Stepping Out with Your Girl Cheryl: June 2-4
Hi, this is Your Girl Cheryl with What’s Hot for the Weekend!
Friday, June 2
Blues Alley welcomes master guitarist JOHN PIZARELLI, through the weekend, two shows each night, 8 and 10pm, bluesalley.com
Just outside of Washington, DC, Wolf Trap brings KOOL & THE GANG and MORRIS DAY and THE TIME to its stages, 8pm is the time, wolftrap.org.
The Capital Jazz Fest is back for another fabulous year, running throughout the weekend. This year’s talent includes CHARLIE WILSON, LEE RITENOUR, MAYSA, MARCUS MILLER, AVERY SUNSHINE, ROBIN THICKE, SHEILA E and more at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD, capitaljazzfest.com
Saturday, June 3
The Dance Africa DC 30th Anniversary celebrating the dance and music of the African Diaspora featuring the NATIONAL HAND DANCE ASSOCIATION, COYABA DANCE THEATRE URBAN FOLI, SOUL IN MOTION, SANKOFA DANCE THEATRE and more, Saturday and Sunday,
THE CHICO FREEMAN PLUS TET makes an appearance at An Die Musik in Baltimore with BILLY HART on drums and WARREN WOLF on vibes, two shows, 8 and 9:30pm, andiemusiklive.com
THE REGINALD CYNTJE GROUP blends Jazz, Caribbean rhythms and Afro-beat at the Arts Barns in Gaithersburg, MD, 8pm, 301-258-6394.
THE URBAN CHORAL ARTS SOCIETY celebrates African American music with gospel, jazz, classic, and more at the Eubie Blake Cultural Center, 7pm, eubieblake.org.
Sunday, June 4
It’s a Go Go Brunch with the ladies of BE’LA DONA at The Howard Theatre in Washington, DC. Doors open at 12:30pm, music starts at 1:30pm, thehowardtheatre.com
The 16th Annual Federal Hill Jazz & Blues Festival features a variety of area musical talent including THE GREG HATZA ORGANIZATION, LAFAYETTE GILCREST & SONIC TRIP MASTERS, THE PHILTONES, REGGIE WAYNE MORRIS and more, South Charles and Cross Streets is the location, noon – 7pm., fedhill.org
The Baltimore Comedy Factory once again welcomes comedian GUY TORREY, Friday and Saturday, multiple shows, baltimorecomedy.com.
Baltimore Center Stage brings Toni Morrison’s book, Jazz, to life in its theatrical production, through June 25, centerstage.org.