These 10 Millennium Stage Moments Will Amaze and Inspire You

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Millennium Stage #MStageAt20

Photo by Margot Shulman

As we count down to the 20th anniversary celebration of Millennium Stage on March 19 (click here for details about our free celebration), we’re looking back at the past 20 years and celebrating some of the incredible artists who have inspired us.

This special event is part of JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy, the Kennedy Center’s yearlong programming initiative marking the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birth and legacy.

For two decades, Millennium Stage has been a showcase of current culture, offering free daily performances 365 days a year. Experience even more inspiring Millennium Stage highlights from the past 20 years.

They Might Be Giants

February 10, 2010

Aretha Franklin

January 1, 2009

Norah Jones

January 25, 2002

Christoph Eschenbach and Aaron Goldman

February 8, 2014

Nickel Creek

June 29, 2003

India Arie

January 10, 2010

Tank and the Bangas

January 13, 2016

Gladys Knight

January 16, 2017

Ok Go

June 23, 2011

Talib Kweli

April 18, 2014