From Bone Thugs to Springsteen to New Edition, fun events around DC in March

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

We all know the old March weather idiom of “in like a lion, out like a lamb.”

Warmer weather means more entertainment options around the D.C. area.

Mark your calendar with our March Entertainment Guide below:

March Entertainment Guide

March 1: “The Mandalorian” Season 3 hits Disney+

March 1: Journey at Capital One Arena

March 1: Vanessa Carlton at Rams Head Annapolis

March 1: Joni Mitchell receives Gershwin Prize at DAR Constitution Hall

March 1-5: “Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre

March 1-5: “Ride the Cyclone” at Arena Stage

March 1-12: “Incognito” at Constellation Theatre

March 1-15: D.C. Independent Film Forum at E Street Cinema

March 1-19: “Into the Woods” at Kennedy Center

March 1-April 2: “King Lear” at Shakespeare Theatre

March 1-April 2: “The High Ground” at Arena Stage

March 1-April 2: “Selling Kabul” at Signature Theatre

March 1-April 9: “Clyde’s” at Studio Theatre

March 2: The Weight Band at The Hamilton

March 2: Vanessa Carlton at The Birchmere

March 2: Dreamcatcher at MGM National Harbor

March 2-4: Chaunte Wayans at DC Comedy Loft

March 2-4: Tedeschi Trucks Band at Warner Theatre

March 2-5: Tracy Morgan at the DC Improv

March 3: “Creed III” hits movie theaters

March 3: GZA at Baltimore Soundstage

March 3: WWE “Smackdown” at Capital One Arena

March 3-April 2: “Beauty and the Beast” at Synetic Theater

March 4: Chris Rock livestream on Netflix filmed at Hippodrome

March 7: John Lodge of The Moody Blues at Rams Head Annapolis

March 7: “The Simon & Garfunkel Story” at Strathmore

March 7-April 9: “Pacific Overtures” at Signature Theatre

March 8: Chadwick Stokes of Dispatch at Rams Head Annapolis

March 8-9: Lyle Lovett at The Birchmere

March 9: Elvis Costello at Warner Theatre

March 9-11: Black Girls Rock Fest at Kennedy Center

March 9-11: Jay Mohr at DC Comedy Loft

March 10: Patti LaBelle at The Hall at Maryland Live

March 10: Margaret Cho at Warner Theatre

March 10: Betty Who at The Anthem

March 10: Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony at The Fillmore Silver Spring

March 10: “Champions” hits movie theaters 

March 10: Swingers Mini-Golf opens in Navy Yard

March 10: NSO “In Your Neighborhood” series returns

March 10-11: Stephanie Mills at The Birchmere

March 11: Air Supply at The Hall at Maryland Live

March 11: Kelli O’Hara at Wolf Trap

March 11: Paula Poundstone at Rams Head Annapolis 

March 11-12: Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington’s “Whitney” at Lincoln Theatre

March 11-25: Washington National Opera’s “Blue” at Kennedy Center

March 12: Academy Awards a.k.a. the Oscars

March 14: J Boog at Howard Theatre

March 14-19: “To Kill a Mockingbird” at The Hippodrome

March 14-26: “Jagged Little Pill” at National Theatre

March 15: “Ted Lasso” Season 3 hits Apple TV+

March 15: Stephen Marley at The Fillmore Silver Spring

March 15: Regina Spektor at Warner Theatre

March 15: Alt-J at Rams Head Baltimore

March 15-May 13: “Shout Sister Shout” at Ford’s Theatre

March 16: New Edition at Capital One Arena

March 16-17: The Washington Ballet’s Professional Training Winter Showcase

March 16-26: D.C. Environmental Film Festival

March 17: Static-X at Baltimore Soundstage

March 17: “The Boston Strangler” hits Hulu

March 17: “The Magician’s Elephant” hits Netflix

March 17: EU featuring Sugar Bear at The Fillmore Silver Spring

March 17-19: Folger presents “Shakespeare in Step & Song”

March 18: Tom Rush at The Birchmere

March 18: Kix at State Theatre

March 18: Gracie Abrams at Howard Theatre

March 19: Yo La Tengo at 9:30 Club

March 19: The Sugarhill Gang & Rob Base at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

March 19: Washington Area Theatre Community Honors at The Birchmere

March 19: Adam Sandler receives Mark Twain Prize at Kennedy Center

March 20: The English Beat at The Birchmere

March 20-April 16: National Cherry Blossom Festival

March 22: “R.E.S.P.E.C.T.” at Capital One Hall

March 23: “Blippi: Wonderful World Tour” at EagleBank Arena

March 23-26: Annapolis Film Festival

March 23-24: Sara Evans at Wolf Trap

March 24: “John Wick 4” hits movie theaters

March 24: The Manhattan Transfer at Strathmore

March 24: Virginia National Ballet’s “Aladdin” at Capital One Hall

March 24-April 23: “Angels in America” at Arena Stage

March 24-June 11: “Grease” at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

March 25: Ashanti & Ja Rule at Capital One Arena

March 25: “Sounds of the DMV: Hip-Hop Showcase” at Kennedy Center

March 25: Bill Bellamy at MGM National Harbor

March 25: Vance Joy at The Anthem

March 25-26: Ari Lennox at The Fillmore Silver Spring

March 25-April 7: “Push the Button” at Keegan Theatre

March 25-April 8: “Singin’ in the Rain” by Arlington Players

March 26: Tony Woods at the DC Improv

March 26: “Yellowjackets” Season 2 hits Showtime

March 26: “Succession” Season 4 hits HBO

March 26: CNN airs Mark Twain Prize for Adam Sandler

March 27: Bruce Springsteen at Capital One Arena

March 28: Hazel Mitchell Bell at Blues Alley

March 28-29: Ari Lennox at Howard Theatre

March 28-April 16: “The Jungle” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre

March 28-May 7: National Capital New Play Festival at Round House Theatre

March 30: Sister Hazel at State Theatre

March 30: Sophie B. Hawkins at Rams Head Annapolis

March 30-April 23: “Unseen” by Mosaic Theatre at Atlas Performing Arts Center

March 31: Sundance champ “A Thousand and One” hits movie theaters

March 31: The Mavericks at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races

March 31: PBS airs Gershwin Prize for Joni Mitchell

March 31-April 1: Midori plays Korngold at Kennedy Center

WTOP's Jason Fraley previews March 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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