr 21

Seoul to Soul

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Apr 21

The United States Army Band Pershing's Own Chamber Players

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Apr 22

Digital 21 Live

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Tue. Apr 23

Jeremy Dutcher

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Apr 24

Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Apr 25

Duo Sonidos Fourth Friday Sound Sketch

National Gallery of Art
Fri. Apr 26

Carousel Day 2019

Glen Echo Park
Sat. Apr 27

FMMC: Greenspring Concert Series

Greenspring Retirement Community
Sat. Apr 27

Franz Liszt’s Sardanapalo

Library of Congress
Sat. Apr 27

National Philharmonic Singers Present Spring Concert

Christ Episcopal Church
Sat. Apr 27

Shaw Pong Liu

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Apr 27

Concert: The Brandee Younger Trio

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Apr 28

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Apr 28

U.S. Army Blues

The Kennedy Center
Mon. Apr 29

Mahidol University School of Music

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Apr 30

NSO Prelude

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. May 1

FMMC: Strathmore Concert Series

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. May 2

Atlas Presents Silent Film: Sounds of Silence

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Fri. May 3

Chiara Izzi & Kevin Hays

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. May 3

LA TI DO: Where Spoken Word and Musical Theatre Collide

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. May 4

May Revels at National Cathedral Flower Mart

Washington National Cathedral
Sat. May 4

Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Vogt Trio

Library of Congress
Sat. May 4

DC Concert Orchestra - Postcards

Church of the Epiphany
Sun. May 5

FMMC: Riderwood Concert Series

Riderwood Village Chapel
Sun. May 5

May Revels at BlackRock Center for the Arts

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sun. May 5

Vinicio Capposela

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. May 5

Capitol Cantata Series

St. Peters Catholic Church
Mon. May 6

The U.S. Navy Band Cruisers

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. May 6

Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. May 7

Downtown Cantata Series

Church of the Epiphany
Tue. May 7

Danish Clarinet Trio

National Gallery of Art
Wed. May 8

Džambo Aguševi Orchestra

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. May 8

Shenson Chamber Music Concert: Amaranth Quartet

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. May 8

Lee Narae: A cursed woman, Ong-nyeo

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. May 10

FMMC Chorale

Lutheran Church of the Reformation
May. 9 & 11

Alphabet Rockers

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. May 11

Paolo Angeli

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. May 12

The Canales Project: A Mother’s Day Celebration

National Gallery of Art
Sun. May 12

Vladivojna La Chia & 4Trio

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. May 13

All Souls Church Unitarian Choir

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. May 14

FMMC: Dumbarton House Series

Dumbarton House
Tue. May 14

Isabel Pfefferkorn and Hanna Bachmann

National Gallery of Art
Wed. May 15

The Bamms

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. May 15

Joe Barbieri

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. May 16

Gaithersburg Chorus

Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church
Fri. May 17

Georgian Culture Center’s Pesvebi Ensemble

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. May 17

Jazz in the Garden: Rob Curto

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. May 17

Polaris Piano Trio

Potter Violins
Fri. May 17

Target Family Night: Sticks+Bars

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. May 18

Miss Tess & The Talkbacks

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. May 19

Yumi Kurosawa, koto

National Gallery of Art
Sun. May 19

D.C. Boys Choir

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. May 20

Columbia Heights Educational Campus (CHEC)

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. May 21

Gaithersburg Chorus

Rosborough Cultural Arts and Wellness Center
Tue. May 21

Maritime Voices at Friendship Heights

Friendship Heights Village Center
Wed. May 22

School Without Walls

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. May 22

Wilson Senior High School

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. May 23

Jazz in the Garden: Futurist

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. May 24

Unleash Your Superpowers! An International PeerPositivePOWER Presentation

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. May 25

National Memorial Day Choral Festival

The Kennedy Center
Sun. May 26

Rhythm Project All-Stars

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. May 29

NSO Youth Fellows

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Apr. 23 – May. 30

Take a Break Concert Series - Origem

Lake Anne Plaza
Thu. May 30

Jazz in the Garden: Billy Price

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. May 31

Whitman 200: Poetry Films

Rhizome
Fri. May 31

FMMC: Avanti Orchestra

Cultural Arts Center at Montgomery College
Sat. Jun 1

NSO Prelude

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Jun 1

Open Rehearsal: New York Opera Society

National Gallery of Art
Sat. Jun 1

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Library of Congress
Sat. Jun 1

Apollo Orchestra with Elizabeth Bishop and Barry Banks

Church of the Little Flower
Sun. Jun 2

Hellwana

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Jun 2

New York Opera Society

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Jun 2

U.S. Army Band Mozart in Boots

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Jun 3

Target Family Night: The Capitol Symphonic Youth Orchestras (TCSYO)

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Jun 4

A Drag Salute to Divas and Devos

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Jun 5

DC JazzFest: Stefon Harris & Blackout

Residence of the Denmark Ambassador
Thu. Jun 6

Jazz in the Garden: Shannon Gunn

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Jun 7

DC JazzFest: Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Jun. 6 – 8

DC JazzFest: Nanny Assis

Mr. Henry's
Sat. Jun 8

Chamber Music Concert

Saint Mark's Episcopal Church
Sun. Jun 9

DC JazzFest: DC Jazz Jam

The Brixton
Sun. Jun 9

DC JazzFest: Kelly Green Trio

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Jun 9

Krakauer-Tagg Duo

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Jun 9

The Wildmans

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Jun 9

DC JazzFest: Amy K. Bormet

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Jun 10

DC JazzFest: Jordon Dixon

University of the District of Columbia
Mon. Jun 10

DC JazzFest: Future Band

Ivy City Smokehouse
Tue. Jun 11

DC JazzFest: Trent Cokley: Heal Our Hearts

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Jun 11

FMMC: Dumbarton House

Dumbarton House
Tue. Jun 11

DC JazzFest: The Noa Fort Quartet

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Jun 12

DC JazzFest: Dante Pope After Five Experience

Franklin Park at Greenbelt Station
Thu. Jun 13

DC JazzFest: The Barry Gurley Trio

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Jun 13

DC JazzFest: Kevin Cordt Quartet

Mr. Henry's
Fri. Jun 14

DC JazzFest: The King and Mic featuring Micah Smith

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. Jun 14

Jazz in the Garden: Adwela & the Uprising

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Jun 14

Raul Midón at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Fri. Jun 14

DC JazzFest: Alison Crockett

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Jun 15

DC JazzFest: Allyn Johnson & Sonic Sanctuary

Transit Pier at The Wharf
Sat. Jun 15

DC JazzFest: Coniece Washington Trio

The Phillips Collection
Sat. Jun 15

DC JazzFest: Jose Montaño Trio

Transit Pier at The Wharf
Sat. Jun 15

DC JazzFest: Joshua Redman Quartet

District Pier
Sat. Jun 15

DC JazzFest: Michael Franks

District Pier
Sat. Jun 15

DC JazzFest: String Queens

Transit Pier at The Wharf
Sat. Jun 15

DC JazzFest: Yannick Rieu

District Pier
Sat. Jun 15

Justin Jones at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Jun 15

The 11th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival

Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza
Sat. Jun 15

DC JazzFest: Cinema Italia

Transit Pier at The Wharf
Sun. Jun 16

DC JazzFest: El Violin Latino

Pearl Street Warehouse
Sun. Jun 16

DC JazzFest: Evan Harris

The Wharf
Sun. Jun 16

DC JazzFest: Joey Alexander

The Wharf
Sun. Jun 16

DC JazzFest: Nommo

Market Stage
Sun. Jun 16

DC JazzFest: Oleg Butman and Natalia Smirnova

Pearl Street Warehouse
Sun. Jun 16

DC JazzFest: Olli Soikkeli Trio

Transit Pier at The Wharf
Sun. Jun 16

DC JazzFest: The Cornerstore

District Pier
Sun. Jun 16

DC JazzFest: The Eric Byrd Trio and the Jazz Ambassadors

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Jun 16

DC JazzFest: Witness Matlou Trio

Pearl Street Warehouse
Sun. Jun 16

Inscape Chamber Orchestra

National Gallery of Art
Sun. Jun 16

The U.S. Navy Band Commodores

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Jun 17

Yogev Shetrit

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Jun 18

AIR Workshop: Secrets for Success with Trey Sorrells

The Mansion at Strathmore
Wed. Jun 19

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Jun 19

UNHCR, World Refugee Day

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Thu. Jun 20

Full Power Blues Band at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Fri. Jun 21

Jazz in the Garden: Black Masala

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Jun 21

La Marvela: Pura Verbena

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Fri. Jun 21

Air Force Strings

National Gallery of Art
Sat. Jun 22

BlaqueStone

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Jun 22

Sin Miedo at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Jun 22

Sneaks

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Jun 23

Los Cenzontles

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Jun 24

The Eurasia Festival

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Jun 25

Astrid Kuljanic: Croatian Farewells

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Jun 26

Jazz in the Garden: Hendrik Meurkens Quartet

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Jun 28

Signature Theatre Cabaret at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Jun 29

Jazz in the Garden: The JoGo Project

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Jul 5

U.S. Army Blues at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Fri. Jul 5

The Fuss at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Jul 6

Front Country

Strathmore
Wed. Jul 10

Jazz in the Garden: Eleke

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Jul 12

Vox Pop at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Fri. Jul 12

King Soul at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Jul 13

Band of Us

Strathmore
Wed. Jul 17

Dogo at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Fri. Jul 19

Jazz in the Garden: Miles Stiebel

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Jul 19

Hot Lanes at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Jul 20

Joe Falero Band

Strathmore
Wed. Jul 24

Jazz in the Garden: Incendio

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Jul 26

Mariachi Los Amigos at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Fri. Jul 26

Shamans of Sound at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Jul 27

Miss Tess & The Talkbacks

Strathmore
Wed. Jul 31

Jazz in the Garden: Son del Caribe

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Aug 2

Irene Jalenti at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Aug 3

Mr Gabe and the Circle Time All Stars

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Aug 4

The Josanne Francis Septet

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 7

Carly Harvey at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Fri. Aug 9

Jazz in the Garden: The Bailsmen

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Aug 9

Veronneau at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Aug 10

Rare Essence

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 14

Jazz in the Garden: Dixie Power Trio

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Mon. Aug 19

UkeFest Finale

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 21

Jazz in the Garden: Funky Dawgz Brass Band

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Aug 23

Aaron Abernathy

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 28
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