Hi, this is Your Girl Cheryl with What’s Hot for the Weekend!
May 5 – 7, 2017
Friday, May 5
Be a part of the Wolf Pack when actor/comedian/talk show host, ARSENIO HALL comes to the Baltimore Comedy Factory, Friday and Saturday, early and late evening shows, baltimorecomedy.com
MOTOWN & MORE: The Legacy Lives brings soul classics back to the live stage at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club. Bring your dancing shoes, 8pm, Your Girl Cheryl will be your host, bethesdabluesjazz.com
The Broccoli City Festival returns to the DC Gateway Pavilion in Southeast Washington, DC with music by Grammy award winner SOLANGE, along with 21 SAVAGE and more, noon to 10pm, bcfestival.com
Saxophonist RAVI COLTRANE performs at Blues Alley, Thursday and Friday only, two shows each night, 8 and 10pm, bluesalley.com
Saturday, May 6
The voice. The legend. TONY BENNET appears at The Strathmore in Bethesda, MD with an evening of jazz standards and classics, 9pm, strathmore.org
The Official Funk Parade Kick-Off Party is scheduled at Ivy City Smoke House in northeast DC with the BRIDES OF FUNKENSTEIN, CLONES OF FUNK and guest, guitarist MIKE “Kid Funkadelic” HAMPTON, 8pm, 301.332.8318.
Vocalist RENEE MARIE invites all to her CD release party at Blues Alley, Saturday and Sunday, two shows each night, 8 and 10pm, bluesalley.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, running through May 20, fords.org
Sunday, May 7
The final day, the final weekend for the classic Lorraine Hansberry play, A Raisin in the Sun at Arena Stage in Washington, DC, matinee and evening performances, arenastage.org
It’s a Pre Mother’s Day Jazzy Event and Dinner, Bouquet Beauties & Violins with guest artist violinist CHELSEY GREEN, Hyatt Place on Central Avenue in Baltimore. Food, gift vendors and more, 4 – 8pm, 443.857.1698.
A SALUTE TO DIVAS struts its stuff on stage at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 8pm, bethesdabluesjazz.com
The Smooth Jazz Series at Maryland Live Casino continues with saxophonist BRIAN LENAIR rocking the house. Doors open at 5pm, show time is 6pm. marylandlivecasino.com
AGELESS GRACE: Limitless Possibilities is the annual performance of professional and recreational dancers age 40 and over, this year at the Creative Alliance at The Patterson Theatre on Eastern Avenue. Modern, tap, jazz, Polynesian—a variety of dance styles. Two shows, 4 and 7pm, creativealliance.org.