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.

Events

Popular (Evening) Entertainment
  • Monday, June 24, 2019 | 08:15pm

    Ball in the House

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    A cappella is in the house! This beloved R&B/Soul/Pop a cappella group debuts at Chautauqua to open our season with song. Ball in the House performs approximately 200 concerts each year and has opened for acts such as Jessica Simpson, Lionel Richie...



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  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | 08:15pm

    The Cristina Pato Quartet: “LATINA”

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    Internationally acclaimed Galician bagpipe master, classical pianist and passionate educator, Cristina Pato enjoys an active professional career devoted to cultural exchange and to creating new paths for her unique instrument.



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  • Friday, July 05, 2019 | 08:15pm

    Diana Ross

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    National treasure Diana Ross is known as one of the world’s greatest entertainers of all time. She has been inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and is the recipient of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.



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  • Saturday, July 06, 2019 | 08:15pm

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

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    Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™  in Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, the thrilling tale is accompanied by the music of a live symphony orchestra as Harry soars across the big screen. 



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  • Friday, July 19, 2019 | 08:15pm

    Star Wars: A New Hope — In Concert

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    Coming to Chautauqua from a galaxy far, far away — experience the magic of Star Wars like you’ve never seen it before on the big screen with John Williams’s Oscar®-winning score performed live by the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra. Luke Skywalker begins a journey that will change the galaxy, as he leaves his home planet, battles the evil Empire and learns the ways of the Force.



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  • Saturday, July 20, 2019 | 08:15pm

    Ira Glass

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    Ira Glass is the host and creator of the popular public radio program This American Life. The show is heard each week by over 2.2 million listeners on more than 500 public radio stations, with another 2.5 million downloading each podcast.



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  • Wednesday, July 31, 2019 | 08:15pm

    The Capitol Steps: "Make America Grin Again"

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    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. What more would you expect from the group that puts the "MOCK" in Democracy?



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  • Friday, August 09, 2019 | 08:15pm

    Brian Regan

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    Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree that Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country with Vanity Fair calling him, “The funniest stand-up alive,” and Entertainment Weekly calling him, “Your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian.”



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  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | 07:30pm

    The Magic of Bill Blagg Live!

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    You've seen him on NBC, CBS and FOX and now is your chance to see him live! Illusionist Bill Blagg has been hailed by critics across the country for his unique style of magic and illusion.



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  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019 | 08:15pm

    The Beach Boys

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    Come hear some “Good Vibrations” at the Amphitheater with the return of The Beach Boys! This band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and has sold albums by the tens of millions, starting with their hit "Surfin' USA.”



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