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Local Dance Commissioning Project

The Millennium Stage Local Dance Commissioning Project (LDCP) supports the local dance community by nurturing the creation of new dance work and presenting that new work to a wide audience via the Millennium Stage, the Kennedy Center's free daily performance series. Learn More

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[Photo from the  August 22, 2014 performance.] August 22, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The band offers a concert of chamber music.
Featured Artist(s): U.S. Marine Band
[Photo from the  August 21, 2014 performance.] August 21, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The Navy’s premier contemporary entertainment ensemble plays jazz, R&B, pop, rock, and original material.
Featured Artist(s): U.S. Navy Band Cruisers
[Photo from the  August 20, 2014 performance.] August 20, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The trio brings three-part harmony and Texas-style fiddling to a refreshing blend of swing, vintage country, bluegrass, and jazz. Part of the Homegrown: The Music of America concert series.
Featured Artist(s): The Quebe Sisters Band
[Photo from the  August 19, 2014 performance.] August 19, 2014 - This performance is not available for viewing.

The Galician multi-instrumentalist and world-famous gaita (bagpipe) player plays expressive Celtic traditional music.
Featured Artist(s): Carlos Nunez
[Photo from the  August 18, 2014 performance.] August 18, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The internationally recognized klezmer ensemble blends the intimacy of chamber music with the rowdiness of a dance band.
Featured Artist(s): Ezekiel's Wheels
[Photo from the  August 17, 2014 performance.] August 17, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
Jenn Tisdale performs in the D.C.-area, and was seen at the 2013 Cape Fear Comedy Festival. She currently writes for Brightest Young Things. This program contains mature themes and strong language.
Featured Artist(s): Jenn Tisdale
[Photo from the  August 16, 2014 performance.] August 16, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The trio offers a performance of jazz standards.
Featured Artist(s): Ken Kimery Steven Abshire Charles Covington Jr.
[Photo from the  August 15, 2014 performance.] August 15, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
World-class Afghan-American rubab player Quraishi offers a performance of original compositions that carry a deep dedication to his native country’s artistic tradition and its national instrument.
Featured Artist(s): Quraishi
[Photo from the  August 14, 2014 performance.] August 14, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
Participants perform scenes from West Side Story.
Featured Artist(s): Theatre Lab School of Dramatic Arts
[Photo from the  August 13, 2014 performance.] August 13, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The campers perform an original adaptation of The Wizard of Oz using mime, pantomime, acrobatics, song, and dance.
Featured Artist(s): Synetic Theater
[Photo from the  August 12, 2014 performance.] August 12, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The competition’s 2014 winner offers a recital.
Featured Artist(s): International Young Artist Piano Competition
[Photo from the  August 11, 2014 performance.] August 11, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The New Orleans band of brothers balances indie rock with folk and pop.
Featured Artist(s): Cardinal Sons
[Photo from the  August 10, 2014 performance.] August 10, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The orchestra presents a concert by some of the best high school and college jazz musicians in the Greater Philadelphia and New Jersey regions.
Featured Artist(s): Philadelphia Jazz Orchestra
[Photo from the  August 9, 2014 performance.] August 9, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The Kennedy Center Jazz Ahead piano alum from Tbilisi, Georgia leads a group of fellow Berklee graduates in a performance that would make Dr. Billy Taylor proud.

Featured Artist(s): The Giorgi Mikadze Quartet
[Photo from the  August 8, 2014 performance.] August 8, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The ensemble fuses jazz with music from members’ home countries of Cuba and Venezuela.
Featured Artist(s): Cesar Orozco Euro Zambrano Francisco Vielma Rodner Padilla
[Photo from the  August 7, 2014 performance.] August 7, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The Indian multi-instrumentalist, composer, and arranger pairs raga with a disco beat, offering several variations on Indian classical music.
Featured Artist(s): Charanjit Singh
[Photo from the  August 6, 2014 performance.] August 6, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The all-star blues and dance quartet features Phil Wiggins (harmonica), Rick Franklin (guitar and vocals), Marcus Moore (violin), and Junious Brickhouse (dance). Part of the Homegrown: The Music of America concert series.
Featured Artist(s): Phil Wiggins
[Photo from the  August 5, 2014 performance.] August 5, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The acclaimed company showcases its repertoire of dance from throughout the Eastern world.
Featured Artist(s): Silk Road Dance Company
[Photo from the  August 4, 2014 performance.] August 4, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The award-winning guitarist, who’s been featured on A Prairie Home Companion, brings his hot picking, cool singing, and good humor to a repertoire of bluegrass, folk, blues, and Celtic tunes.
Featured Artist(s): Orrin Star
[Photo from the  August 3, 2014 performance.] August 3, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The innovative lounge-punk powerhouse performs.
Featured Artist(s): Baby Bry Bry & The Apologists
[Photo from the  August 2, 2014 performance.] August 2, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The festival presents its Young Pianist Showcase featuring award-winning local talent.
Featured Artist(s): Washington International Piano Festival
[Photo from the  August 1, 2014 performance.] August 1, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The festival presents its Young Pianist Showcase featuring award-winning local talent.
Featured Artist(s): Washington International Piano Festival
[Photo from the  July 31, 2014 performance.] July 31, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
Currently living in NYC, Pete got his start in Washington, DC performing at all of the area’s major venues such as the DC Improv, Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse, and the Baltimore Comedy Factory. In New York, he has performed at Caroline's on Broadway, Gotham Comedy Club, and The Comic Strip Live, among others. This program contains mature themes and strong language.
Featured Artist(s): Pete Bladel
[Photo from the  July 30, 2014 performance.] July 30, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
The art song recital, Dances, Ditties, Ballads, & Rags, is a celebration of American and British Isles folksongs and melodies showcasing the works of Vaughan Williams, Finzi, Britten, Copland, Bowles, Bolcom, Heggie and their contemporaries. Featured on this program is Mandy Brown, soprano, assisted by Sherry Freund, piano, Jasmine Hogan, harp, and Nick Montopoli, violin.
Featured Artist(s): Mandy Brown
[Photo from the  July 29, 2014 performance.] July 29, 2014 - Watch this Performance view the performance
Led by musician Mikkel Hess, the seven-piece New York band showcases its collaborative skills in an orchestral performance.
Featured Artist(s): HESSISMORE