On August 25, the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C, on its Millenium Stage, offers a free concert with live streaming at 6 p.m. of the D.C. Legendary Musicians Band. This delightful group performs Rhythm and Blues, which is pop music of African-American origin with a soulful vocal style that features improvisation. It also performs Jazz. It’s members have performed legends such as the following: Elvis Presley, Dizzy Gillespie, Wilson Pickett, James Brown, Chuck Brown, and many others. The members of the band rotate and with the D.C. Legendary Musicians Band and their own bands, as they represent more than 50 years in music.
The Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts houses in Washington D.C. is home to the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, and the Susan Farrell Ballet. The center provides many free live broadcasts of performing arts events to the world through live streaming to screens around the world. They freely provide ongoing performances of the highest caliber so that people around the world can enjoy great live performances in private or public settings. Further, filmed videos of the performances are archived on Kennedy Center.org.
Free performances every day with no tickets required that are also live streamed and filmed videos are archived on the Millenium Stage for the month of August include the following renowned artists from the world.
Wednesday, August 26, Rafiya. who sings in Lingala, French, and English with a blend of contemporary African rhythms and modern pop. She has a fan base around the worlde: Congo (Democratic Republic), the Cape Verde Islands, Benin, Senegal, Guinea, Barbados, Mozambique, France, Canada, Cote D’Ivoire, and the United States.
Thursday, August 27, Ustad Shafaat Khan performs classical and folk styles that feature the sitar, tabla, and vocals. This world-renowned Indian classical musician has performed at concert halls, festivals, and universities around the world: India, Europe, China, Russia, Japan, and the United States. Recently, he has performed with Stevie Wonder at the U.S., The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.
Friday, August 28, Ramy Adly performs. He is an Egyptian oud player and composer who has studied at The Arabic Oud Housqqe in Cairo and has lectured in the Alexandria Library (2011). The oud is a form of lute or mandolin that is played principally in Arab countries.
Saturday, August 29, Nrityalaya performs a repertoire of traditional dances featuring the unique ancient Indian Classical Odissi Dance style. Odissi is a graceful, elegant, and subtle style that focuses on the following: highly flexible body bends called “Bhangis,” vivid torso movements, intricate technical steps, and self-expression (or Ahbinaya). A master class is scheduled to precede the performance that is to include: basic stances, torso movements, turns, and jumps. Audience members will be invited to partiipate with neck motions, hand gestures, and movements that imitate animals: peacock, elephant, tiger, swan, fish, and turtle.
Sunday, August 30, the Ship’s Company Chanteymen present a Sing-Along! For 20 years, the group has shared old salts’ songs with audiences up and down the East coast. In their 19th century naval uniforms, they perform for the following: historical reenactments, at historic venues, on board ships large and small, maritime museums, pirate festivals, concert venues and more. With two CDs, they have been nominated for a WAMMIE award from the Washington Area Music Association. The Chanteymen arepart of the Ship’s Company, an organization devoted to living history and nautical education.
Monday, August 31, Spread Love and Listen Local First presents a five-piece band with roots in Washington, D.C. They performs folk-street music style.
Those in the Washington D.C. area can enjoy these daily, free concerts by the best of artists from around the world. Those beyond the D.C. area can also enjoy these daily, free concerts via live streaming or filmed video archives. The ever expanding, user-friendly options of technology continue to provide access to the best of artistic events, performers, and directors through live broadcasts to big and smaller screens on television, local theater screens, and computers. These rich artistic gifts that enrich and uplift human spirits around the world are increasingly available on various types of screens around the world.
The best in American television, internet streaming, and filmed videos of live broadcasts of the best artistic entertainment from around the world further includes broadcasts of performances from the Lincoln Center, The Washington Mall, and the Capitol Lawn.
Aug. 25, NPR, on its National Public Radio Web site, furthermore, announces its live streamed music, an interview of the musicians, and provides film video archives of concerts. Thankfully, modern technology is facilitating and providing broad, user-friendly access at no or limited cost to viewers of the ever-improving modern Renaissance of great artistic performances and to the Reformation of content.