Arts Round Up: The Beatles, The Blues, The BSO
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Here’s a roundup of performances in and around Montgomery County through Wednesday, June 13:
Silver Spring Blues Fest Preview
SILVER SPRING — Jonny Grave gets Blues Week brewing in Silver Spring. Grave performs 6 to 9 p.m. June 8 at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, the beginning of the build-up to the Silver Spring Blues Festival, Saturday, June 16. Downtown Silver Spring. While the blues fest is free, admission to this show costs $15 at the door. For details, go to SilverSpringBlues.com.
‘Deconstructing the Beatles: A Trip Through Strawberry Fields’
WASHINGTON — A multimedia presentation about the production and composition techniques behind four of the most well-loved songs by the Beatles. 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 10, Avalon Theatre, 5612 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Fundraiser for the Hope for Henry Foundation. Tickets cost $25 and must be purchased in advance. Details are at HopeforHenry.org.
BSO Takes on Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
NORTH BETHESDA — Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents: “Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto and The Rite of Spring,” 8 p.m. Saturday, June 9. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane. Tickets cost $38 to $98. For more information, visit Strathmore.org or checkout the BSO online.
‘Sophisticated Ladies of Jazz’ Headline Takoma Park JazzFest
TAKOMA PARK — Nicki Parrot and trumpeter Bria Skonberg are the headliners at the Takoma Park JazzFest 17, Sunday, June 12. Free music festival features 12 performers on two stages, plus musician-led workshops. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Old Town Takoma Park, at Carroll Ave. Parrot and Skonberg perform at 5 p.m. View the full schedule at TPJazzFest.org.
Exhibit: ‘If Wishes Were Inches’
ROCKVILLE —Devin Gong’s paintings combine floating, non-linear narratives, explosive color and spatially ambiguous compositions. Exhibit continues through July 1 at VisArts’s Gibbs Street Gallery. Reception is 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 8. VisArts at Rockville, 155 Gibbs St. More information at VisArtsAtRockville.org.
Navy Cruisers Concert
MONTGOMERY VILLAGE — Navy Cruisers perform Sunday, June 10 at Montgomery Village lawn theater; 6 to 7:30 p.m. Montgomery Village lawn theater. Free. For more information, visit the Montgomery Village Foundation website, MontgomeryVillage.com. Check out scenes from last week’s opening concert at Montgomery Village Patch.