Free Events: DC Metro

There’s no shortage of Free Events in the DC Metro area. Browse and choose from 500+ Free Events including free concert and performances to free films, lectures and talks to free museum exhibitions. There’s even a section for free festivals and free family events.


Hot Hits

Online Live from the Living Room: Chris Urquiaga

Strathmore
Wed. Jun 10
A multi-faceted singer-songwriter with a smooth voice, Chris Urquiaga’s music combines Latin rhythms, pop, R&B, and more.

Online Live from the Living Room: Frédéric Yonnet

Strathmore
Wed. May 27
2006 AIR Alum and urban jazz harmonicist Frédéric Yonnet joins us for a special evening that you won’t want to miss!

Online Live from the Living Room: Patrick McAvinue

Strathmore
Wed. Jun 3
Patrick McAvinue uses traditional bluegrass to create his own unique performances that embody musicality, energy, and creativity.

Online Family Jam Sessions: Discover Cello with Wytold

Strathmore
Sat. Jun 6
Join six-string electric cellist and composer Wytold as he explores his inspirations from strings, math, and science classes.

Online Family Jam Sessions: Discover Bucket Drumming with Dante’ Pope

Strathmore
Sat. May 30
Percussionist Dante' Pope leads a rhythmic jam session featuring percussive sounds from all over the world.

Online Live from the Living Room: Chelsey Green

Strathmore
Wed. Jun 24
Described as "passionate, electrifying, and innovative," international recording artist Chelsey Green breaks down stereotypes of traditional string playing.

Online Live from the Living Room: Be Steadwell

Strathmore
Wed. Jun 17
DC singer-songwriter Be Steadwell redefines the love song in a modern context with jazz, a cappella, and folk roots.

Digital Stage

The Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 1
Watch extraordinary performances from the Kennedy Center's stages and beyond, with new releases daily, special series and original stories.

Online Family Jam Sessions: Discover the Instruments of West Africa with Amadou Kouyate

Strathmore
Sat. Jun 20
Join Amadou Kouyate as he performs a musical montage on the 21-string Kora, rhythmic presentations on Djembe and Koutiro drums, and more!

Online Family Jam Sessions: Discover the Hammered Dulcimer with Chao Tian

Strathmore
Sat. Jun 13
Follow Chao Tian on an exploratory journey of the Hammered Dulcimer.

Virtual Masterclass: Putting It Together - Directing a Musical

Signature Theatre
Thu. Jun 4
Eric Schaeffer and Matthew Gardiner walk class participants through the process of directing a musical.

Online Family Jam Sessions: Discover the Accordion with Simone Baron

Strathmore
Sat. Jun 27
Stamp your passport and buckle up your family for a border-hopping trip with the accordion across far-flung musical vistas!

Spotlights

Online: #TakeTimeThursdays: Healthy Eats with Amanda Stephenson

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thu. May 28

New York Ave Sculpture Project

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Sep. 20

Online Interviews: Music by Women on a Mission

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Thru Jul. 31

Online: Raw Hope of Humanity Rising

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Jun. 17 – Sep. 2

Young Actors Ensemble - Summer Session 2 (Teens, 3 weeks)

Studio Acting Conservatory
Mon. Jul 13

Young Actors Ensemble - Summer Session 1 (Teens, 3 weeks)

Studio Acting Conservatory
Mon. Jun 22

Online: Raw Hope of Humanity Rising

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Jun. 17 – Sep. 2

Online Concerts

American Pops Orchestra
Thru Jul. 31
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