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Hip Hop Nutcracker
December 26, 2019 7:30 PM
$37.00 - $67.00 *
A holiday mash-up for the whole family,The Hip Hop Nutcrackeris back and better than ever. Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber,The Hip Hop Nutcrackeris a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. A unique and joyful event, this evening-length production is performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, a DJ, a violinist, and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hop’s founding fathers, who opens the show with a short set.
Just likethe original, inThe Hip Hop Nutcracker,Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince go on a dream adventure battling a gang of mice, visiting the land of sweets and learning the lessons of the holiday season. Innovative digital graffiti and visuals transform the landscape of E.T.A. Hoffmann’sbeloved story from traditional 19thCentury Germany to the vibrant, diverse sights and sounds of contemporary New York City.
Through this re-mixed and re-imagined version of the classic, the dynamic performers ofThe Hip Hop Nutcrackertake us on a journey that celebrates love, community and the magic of the holiday season.
The National - VA, Richmond, VA
Fri, Dec 6, 2019 @ 8:00PM
Whiskey Myers is an American Southern rock/Red Dirt/country group from Palestine, Texas composed of Cody Cannon, John Jeffers, Cody Tate, Jeff Hogg, Tony Kent, and Jamey Gleaves. They have released five albums, the latest being Whiskey Myers released in September 2019.
Elevation 27, Virginia Beach, VA
Sat, Dec 28, 2019 @ 8:00PM
The Wailers Band are a reggae band formed by the remaining members of Bob Marley & the Wailers, following the death of Bob Marley in 1981.
Birchmere Music Hall, Alexandria, VA
Sun, Dec 1, 2019 @ 7:30PM
Tanya Denise Tucker is an American country music artist who had her first hit, "Delta Dawn", in 1972 at the age of 13. Over the succeeding decades, Tucker became one of the few child performers to mature into adulthood without losing her audience, and during the course of her career, she notched a streak of top-10 and top-40 hits. She has had several successful albums, several Country Music Association award nominations, and hit songs such as 1973's "What's Your Mama's Name?" and "Blood Red and Goin' Down", 1975's "Lizzie and the Rainman", and 1988's "Strong Enough to Bend".
John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, VA
Sat, Dec 14, 2019 @ 7:30PM
Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist, singer, songwriter, and dancer. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her eponymous YouTube channel, which she created in 2007.
EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, VA
Thu, Dec 5, 2019 @ 7:00PM
Pentatonix is an American a cappella group from Arlington, Texas, consisting of vocalists Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi, Kirstin Maldonado, Kevin Olusola, and Matt Sallee. Characterized by their pop-style arrangements with vocal harmonies, basslines, riffing, percussion, and beatboxing, they produce cover versions of modern pop works or Christmas songs, sometimes in the form of medleys, along with original material. Pentatonix formed in 2011 and subsequently won the third season of NBC's The Sing-Off, receiving $200,000 and a recording contract with Sony Music. When Sony's Epic Records dropped the group after The Sing-Off, the group formed its YouTube channel, distributing its music through Madison Gate Records, a label owned by Sony Pictures. Their YouTube channel currently has over 17 million subscribers and 4 billion views. The group's video tribute to Daft Punk had received over 310 million views as of January 2019.