• MAN ON FIRE

    February 17, 2019 SUNDAY 6:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Grand Saline, Texas has a history of racism. This shroud of secrecy ended when one man self-immolated to protest their racism in 2014, shining a spotlight on the towns dark past.

  • VICTORIA VOX

    February 21, 2019 THURSDAY 7:30 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    VICTORIA VOX is a ukulele-toting award-winning songwriter and performer. This odd and quirky talent, nonetheless, landed her on The Tonight Show and on front page of The Wall Street Journal.

  • TEADA

    March 2, 2019 SATURDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    A traditional Irish band with a truly worldwide reach, TEADA brilliantly showcases their uncanny ability to blend the modern with the traditional...stories are certainly being told through the sets of reels, jigs, marches, polkas, and slips. Compass Records

  • FABULOUSLY FUNNY FEMALES: IVY LEAGUE

    March 8, 2019 FRIDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Celebrate International Womens Month when three hilarious comedians bring brilliant wit to BlackRock. Featuring talent seen on Comedy Central, Gotham Comedy Live, Hulu TV, NPRs Wait Dont Tell Me, The View, Joy Behar Show, and Gotham Comedy Live.

  • BLUE HIGHWAY

    March 9, 2019 SATURDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    BLUE HIGHWAY personifies modern acoustic music with a respect for tradition, bringing rich harmony and songs of forgotten homeless veterans, fallen heroes, and heartbroken families, earning 27 IBMA Awards, 6 SPBGMA Awards, one Dove Award, plus three Grammy nominations.

  • CELTIC ANGELS

    March 15, 2019 FRIDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Audiences will receive a joyous celebration of everything Irish when the energetic stars of CELTIC ANGELS their sweet and stirring songs and traditional musicianship carry you to Ireland on wings of music.

  • MWENSO AND THE SHAKES

    March 16, 2019 SATURDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    MWENSO AND THE SHAKES are a unique troupe of global artists who present music that merges high entertainment while commanding a formidable timeline of jazz and blues expression. An electrifying show the New York Times calls intense, prowling, and ebullient.

  • TENORS UN LIMITED - THE RAT PACK OF OPERA

    March 16, 2019 SATURDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Tenors UnLimited bring their own take on the popular classical genre and expand the perception of what a 21st century Tenor could be by combining todays popular opera, musical theater, and a wicked sense of humor. Bravi...! Sting.

  • PINKALICIOUS

    March 17, 2019 SUNDAY 3:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Get a Child and Tea Party Ticket and stay for a party with Pinkalicious and her friends after the show!

  • PINKALICIOUS CUPCAKE TEA PARTY

    March 17, 2019 SUNDAY 4:15 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Come dressed in your most pinkatastic attire to join Pinkalicious and her friends for a post/pre-show party with delicious, pinkarriffic cupcakes.

  • PINKALICIOUS

    March 17, 2019 SUNDAY 6:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Get a Child and Tea Party Ticket, get to the theater at 4:15 for a party with Pinkalicious and her friends before the show!

  • PINKALICIOUS

    March 18, 2019 MONDAY 10:00 AMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    PINKALICIOUS cant stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Join PINKALICIOUS and her friends as they tell the story of the girl who turned pink! Based on the beloved childrens book, this family-friendly show is perfect for all ages!

  • MISSY RAINES TRIO

    March 21, 2019 THURSDAY 7:30 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Smoky and seductive alto Missy Raines, ...launches her well-tended craft off the bluegrass dock into the waters of jazz and folk, holding onto the anchor of bluegrass while pushing steadily at the boundaries of the music that engulfs her. Country Standard Time

  • LAUREN MITCHELL

    March 22, 2019 FRIDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    A mesmerizing performer with a voice for the ages Blues Magazine. Blues singer LAUREN MITCHELL evokes the overtones of Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Sam Cooke, and Ray Charles Her voice is enough to cause thunder and lightning out of the sky. The Morton Report

  • LONESOME RIVER BAND

    March 23, 2019 SATURDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    LONESOME RIVER BAND continues to be one of the most loved and influential acts of our time, constantly breaking new ground in acoustic music. One of the hottest bluegrass acts in the world. McCreary County Record

  • SECOND WAVE TO THE TIDAL WAVE

    March 24, 2019 SUNDAY 6:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Swept up into the Second Wave Feminist Movement, this is the story of filmmaker Pam Maus. Landmark legislation of 1960s outlawed discrimination and unlocked the doors to social justice. Now all they had to do was open them.

  • CARMEN LUNDY

    April 5, 2019 FRIDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Lifetime Achievement in Jazz Award winner CARMEN LUNDY is celebrated throughout the world for her vocal artistry. One of the most attractive aspects of CARMEN LUNDYs career is that she has created her own tone, style and delivery. Jazz Weekly.

  • SQUIRREL STOLE MY UNDERPANTS

    April 12, 2019 FRIDAY 1:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Sylvie is hanging up the laundry. The moment her back is turned, a mischievous squirrel steals her favorite piece of clothing and runs off. When Sylvie gives chase, an entire world emerges from her laundry basket, and curious characters show her the way through mysterious lands.

  • SOUL IN MOTION: EARTH, WIND, AND FIRE

    April 12, 2019 FRIDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    From the funky and earthy grooves, to the sophisticated and complex lyrics and orchestrations, the EARTH WIND AND FIRE TRIBUTE BAND will continue to keep the music alive so that the elements...EARTH, WIND AND FIRE will live on forever!

  • SQUIRREL STOLE MY UNDERPANTS

    April 13, 2019 SATURDAY 1:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Sylvie is hanging up the laundry. The moment her back is turned, a mischievous squirrel steals her favorite piece of clothing and runs off. When Sylvie gives chase, an entire world emerges from her laundry basket, and curious characters show her the way through mysterious lands.

  • SQUIRREL STOLE MY UNDERPANTS PUPPET PARTY

    April 13, 2019 SATURDAY 2:15 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Join us for a puppet party and meet the star of Squirrel Stole My Underwear, Bonnie Duncan and her friends. There will be light refreshments and puppet fun for all!

  • SQUIRREL STOLE MY UNDERPANTS

    April 13, 2019 SATURDAY 4:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Sylvie is hanging up the laundry. The moment her back is turned, a mischievous squirrel steals her favorite piece of clothing and runs off. When Sylvie gives chase, an entire world emerges from her laundry basket, and curious characters show her the way through mysterious lands.

  • UNFORGETTABLE: THE MUSIC OF NAT KING COLE

    April 13, 2019 SATURDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Following his run at Signature Theatre, jazz pianist Mark G. Meadows lets loose with the smooth stylings of Nat King Cole. Coles hits Straighten Up and Fly Right, Mona Lisa, and L-O-V-E combine with Marks signature style for one UNFORGETTABLE performance.

  • ATZILUT: A CONCERT FOR PEACE

    April 14, 2019 SUNDAY 6:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    ATZILUT, a high energy Middle Eastern ensemble that features virtuoso musicians proficient in the rhythms and inflections of both Hebrew and Arabic music, make a powerful statement for peace through shared music. No speeches needed - the music itself is the message.

  • CARY COOPER

    April 18, 2019 THURSDAY 7:30 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Award-winning singer and songwriter CARY COOPER has a one-of-a-kind sound, combining witty and whimsical lyricism with pop melodies. Guitars in the Classroom calls CARY COOPER the Anne LaMott of songwriting...except she can get to the heart of things in 3 minutes instead of 200 pages.

  • CHAVELA

    April 27, 2019 SATURDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    CHAVELA takes viewers on an evocative, thought-provoking journey through the iconoclastic life of game-changing artist Chavela Vargas. The film weaves an arresting portrait of a woman who dared to dress, speak, sing, and dream her unique life into being.

  • TULA`S CABARET

    April 28, 2019 SUNDAY 7:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    One of Washingtons leading divas, Tula brings a bevy of her best gal pals for an evening of classic and ribald lip-sync in a good old-fashioned evening of drag entertainment. Set as a cabaret in our Studio Theatre, tipping will be welcome and will help support

  • JARLATH HENDERSON

    May 4, 2019 SATURDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Award-winning Dungannon piper JARLATH HENDERSON is a Northern Irish folk musician, best known as a Uilleann piper and singer who also plays the guitar and flute. A benchmark for a new generation. Scotland on Sunday

  • LADIES OF LATE NIGHT COMEDY

    May 10, 2019 FRIDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    Three absolutely hilarious ladies bring their late-night comedy appearances (The Colbert Report, Late Night with David Letterman, Comedy Central, The View, and Nick Mom) to BlackRock.

  • THEO CROKER

    May 10, 2019 FRIDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    THEO CROKERs own concept of jazz incorporates complementary genres such as salsa, fusion-rock, R&B, hip-hop and blues. THEO CROKER is a trumpeter, vocalist, composer, and bandleader whose powerful and eclectic take on modern jazz pays respect to the tradition of the music while moving the genre forward. The Hamilton

  • SELDOM SCENE

    May 11, 2019 SATURDAY 8:00 PMBlackrock Center for the Arts

    THE SELDOM SCENE is talented musicians with a signature sound and a sheer sense of fun. Getting its start right here in Bethesda, Maryland, they have been instrumental in starting the progressive bluegrass movement, performing at the White House and the National Folk Festival.