Following Diana Ross' stunning performance on Sunday's Grammy Awards broadcast, we're thrilled to announce that the Motown legend will appear on the Amphitheater stage on July 5, to cap our Fourth of July celebration during Week Two. Also in Week Two, favorite Chautauqua collaborator James Fallows joins us to host a series of Interfaith Lecture Series conversations featuring "Common Good Change Agents."
Friday, July 5 8:15 p.m. · Amphitheater
Tickets available Feb. 14 $80–205 Preferred seating available
National treasure Diana Ross is known as one of the world’s greatest entertainers of all time. She has been inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and is the recipient of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. A legendary performer of the Motown era both as a solo artist and with The Supremes, Ms. Ross will have audiences dancing to classics like “I’m Coming Out” “Upside Down,” and “Stop! In the Name of Love.” This evening will celebrate Ms. Ross’ enduring collection of award-winning songs, brilliant costumes, timeless memories to millions of fans across the world, and promises to be an experience fans will never forget.
Previously announced for Week Two:
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