Upcoming Performances

Dante' Pope at Phillips Collection- DC Jazz Festival

Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St NW, Washington, DC

As a part of his tour for his debut EP, After Five Music, Dante' will perform for the DC Jazz Festival on Family Weekend to kick the festival off at the historic Phillips Collection. He will be performing original jazz compositions and music from his newly released project based in soul and blues.


Dante' Pope at U Street Music Hall w/ Teskey Brothers

U Street Music Hall, 1115A U St NW, Washington, DC

Teskey Brothers are coming to the Nations Capitol and have welcomed Chicago's own, Dante' Pope to warm up the stage in his new found home of Washington, DC. Soul group will be on a nation wide tour this summer and will be making a stop on the historic U Street Corridor. This performance will serve as part of Dante's summer tour for his debut EP, After Five Music.

Dante' Pope Presents: Donuts and Jive

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Songbyrd, 2475 18th St NW, Washington, Washington, DC

A group of notable musicians from across the country comes together for this special showcase!

What is JIVE? JIVE is what JIVE does. JIVE. It's an act. It's an attitude and description. It's a form of expression birthed from the jazz era.

"Donuts and JIVE," is an intersection of 4 cities, 4 artists, and two styles of music: hip hop and jazz. Chicago native and 2019 DC Jazz Festival performer, Dante' Pope is collaborating with Zo!, a Detroit native, Producer/Trumpeter-Pianist Dre King of Gary, Indiana and Producer Slim Cat of Washington, DC. The show will fuse music of record producer and rapper, J Dilla and the mother of all the "JIVE." Jazz.

Grammy nominated percussionist and vocalist, Dante' Pope, has collaborate with a variety of artists; grammy award winner Dom Flemons, soul sensation Raheem DeVaughn & Wes Felton as a part of The Crossrhodes featured on NPR's Tiny Desk. His bandmates and inspirations, Zo!, Dre King and Slim Cat, have collectively worked with a host of luminaries such as; Foreign Exchange, Slum Village, Anthony David, Phonte, Bilal Silam, Sy Smith, YahZarah, Eric Roberson and a host of many others.

This collaboration is a head boppin', grit faced stone groove. Ain't no JIVIN' about that.

Dante' Pope & The After Five Experience DC Jazz Festival at Franklin Park

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Franklin Park, 1332 I Street NW, Washington, DC

DC Jazz Festival and the Downtown Business Improvement District invite you to DC JazzFest at Franklin Park, featuring Dante' Pope and The After Five Experience.


Dante' Pope & The Jazz Collective

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JoJo Restaurant, 1518 U Street NW , Washington

Live jazz show featuring Dante's original compositions and a collaboration with a rhythm section without a bassist. The show will explore melodic textures and rhythms through jazz.


Dante' Pope Trio Live

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Rockwood Music Hall NYC, 196 Allen St, NY, NY

Dante's debut NYC show as a solo artist! This afternoon show will feature music from his EP, After Five Music, a soul project. Multi-instrumentalist; drummer/vocalist will display his wide range of talent as a band leader and performer.