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Matthew Morrison sings with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. at The Kennedy Center.
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Matthew Morrison sings with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. at The Kennedy Center.

Nov. 29-30: An Evening with Matthew Morrison
Matthew Morrison sings with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. at The Kennedy Center. The actor, dancer, singer, songwriter and musician, who plays Will Schuester on the television show Glee, will be performing some of his own compositions and selections from his upcoming album Where It All Began. He’ll also put his personal vocal touches on songs such as “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Send in the Clowns,” and “The Lady Is a Tramp.”

Dec. 3: Hadag Nahash
When the 2008 Adam Sandler film You Don’t Mess with the Zohan hit theaters, viewers around the world were introduced to the musical group Hadag Nahash via songs such as “California,” “Ma Sheba Ba,” and “Hine Ani Ba,” or “Here I Come.” This Tuesday, the Israeli band is coming to D.C. for a concert at the 9:30 Club. Hadag Nahash blends Hip Hop and funk with a touch of rock, reggae and Middle Eastern influences. The show starts at 7 p.m.

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