Venue will operate in a listening room format with limited capacity and no food and beverage
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(North Bethesda, MD)- AMP, Strathmore’s intimate club-style venue located in Bethesda’s Pike & Rose neighborhood, has reopened with a new lineup for the 2021-2022 season. Shows offer an array of artists featuring numerous genres including classical, pop, contemporary, Broadway, and chamber.
“AMP has always been an amazing and intimate venue for experiencing live music,” said Joi Brown, Vice President Programming/Artistic Director at Strathmore. “It is exciting to finally welcome outstanding artists back to AMP and reactivate this space after such a long hiatus.”
At this time, all performances are arranged in a listening room format as Strathmore continues to adhere to its COVID-19 protocols. The limited capacity performances are seated in rows and food and beverage service is not currently available.
All AMP guests must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or a negative PCR test, and wear masks while inside the venue.
Thu, Nov 4, 2021, 7:30pm
Poulenc Trio redefines and expands oboe, bassoon, and piano repertoire in the realms of both classical and contemporary chamber music.
THE HILLBENDERS: WHOGRASS!
Fri, Nov 5, 2021, 8pm
The HillBenders’ bluegrass take on The Who’s legendary catalog is a wild ride that travels chronologically through their storied discography.
Fri, Nov 19, 2021, 8pm
Italian-born, Baltimore-based jazz vocalist Irene Jalenti boasts a 4-octave range able to convey a depth of emotion in five languages.
GREAT NOISE ENSEMBLE
Thu, Dec 2, 2021, 7:30pm
Great Noise Ensemble is all about performing fresh works and promoting emerging talent in contemporary music.
PROJECT LOCREA - Debut Album Release Concert
Fri, Dec 3, 2021, 8pm
Project Locrea offers a cultural kaleidoscope of musical traditions from around the world. This is the only show where you’ll hear Bulgarian folk music, hip-hop drumming, Latin American melodies, and traditional lullabies all in one set.
AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY MUSIC ENSEMBLE (ACME)
Thu, Dec 9, 2021, 7:30pm
Through their mix of meticulous musicianship, artistic vision, and engaging collaborations, the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) has risen to the highest ranks of American new music.
A CELTIC CHRISTMAS
WITH SEÁN HEELY CELTIC BAND
Sat, Dec 11, 2021, 4pm & 8pm
Join award-winning Irish fiddler Seán Heely and a cast of nationally-acclaimed Celtic performers on a magical journey through Scotland and Ireland during the holidays.
A Winter’s Night with DEVOTCHKA
with Milquetoast & Co.
Sun, Dec 12, 2021, 8pm
NPR calls Colorado’s DeVotchKa “a surprisingly potent potpourri of cabaret, spaghetti Western, and Eastern European Gypsy songs.” For their A Winter’s Night tour DeVotchKa performs original and holiday classics.
Thu, Dec 16, 2021, 7:30pm
Award-winning pianist Dan Tepfer’s talent and improvisational skills are on full display as he plays Bach’s original Inventions compositions sequentially while creating his own “inventions” for the missing keys, freely improvising new ones.
Wed, Jan 12, 2022, 7:30pm
Bria Skonberg blends modern-day pop sensibility with sizzling musicianship. Her latest album, Nothing Never Happens, offers striking originals and creative covers of Queen, The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and more.
BROADWAY'S NEXT HIT MUSICAL
Sat, Jan 29, 2022, 4pm & 8:30pm
Broadway’s Next Hit Musical is the world’s first and only unscripted theatrical awards show. The audience votes for its favorite song and watches as the cast turns it into a full-blown improvised musical—complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore.
Thu, March 10, 2022, 7:30pm
Washington, DC-based contemporary classical ensemble, Balance Campaign, is dedicated to commissioning and performing new works by underrepresented women, LGBTQ+, and minority composers, as well as composers with connections to the DC area.
DAVID BROMBERG QUINTET
WITH JORDAN TICE
Sat, March 12, 2022, 8pm
David Bromberg’s incredible journey spans over five decades and he’s a godfather of Americana, co-inventor of “newgrass,” and a fingerpicking, blues guitar marvel.
SETH PARKER WOODS, CELLO & ANDREW ROSENBLUM, PIANO
Thu, March 24, 2022, 7:30pm
Cellist Seth Parker Woods, is joined by award-winning pianist and harpsichordist Andrew Rosenblum for a program that juxtaposes works by European classical composers with that of African American composers.
Fri, April 1, 2022, 8pm
Karla Bonoff is one of the most quietly influential singer-songwriters of the 20th century. With songs penned for legends like Linda Ronstadt and Bonnie Raitt, Bonoff’s idiosyncratic melodies and keen ear for song has informed popular music for decades.
Strathmore presents and produces exemplary visual and performing arts programs for diverse audiences; creates dynamic arts education experiences; and nurtures creative ideas and conversations that advance the future of the arts.
All of Strathmore’s facilities, including AMP, are Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accredited.
Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test, and facemasks are required to attend any performance or event inside any of its buildings.
For further information or tickets, call (301) 581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.