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Friday, April 21
It’s the closing weekend for Twisted Melodies, the one man theatrical production at Baltimore Center Stage starring KELVIN ROSTON, JR. in the role of tortured soul singer Donny Hathaway, matinee and evening performances through Sunday, centerstage.org
LUTHER RE-LIVES brings the tribute to soul singer Luther Van Dross back to Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 8pm, bethesdabluesjazz.com
The Tony award winning musical, Ragtime is on stage at the historic Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC. showcasing three American families during the turn of the 20th century, matinee and evening performances, through May 20, fords.org
Saturday, April 22
Award winning trumpeter WALLACE RONEY brings straight ahead jazz to Caton Castle on a cool spring evening, 6pm, catoncastle.com
Concerts for Causes Inc. and Toyota of Bowie Present Savor Bowie 2017, Food Wine and Music Festival. Two days of great music from over 20 bands including THE KELLY BELL BAND, X-FACTOR and more. Complimentary Wine tastings from the area’s best wineries, vendors, and a classic car show, all at the Bowie Town Center, 11am – 6pm.
THE BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET with special guest vocalist KURT ELLING appears at Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA, in two shows, 3 and 8pm, wolftrap.org
Vocalist ROBERTA GAMBARINI is featured at DC’s Blues Alley throughout the weekend, two shows each night, 8 and 10pm, bluesalley.com
From the movie Soul Men, comedian AFFROM CROCKET, offers up his stand up best at the Baltimore Comedy Factory on O’Donnell Street, early and late evening shows, baltimorecomedy.com
Sunday, April 23
The classic Lorraine Hansberry play, A Raisin in the Sun is onstage at Arena Stage in Washington, DC, through May 7, matinee and evening performances, arenastage.org