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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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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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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We Banjo 3

“We Banjo 3 transcend even the best of superlatives.” –Huffington Post

Among the most celebrated young musicians in Ireland today, award-winning quartet We Banjo 3 infuses traditional tunes with a modern Americana sound. From banjo and fiddle to mandolin, guitar, and vocals, these two sets of brothers make a bold and extraordinary musical statement, delivering “freshness and finesse bordering on magical” (The Wall Street Journal).

UPSTAIRS (Balcony/Mezzanine): Reserved seating
DOWNSTAIRS (Orchestra/Rear Orchestra): General admission

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Shadows of the 60s: A Holiday Tribute to Motown

Back by popular demand! Join us for a jolly blast of holiday cheer as we pay tribute to Motown’s legendary stars, including The Supremes, The Four Tops, The Temptations, and more. Featuring exquisitely designed costumes and dazzling choreography, the unforgettable hits of the ’60s combine with your favorite holiday songs for a concert event sure to put you in the seasonal spirit.

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Ornament

These aren’t your mama’s Christmas carols! Acclaimed tribute group Ornament faithfully reproduces the wintery rock sound of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra with lights, smoke, and even lasers. Featuring your favorite holiday carols spectacularly reimagined, this 11-piece orchestra is a holiday must-see… even for the Scrooges among us!

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Chanticleer

“The world’s reigning male chorus.” –The New Yorker

“They are, to put it directly, one of the world’s best.” –San Francisco Chronicle

“Precise, pure, and deeply felt singing.” –The New York Times

GRAMMY® award-winning ensemble Chanticleer is known around the world for its seamless blend of twelve male voices. Now, “the world’s reigning male chorus” (The New Yorker) ushers in the holidays right here in Frederick, putting their fascinating spin on beloved seasonal standards. Don’t miss this holiday kickoff full of old and new favorites for all ages, from classical to jazz, contemporary favorites, and everything in between.

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Weinberg Winterfest

Join us for this beloved Weinberg Center tradition! Enjoy a caroling sing-along featuring live accompaniment on the mighty Wurlitzer organ, a viewing of the silent film “Soup to Nuts,” and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Admission is free with with any cash or canned food donation; items collected will benefit the Community Action Agency of Frederick City. No ticket required.

Other events this day: Tuba Christmas and The Beloved Rogue

Photo courtesy of The Frederick News-Post.

Tuba Christmas

The popular tuba comrades of Frederick return with a variety of brassy Christmas hits, delighting audiences of all ages in an annual Weinberg Center tradition! Join us for an afternoon of holiday fun with as many as 80 regional tuba and euphonium players performing 4-part Christmas carols. This holiday favorite enters its 16th year this season, featuring players ranging from ages 9 to 70!

Admission is free with with any cash or canned food donation; items collected will benefit the Community Action Agency of Frederick City. No ticket required.

Other events this day: Weinberg Winterfest and The Beloved Rogue

Joe Nichols

Multi-platinum recording artist Joe Nichols is one of country music’s top traditional artists. The four-time GRAMMY® nominee has made a name for himself with six #1 hits, including “Brokenheartsville,” “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off,” and “Gimmie That Girl.” Join the party for an evening of music celebrating freedom, family, and fun in support of the singer’s newest release, “Undone.”

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

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