September entertainment guide 2022

WTOP's Jason Fraley previews September entertainment (Part 1)

Hope you had a fun Labor Day weekend! That means summer is giving way to fall.

The weather might cool down, but the fun events are just starting to heat up.



Here’s a roundup of what’s happening around the D.C. area throughout September:

 

September Entertainment Guide

Sept. 6-24: “The Outsider” at Keegan Theatre

Sept. 6-25: “Dear Evan Hansen” at Kennedy Center

Sept. 6-Oct. 9: “The Color Purple” at Signature Theatre

Sept. 6-Oct. 9: “Hamilton” at Kennedy Center

Sept. 6-Nov. 6: “Ghost” at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Sept. 7: Van Morrison at Wolf Trap

Sept. 7: Daddy Yankee at Capital One Arena

Sept. 7-Oct. 2: “Newsies” by Arlington Players

Sept. 8: Dionne Warwick at Warner Theatre

Sept. 8: Kid Cudi at Capital One Arena

Sept. 8: Omah Lay at The Fillmore Silver Spring

Sept. 8: Yo-Yo Ma with NSO at Wolf Trap

Sept. 8: Blue Oyster Cult at The Birchmere

Sept. 8: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Nats Park

Sept. 8-9: Lupe Fiasco at Howard Theatre

Sept. 8-11: DC Shorts Film Festival

Sept. 8-11: Stanley Jordan at Blues Alley

Sept. 8-Oct. 2: “Revoltosa” at GALA Hispanic Theatre

Sept. 9: Lake Street Dive at The Anthem

Sept. 9: Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra at Kennedy Center

Sept. 9: Patty Griffin at Wolf Trap

Sept. 9: Chris Janson at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

Sept. 9: Fishbone at State Theatre in Falls Church

Sept. 9: John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band at Rams Head Annapolis

Sept. 10: Rosslyn Jazz Festival

Sept. 10: Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Sept. 10: Courtney Barnett at Rams Head Baltimore

Sept. 10: David Benoit at Rams Head Annapolis

Sept. 10: Five Finger Death Punch at Jiffy Lube Live

Sept. 10: Marcus King at MGM National Harbor

Sept. 10: Hal Sparks in “Save Democracy Tour” at Shakespeare Theatre

Sept. 10: Alexandria Harmonizers present fall showcase

Sept. 10: John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band at The Hamilton

Sept. 11: Judy Collins at The Birchmere

Sept. 11: Al Snow at DC Comedy Loft

Sept. 11: Reckless Kelly at Rams Head Annapolis

Sept. 11-Oct. 9: “Ain’t No Mo'” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre

Sept. 12: Florence + The Machine at Capital One Arena

Sept. 12-13: Arlo Parks at 9:30 Club

Sept. 12-Oct. 2: “Host & Guest” at Synetic Theater

Sept. 13: Emmy Awards

Sept. 13: “Clerks III” in movie theaters

Sept. 14: Modern English at The Birchmere

Sept. 14: The Washington Ballet at Wolf Trap

Sept. 14-Oct. 9: “Nine Night” at Round House Theatre

Sept. 15: Amy Schumer at DAR Constitution Hall

Sept. 15: Fantastic Negrito at Rams Head Annapolis

Sept. 15: Bill Burr at Capital One Arena

Sept. 15-17: National Dance Day at Kennedy Center

Sept. 15: NSO performs Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass” at Kennedy Center

Sept. 16: Cary Elwes presents “The Princess Bride” at Warner Theatre

Sept. 16: Viola Davis stars in “The Woman King” in movie theaters

Sept. 16: Boyz II Men at Wolf Trap

Sept. 16: Amos Lee at Rams Head Annapolis

Sept. 16: Lucinda Williams at Maryland Hall Annapolis

Sept. 16: Wu-Tang Clan & Nas at Jiffy Lube Live

Sept. 16-18: Rory Scovel at DC Improv

Sept 16-24: Great Frederick Fair in Frederick, Maryland

Sept. 17: Bruce Hornsby at Workhouse Arts Gala

Sept. 17: Jake Owen at Rams Head Annapolis

Sept. 17: Willie Nelson leads Outlaw Music Festival at Merriweather

Sept. 17: Jay Pharaoh at 9:30 Club

Sept. 17: Tom Jones at Wolf Trap

Sept. 17: Be’la Dona at City Winery

Sept. 17: Echo & The Bunnymen at Lincoln Theatre

Sept. 17: “To Sail Around the Sun” at Kennedy Center

Sept. 18: Mary J. Blige at Capital One Arena

Sept. 19: Canned Heat at Rams Head Annapolis

Sept. 19: Michelle Branch at 9:30 Club

Sept. 20: Father John Misty at The Anthem

Sept. 20: Pusha T at Baltimore Soundstage

Sept. 21: Pet Shop Boys at Merriweather

Sept. 21: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats at The Anthem

Sept. 21-23: “Heroes of the Fourth Inning” at Studio Theatre

Sept. 22: Phil Vassar at The Birchmere

Sept. 22-25: Prince George’s County Film Festival at National Harbor

Sept. 22-Oct. 12: AFI Latin American Festival at AFI Silver Theatre

Sept. 23: Wolf Trap Ball

Sept. 23: Tanya Tucker at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

Sept. 23: Sara Evans at Rams Head Annapolis

Sept. 23: Be’la Dona at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

Sept. 23: Marilyn Monroe biopic “Blonde” premieres on Netflix

Sept. 23-24: Jeff Dunham at Warner Theatre

Sept. 23-24: Mike Epps at MGM National Harbor

Sept. 23-Oct. 16: “The Trip to the Bountiful” at Ford’s Theatre

Sept. 24: Babyface headlines Charm City Music Festival in Baltimore

Sept. 24: Elton John farewell tour at Nats Park

Sept. 24: The Yardbirds at Rams Heads Annapolis

Sept. 24: Maddie & Tae at Baltimore Soundstage

Sept. 24: Pat McGee Band at Tally Ho Theater

Sept. 24: Kip Moore at Rams Head Baltimore

Sept. 24-25: “Wheel of Fortune: Live” at The Hall at Live! Casino

Sept. 25: Jenny Lewis at Rams Head Baltimore

Sept. 25: Lil Nas X at The Anthem

Sept. 27: Lizzo at Capital One Arena

Sept. 27: Death Cab for Cutie at The Anthem

Sept. 25: Washington National Opera’s “Opera on the Field” at Audi Field

Sept. 28: Kelsea Ballerini at The Anthem

Sept. 28: Marshall Crenshaw at The Birchmere

Sept. 28-Oct. 2: March on Washington Film Festival

Sept. 28-Oct. 30: “Dance Nation” at Olney Theatre

Sept. 29: Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze at City Winery

Sept. 29: Carly Rae Jepsen at The Anthem

Sept. 29: Sergio Mendes at Strathmore 

Sept. 29-Oct. 23: “The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci” at Shakespeare Theatre

Sept. 29-Nov. 6: “Once On This Island” at Constellation Theatre

Sept. 30: Neil deGrasse Tyson at Warner Theatre

Sept. 30: Cam at 9:30 Club

Sept. 30: 311 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

Sept. 30: Dru Hill at The Anthem

Sept. 30: Aryana Sayeed at Capital One Hall

Sept. 30-Oct. 17: Flip Circus at Westfield Montgomery Mall

WTOP's Jason Fraley previews September entertainment (Part 2)

Jason Fraley

Hailed by The Washington Post for “his savantlike ability to name every Best Picture winner in history," Jason Fraley began at WTOP as Morning Drive Writer in 2008, film critic in 2011 and Entertainment Editor in 2014, providing daily arts coverage on-air and online.

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