Illuminated Fountain Performances Playlists

Check out our descriptions and playlists for this year’s Illuminated Fountain Performances. Revisit a favorite ... try something new* ... experience them all!

Bailando: Latin Rhythms
Be Our Guest
Bollywood Blockbusters
Come As You Are: ‘90s
Country Roads
Freedom
*Gershwin Favorites
*Get Back: The Beatles
Halloween Magic
Here You Come Again
Hip Hop Mixtape
*Italian Spectacular
It’s Always Sunny at Longwood Gardens
Las Vegas Legends
Leading Ladies: Madonna and Lady Gaga
The Magic of Mozart
Night at the Movies II
The Piano Men
Proud
Pure Imagination
Rachmaninov: Power and Passion
Romeo and Juliet
Shake It Off: Taylor Swift
The Show Must Go On
Sleeping Beauty
*Someone Like You: Artists Who Inspired Adele
*Spark Your Imagination
Starman: David Bowie
Swan Lake
Take the A Train to Birdland
*Take Me With U: Inspired by Prince
To Infinity and Beyond
We’ve Got the Funk
Where the Heart Is

 

 

Bailando: Latin Rhythms

June 20, August 15

Our fountains dance along to energetic Latin beats hailing from Mexico to Spain, courtesy of songs by Carlos Santana, Ricky Martin, and more.

  • José Alfredo Jiménez: El Rey
  • A Dios Le Pido: Juanes
  • Joan Sebastian: Secreto De Amor
  • Thalía: Pena Negra
  • Ricky Martin: Vente Pa’ Ca
  • Carlos Santana: Smooth
  • Enrique Iglesias: Bailando
  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee: Despacito
  • Shakira: Nunca Me Acuerdo de Olvidarte
  • Marc Anthony: Vivir Mi Vida

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Be Our Guest

September 7

Themes from your favorite animated movie classics—including Frozen, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, and more—delight the young, and young at heart, during this magical performance.

  • When You Wish Upon a Star from Pinocchio
  • Try Everything from Zootopia
  • How Far I’ll Go from Moana
  • Under the Sea from The Little Mermaid
  • When We’re Human from The Princess and the Frog
  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious/Step in Time/Let’s Go Fly a Kite from Mary Poppins
  • Be Our Guest from Beauty and the Beast
  • Circle of Life from The Lion King
  • Let It Go from Frozen
  • Beauty and the Beast (Finale)

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Bollywood Blockbusters

June 28, August 29, October 25

Experience the vibrancy and beat of Bollywood as we celebrate the art and soul of Hindi film.

  • Asha Bhosle: Thodasa Pagla
  • Pradeep, Singh Sran, Nakash Aziz: Cutiepie
  • Arijit Singh, Antara Mitra: Gerua
  • Alka Yagnik, Javed: Chalka Chalka
  • Shankar, Ehsaan, Loy, Sonu Nigam: Kal Ho Naa Ho
  • Kavita Krishnamurthy, Shreya Ghoshal, KK: Dola Re Dola
  • Shankar, Eshaan, Loy, Sunkwinder Singh, Jaspinder Narula, Gulzar: Bunty Aur Babli

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Come as You Are: ‘90s

June 15, August 24

Take a ‘90s rewind with an eclectic mix from grunge to pop to one-hit wonders that defined the decade.

  • Nirvana: Come as You Are
  • Deee-Lite: Groove is in the Heart
  • The Proclaimers: I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)
  • The Cranberries: Dreams
  • K.W.S.: Please Don’t Go
  • MC Hammer: U Can’t Touch This
  • Depeche Mode: Enjoy the Silence
  • Chumbawamba: Tubthumping

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Country Roads

July 5

Take us home, country roads, with selections by Kenny Chesney, John Denver, Reba McEntire, and more country superstars.

  • Zac Brown Band: Homegrown
  • Eric Church: Heart On Fire
  • Shania Twain: Man! I Feel Like a Woman!
  • Kenny Chesney: Summertime
  • John Denver: Take Me Home, Country Roads
  • Johnny Cash: Folsom Prison Blues
  • Lady A: Like A Lady
  • Mickey Guyton: Lay It On Me
  • Reba McEntire: Fancy (Dave Audé Remix)

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Freedom

June 21, August 9

In honor of Juneteenth, this tribute to the end of slavery in the United States honors and recognizes the themes of freedom, hope, and strength.

  • Nina Simone: I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
  • Curtis Mayfield: Move On Up
  • The Staple Singers: Freedom Highway
  • Marvin Gaye: What’s Going On
  • Aretha Franklin: Respect
  • L.E.A.H: Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody
  • Sam Cooke: A Change is Gonna Come
  • Black Eyed Peas: Where is the Love?
  • Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar: Freedom
  • Beyoncé: Lift Every Voice and Sing

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*Gershwin Favorites

August 1, September 12, October 10

New this year! Enjoy a moving selection of Gershwin’s beloved hits, including a celebration of the 100th anniversary of perhaps his best-known work: the jazz-inspired, revolutionary Rhapsody in Blue.

  • Judy Garland: I Got Rhythm
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Cuban Overture
  • Kathleen Battle: Summertime
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra: Rhapsody in Blue

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*Get Back: The Beatles

August 16, September 13, October 5

New this year! Celebrate the 60th anniversary of one of the most memorable musical moments of Yesterday: The Beatles’ first live performance in the US, appearing on The Ed Sullivan Show.

  • I Saw Her Standing There
  • Get Back
  • Magical Mystery Tour
  • Across the Universe
  • Yesterday
  • Come Together
  • Eleanor Rigby
  • We Can Work It Out
  • Golden Slumbers
  • Carry That Weight
  • The End
  • Hello, Goodbye

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Halloween Magic

October 26

You’re in for a real treat! Get ready for a spooky good time as our fountains dance along to spook-tacular Halloween favorites.

  • The Citizens of Halloween: This is Halloween
  • Sha Na Na: Witch Doctor
  • Fifth Harmony: I’m in Love with a Monster
  • The Lovin’ Spoonful: Do You Believe in Magic
  • Ray Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters
  • Warren Zevon: Werewolves of London
  • Stevie Wonder: Superstition
  • Michael Jackson: Thriller

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Here You Come Again

July 27, October 12

From 9 to 5 to Jolene, our fountains twirl along to powerhouse hits by cultural icon Dolly Parton.

  • Romeo (featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, Tanya Tucker, and Mary Chapin Carpenter)
  • Not Enough (featuring Queen Latifah)
  • I Will Always Love You
  • Islands in the Stream (featuring Kenny Rogers)
  • Jolene
  • Here You Come Again
  • Baby I’m Burnin’
  • Why’d You Come in Here Lookin’ Like That
  • From Here to the Moon and Back (featuring Kris Kristofferson)
  • 9 to 5

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Hip Hop Mixtape

June 22, August 17

We pay homage to the powerhouse culture and expression of hip hop with a lively selection of favorites.

  • The Sugarhill Gang: Rapper’s Delight
  • DJ Kool: Let Me Clear My Throat
  • The Roots, Tariq Trotter, and Erykah Badu: You Got Me
  • Jay-Z and Alicia Keys: Empire State of Mind
  • Arrested Development: Mr. Wendal
  • Nas: I Can
  • Lizzo and Ariana Grande: Good As Hell
  • The Notorious B.I.G.: Mo Money Mo Problems

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*Italian Spectacular

October 17

New this year! From the trumpet fanfares of Monteverdi, to the lush melodies of Puccini, to the overwhelming grandeur of Respighi, celebrate the stunning musical legacy of Italy.

  • Monteverdi: Toccata from Orfeo
  • Respighi: St. Michael Archangel from Church Windows
  • Respighi: The Trevi Fountain at Midday from The Fountains of Rome
  • Respighi: The Birth of Venus from Three Botticelli Pictures
  • Respighi: La Befana from Roman Festivals
  • Puccini: Nessun dorma! from Turandot
  • Respighi: Pines Near a Catacomb from The Pines of Rome
  • Respighi: Pines of the Janiculum from The Pines of Rome
  • Respighi: Pines of the Appian Way from The Pines of Rome

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It’s Always Sunny at Longwood Gardens

June 29, September 26

The forecast calls for exuberant fountains that will have you Walking on Sunshine for this weather-inspired show.

  • Electric Light Orchestra: Mr. Blue Sky
  • Katrina & The Waves: Walking on Sunshine
  • Eurythmics: Here Comes the Rain Again
  • Imagine Dragons: Thunder
  • The Beatles: Good Day Sunshine
  • Johnny Nash: I Can See Clearly Now
  • Violent Femmes: Blister in the Sun
  • Smash Mouth: Walkin’ on the Sun
  • The Temptations: I Wish it Would Rain
  • The Weather Girls: It’s Raining Men

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Las Vegas Legends

July 18

From the croons of the Rat Pack to the tunes of quintessential Vegas residency artists, it’s a sure bet there’s plenty of swagger in this stunning show.

  • Cher: Believe
  • Dean Martin: That’s Amore
  • Elvis Presley: Burning Love
  • Wayne Newton: Danke Schoen
  • Tom Jones: It’s Not Unusual
  • Blue Man Group: The Forge
  • Barry Manilow: Copacabana (At the Copa)
  • Frank Sinatra: That’s Life
  • Celine Dion: I Drove All Night
  • Elvis Presley: Viva Las Vegas

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Leading Ladies: Madonna and Lady Gaga

October 4

Vogue along to this thrilling show dedicated to pop icons and powerhouse influencers Madonna and Lady Gaga.

  • Madonna: Material Girl
  • Lady Gaga: Marry the Night
  • Madonna: Crazy for You
  • Lady Gaga: Stupid Love
  • Madonna: Like a Prayer
  • Lady Gaga: Bad Romance
  • Madonna: Vogue
  • Lady Gaga: Born This Way

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The Magic of Mozart

June 13, August 8

In a tribute to Mozart’s genius, our fountains glide along to selections from some of his most well-known masterpieces.

  • The Marriage of Figaro - Sinfonia
  • Divertimento in D - Presto
  • Symphony No. 35 - Finale
  • Requiem - Dies Irae
  • Requiem - Lacrimosa
  • Symphony No. 40 - Finale
  • The Magic Flute – Queen of the Night aria
  • The Magic Flute – Pa-Pa-Pa-Papagena
  • Symphony No. 41 - Molto Allegro

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Night at the Movies II

No more performances this year

Enjoy a lineup of silver screen hits from The Greatest Showman, Footloose, Aladdin, and more.

  • I Will Follow Him from Sister Act
  • Footloose from Footloose
  • Time Warp from The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Jai Ho from Slumdog Millionaire
  • A Million Dreams from The Greatest Showman
  • Friend Like Me from Aladdin
  • (I’ve Had) The Time of My Life from Dirty Dancing
  • This Is Me from The Greatest Showman

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The Piano Men

July 19

From Tiny Dancer to My Life, our fountains sway to the iconic sounds of two of the greatest artists of all time—Billy Joel and Elton John.

  • Billy Joel: Prelude/Angry Young Man
  • Elton John: I’m Still Standing
  • Billy Joel: My Life
  • Elton John: Tiny Dancer
  • Billy Joel: Piano Man
  • Elton John: Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting

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Proud

June 14, August 23

We’re beyond Proud to honor just a few of the many inspiring women in music, and their messages of strength and empowerment.

  • Heather Small: Proud
  • Kygo and Whitney Houston: Higher Love
  • Jennifer Lopez: Let’s Get Loud
  • Fleur East: Sax
  • Laura Mvula: That’s Alright
  • Andra Day: Rise Up
  • Rihanna: Don’t Stop the Music
  • MOMOLAND: Ready or Not

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Pure Imagination

August 3

You’ll be saying I’m a Believer with us in this imaginative show that takes you Over the Rainbow and into pure Magic.

  • Gene Wilder: Pure Imagination from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  • The Monkees: I’m a Believer
  • Selena Gomez: Magic
  • Grace Potter: Something That I Want
  • Shawn Mendes: Imagination
  • Israel Kamakawiwo’ole: Over the Rainbow
  • DJ Khaled and Demi Lovato: I Believe
  • American Authors: Best Day of My Life
  • Swedish Mafia: Save the World
  • Ester Dean: Let It Grow (Celebrate the World)

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Rachmaninov: Power and Passion

July 11, September 19

Our fountains sway and dance along to the rich harmonies and lively fanfare of Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 2, one of his best-known and most-loved compositions.

  • Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27
    • II. Allegro molto (A minor)
    • III. Adagio (A major)
    • IV. Allegro vivace (E major)

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Romeo and Juliet

June 27, August 22

It’s a love story for the ages as the sounds of Prokofiev’s ballet meet our dancing fountains.

  • Montagues and Capulets
  • Dance of Five Couples
  • Folk Dance
  • Dance of the Mandolins
  • Balcony Scene
  • Festivities Continue
  • Masques
  • Death of Juliet
  • Death of Tybalt

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Shake It Off: Taylor Swift

July 6

Calling all Swifties: meet us in the Main Fountain Garden for a Love Story evening where fountains soar and Sparks Fly along to such hits as Look What You Made Me Do to Our Song and more.

  • Our Song
  • Blank Space
  • Love Story
  • You’re On Your Own, Kid
  • Paper Rings
  • Look What You Made Me Do
  • Red
  • Sparks Fly
  • Shake It Off

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The Show Must Go On

July 26

Give your regards to Broadway with these star-studded numbers sure to steal the show.

  • Pippin: Magic To Do
  • Dear Evan Hansen: Waving Through a Window
  • Dream Girls: And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going
  • Hamilton: You’ll Be Back
  • My Fair Lady: I Could Have Danced All Night
  • Six: No Way
  • Kinky Boots: Raise You Up/Just Be

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Sleeping Beauty

September 5

We awaken Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty for a beautiful evening beyond your wildest dreams.

  • Introduction
  • The Spell
  • Blind Man’s Bluff
  • The Spell Finale
  • Coda
  • The Christening Finale
  • Diamond Fairy & Coda
  • Hop-o’-My Thumb
  • Panorama
  • Lilac Fairy Variation
  • Coda
  • Polonaise
  • Apotheosis
  • Waltz
  • The Awakening

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*Someone Like You: Artists Who Inspired Adele

September 27, October 18

New this year! Say Hello to a captivating soundtrack of such hits as Someone Like You and Rolling in the Deep, woven together with the powerhouse sounds of Adele’s influences.

  • Adele: Hello
  • Adele: Easy On Me
  • Lauryn Hill: Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You
  • Alicia Keys: Girl On Fire
  • Adele: Someone Like You
  • Mary J. Blige: Family Affair
  • Adele: Set Fire to the Rain
  • Dusty Springfield: You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me
  • Adele: Rolling in the Deep

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*Spark Your Imagination

October 24

New this year! Spark Your Imagination with a show that will surely elicit a sense of wonder, awe, and excitement, featuring eclectic selections from emerging and established indie artists including Coldplay, Florence + The Machine, The Cranberries, and more.

  • M83: Midnight City
  • Paloma Faith: Upside Down
  • Florence + The Machine: Dog Days Are Over
  • The Cranberries: Just My Imagination
  • Superhuman, Quigley: Pure Imagination
  • Bastille: Pompeii
  • Woodkid: Run Boy Run
  • Sheppard: Geronimo
  • Coldplay: A Sky Full of Stars

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Starman: David Bowie

September 6

From Modern Love to Let's Dance, surround yourself in the unique sound and boundless creativity of David Bowie with this spectacular performance.

  • Modern Love
  • Young Americans
  • Starman
  • Life on Mars?
  • Changes
  • Suffragette City
  • Heroes
  • Let’s Dance

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Swan Lake

July 25

Tchaikovsky’s beloved ballet takes new flight in our graceful rendition of this poignant story of metamorphosis, romance, and tragedy.

Act I

  • Scène (Allegro giusto)
  • Waltz (Tempo di valse)
  • Pas de Trois (Allegro)
  • Pas de Trois Coda (Allegro vivace)
  • Pas de Deux (Tempo di valse)
  • Pas de Deux Coda (Allegro molto vivace)

Act II

  • Scène (Moderato)
  • Waltz (Tempo di valse)
  • Coda (Allegro vivace)

Act III

  • Scène (Allegro; Allegro giusto)
  • Spanish Dance (Allegro non troppo; Tempo di bolero)
  • Hungarian Dance; Czardas (Allegro moderato; Presto)

Act IV

  • Finale - Scène (Allegro vivace; Andante; Allegro agitato; Alla breve; Moderato e maestoso; Memo mosso; Moderato)

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Take the A Train to Birdland

September 14: Available to Wine & Jazz Festival Ticketholders Only

Find yourself in the famed New York jazz club as our fountains bop and swing along to Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, and more jazz legends.

  • Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington: Take the A Train
  • Dizzy Gillespie: Bang Bang
  • Louis Jordan: Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby
  • Arturo Sandoval: Be-Bop
  • Nina Simone: Mood Indigo
  • Jazzmeia Horn: Out The Window
  • Oscar Peterson and Clark Terry: Mumbles
  • Buddy Rich: Birdland

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*Take Me With U: Inspired by Prince

August 31, September 20, October 19

New this year! Party like it's 1999 while reveling in the legacy and far-reaching influence of icon and innovator Prince, from his own hits to the songs of artists he inspired.

  • Prince: Take Me With U
  • The Weeknd: Blinding Lights
  • Prince: Kiss
  • The Chemical Brothers, featuring Beck: Skipping Like a Stone
  • Prince: When Doves Cry
  • St. Vincent: Fast Slow Disco
  • Prince: 1999

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To Infinity and Beyond

July 12, October 11

Beloved songs from animated movie favorites—from Encanto to Moana to Toy Story to many more—jump off the big screen in this delightfully fun family performance.

  • You’ve Got a Friend in Me from Toy Story
  • You’re Welcome from Moana
  • Nobody Like U from Turning Red
  • I Just Can’t Wait to be King from The Lion King
  • Into the Unknown from Frozen II
  • Three of Us from Monster High: The Musical
  • Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride from Lilo & Stitch
  • Could Have Been Me from Sing 2
  • We Don’t Talk About Bruno from Encanto
  • Remember Me from Coco
  • Can’t Stop the Feeling from Trolls

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We’ve Got the Funk

July 13, September 21

From Prince to the Commodores to Parliament, we’ll be gathered together to all Let’s Go Crazy during this fun evening of funk.

  • Sly & The Family Stone: Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
  • The Isley Brothers: It’s Your Thing
  • Lyn Collins: Think (About It)
  • Commodores: Brick House
  • Parliament: Flashlight
  • War: Why Can’t We Be Friends?
  • Earth, Wind & Fire: Serpentine Fire
  • Prince: Let’s Go Crazy

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Where the Heart Is

August 2

Who says you can’t go home again? Cozy up to these feel-good, coming-home hits by Bon Jovi, Ed Sheeran, and more.

  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros: Home
  • Ed Sheeran: Castle on the Hill
  • David Byrne: Everybody’s Coming to My House
  • Jack Johnson: Home
  • Phillip Phillips: Home
  • Nina Simone: I’m Going Back Home
  • Billy Joel: You’re My Home
  • Bon Jovi: Who Says You Can’t Go Home

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