Popular Entertainment

Our Popular Entertainment events feature a dynamic mix of artists, musicians, entertainers and speakers, and attract crowds to our our 4,400-seat, open-air Amphitheater.

Events

Popular (Evening) Entertainment
  • Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Alison Krauss

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    Alison Krauss’ new album Windy City features Alison performing 10 classic songs that she carefully selected with producer Buddy Cannon. Following Raising Sand, her platinum 2007 album with Robert Plant that won six Grammy Awards, and her 2011 album Paper Airplane, which won a Grammy Award...



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  • Tuesday, June 26, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Black Violin

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    Black Violin is a mash-up of classical, hip-hop, rock and R&B featuring the classically trained violin duo of Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester and Wilner “Wil” Baptiste.



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  • Friday, June 29, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Voctave: The Corner of Broadway and Main Street

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    Voctave is an 11-member A cappella group known for their gorgeous performances of Disney and Broadway hits. Members of Voctave have performed all over the world and can be heard on countless recordings. The group has performed with Grammy, Dove and American Music Award recipients...



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  • Friday, July 06, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: “Scared Scriptless”

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    These two stars of the Emmy-nominated TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” will keep multiple generations laughing with their PG-rated family show. Known for interactive improvisation, this unscripted show includes variations on many of the games showcased on “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” including “Sound FX” and “One Word Expert.”



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  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Pilobolus Maximus

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    Pilobolus—named after a barnyard fungus that propels its spores with extraordinary speed, accuracy and strength—is a dance company founded by a group of Dartmouth College students in 1971. Pilobolus continually forms diverse collaborations that break down barriers between disciplines and challenge the way we think about dance.



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  • Friday, July 20, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Straight No Chaser

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    Straight No Chaser is the real deal, the captivating sound of nine unadulterated human voices coming together to make extraordinary music that is moving people in a fundamental sense...and with a sense of humor.



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  • Friday, July 27, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Gin Blossoms

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    Having earned multiple platinum albums, Gin Blossoms have defined the sound of Jangle Pop for more than two decades. Gin Blossoms come to Chautauqua to play an all hits show, featuring fan favorites along with songs from their newest album.



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  • Saturday, July 28, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert

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    Cars fly, trees fight back, and monsters are on the loose in Harry’s second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! This concert features the film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in high-definition, on a giant screen, while a live orchestra performs John Williams’ unforgettable score.



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  • Friday, August 03, 2018 | 08:15pm

    The Piano Guys

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    Creating one-of-a-kind arrangements and strikingly original music videos, The Piano Guys have propelled from being a viral music video sensation to launching hit albums and having a global following.



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  • Wednesday, August 08, 2018 | 08:15pm

    The Silkroad Ensemble

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    The Grammy Award-winning Silkroad Ensemble represents dozens of nationalities and artistic traditions, from Spain and Japan to Syria and the United States.



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  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | 08:15pm

    An Evening with Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi

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    Stunning Chautauqua during her 2017 performance, Rhiannon Giddens returns to the Amphitheater as a 2017 recipient of the MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Grant. Giddens is an American artist specializing in folk and traditional music, equally adept performing on banjo, fiddle and voice...



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  • Monday, August 20, 2018 | 08:15pm

    An Evening with The Avett Brothers

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    This event is sold out.

    Returning to Chautauqua after their 2016 debut, this beloved group will have both new and returning Chautauquans singing songs of raucous joy and true sadness.



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