June entertainment brings Ed Sheeran, John Legend, Shania Twain to DC area

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

Summer is quickly approaching, meaning tons of fun events around town.

Check out WTOP’s June Entertainment Guide for a roundup of events in the D.C. area:

June Entertainment Guide

June 1: Taj Mahal and Los Lobos at Wolf Trap

June 1-18: “Good Bones” at Studio Theatre

June 1-24: IN Series presents “Chuck & Eva” tribute concerts

June 1-24: “Exclusion” at Arena Stage

June 1-25: “One in Two” at Mosaic Theater

June 1-25: “Incendiary” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre

June 1-July 9: “Sweeney Todd” at Signature Theatre

June 2: Paramore at Capital One Arena

June 2: “Across the Spider-Verse” opens in movie theaters

June 2-3: John Legend at Wolf Trap

June 2-4: Let’s Go! Music Festival in Annapolis

June 2-4: Capital Jazz Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion

June 3-4: Washington Folk Festival at Glen Echo Park

June 3: Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes at The Birchmere

June 3: Brandon Victor Dixon High School Theatre Awards at National Theatre

June 4: MC Lyte presents “I Am Woman” at Kennedy Center

June 4: Sam Jay at D.C. Improv

June 4: Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

June 4: Bruce Hornsby at Rams Head Annapolis

June 4: Charlie Puth at Wolf Trap

June 4: Modern English at The Atlantis

June 5: Franz Ferdinand at The Atlantis

June 6: Pixies at The Atlantis

June 6-8: “Hadestown” at National Theatre

June 6-11: New York City Ballet at Kennedy Center

June 6-July 2: “The Enigmatist” at Kennedy Center

June 7: Indigo Girls at Wolf Trap

June 7-18: “Further Up & Further In” at Shakespeare Theatre

June 7-July 2: August Wilson’s “Radio Golf” at Round House Theatre

June 8: Valerie June at Howard Theatre

June 8: Logic at Echostage

June 8: “Swan Lake” at Capital One Hall

June 8-10: LightReel Film Festival

June 8-10: Washington Ballet presents Dance For All at City Center

June 8-10: NSO presents “Romeo & Juliet” at Kennedy Center

June 8-11: Tony Roberts at D.C. Improv

June 9: Lauryn Hill at Wolf Trap

June 9: Little River Band at Rams Head Annapolis

June 9: Rachel Bloom at Howard Theatre

June 9: TLC, Shaggy, En Vogue at Jiffy Lube Live

June 9: “Flamin’ Hot” premieres on Hulu and Disney+

June 9: “The Crowded Room” premieres on Apple TV+

June 9: Ben Folds presents DECLASSIFIED at Kennedy Center

June 9-11: Monty Alexander at Blues Alley

June 10: Pixies at The Anthem

June 10: Carbon Leaf at The Hamilton

June 10: Young the Giant and Milky Chance at Merriweather Post Pavilion

June 11: Buddy Guy at Wolf Trap

June 11: Yo La Tengo at 9:30 Club

June 11: Heart’s Nancy Wilson at Rams Head Annapolis

June 11: Idina Menzel headlines Capital Pride Concert

June 11: Choral Arts Society’s “Mass for Trouble Times” at Kennedy Center

June 11: Tony Awards

June 13: Suede at Rams Head Annapolis

June 13-14: America at The Birchmere

June 14: “The Wonder Years” Season 2 on ABC

June 14: All Elite Wrestling at Capital One Arena

June 14: Heart’s Nancy Wilson at Weinberg Center

June 14: Anoushka Shankar at Kennedy Center

June 14-15: Kenny Loggins at Wolf Trap

June 15: Toad the Wet Sprocket & Marcy Playground at Capital One Hall

June 15-18: DC/DOX Film Festival

June 15-18: Aries Spears at D.C. Comedy Loft

June 16: O.A.R.’s Marc Roberge at The Atlantis

June 16: Pixar’s “Elemental” opens in movie theaters

June 16: Lee Greenwood at Capital One Hall

June 16: Be’la Dona at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

June 16: NRBQ at The Birchmere

June 16: “Extraction 2” on Netflix

June 16: “Broadway in the Park” at Wolf Trap

June 16-17: NSO’s Marvin Gaye Tribute at Kennedy Center

June 16-17: Bacon Brothers at Rams Head Annapolis

June 16-18: Awesome Con at Washington Convention Center

June 16-July 23: “Macbeth” at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

June 16-Aug. 20: “Escape to Margaritaville” at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

June 17-18: Ziggy Marley, Trombone Shorty, Mavis Staples at Wolf Trap

June 17-18: Atlantic Starr at The Birchmere

June 17-18: Hannibal Burress at The Atlantis

June 17-July 22: “Seussical: The Musical” at Keegan Theatre

June 18: Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters at Rams Head Annapolis

June 18: LCD Soundsystem at Merriweather Post Pavilion

June 18: “We Have a Dream” Choral Festival at Kennedy Center

June 19: Step Afrika! “Step Xplosion” at Strathmore

June 20: Darius Rucker at The Atlantis

June 20: CeCe Winans at Kennedy Center

June 20: The Turtles, Little Anthony & Gary Puckett at The Birchmere

June 21: Straight No Chaser at Wolf Trap

June 22: Steve Miller Band at Wolf Trap

June 22: Darius Rucker at The Anthem

June 22: “The Bear” Season 2 on Hulu

June 22: The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward at The Birchmere

June 22: Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison at Lincoln Theatre

June 22-July 29: “The Lion King” at Kennedy Center

June 23: Weezer at Merriweather Post Pavilion

June 23: Charlie Wilson & Babyface at Wolf Trap 

June 23-24: Paul Taylor at Blues Alley

June 23-25: NSO’s “Music of Star Wars” at Kennedy Center

June 24: After 7 at The Birchmere

June 24: Ed Sheeran at FedEx Field

June 24: Kane Brown at Jiffy Lube Live

June 24: Deniece Williams at Bethesda Blues & Jazz

June 24: Dave Matthews Band at Merriweather Post Pavilion

June 24-25: Brandi Carlile headlines Out & About Festival at Wolf Trap

June 24-25: Frederick Jazz Festival

June 25: Rodrigo & Gabriela at 9:30 Club

June 25: The Cure at Merriweather Post Pavilion

June 27: Shania Twain at Merriweather Post Pavilion

June 27: Herbie Hancock at Kennedy Center

June 27-28: Tedeschi Trucks at Wolf Trap

June 27-July 16: “1776” at Kennedy Center

June 28-July 1: Octavia E. Butler’s “Parable of the Sower” at Strathmore

June 28-July 30: “Fun Home” at Studio Theatre

June 29: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss at Wolf Trap

June 30: Duane Betts and Maggie Rose at The Hamilton

June 30: “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” in movie theaters

June 30-July 1: Natalie Merchant at Kennedy Center

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

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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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