99.9 WFRE Free Country Rewind presents

Phil Vassar & Kellie Pickler

Touring together for the first time, country music icons Kellie Pickler (“Red High Heels,” “I Wonder”) and Phil Vassar (“Just Another Day in Paradise,” “American Child”) take the stage in support of their upcoming single. From chart-topping hits to beloved holiday favorites, the award-winning entertainers are sure to delight in a country Christmas concert unlike any other.

Save! Receive a $15 discount when you purchase balcony tickets to Tracy LawrenceJoe Nichols, and Phil Vassar & Kellie Pickler. Please contact the Box Office for more information.

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Holiday, LIVE Series, Music
December 22, 2017 7:00 pm Buy Tickets

The Deanna Bogart Band – New Year’s Eve Eve

“The longtime Washington favorite has won almost two dozen Wammies on the strength of her keyboard skills alone. Her vocal charms and songwriting talent have always been evident.” –The Washington Post

Why wait until New Year’s Eve to start the party when you can dance the night away with a Weinberg favorite? Winner of more than 20 Washington Area Music Awards, this pianist and saxophone star is back and ready to jam. A unique fusion of the 1930s-style boogie piano blues with contemporary sound creates a prelude to 2018 you won’t want to miss!

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Photo by Jim Mimna.
2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Holiday, Jazz, LIVE Series, Music
December 30, 2017 7:30 pm Buy Tickets

1964: The Tribute

“The best Beatles tribute on Earth.” –Rolling Stone

All you need is love… and a little bit of John, Paul, George, and Ringo! Hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute around, “1964” recreates an early Fab Four concert with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles, and onstage banter. A perennial favorite on the Weinberg stage, you won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind salute to the boys from Liverpool.

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Photo by Steven Gardner.
2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, LIVE Series, Music, Tribute Act, Tribute Band
January 12, 2018 8:00 pm Buy Tickets

Upfront, Inc. presents

Steven Wright

Just announced!

Join comedian, actor, writer, and Oscar®-winning film producer Steven Wright as he takes the stage for an evening of laughs. Named one of Comedy Central’s 100 greatest stand-up comedians, Wright’s career has taken him from appearances on “Saturday Night Live,” “The Tonight Show,” and “Letterman” to albums, film, and stand-up specials. With a bevy of credits to his name, this funnyman is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery that makes his routine unlike any other you’ve seen.

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Comedy, LIVE Series
January 14, 2018 7:30 pm Buy Tickets NO DISCOUNTS OR VOUCHERS

Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin II

“Thrilling!” –The Toronto Sun

During the 1970s, no other group came as close to selling as many albums as Led Zeppelin. Now, experience their groundbreaking second album performed note for note, cut for cut… live. It’s the guitar riffs, the drums, and the solos exactly as you recall, followed by a selection of the band’s greatest hits. Don’t miss a nostalgic rock ’n roll recital by the group the Toronto Sun calls “thrilling!”

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Classic Rock, LIVE Series, Music, Tribute Act, Tribute Band
January 19, 2018 8:00 pm Buy Tickets

Alicia Olatuja

“…a strong, lustrous tone and amiably regal presence onstage.” –The New York Times

“Olatuja posesses a special instument: a full-bodied tone, precise pitch and personal engagement at the lowest whisper or highest wail.” –Downbeat Magazine

“Breathtaking… fantastic… unreal.” –The View

Praised by The New York Times for her “strong, lustrous tone and amiably regal presence onstage,” Alicia Olatuja has been astounding audiences nationwide with her exquisite vocals, artistic versatility, and captivating demeanor. With a knack for musical storytelling that floats effortlessly between jazz, soul, gospel, and more, you won’t want to miss this up-and-coming powerhouse in her Frederick debut.

This engagement of Alicia Olatuja is made possible through the Jazz Touring Network program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Jazz, LIVE Series, Music, Vocalist
February 2, 2018 8:00 pm Buy Tickets

Eddie Izzard: Believe Me Tour

“Full of pathos, honesty and boomerang hippos, Believe Me is a wonderful show which gives a fascinating glimpse into what drives this remarkable man.” –Manchester Evening News

Over the course of his 30-year career, Eddie Izzard has proved himself to be a creative chameleon, inhabiting both the stage and screen with an unbelievable fervor. A self-proclaimed “action transvestite,” Izzard broke a mold performing in makeup and heels, delighting audiences with his brand of keenly intelligent humor that ranges from world history to politics, mad ancient kings, and chickens with guns. Now, meet the man behind the stand-up as he tours in support of his New York Times bestselling autobiography “Believe Me.”

Tickets are now on sale to Weinberg Center members. Want to secure your seats? Join today for as little as $50 (or $35 if you’re under the age of 35!) and access your tickets early. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, December 21 at 10am.

2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Comedy, LIVE Series
February 8, 2018 7:30 pm Buy Tickets

Frederick Playlist presents

Frederick Music Showcase, Vol. 4

Featuring some of the top bands and musicians of Frederick County and the surrounding area, the Frederick Music Showcase is a celebration of local music at its finest. The fourth annual event will be headlined by Hagerstown-based bluegrass, string, and alternative folk band The Plate Scrapers. The perennial Weinberg favorites will be joined by two additional acts, to be announced at a later date!

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, Community Event, LIVE Series, Music
February 15, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets

FriendlyHart Productions presents

Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti

Just announced!

Italian-American crooner Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti first took the world by storm as a finalist on “America’s Got Talent,” earning the coveted Golden Buzzer from Heidi Klum herself. A former pizza delivery boy turned superstar, this old soul pays homage to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and all the Rat Pack favorites you remember. With a larger-than-life personality and flawless vocals, it’s a don’t-miss concert event sure to make you swoon.

Meet-and-greets

Meet-and-greets are available for an additional $40. A portion of the meet-and-greet proceeds will be donated to the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Meet-and-greets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 301.600.2828 or during online checkout. Passes will be mailed to purchaser for all online purchases.

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, LIVE Series, Music, Opera, Vocalist
February 16, 2018 8:00 pm Buy Tickets

Musical Thrones: A Parody of Ice and Fire

Six seasons. Five actors. One dragon. Bloodthirsty musical theater comics leave no joke unturned in this hysterical parody of HBO’s “Game of Thrones!” From the crazed creators behind the Off-Broadway hit “Silence! The Musical” comes a sidesplitting theatrical send-up of your favorite and most despised characters. Sing and dance along with Daenerys, Tyrion, Joffrey, and more on a journey rife with (admittedly hilarious) violence, power struggles, manipulation, and – what else? – sex.

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2017-2018 SEASON, All Performances, LIVE Series, Musicals, Plays
February 18, 2018 7:00 pm Buy Tickets