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. General Admission provides access to the seating or standing area of a concert or lecture and does not guarantee a seat under the cover of the Amphitheater.

To purchase tickets during our special Holiday presale (Dec. 9-20), please call (716) 357-6250 or visit our Main Gate Welcome Center in person. Our Sales and Support Specialists are ready to assist you!

For more information, please visit:  https://chq.org/holiday-presale

Events

Popular (Evening) Entertainment
  • Monday, June 29, 2020 | 08:15pm

    Pink Martini featuring Storm Large

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    Special holiday presale Dec. 9–20.

     

    Pink Martini returns to Chautauqua to start our summer with music that draws from big band, classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020 | 08:15pm

    The Capitol Steps: "The Lyin' Kings"

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    Special holiday presale Dec. 9–20.

    Tired of the same ole’ stump speeches? Experiencing voter fatigue? Time to start your summer with a laugh! No matter who or what is in the headlines, you can count on the Capitol Steps to tackle both sides of the political spectrum and all things equally foolish.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | 07:15pm

    The Raleigh Ringers

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    Special holiday presale Dec. 9–20.

     

    This internationally acclaimed concert handbell choir dazzles audiences with unique interpretations of sacred, secular and popular music.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | 08:15pm

    An Evening with The Avett Brothers

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    Tickets available Jan. 13, 2020.

    Returning to Chautauqua for their third appearance, The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves in 2009 with their major label debut, I and Love and You, landing at No. 16 on the Billboard Top 200 and garnering critical acclaim.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Saturday, July 25, 2020 | 07:30pm

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ in Concert

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    Special holiday presale Dec. 9–20.

    Get ready to fight a dragon, swim with merpeople, and find out just who put Harry’s name in the Goblet of Fire™! For the first time ever, audiences can rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™ while a live symphony orchestra performs Patrick Doyle’s unforgettable score.



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Saturday, August 15, 2020 | 07:30pm

    Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in Concert

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    Special holiday presale Dec. 9–20.

    The Force returns to the Chautauqua Amphitheater! Experience the thrill of the Star Wars saga again with the groundbreaking blockbuster screened with John Williams’ Academy Award®-winning score performed in its entirety by the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. 



    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, August 19, 2020 | 08:15pm

    Black Violin

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    Special holiday presale Dec. 9–20.

     

    Black Violin uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music, often described as “classical boom," to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together and break down cultural barriers.



    Location: Amphitheater