Music in DC including Concerts, Opera, Orchestras, Festivals & 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 DC Metro's schedules with links to the presenters to purchase tickets.


Hot Hits

El Gran Festival Música Cubana

Strathmore
Sat. Jun 29
Strathmore welcomes former members of Buena Vista Social Club along with an all-star lineup of Cuba’s most celebrated artists.

The Wildmans

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Jun 9
The Wildmans features siblings Eli and Aila Wildman on mandolin, fiddle and vocals, joined by gifted banjoist Victor Furtado.

Raul Midón at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Fri. Jun 14
RAUL MIDÓN opens the 50th Anniversary Lubber Run Summer Concert Season.

Cissa Paz with JP Silva

Franklin Square
Thu. Jun 6
An eclectic performer influenced by the local jazz sounds and her Brazilian, African, and Indigenous background.

Buddy Guy with Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and Samantha Fish

Wolf Trap
Sun. Jun 23
Still creating new music and performing at age 82, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Buddy Guy.

An Evening with Marian McLaughlin

Dupont Underground
Thu. Jun 6
Marian Mclaughlin blends stream-of-consciousness songwriting with intricate instrumentation.

Politics & Art: District Vox

John Wilson Building
Thu. Jun 13
A celebration of D.C.’s vibrant arts community with performances by singers, bands, and spoken word artists.

WNO: Tosca

The Kennedy Center
Sat. May 25
Love gets political in Puccini’s striking drama set against 19th-century Rome. Passionate singer Tosca takes matters into her own hands when dreaded chief of police Scarpia hunts for her lover.

Davina & The Vagabonds

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Jun 7
Davina Sowers delivers charming, sultry jazz numbers with a modern twist.

NSO Pops: 50 Years Over the Rainbow

The Kennedy Center
Jun. 28 – 29
Marking half a century to the week since the entertainment world lost one of its greatest treasures, the NSO and a trio of exceptional singers remember the immortal music and extraordinary cultural impact of Judy Garland.

El Gran Festival Música Cubana

Strathmore
Sat. Jun 29
Former members of Buena Vista Social Club along with an all-star lineup of Cuba’s most celebrated artists.

Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs

Strathmore
Fri. Jun 7
Washington Performing Arts’ two namesake choirs—the Men and Women of the Gospel and the Children of the Gospel—take the stage together in an evening of inspiration and jubilation.

Spotlights

Boardwalk Brothers

Arts Barn
Jun. 28 – 30

Off the Top!

AMP by Strathmore
Sat. Jun 8

Wytold / Christylez Bacon

Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Thu. Jun 20

Global Sounds on the Hill: Marja Mortensson

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Jun 14

The Stage Free: Composer Awards Performance

Dupont Underground
Fri. May 24

DuPont Brass

THEARC
Fri. May 31

Apollo Orchestra with Elizabeth Bishop and Barry Banks

Church of the Little Flower
Sun. Jun 2

Politics & Art: District Vox

John Wilson Building
Thu. Jun 13
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