The BlackRock Center for the Arts and the Washington,D.C.-based ClancyWorks Dance Company will reunite for a dance concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Germantown theater. Featured will be a performance of “Benchmarks,” choreographed by company artistic director Adrienne Clancy, as well as the premiere of “By George!” choreographed by Bill Evans and inspired by George Lewis and his Ragtime Band and jazz funeral music of New Orleans. Evans also will perform a theatrical duet with Don Halquist, principle dancer for the Bill Evans Dance Company. Award-winning choreographer Susan Shields’ talents also will be on display as part of “Displaced,” a personal work exploring a couple on the verge of heartbreak. The concert will take place in BlackRock’s Dance Theater, which features 140 seats and a sprung floor. Tickets are $22, $14 for youth. For more information, visit blackrockcenter.org.
Musical Arts International will host its spring concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Latvian Lutheran Church, 400 Hurley Ave., Rockville. Pianists Michael Adcock and Li-Ly Chang will perform during a program that includes French composer Maurice Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite.” Chang’s “Season Collage, Petite Suite” for solo piano also will premiere. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors. For more information, visit musicalartsinternational.org.
“Ding! Or Bye Bye Dad” continues this weekend at the Venus Theatre Play Shack in Laurel. Part of the company’s “Fierce 14” series, showcasing “crimes of love, life and the afterlife,” playwright Jayme Kilburn’s latest follows sisters Hamiere and Boomer and their plan to kill their father, juxtaposed with a wry speed dating scenario in which the women confront their troubled experiences with men and traumas of the past. For more information, visit venustheatre.org.
In Fairfax County, Celtic folk rockers Solas, whose band name is inspired by the Gaelic word for “light,” will continue to entertain audiences at the Barns at WolfTrap in Vienna, Va., with their second concert scheduled for 8 p.m. tonight. Their latest multimedia project, “Shamrock City,” explores the immigrant journey to America. Tickets are $22-$25. Additional shows this weekend at WolfTrap include Southside Johnny and the Poor Fools at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Barns, and legendary singer and songwriter David Crosby at 8 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, including a complete schedule, visit wolftrap.org.