Popular Entertainment

Our Popular Entertainment events feature a dynamic mix of artists, musicians, entertainers and speakers, and attract crowds to our our 4,000-seat, open-air Amphitheater. The Family Entertainment Series features free performances each Tuesday evening (during the Chautauqua season) in Smith-Wilkes Hall. This series appeals to family members of all ages providing fun, interactive entertainment ranging from music to mime, puppetry, dance and much more. Sunday Entertainment is free at Chautauqua; your free admission to the grounds includes an afternoon show in the Amphitheater.

Events

Popular (Evening) Entertainment
  • Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 08:15pm

    The Temptations & The Four Tops

    Known for their blend of R&B sensibilities and Motown sound, The Temptations will kick off the 2016 Chautauqua Season with ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Monday, June 27, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Susquehanna Chorale

    A recipient of Chorus America’s highest national award: The Margaret Hillis Achievement Award for Choral Excellence, the Susquehanna Chorale has ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, June 28, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Tiempo Libre

    The members of three-time Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre are true modern heirs to the rich musical tradition of their native Cuba. ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, July 08, 2016 | 08:15pm

    The Avett Brothers

    The Avett Brothers combine bluegrass, folk, rock and roll, honky-tonk, country, and ragtime to produce a unique and current sound ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, July 15, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Colvin & Earle

    Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriters Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle will celebrate their new album’s release with a worldwide tour. The acclaimed ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, July 22, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Huey Lewis and The News

    Do you believe in love? Then come out for this feel-good night of great tunes and big hits! Huey Lewis ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, July 29, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Britt Nicole

    Britt Nicole comes to shine on the Emerging Artist Series. This North Carolina native moved to Nashville at age 19 ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Monday, August 01, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Sultans of String

    Thrilling audiences with Celtic reels, flamenco, Gypsy-jazz, Arabic, Cuban and South Asian rhythms, Sultans of String celebrate musical fusion and ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Friday, August 05, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Straight No Chaser

    Straight No Chaser has emerged as a phenomenon with a massive fanbase, numerous national TV appearances and proven success with ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Tuesday, August 09, 2016 | 07:30pm

    Wild Kingdom featuring Peter Gros

    As Mutual of Omaha’s special Wild Kingdom ambassador, Peter Gros shares his love of wildlife and wilderness with audiences of ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Thursday, August 11, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Canadian Brass

    Canadian Brass has truly earned the distinction of “the world’s most famous brass group.” The five virtuoso brass musicians have ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Saturday, August 13, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Chris Botti & Joshua Bell

    A collaboration with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra Joshua Bell, violin and conductor:Antonio Vivaldi: "La primavera" in E major from Le Quattro ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Paul Thorn

    Raised in Tupelo, Mississippi, Paul Thorn creates feel-good evenings of song and storytelling with roots from the land of cotton, ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater

     

  • Wednesday, August 24, 2016 | 08:15pm

    Garth Fagan Dance

    Now in its 45th season, Garth Fagan Dance is deemed “unfailingly original” by The New York Times. Tony and Olivier ...

     

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    Location: Amphitheater