Summer Concert Series


 

Watch Summer Concert Series

 

  • Applause Unlimited 

Applause Unlimited presents “Aesop’s Fables,” amusing and instructive stories brought to life by solo puppeteer/storyteller Christopher Hudert. “The Ant and the Grasshopper,” “The Country Mouse and the City Mouse,” and “The Tortoise and the Hare” – their moral lessons as relevant today as when they were written – are each highlighted by a different style of puppetry. July 14, 28, and August 25 at 11 a.m.

  • Blue Sky Puppet Theater 

Blue Sky Puppet Theater presents an updated, modern version of the classic children's story where the pigs play with remote control cars and rock & roll guitars and the wolf is a vegetarian! Three (Not So) Little Pigs, offering a lesson in sibling rivalry that ends in peace, harmony, and cooperation. August 4, 18, and September 1 at 11 a.m.

  • Bob Brown Puppets

Bob Brown Puppets presents Pandemonium, interactive tales featuring performing pandas, a Chinese dragon, acrobats, jugglers, and a Chinese puzzle box. These puppets have been featured at the White House, Wolf Trap Park, the National Theater, and on Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. July 7, 21, and September 1 at 11 a.m.

  • Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra 

Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra is a 12-piece explosion of righteousness that blends New Orleans party music, Soul in the style of Ray Charles and Al Green, a good helping of jam-bandy Roots Rock and a righteous splash of good, upbeat Gospel without the religious overtones. July 27, 28, August 3, 4, 10, and 11 at 9 p.m.

  • C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band 

Nominated for a 2011 Grammy, his musical style ranges from the traditional Zydeco of his father, Clifton Chenier, right on up to modern funk, with healthy doses of blues, R&B, swamp pop and even country. C.J.'s total mastery of the accordion combined with his rich, satisfying voice are the driving forces behind this power-house zydeco band. His new C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band CD entitled, "Can't Sit Down," was released in September. September 7, 8, 1, 15, 21, and 22 at 9 p.m.

  • Eme & Heteru

Eme & Heteru is a whirlwind of musical and cultural diversity based in DC. This 10- piece band sets itself apart with world music and continues to break the image barrier with mass appeal that cuts cleanly and crisply through the genre clutter.  July 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, and 21 at 9 p.m.

  • Pirate Jack

Audiences set sail with a true son of the sea, stories for children, mastery of traditional instruments. August 11, September 8, and 22 at 11 a.m.

  • The United States Air Force Concert Band w/ Singing Sergeants

Remaining true to the Air Force's pioneering spirit, the Concert Band has established an international reputation as a champion of new works for band, with dozens of world premieres to its credit. For this performance, Concert Band is accompanied by the Singing Sergeants, the official chorus of the United States Air Force, is one of the world's most versatile and traveled choral organizations. It is also one of a select few singing groups internationally recognized for its commitment to excellence in vocal performance. August 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, and September 1 at 9 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 


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