May Entertainment Guide 2017

WTOP's Jason Fraley previews May entertainment

Jason Fraley | November 30, -0001 12:00 am

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May Entertainment Guide

May 1: Steve Winwood at Warner Theatre

May 1-7: “A Raisin in the Sun” at Arena Stage

May 1-7: “Or” at Round House Theatre

May 1-13: “Fun Home” at National Theatre

May 1-20: “Ragtime” at Ford’s Theatre

May 1-21: “In the Heights” at Gala Theatre

May 1-21: “Smart People” at Arena Stage

May 1-28: “Macbeth” at Shakespeare Theatre

May 1-31: DC Labor Film Fest at AFI Silver Theatre

May 2: Mastodon & Eagles of Death Metal at The Fillmore

May 3: James Brown Birthday Tribute at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

May 3: Melissa Etheridge at The Birchmere

May 3: Kathy Mattea & Bill Cooley at Wolf Trap

May 3-4: Brian Wilson’s “Pet Sounds” at Lincoln Theatre

May 3-7: Maryland Film Festival in Baltimore

May 4: 10,000 Maniacs at The Birchmere

May 4-29: JFK Centennial Celebration at Kennedy Center

May 5: “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” hits movie theaters

May 5: Jimmy Greene at Hamilton Live

May 5: Kevin Nealon at Kennedy Center

May 5-6: Ricky Martin at MGM National Harbor

May 6: Tony Bennett at Strathmore

May 6: Gloria Gaynor Disco at Library of Congress

May 6: Broccoli City Festival

May 6: Chuck Brown Band at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

May 6: Bruce Springsteen Tribute at Hamilton Live

May 6-21: Washington National Opera presents “Madame Butterfly”

May 7: Beanie Sigel at Howard Theatre

May 7: Korn at The Fillmore

May 7: Julianne & Derek Hough at MGM National Harbor

May 8: Kennedy Center Spring Gala salutes John Lennon

May 9: “Twin Peaks” at 9:30 Club

May 9-July 2: “Jesus Christ Superstar” at Signature Theatre

May 10: Christopher Cross at The Birchmere

May 10-June 11: “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” at Synetic Theater

May 11: Kris Kristofferson at Warner Theatre

May 11: “Serial” podcast creators at Strathmore

May 11: Dwight Yoakam at Lincoln Theatre

May 11: The Impressions at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

May 12: “King Arthur” hits movie theaters

May 12: Ryan Adams at Merriweather Post Pavilion

May 12: “Snatched” hits movie theaters

May 13: Almost Queen at Hamilton Live

May 13-14: The Temptations & The Four Tops at MGM National Harbor

May 13-14: Bethesda Fine Arts Festival

May 14: Trey Songz at Warner Theatre

May 15: Thievery Corporation at Kennedy Center

May 15: Gordon Lightfoot at The Birchmere

May 15: Helen Hayes Awards at Lincoln Theatre

May 16-17: Pixies at Lincoln Theatre

May 18: The Weeknd at Verizon Center

May 18: “E.T.” in concert at Strathmore

May 18: Soggy Bottom Boys at The Birchmere

May 18: DMX at Howard Theatre

May 18: Dreamcar at 9:30 Club

May 19: “Alien: Covenant” hits movie theaters

May 19: Dierks Bentley at Merriweather Post Pavilion

May 19: Eric Church at Verizon Center

May 20: Flogging Molly at The Fillmore

May 21: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at The Birchmere

May 21: “Peter and the Wolf” with NSO Pops at Kennedy Center

May 21: R. Kelly at MGM National Harbor

May 21: Little Feat at Warner Theatre

May 21: Garrison Keillor at Lincoln Theatre

May 23: Chevelle at The Fillmore

May 23: Old Crow Medicine Show at Lincoln Theatre

May 23: Kiefer Sutherland at The Birchmere

May 24: Yo-Yo Ma at Kennedy Center

May 24: Bon Iver at Merriweather Post Pavilion

May 25: “Baywatch” hits movie theaters

May 25: Mary J. Blige at Wolf Trap

May 25-26: Roy Ayers at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

May 25-27: Washington Ballet presents “Frontier” for JFK Centennial

May 26: “Pirates of the Caribbean” hits movie theaters

May 26: Audra McDonald at Strathmore

May 26: The Chainsmokers at Merriweather Post Pavilion

May 27: Amel Larrieux at Hamilton Live

May 27: Whoopi Goldberg hits Strathmore

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