The Steel Wheels return to BlackRock after a sold-out performance in 2014. The dynamic four-piece string band has captured audiences across the country with their heady brew of original soulful mountain music and their deep commitment to roots and community. Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, the band marries old-time musical traditions with […]

Rusted Root, best known for their Top 40 hit single “Send Me on my Way,” has brought their unique fusion of roots music and world rock to stages around the world for more than two decades. In this time the group has honed the perfect combination of musical intuition, freedom and virtuosity, which has allowed […]

Break out your party dresses – Fancy Nancy is back after two sold-out shows in 2014! This December celebrate the holiday season with Fancy Nancy in this hour-long musical based on the popular children’s book. In this piece Fancy Nancy learns despite all the presents, decorations, parties, and other fancy holiday things, family and especially […]

Break out your party dresses – Fancy Nancy is back after two sold-out shows in 2014! This December celebrate the holiday season with Fancy Nancy in this hour-long musical based on the popular children’s book. In this piece Fancy Nancy learns despite all the presents, decorations, parties, and other fancy holiday things, family and especially […]

World-renowned Grammy-winning superstars, The Klezmatics have revitalized klezmer for the new century. Steeped in Eastern European Jewish tradition and spirituality, their sound is inspired by Arab, African, Latin and Balkan rhythms, and their music addresses contemporary themes such as human rights and anti-fundamentalism. In the course of over twenty years they have released nine albums […]

This Holiday season, treat your family to an evening of classic holiday tunes performed by award-winning Bluegrass singer Claire Lynch and her white-hot band featuring soulful, young gun Bryan McDowell (fiddle-mandolin), twenty-something virtuoso Jarrod Walker (mandolin-guitar) and A-Lister Mark Schatz (bass-banjo). You’ll see an Appalachian dance around a Christmas tree, feel the joy of the Menorah lights, and […]

Howard University’s premier vocal ensemble Afro Blue will bring their “vocal big band” stylings to BlackRock in a special holiday concert jam-packed with unique arrangements of traditional holiday songs. Afro Blue has previously performed their holiday show live on NPR and at the White House. Performing music similar to the styles of Lambert, Hendricks and […]

Those who have followed Ruthie Foster’s eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk, and gospel. Ruthie’s astonishing voice has taken her on an amazing ride. She came from humble church choir beginnings in rural Texas, followed by a tour of duty with […]

PLEASE NOTE: Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Octet concert will not be held on the originally scheduled date, January 22. The performance has been rescheduled for Friday, February 19 at 8:00 pm Ticketholders: Your tickets are valid for the new date. Accommodations may be made for those ticket holders who are unable to attend the rescheduled concert. If you have […]

Cherish the Ladies returns to BlackRock following two sell-out performances in the 2014-15 Season, celebrate St. Patrick’s day early with this world-renowned Celtic music powerhouse. With their unique spectacular blend of virtuosi instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, and stunning step dancing, this powerhouse group combines all the facets of Irish traditional culture and puts […]