All Performances

Saturday, March 24

All around musical wunderkind Casey Abrams has built a strong following through the years building on his public debut on American Idol in 2011. High praise was heaped on him early from fans and judges alike, prompting...

Live Music
Washington DC-based comedy troupe
Friday, March 30

THE CAPITOL STEPS, a Washington DC-based comedy troupe, was born in December, 1981 when some staffers for Senator Charles Percy were planning entertainment for a Christmas party. Their first idea was to stage a nativity...

Friday, April 6

Joshua Davis was raised in the folk tradition: the music, the...

Live Music
Interactive Puppet Show presented by Barn Arts Collective
Saturday, April 7

REAL KID is a new show for family audiences, adapted from Carlo Collodi’s 1883 novel, Pinocchio. The production features several types of puppetry, from bunraku to...

Live Theatre
Sunday, April 15

Jake Shimabukuro, the ukulele sensation who found worldwide fame eleven years ago by going viral through YouTube with his rendition of the Beatles' “My Guitar Gently Weeps,” has been named in Guitar...

Live Music
Latin Alternative Music
Friday, May 4

Rhythm and percussion drive LADAMA'S original compositions sung in Spanish, Portuguese and     English! LADAMA is an ensemble of women musicians from across the Americas. Their barreling grooves...

Live Music
Americana duo from Muscle Shoals, AL returns to the Strand stage!
Friday, May 18

Thier album You Don't Own Me received a Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album of the Year!

About a 20-minute drive is all that separated The Secret Sisters from being born in historic...

Live Music
Friday, May 25

Harry Manx has spent years fusing eastern musical traditions with the blues, switching effortlessly between conventional guitars, harmonica, and banjo and the decidedly different Mohan veena, a 20-stringed instrument...

Live Music
Friday, June 15

The Black Lillies have never backed down from a challenge. Proudly independent since their formation, they are always pushing forward and evolving, letting the inspiration and music take focus. That drive has led them to...

Live Music
Comedian Paula Poundstone returns to the Strand stage!
Saturday, July 7

With smart, observational humor and a legendary spontaneous interaction with the crowd, Paula Poundstone is one of our country’s pre-eminent comedians. She improvises with a crowd like a Jazz musician, swinging in...

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