Live at The Z: a z holiday tradition

December 15, 2022 to December 17, 2022

7:30pm & Sat. at 2:00pm

Main Stage Theater

The Holidivas are back! One of The Z’s most popular cabarets, the different and delightful divas bring the house down with Holiday favorites and new original classics! Heart-warming and sprinkled with comedy, you won’t want to miss this unique holiday experience. The holiday spirit starts here!

The 2022 Holidivas performances will feature a community choir performing alongside the divas!

12/15- 7:30pm

12/16- 7:30pm

12/17 2:00pm & 7:30pm

Vocal Jazz Summit

Live at The Z Music Series

June 23, 2023 to June 25, 2023

A full weekend of Jazz!

Lobby, Main Stage Theater, Studio Theater, The Outside Terrace

The Vocal Jazz Summit is an annual conference designed to bring together jazz enthusiasts, emerging and established artists, industry leaders, and the greater jazz community to connect and engage one another in celebration of the artform, present unique educational experiences, and provide an environment to nurture and grow the jazz community. The weekend will engage festival-goers with live performance, interactive workshops and masterclasses, and networking opportunities.

THE Z OPEN MICS: The Z Unplugged

an Open Mic Event

February 21, 2023


Studio Theater

Step on stage and showcase your talents! Writers, comedians, musicians and performers of all kinds can test-drive works-in-progress, debut new pieces, or take the mic for fun in this welcoming, supportive environment. New talent starts here!

Buster Williams & Something More

a Live at The Z Music Series event

November 19, 2022


Main Stage Theater

The Buster Williams Quartet “Something More” performs live in concert featuring Buster Williams (bass), Steve Wilson (saxophone), Lenny White (drums), and George Colligan (piano). 

Live at the Z Music Series:  The spotlight is on music with our Live at The Z Music Series specially curated to elevate new and exciting artists of all genres to the center stage. Originality and talent shines in our state-of-the-art venue that welcomes audiences into an intimate and immersive musical experience. Music starts here. #LiveAtTheZ

This engagement of Buster Williams & Something More is made possible through the ArtsCONNECT program of Mid Atlantic Arts with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. www.midatlanticarts.org