A Summer Stage
The Freeman open-air venue brings national acts and family-friendly performers to the beach.
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The Joshua M. Freeman Foundation is offering a wide variety of performances for its eighth season from Memorial Day to mid-September. They are staged at The Freeman Stage at Bayside, an open-air venue near Fenwick Island. The acts range from Grammy-winning recording artists like Roseanne Cash and Blondie to theater groups and dance recitals that the whole family can enjoy. For ticket info, visit www.freemanstage.org.
5/23 - CIRQUE ZUMA ZUMA
This African troupe of acrobats, dancers, jugglers, street tumblers and contortionists performs an action-packed show. 7 p.m. Free.
6/19 - MID-ATLANTIC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
A night of magic and wizardry. 7 p.m. $10 adults, kids free.
6/20 - THE APPALACHIAN TALE
Seth Reichgott explores the history, vibrant culture and creativity of this distinctive region of the United States with music and audience participation. 10 a.m. Free.
6/20 - BRASS TRANSIT: A TRIBUTE TO CHICAGO
The Chicago tribute band takes the audience back to the ’70s. 7 p.m. $17 adults, kids free.
6/25 - THE GIZMO GUYS
A night of family fun with the Gizmo Guys for a comedic juggling show followed by a 30-minute juggling workshop. 7 p.m. Free.
6/26 - HOLLYWOOD NIGHTS
This Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet tribute band promises to deliver a high-powered show. 7 p.m. $17 adults, kids free.
6/27 - MONKEYS IN THE HOUSE
John Hadfield’s comedy show combines songs, juggling and magic tricks. 10 a.m. Free.
6/27 - ROSANNE CASH
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash performs a collection of her original songs. 8 p.m. $35.
6/29 - DARYL HALL AND JOHN OATES
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers perform their soul greats. 8 p.m. SOLD OUT.
7/2 - THE BEACH BOYS
After 50 years, the Beach Boys are still performing their popular tunes. 8 p.m. $40-$75.
7/3 - TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE
The group’s funk/jazz performance will have you tapping your toes all night long. 8 p.m. $35-$65.
7/8 - BLONDIE AND MELISSA ETHERIDGE
A co-headlining tour with Grammy-nominated Blondie, followed by two-time Grammy-winning Melissa Etheridge. 7 p.m. $35-$125.
7/9 - THE STICKERS
The country music band from Western Pennsylvania performs. 7 p.m. Free.
7/10 - THE WAILERS
The legendary Jamaican band continues promoting peace, love, and equality through their rock reggae music that began in 1969. 7 p.m. $25.
7/11 - THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
This classic fairy tale comes to life with beautifully costumed marionettes by Stevens Puppets. 10 a.m. Free.
7/15 - LOCALS UNDER THE LIGHTS
Local artists perform. 7 p.m. Free.
7/16 - THE BAREFEET MOVEMENT
The concert features a charming four-piece acoustic bluegrass band. 7 p.m. Free.
7/17 - AL CHEZ & THE FUNK BROTHERS
This big band performs musical arrangements of rock, soul, jazz and blues and original tunes, led by Al Chez, who played on the “Late Show with David Letterman” for 25 years. 7 p.m. $15 adults, kids free.
7/18 - BOOKS IN MOTION
Julie Dietzel-Glair’s program will have kids up and moving while listening to picture books. 10 a.m. Free.
7/18 - CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE PERFORMS: PINK FLOYD: DARK SIDE OF THE MOON
Re-creation of Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon.” 7 p.m. $17 adults, kids free.
7/23 - SEUSSICAL
A musical for all ages by the Clear Space Theatre Company. 7 p.m. Free.
7/24 - HEART
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Ann and Nancy Wilson take to the stage. 8 p.m. SOLD OUT.
7/25 - CASCADING CARLOS
The juggler will amaze the audience as he teaches juggling. 10 a.m. Free.
7/25 - BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY
The nine-piece ensemble showcases big band, swing-style music. 8 p.m. $25.
7/29 - INDIGO GIRLS
The Grammy-winning duo is still going strong after 25 years. 8 p.m. $39-$74.
7/30 - CHERISH THE LADIES
Irish music with vocals and impressive step dance. 7 p.m. $15 adults, kids free.
7/31 - PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND
New Orleans jazz comes alive on stage. 8 p.m. $25-$50.
8/1 - CREATING WHIMSICAL MASTErPIECES
Local artist John Donato teaches a hands-on painting class to children. 10 a.m. Free.
8/1 - THE MCCARTNEY YEARS
A tribute to Paul McCartney and his work. 7 p.m. $17 adults, kids free.
8/4 - CHRISTINA PERRI AND COLBIE CAILLAT WITH GUEST ARTIST RACHEL PLATTEN
The Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come, Too, Tour. 7 p.m. $35-$75.
8/6 - THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
The Delaware Shakespeare Festival performs the Shakespeare comedy. 7 p.m. Free.
8/7 - BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO
Celebrate Louisiana culture through zydeco music. 7 p.m. $10 adults, kids free.
8/8 - MILKSHAKE
The band performs great rock music for kids. 10 a.m. Free.
8/8 - A MARVELOUS PARTY!
A cabaret celebration of the music of Noel Coward. 7 p.m. $10 adults, kids free.
8/13 - AN EVENING WITH LYLE LOVETT AND HIS LARGE BAND
Lyle Lovett fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in his music. 8 p.m. $45-$85.
8/14 - MASTERS OF SOUL
Legendary songs of Motown and soul music. 7 p.m. $17 adults, kids free.
8/15 - PIRATE SCHOOL
An audience participation show that teaches kids how to become a pirate. 10 a.m. Free.
8/20 - THE HUNTS
These seven siblings from Virginia play alternative folk music. 7 p.m. Free.
8/21 - WILLIAMSBURG SALSA ORCHESTRA
This 11-piece group gives salsa a new, modern identity. 7 p.m. $10 adults, kids free.
8/22 - MR. DAVID C. PERRY’s DRAWINGS, SONGS AND SILLINESS
A comical and creative performance that mixes art and music. 10 a.m. Free.
8/22 - KENNY BRAWNER IS RAY CHARLES
Kenny Brawner leads a 12-piece orchestra as he portrays the master pianist/vocalist Ray Charles. 7 p.m. $17 adults, kids free.
8/27 - LOCALS UNDER THE LIGHTS
Local artists perform. 7 p.m. Free.
8/28 - RUSTED ROOT
The group brings its unique musical style and live performances on the road. 7 p.m. $25.
8/29 - M & M AND FRIENDS
The Music School of Delaware presents a family concert, featuring songs, instruments and dancing for kids. 10 a.m. Free.
8/29 - JUDY CARMICHAEL TRIO
Judy Carmichael, a Grammy-nominated jazz pianist and vocalist, performs pre-1950s jazz. 7 p.m. $10 adults, kids free.
9/3 - FIRST STATE BALLET THEATRE
The theater troupe performs classical and contemporary ballet. 7 p.m. Free.
9/4 - THE BRONX WANDERERS
A mix of generational music from oldies to rock and roll. 7 p.m. $25.
9/5 - UNCLE PETE ROCKS
An interactive musical experience for the whole family. 10 a.m. Free.
9/5 - SEASON FIREWORKS FINALE WITH MID-ATLANTIC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The orchestra performs American classics of jazz, swing and other favorites, followed by a post-concert fireworks display. 7 p.m. Free.
9/11 - AARON TIPPEN
A performance by the recording artist benefits Operation Seas the Day, a group that helps wounded soldiers and their families. 7 p.m. $25.
9/19 - ARTS & JAZZ FESTIVAL
The art show includes performances by the Joe Baione Sextet, Catherine Russell and the Cyrus Chestnut Trio. Beginning at 10 a.m. Free.