Catch a FREE weekly film screening in the Justice Forum or outside on the REACH Plaza, Sundays at 3 p.m.
Join us for FREE performances in the Grand Foyer Wednesdays through Saturdays at 6 p.m. Or catch the livestream online! Livestream will be available on the day of at 6p.m., with a “Watch Now” link.
Book tickets in advance online or grab a ticket in-person a the Box Office the day of each performance. Tickets are always FREE, and are first come, first served.
Whatâ€™s Coming to Millennium Stage
Thu. Feb. 22, 2024
Liberated Muse Arts Group—led by Dr. Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman, the 2023–2026 Poet Laureate of Prince George’s County, MD—presents a musical and poetic tribute to the African-American efforts of freedom and resistance from 1619 to present day.
Fri. Feb. 23, 2024
Classically Dope is a classical blend of poetry, hip hop, soul, and jazz created by award-winning poet/hip hop artist and U.S. Cultural Ambassador, Konshens the MC.
Sat. Feb. 24, 2024
On his second album, The Fatalist, Carl “Buffalo” Nichols does things with the blues that might catch you off guard. There’s 808 programming, chopped up Charley Patton samples, washes of synth. Nichols’ vision for the blues is of a form of music that’s intimately tied to everyday life in 2023.
Millennium Stage Livestream
Millennium Stage Today
Second Wind Poetry ft. Jasmine Mans - February 21, 2024
Through powerful voices both new and familiar, and an exciting featured poet, Second Wind Poetry Night is sure to leave you feeling inspired, prepared, and hopeful for what’s ahead!
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Rare Essence, a.k.a. The Wickedest Band Alive, has been Washington, D.C.’s premier Go-Go band for more than the last four decades.
Since 1979,â€¯Holleyâ€¯has devotedâ€¯his life to the practice of improvisational creativity. His art and music, born out of struggle, hardship—but perhaps more importantly, out of furious curiosity and biological necessity—has manifested itself in drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, performance, music, and filmmaking.â€¯
Autumn Nicholas is passionate about their music but also about making a difference in society. They have been inspired by the BlackLivesMatter and LBGTQ marches. Their music shows different aspects of these movements to motivate people to act.
Justin Adams, guitarist, producer and composer, has been a creator of wonders with Robert Plant in the Sensational Space Shifters. Mauro Durante toured the world for many years with Ludovico Einaudi playing violin and frame drums.
CMT Next Women of Country Julie Williams is turning heads in Nashville’s country music scene with songs that tell the stories she wished to hear as a mixed race child. She is a member of the Black Opry Revue, an ACM OnRamp artist, and a host of The Song Suffragettes.
Members of the National Symphony Orchestra play an assortment of chamber music.
Students from the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Program will perform chamber music on the Millennium Stage.
Members of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra emerge from the orchestra pit and take their place on the Millennium Stage to share the rich and varied chamber music repertoire. Each musician plays a solo part and the interaction among them creates an astonishing range of sounds and emotions.
Come experience the best of D.C.’s Go-Go music at this funk-filled Millennium Stage. Don’t Mute DC presents a program of D.C.’s only indigenous music to help celebrate the upcoming opening of D.C.’s only Go-Go Museum.
From Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, pianist Natalia Kazaryan has been hailed by the New York Sun for her “prodigious ability,” remarking that she “immediately established an atmosphere of strength and confidence.”
Eli Paperboy Reed and The Harlem Gospel Travelers face off in an epic soulful sing-off for the ages! The two have been working together for close to a decade, starting when the younger Travelers were students of Reed’s at foundation in Harlem.
Catch a FREE screening of impactful films in the Justice Forum at the REACH.
Arts Across America performances explore art as a catalyst for public healing, decolonization, and genuine global change.
Launched during the Kennedy Center’s temporary closure, this series reached out to the living rooms of talented artists to see them perform their work and help us inspire, grieve, heal, and move forward as a nation.
The Dougherty Family Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Mallory Walker, and other supporters of
The Jim Johnson Arts Access Endowment Fund
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