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

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.

An Evening with Marian McLaughlin

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

Live from the Lawn: Front Country

Strathmore
Wed. Jul 10
Front Country writes modern bluegrass and folk that is simultaneously intricate, intense and infectious.

Youssou NDOUR

Strathmore
Wed. May 29
Youssou NDOUR, Senegalese Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and activist, makes his eagerly anticipated Strathmore debut.

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.

Carlos Henriquez Nonet

Sixth & I
Sat. Jun 1
Carlos Henriquez takes the Sixth & I stage with his ace nonet. With a style combining currents of ’60s-era hard bop, Afro-Cuban salsa, classical music, and more,

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.

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.

DuPont Brass

THEARC
Fri. May 31
DuPont Brass is a unique, soulful, brass ensemble hailing from the D.C. Metropolitan Area.

39th Annual Washington Folk Festival

Glen Echo Park
Jun. 1 – 2
Music of all kinds, participatory dancing, a fine crafts market, and storytelling.

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.

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

Duruflé’s Requiem & MacMillan’s Cantos Sagrados

National Presbyterian Church
Sun. Jun 9

Off the Top!

AMP by Strathmore
Sat. Jun 8

DuPont Brass

THEARC
Fri. May 31

DC Casineros

Dance Place
Thu. Jun 27

Global Sounds on the Hill: Marja Mortensson

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Jun 14

Boardwalk Brothers

Arts Barn
Jun. 28 – 30

Sheryl Crow

Wolf Trap
Thu. Jul 18

The Stage Free: Composer Awards Performance

Dupont Underground
Fri. May 24

Lionel Richie - All The Hits

Wolf Trap
Mon. Jul 15
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