The Blue Canyon Boys are equal parts purists and innovators when it comes to Bluegrass: they stay true to the form’s roots while constantly reimagining their relationship to tradition. The result is a toe-tapping mix of haunting standards, genre-bending arrangements, and catchy original numbers—all built on the bedrock of their collective bluegrass mastery.Find out more »
In a stirring program of quintessential American music, Inscape performs Appalachian Spring, one of the most beloved and picturesque works for chamber orchestra. The program takes a tour of alluring American works including Walter Piston’s boisterous Divertimento , Osvaldo Golijov’s racing Last Round for strings, and Caroline Shaw’s eclectic Entr'acte. Join us for one of the most beloved and picturesque works of American classical music.Find out more »
Rolling, traditional Irish jigs and ballads with an underlying funky energy that shows their roots as pioneers of the Celtic Rock genre in the 90s.Find out more »
Verdi's classic tale of seduction and sacrifice performed right here on BlackRock's stage. Performed in Italian with English supertitles. In costume, fully staged. Accompanied by BCO orchestra.Find out more »
This interactive show brings nationally renowned spoken word artists and poets to the stage as well as in the creative lab where personal stories are sprung with imagery and a truth magnified by the passion to be heard. Snap your fingers and be blown away by masters of the poetry slam, storytellers who push the envelope of love with hutzpah.Find out more »
Three hilarious comediennes bring their brilliant wit to BlackRock! Featuring Linda Belt, a regular performer at Vegas and Atlantic City casinos with appearances in the Detroit Comedy Festival and the Women in Comedy Festival, Adrienne Iapalucci, a Bronx bred comic who performs all over the Burroughs and has appeared as a semifinalist on "Last Comic Standing" and as a guest on the Late Show with David Letterman, and Ellen Karis, “The Greek Goddess of Comedy,” who has appeared as an actress in Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, NBC’s Blacklist, and in the Tina Fey/Amy Poehler film Sisters.Find out more »
Her mastery of the humble recorder has sent the Israeli-born, NYC-based innovator globetrotting, with collaborations with Grammy Award-winners and praise from former U.S. President Barack Obama.Find out more »
Performing vibrant versions Yiddish gems from wedding dance, folk, swing and tango styles, they re-invent tradition with both irreverence and respect.Find out more »
Featuring traditional Christmas classics with legendary country music tunes and some comical stage antics sprinkled in.Find out more »
Spreading the holiday craic with warm memories of Christmas in Ireland, featuring traditional holiday songs and Irish Christmas classics.Find out more »
‘Tis the season, but think Outside the Bachs with a family-friendly musical tour spanning the entire globe!
We’ll start out in Brazil with Heitor Villa-Lobos’s Bachianas Brasilerias, which combines Brazilian folk and pop music with that of Bach. Soprano Laura Choi Stuart then leads us to Germany with Bach’s joyous Cantata BWV 51. France is next with Bizet’s Jeux d’Enfants, a collection of whimsical songs inspired by children’s games. And our grand finale brings us Russia and one of the most beloved of holiday traditions, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite. You’ll be in the holiday spirit in no time!Find out more »
Sparkling famous songs and arias from popular opera and operetta. Join us for an evening toasting all that makes opera great!Find out more »
A funny and ultimately moving story about love, regrets, and second chances. Jamie is a young aspiring pianist working as a bartender. He is closing up for the night when an amiable older gentleman, who seems to know the place very well, enters and engages him in friendly conversation. Then Jamie’s girlfriend Abby comes in.
At that, the gentleman offers them a thousand dollars – each – to sit and just talk for one hour. They both could use the money and with some reluctance, agree. At that, they hear an incredible, unbelievable story…that they don’t believe. But it changes their lives. A surprising fable about what it means to really love someone.Find out more »
Rooted in tradition and fearlessly creative, this acclaimed group brings a bold, dynamic Bluegrass, with a high-energy show and impeccable musicianship.Find out more »
Traditional Scottish bagpiping for today with one of our region's premiere practitioners of the Highlands musical traditions!Find out more »
With electric jigs and reels that get audiences on their feet, and soaring vocals that will give you goosebumps, OCEAN Celtic Quartet will provide otherworldly Celtic beauty for a memorable Valentine's date night!Find out more »
The only live 3D show in the world! This world-champion juggler uses lights, music, special effects and his own incredible skill to put on a dazzling performance with thrills and outrageous laughs.Find out more »
Hard-driving Bluegrass with Old Time rhythms and foot stomping Irish melodies to spice things up, Baltimore-based acoustic roots quartet Charm City Junction creates a fresh soundscape that'll keep you on the edge of your seat wondering where they'll go next! Featuring fiddle, clawhammer banjo, button accordion and upright bass, this quartet isn’t afraid to take roots music to new places — but always with an eye on tradition.Find out more »
What's the best way to describe ETTA MAY? "Minnie Pearl with a migraine." To put it simply, she is the reigning Queen of Southern Sass.Find out more »
Kuchipudi Dance Academy: Holi Festival of Colors Presented by Kuchipudi Dance Academy A traditional Indian spring festival open to one and all! With a shopping mart, celebration concert, and the biggest outdoor paint fight in Montgomery County. Come dressed to play!Find out more »
Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s new “super-groups,” RUNA has been en-chanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americana and roots music formats since their formation in 2008. Interweaving the haunting melodies and exuberant tunes of Ireland and Scotland with the lush harmonies and intoxicating rhythms of jazz, bluegrass, flamenco and blues, they offer a thrilling take on traditional music.Find out more »
A delightful and unique production of the Disney classic "by Kids 4 Kids."Find out more »
Igor Stravinsky’s ballet masterpiece Petrushka is heard in this world premiere version for chamber orchestra. Paired with pulsating works by DJ/composer Mason Bates and rising star Kerwin Young, this concert explores the infectious rhythms of dance, from ballet to the night club.
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Igor Stravinsky’s ballet masterpiece Petrushka is heard in this world premiere version for chamber orchestra. Paired with pulsating works by DJ/composer Mason Bates and rising star Kerwin Young, this concert explores the infectious rhythms of dance, from ballet to the night club.Find out more »
With a Grammy award and two IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year awards to her name, Laurie Lewis is a woman at the forefront of Bluegrass, internationally renowned as a singer, songwriter and fiddler.Find out more »
Irish tenor Ciarán Sheehan enchants with emotional classics from the Emerald Isle and Broadway favorites, including "Danny Boy," "Galway Bay," and, "The Music of the Night," a song he mastered on Broadway as the lead star of The Phantom of the Opera.Find out more »
Based out of Nashville, Hogslop String Band creates & performs cross-genre music that pushes the boundaries of what Old Time music can be, blending country and psychedelic with astounding stamina for an energetic performance. Hogslop is rooted in traditional southern American old-time string band music. The band formed in 2009, and soon set about entering--and winning--every major string band contest in the South, as well as putting on epic, sweat-drenched square dances wherever space allowed.Find out more »