Performances

Audience favorites. Music from around the world. Performances perfect for the little ones…and much, much more all on stage at BlackRock starting this fall. NEW THIS YEAR: NO ADDITIONAL TICKET FEES! Prices are all-inclusive for the 2016-2017 Season.

So Much to See, So Much to Do, So Close to Home

    Water On Mars

    Contemporary Circus, Juggling | Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 3:00 PM | $18-24

    Juggling at its purest, with a breakdancing, pop-art twist: throwing rings, landing backflips, twisting feet, water flying, 21 balls juggled as 15 clubs spin around the three jugglers’ bodies to the tune of an electronic beat. Read more…
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    Beginners Juggling Workshop w/ Water On Mars

    Juggling, Workshop | Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 4:30 PM | $5

    For ages 9+ and all skill levels are welcome! Don’t miss this exciting and rare opportunity to train with a dance group recognized around the world for their style. Read more…
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    Catch Me: A Magical Duel

    Magic | Saturday, Apr 1, 2017 | 8:00 PM | $17-25

    DC isn’t big enough for magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips. In this interactive show, the audience will select various styles of magic the two must perform and, in the end, the audience will cast votes for their favorite magician and award the coveted Golden Wand. Read more…
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    Water On Mars

    Contemporary Circus, Juggling | Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 | 3:00 PM | $18-24

    Juggling at its purest, with a breakdancing, pop-art twist: throwing rings, landing backflips, twisting feet, water flying, 21 balls juggled as 15 clubs spin around the three jugglers’ bodies to the tune of an electronic beat. Read more…
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    Advanced Juggling Workshop w/ Water on Mars

    Circus, Juggling, Workshop | Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 | 5:00 PM | $5

    For ages 11+ and some experience needed. Don’t miss this exciting and rare opportunity to train with a dance group recognized around the world for their style. Read more…
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    States of Grace

    Film | Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 | 4:00 PM | $6

    States of Grace intimately captures the transformation of a revered physician, pioneering AIDS specialist Dr. Grace Dammann, and her family in the wake of a life-changing accident. Read more…
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    Raghu Dixit

    World Music | Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 | 8:00 PM | $27-35

    Strongly rooted in Indian traditions and culture, Raghu Dixit’s unique blend of infectious, happy music transcends age, genre, and even language. He is the unquestionable number one live indie act in India. Read more…
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    Hometown Habitat, Stories of Bringing Nature Home

    | Sunday, Apr 9, 2017 | 4:00 PM | $FREE

    Catherine Zimmerman’s goal: to build a new army of habitat heroes and make natural landscaping the new landscaping norm. Read more…
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    The Seldom Scene

    Bluegrass/Country | Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 | 8:00 PM | $32-46

    Over 40 years since they played together at jam sessions in a Bethesda basement, The Seldom Scene have become one of the greatest contributors to the progression of bluegrass. Their performances include bluegrass versions of country music, rock, and even classical pop. Read more…
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    TreeHouse Shakers: Hatched

    Family, Puppetry, Theater | Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 | 2:00 PM | $18

    An engaging production for very young children. Audience members learn interactively what it’s like on the family farm through movement, music, handcrafted puppets, and little dialogue. A beautiful introduction to theater, Hatched will charm and engage babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Read more…
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    TreeHouse Shakers: Hatched

    Family, Puppetry, Theater | Sunday, Apr 23, 2017 | 4:00 PM | $18

    An engaging production for very young children. Audience members learn interactively what it’s like on the family farm through movement, music, handcrafted puppets, and little dialogue. A beautiful introduction to theater, Hatched will charm and engage babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Read more…
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    Thomas Pandolfi

    Chamber, Classical | Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 | 4:00 PM | $15-26

    With each passing season, the utterly engaging young American pianist Thomas Pandolfi becomes more and more sought after by audiences worldwide for his passionate artistry and amazing technique. Read more…
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    Le Vent du Nord

    Québecois, World Music | Friday, May 12, 2017 | 8:00 PM | $27-35

    Considered a leading force in Québec’s progressive folk movement, Le Vent du Nord captures the energy and mirth of a Saturday night kitchen party—infusing old Québecqois with a breath of fresh, cosmopolitan air. Read more…
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    National String Symphonia: Three Suites

    Chamber, Classical | Saturday, May 13, 2017 | 7:00 PM | $25-33

    Now in its fourth season, the NSS is a fully professional symphonic string orchestra. This ensemble strives to increase accessibility to – and the relevance of – art music, while ensuring high caliber performances. The NSS seeks to create innovative concert experiences, and it continually explores new and creative ways of presenting music to audiences of all ages and stages. Read more…
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    Joan Osborne

    Pop/Rock | Saturday, May 20, 2017 | 8:00 PM | $38-50

    Widely known for her beloved hit song “(What If God Was)One of Us,” Joan Osborne has rightfully earned a reputation as one of the great voices of her generation. A multi-platinum selling recording artist and seven-time Grammy Award nominee, the soulful vocalist and noted song interpreter is a highly sought-after collaborator and performer who has performed alongside many notable artists including Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Luciano Pavarotti, Emmylou Harris, Taj Mahal, Patti Smith, and more. Read more…
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