Popular Entertainment

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

Events

Popular (Evening) Entertainment
  • 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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  • Friday, August 17, 2018 | 08:15pm

    ABBA: The Concert

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    ABBA: The Concert continues to be the top ABBA tribute group in the world, dazzling audiences with energetic performances of ABBA’s iconic hits including “Mamma Mia,” “S.O.S,” “Money, Money, Money,” “The Winner Takes All,” “Waterloo,” “Gimme, Gimme, Gimme,”and “Dancing Queen.



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  • Monday, August 20, 2018 | 08:15pm

    An Evening with The Avett Brothers

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    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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  • Wednesday, August 22, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Veronica Swift and the Benny Green Trio

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    Taking the Amphitheater stage by storm with Chris Botti in 2017, 23-year old Veronica Swift is being recognized around the country as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene. A 2015 winner of the Thelonious Monk Competition, Veronica has been performing every Saturday night at NYC’s...



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  • Thursday, August 23, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Ranky Tanky

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    Translated loosely as “Work It” or “Get Funky,” Ranky Tanky performs timeless music of Gullah culture born in the southeastern Sea Island region of the United States.From playful game songs to ecstatic shouts, from heartbreaking spirituals to delicate lullabies, the musical roots of Charleston, SC...



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  • Friday, August 24, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Richard Marx

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    As a performer, songwriter and producer, Richard Marx has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, starting with his self-titled debut which went to No. 8 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and spawned four Top 5 singles, including the chart-topping "Hold On to the Nights" and "Don't Mean Nothing," which earned him a Grammy nomination for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance.



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  • Saturday, August 25, 2018 | 08:15pm

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

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    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Frankie Valli & The Four Seasonshave sold over 100 million records worldwide. Frankie Valli is a not only a pop music icon, but an actor as well, having been featured in the iconic television show “The Sopranos.”



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