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 15, 29, and August 26 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 5, 19, and September 16 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 8, 22, and September 2 at 11 a.m.
- The Johnny Artis Band
The Johnny Artis Band is well known in the Mid-Atlantic region for their fun loving brand of R&B and Rock & Roll. They have been entertaining audiences with their current lineup for years, showing the professionalism and expertise that only comes from the experience of working together to provide the best entertainment possible. Johnny brings everything together with his engaging stage presence, establishing a comfortable rapport with any audience, and keeping them entertained without exception. July 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, and 22 at 9 p.m.
- The Lovejoy Group
The Lovejoy Group is a versatile ensemble serving up energetic jazz, funky blues and smooth Latin rhythms. The Lovejoy Group has won a number of awards including, most recently, the 2006 Jazz Wammie Award. September 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23 at 9 p.m.
- Pirate Jack
Audiences set sail with a true son of the sea, stories for children, mastery of traditional instruments. August 12, September 9, and 25 at 11 a.m.
- Rootstone Jug Band
Rootstone is a group of versatile young musicians who conjure the ancient strains of American music with a fearless old school sensibility. This is not Roots Music with a modern twist, or a dash of punk added; it's a full tilt primitive revival that conjures the sounds of Memphis' great jug bands and songsters, Mississippi's Blues and Fiddle masters, and the Blues greats and superb string bands of the Carolina Piedmont. August 18, 19, 25, 26, September 1, and 3 at 9 p.m.
- United States Air Force Band – Max Impact
Commissioned in 2005, the band's seven members perform exciting original
music, rock, country, patriotic favorites as well as classic and current
pop hits. In addition to entertaining military and civilian audiences in
the United States, Max Impact has thrilled troops with their hard-rocking
energy and amazing musical versatility at forward deployed locations
including Iraq and Afghanistan.
July 28, 29, August 4, 5, 11, and 12 at 9 p.m.