Celebrating Black Artists

Composite image of some of the Black artists coming to Strathmore this season

February is Black History Month. While celebrating Black artistry happens year-round at Strathmore, we wanted to take this moment to share events that are happening during this month, as well as highlight the Black voices presented on our stages throughout the year.

For additional in-person and virtual events celebrating Black History Month 2024 around Montgomery County, we invite you to check out this list from Montgomery County Public Libraries.

FRI MARCH 8 | 8PM

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

The Music Center

South Africa’s cultural ambassadors to the world

SAT MARCH 9 | 5PM

Bloom at Good Hope: Rochelle Rice

Off Campus

Free concert at Good Hope with Rochelle Rice

SUN MARCH 10 | 8PM

Arturo Sandoval & Pedrito Martínez

The Music Center

Cuban music masters

MON MARCH 18 | 8PM

Rhiannon Giddens

The Music Center

Grammy-winning folk musician

SUN APRIL 7 | 7PM

Sona Jobarteh

The Music Center

Trailblazing female kora maestro

THU APRIL 11 | 7:30PM

Dr. Leah Claiborne

The Mansion

Championing piano music by Black artists

SAT APRIL 13 | 5PM

Bloom at Good Hope: Joshua Jenkins

Off Campus

Free outdoor concert at Good Hope with Joshua Jenkins

SUN APRIL 14 | 3PM
FRI APRIL 26 | 8PM

Terence Blanchard: Fire Shut Up in My Bones

The Music Center

“Opera in jazz”

SUN APRIL 28 | 4PM

Washington Women in Jazz

The Mansion

Celebrating DC’s female and nonbinary artists

SUN APRIL 28 | 7PM

Washington Women in Jazz

The Mansion

Celebrating DC’s female and nonbinary artists

FRI MAY 3 | 8PM

An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Music Center

Multifaceted Tony and Grammy-winning performer

SUN MAY 5 | 8PM

Alex Cuba

AMP

Grammy-winning Latin pop artist

FRI JUNE 7 | 8PM

Kyshona

AMP

Soulful singer and songwriter

SAT JUNE 8 | 5PM

Bloom at Good Hope: Tosin Aribisala

Off Campus

Free outdoor concert at Good Hope with Tosin Aribisala

WED JUNE 12 | 8PM

AIR: Kaiyla Gross

AMP

June Artist in Residence

WED JUNE 19 | 7:30PM
WED JUNE 26 | 8PM

AIR: Kaiyla Gross

AMP

June Artist in Residence

SAT JULY 13 | 5PM

Bloom at Good Hope: Ceylon Mitchell and  Raíces Negras

Off Campus

Free outdoor concert at Good Hope with Ceylon Mitchell and  Raíces Negras

SAT AUGUST 10 | 5PM

Bloom at Good Hope: Deborah Bond

Off Campus

Free outdoor concert at Good Hope with Deborah Bond