Popular Entertainment

Our Popular Entertainment events feature a dynamic mix of artists, musicians, entertainers and speakers, and attract crowds to our our 4,000-seat, open-air Amphitheater.

Events

Popular (Evening) Entertainment
  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | 07:30pm

    Rhythmic Circus

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    Home grown hoofers from Minneapolis hit the road with a trunk full of tap shoes, funky costumes and a big brass band, ready to burst onto the stage.



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  • Friday, July 28, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Rhiannon Giddens

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    Giddens performs with “the fervor of a spiritual, the yips of a folk holler, and the sultry insinuation of the blues” (The New York Times). Known as a member of the Grammy-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, Giddens comes to Chautauqua singing from her February 2017 album, Freedom Highway.



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  • Saturday, July 29, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ in Concert

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    For the first time ever, audiences are experiencing a symphony orchestra performing music to the entire film from one of the most beloved film franchises in history. This concert has sold out with orchestras in St. Louis, Indianapolis and Philadelphia — and Chautauqua is next!
    Watch the movie with live music by the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra!



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  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 | 07:30pm

    Playing By Air

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    This frolicsome trio captivates audiences with a joyful fusion of music, juggling and circus in which traditional theatricality meets absurd comedy. The award-winning performers of Playing By Air share their sense of playfulness and breathtaking feats in a production enjoyed equally by adults, families and children.



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  • Wednesday, August 09, 2017 | 08:15pm

    The Four Freshmen

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    Singing with a harmony uniquely their own, The Four Freshmen have enamored listeners world-wide for 65 years, while gaining recognition as one of the most influential vocal groups of all time.



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  • Saturday, August 12, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

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    Chautauqua Institution is pleased to announce Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s first performance with a live orchestra in the Amp. The program will feature excerpts from the beloved ballet Coppélia,...



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  • Friday, August 18, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Kool & The Gang

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    “Get Down On It” and be a part of the “Celebration” as Kool & The Gang create “Summer Madness” at Chautauqua! Thanks to songs like “Jungle Boogie,” “Cherish” and “Ladies Night,” they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, and 31 gold and platinum albums.



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  • Monday, August 21, 2017 | 08:15pm

    An Evening with Chris Botti

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    Multi Grammy Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation’s largest selling instrumental artist. 



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  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | 08:15pm

    Irene Rodríguez Compañía

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    This stunning company is led by Cuban dancer and choreographer Irene Rodríguez López. Featuring six dancers and four live flamenco and Cuban musicians, this performance promises to be a masterful intermingling of traditional flamenco and contemporary dance.



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  • Thursday, August 24, 2017 | 08:15pm

    The Joey Alexander Trio

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    Born in 2003 on the island of Bali, pianist Joey Alexander has performed with his trio across the USA and around the globe, including tour dates in Tel Aviv, Montreal, Abu Dhabi, Singapore, Bern, Prague and Vienna.



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  • Friday, August 25, 2017 | 08:15pm

    The Texas Tenors

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    With their Emmy Award-winning PBS special aired across the country and their whirlwind debut several years ago on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, The Texas Tenors have accumulated a long list of awards and accolades. They have collaborated with some of the most prestigious symphonies...



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  • Saturday, August 26, 2017 | 08:15pm

    The Beach Boys

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    Surf’s up! Grab your boards and get ready for some good vibrations! The Beach Boys have become an American icon to a worldwide audience. Their classic songs epitomize the spirit of the California lifestyle of the 1960s.



    Location: Amphitheater