April Entertainment Guide 2017

Check out fun events around the D.C. area in our "Top of the Month" Entertainment Guide for April.

WTOP's Jason Fraley previews April entertainment

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

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April Entertainment Guide

April 3: Opening Day at Nationals Park

April 3: Christopher Jackson in “DEMO” at Kennedy Center

April 3-9: “Mnemonic” at Anacostia Playhouse

April 3-15: “Parade” at Keegan Theatre

April 3-23: “King Lear” at Atlas Performing Arts Center

April 3-23: “Pike St.” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre

April 3-30: “Midwestern Gothic” at Signature Theatre

April 3-May 5: “A Raisin in the Sun” at Arena Stage

April 3-May 20: “Ragtime” at Ford’s Theatre

April 4-12: Brandy in “Chicago” at Kennedy Center

April 5: “Grammys on the Hill” honors Keith Urban at Hamilton Live

April 5: Merle Haggard Tribute at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

April 5: Amy Grant at The Birchmere

April 5: Blues Brothers Tribute at Howard Theatre

April 6: John Mayer at Verizon Center

April 6: Dan Novarro at Baldwin’s Station in Sykesville

April 7: “Gifted” hits movie theaters

April 7: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction

April 7: Don McLean at The Birchmere

April 7: Billy Currington at The Fillmore

April 7-8: Frankie Valli at Warner Theatre

April 7-9: “Blazing Saddles” at AFI Silver Theatre

April 8: National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

April 8: Fashion for Paws benefit for Human Rescue Alliance

April 8: Willie Nile at Hamilton Live

April 8: Big Sean at The Fillmore

April 8: Lisa Lampanelli at Lincoln Theatre

April 8: “Ladies Sing the Blues” at Strathmore

April 8-9: “Cuisine & Confessions” in Fairfax

April 10: Refugee Orchestra Project & Gourmet Symphony at The Fillmore

April 12: Library of Congress kicks off Disco Series

April 12: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Verizon Center

April 12-May 7: “Or,” at Round House Theatre

April 14: The Weight at Hamilton Live

April 14: Tribute to Charlie Byrd at AMP by Strathmore

April 14: “Fate of the Furious” hits movie theaters

April 14-May 21: “Smart People” at Arena Stage

April 15: Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival

April 15: Maz Jobrani at Kennedy Center

April 15: Pete Seeger tribute at Kennedy Center

April 15: “Broadway Sings Beyonce & Bruno” at Sixth & I

April 16: Harold Melvin’s Bluenotes at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

April 17-23: Misty Copeland & Justin Peck at Kennedy Center

April 18-May 13: “Fun Home” at National Theatre

April 20: John McCutcheon at Wolf Trap

April 20-21: Bill Nye at Weinberg Center

April 20-30: Filmfest D.C.

April 21: Chris Brown w/ Fabolous at Verizon Center

April 21: “Unforgettable” hits movie theaters

April 21: Lizz Wright at Howard Theatre

April 21-22: Average White Band at The Birchmere

April 21-22: Drive-By Truckers at 9:30 Club

April 21-22: Katt Williams at DAR Constitution Hall

April 22: Sarah Silverman at MGM National Harbor

April 22: Caroline Rhea at Comfort Cases Gala in Silver Spring

April 22: Cage the Elephant at Lincoln Theatre

April 23: Brandy Clark & Charlie Worsham at Hamilton Live

April 23-26: Fathom Events: “The Graduate” 50th anniversary

April 25: Blues Alley celebrates “Ella Fitzgerald at 100”

April 25-May 28: “Macbeth” at Shakespeare Theatre

April 26: Tower of Power at The Birchmere

April 28: “The Circle” hits movie theaters

April 28: LeAnn Rimes with NSO Pops at Kennedy Center

April 28: Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp at Strathmore

April 28-29: M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion

April 28-29: The New Pornographers at 9:30 Club

April 29: Rita Moreno at Kennedy Center

April 29: Marty Stuart at The Birchmere

April 30: Billy Crystal at MGM National Harbor

April 30: Lynyrd Skynyrd at Merriweather Post Pavilion

April 30: “High Noon” & Hollywood Blacklist at The Avalon

April 30: John Tesh at The Birchmere

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