Events at the Library of Congress

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Saturday, May 4, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Vogt Trio Saturday
    May 4, 2019
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
    The dynamic sibling duo of Tanja and Christian Tetzlaff is joined by pianist Lars Vogt to form a superstar trio. Coolidge Auditorium & Whittall Pavilion

Thursday, May 9, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Cora Harvey Armstrong Thursday
    May 9, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Cora Harvey Armstrong is a gospel singer, piano player, songwriter, choir director, and bandleader born and raised in King and Queen County, Virginia. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Thursday, May 16, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Eva Salina and Peter Stan-Serbian and Roma music Thursday
    May 16, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    California-grown, Brooklyn-based Eva Salina is a groundbreaking interpreter of Balkan Romani songs. Whittall Pavilion (LJ-G45E)

Saturday, June 1, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Saturday
    June 1, 2019
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
    Wrapping up our wonderful 2018-2019 season is the excellent, standard-setting Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, performing music of Felix Mendelssohn with the young Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki. Coolidge Auditorium & Whittall Pavilion

Thursday, June 13, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    African Sons of God Thursday
    June 13, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    African Sons of God is a choral singing group from South Africa, formed in 2009. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Los Cenzontles Tuesday
    June 25, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Los Cenzontles (Nahuatl for The Mockingbirds) is a Mexican American group, cultural arts academy, and media production studio based in San Pablo, California. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Thursday, July 25, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Cedric Watson Thursday
    July 25, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Cedric Watson, a four-time Grammy-nominated fiddler, singer, accordionist, and songwriter, is one of the brightest contemporary talents to emerge in Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music over the last decade. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Lakota John Locklear Wednesday
    August 7, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Lakota John Locklear blends traditional styles of the Delta and Piedmont acoustic blues with bottleneck slide guitar. He grew up listening to his father’s music collection and learned to love the blues. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Thursday, August 15, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    The Murphy Beds Thursday
    August 15, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    The Murphy Beds is the duo of Eamon O’Leary and Jefferson Hamer, who present traditional and original folk songs with close harmonies and deft instrumental arrangements on bouzouki, guitar, and mandolin. Whittall Pavilion (LJ-G45E)

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Archive Challenge Sampler Concert Wednesday
    August 21, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    For this edition, AFC has invited 4 distinguished artists to dig deep into our archive and put their own creative stamp on the songs and tunes they found here. Each of the artists will perform a few songs from the archive to show what a tremendous resource it is for creative work. Whittall Pavilion (LJ-G45E)

Thursday, September 19, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Les Filles de Illighadad Thursday
    September 19, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Fatou Seidi Ghali, lead vocalist and guitarist of Les Filles de Illighadad, is one of the only Tuareg female guitarists in Niger. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)