Week One :: Popular Entertainment

Popular (Evening) Entertainment
  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Aretha Franklin

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    Don’t miss opening night 2017 as The Queen sings in the season with soul. For six decades, Aretha Franklin has been a beacon of creative originality, winning no less than 18 Grammy Awards.



    Location: Amphitheater
    This event is sold out. Gate pass or event ticket required.

     

  • Monday, June 26, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Ailey II: Revelations

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    Ailey II begins its residency with a program built around Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece, Revelations. Using African-American spirituals, song-sermons, gospel songs and holy blues, this cultural treasure fervently explores the places of deepest grief and holiest joy in the soul.



    Location: Amphitheater
    $20, Community Appreciation Night, gate pass or event ticket required

     

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | 08:15pm

    The Hot Sardines

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    Music first made famous decades ago comes alive through The Hot Sardine’s brassy horn arrangements, rollicking piano melodies, and vocals from chanteuse Elizabeth Bougerol, who transports listeners to a different era with the mere lilt of her voice.



    Location: Amphitheater
    $20, gate pass or event ticket required

     

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Ailey II: New Works

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    Universally renowned Ailey II will capture audiences with this stunning new works program that will feature Bridget L. Moore’s Sketches of Flames. Moore fuses flamenco influences with her African-American and contemporary aesthetic to create a rapturous ensemble work.



    Location: Amphitheater
    $43, gate pass or event ticket required

     

  • Friday, June 30, 2017 | 08:15pm

    The Doo Wop Project

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    Having debuted at Chautauqua in 2015, The Doo Wop Project is back by popular demand! This a cappella group from NYC begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies..



    Location: Amphitheater
    $43–73, Preferred Seating Available, gate pass or event ticket required