CON­CERTS

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TONY BEN­NETT

The cel­e­brated crooner marked his 90th birth­day last year with a bash fea­tur­ing Lady Gaga, Michael Bublé, and Ste­vie Won­der. The party con­tin­ues with this per­for­mance, which is part of the Strath­more’s 2017 Spring Gala. May 6, 5301 Tuck­er­man Lane, North Bethesda, 301-581-5100; strath­more.org

CHRIS BROWN

The Grammy Award-win­ning con­tem­po­rary R&B singer kicks off The Party Tour this sum­mer along­side 50 Cent, Fabolous, O.T. Ge­na­sis, and Kap G. April 21, Ver­i­zon Cen­ter, 601 F St. NW, 202-628-3200; ver­i­zon­cen­ter. mon­u­men­tal­net­work.com

EM­PIRE OF THE SUN

While the elec­tronic-mu­sic band is known for chart-top­ping hits like “Walk­ing on a Dream,” on­stage is

where they re­ally shine, putting on vi­brant and unique live per­for­mances. May 11, Echostage, 2135 Queens Chapel Road NE, 202-503-2330; echostage.com

KRIS KRISTOF­FER­SON

The Amer­i­can singer-song­writer and Grammy Life­time Achieve­ment Award hon­oree, per­haps best known for pen­ning “Me and Bobby McGee” and star­ring in A Star Is Born, is still tour­ing and go­ing strong at the age of 80. May 11, Warner The­ater, 513 13th St. NW, 202-783-4000; warn­erthe­atredc.com

KORN

One of the standard-bear­ers of the late-’90s nu-metal move­ment, Korn brings the angst and down-tuned gui­tars to the Fill­more. May 7, 8656 Colesville Road, Sil­ver Spring, 301960-9999; fill­more­sil­ver­spring.com

NSO POPS

This sea­son’s pops con­certs in­clude Grammy-win­ning coun­try singer LeAnn Rimes (April 28) and the folk duo Indigo Girls (May 5–6). John F. Kennedy Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts, 2700 F St. NW, 202-467-4600; kennedy-cen­ter.org

“RENÉE FLEM­ING VOICES”

The first lady of Amer­i­can opera has cu­rated a con­cert se­ries that cel­e­brates the power of the hu­man voice across a va­ri­ety of gen­res. True to her stated mis­sion, the se­ries’s in­au­gu­ral sea­son in­cludes The Good Wife’s Alan Cum­ming (April 29) and vo­cal­ist Jane Mon­heit (May 5). John F. Kennedy Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts, 2700 F St. NW, 202-467-4600; kennedy-cen­ter.org

THE WEEKND

The mul­ti­plat­inum star­boy and Michael Jack­son sounda­like be­gins his first-ever world tour this year, draw­ing on two al­bums’ worth of in­fec­tious hooks and NSFW sub­ject mat­ter. May 18, Ver­i­zon Cen­ter, 601 F St. NW, 202-628-3200; ver­i­zon­cen­ter. mon­u­men­tal­net­work.com

STEVE WINWOOD

The English pop-rocker and blueeyed soul­ster gets ready to take DC higher. May 1, Warner The­ater, 513 13th St. NW, 202-783-4000; warn­erthe­atredc.com

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