Upcoming Performances at The Barns

Julian Lage
One of jazz guitar’s most vibrant talents, Julian Lage was the subject of the Oscar-nominated documentary Jules at Eight and performed at the Grammys by the time he was 13. Ever since, he’s been playing with virtuoso musicians like banjoist Béla Fleck and vibraphone legend Gary Burton. The Grammy-nominated jazz guitarist makes his Wolf Trap debut on the heels of his new release, Arclight.
  • Thursday, May 05 | 8 PM
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29th Annual Evening of Comedy
The nation’s funniest performers keep audiences in stitches with this hugely popular evening of raucous stand-up comedy.
  • Friday, May 06 | 8 PM
  • Saturday, May 07 | 7 PM
  • Saturday, May 07 | 9:30 PM
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The Great Outdoors
Music and nature have always been close companions. In this intimate concert, pianist Steven Blier and a quintet of singers explore the joys and the perils of nature for both rugged campers and high-strung city folks. The Great Outdoors is one of a number of summer 2016 performances that celebrate the centennial of Wolf Trap’s partner the National Park Service.
  • Saturday, May 28 | 3 PM
  • Sunday, May 29 | 3 PM
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Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros
Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Come “Home” or have a “40 Day Dream” with the 10-piece band that resurrects “the sounds of 1930s country, 1970s psychedelia, and 1970s...rock with a healthy helping of folk and gospel linking the chains” (PopMatters).
  • Wednesday, May 25 | 8 PM
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A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor

In his final performances hosting A Prairie Home Companion at Wolf Trap, Garrison Keillor—America’s favorite radio host heard by 4 million fans weekly—leads an ensemble cast through his radio variety show featuring comedy sketches, musical guests, and Keillor’s signature monologue, “The News from Lake Wobegon.”
  • Friday, May 27 | 8 PM
  • Saturday, May 28 | 5:45 PM
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Allen Stone

Arlington, Virginia’s SOJA returns to “their favorite hometown venue” to jam with their Grammy-nominated brand of reggae. Self-proclaimed “Ambassador of Rap for the Capital,” Wale and “Freedom” singer/songwriter, Allen Stone join them for an eclectic night of music.
  • Saturday, Jun 04 | 7 PM
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Lord Huron
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Oh Pep!

Experience the festival-like atmosphere created by “Fool for Love” indie-folk band Lord Huron, along with the rowdy, retro vibes of “S.O.B.” rockers Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats.
  • Tuesday, Jun 07 | 7:30 PM
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Dolly Parton

A Country Music Hall of Famer, seven-time Grammy winner, and recipient of countless other honors and awards for her quintessential music catalog including “Jolene,” “9 to 5,” and “I Will Always Love You,” Dolly Parton is the most honored female country artist of all time.
  • Wednesday, Jun 08 | 8 PM
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The Musical

Catch the Tony-winning spectacular that took Broadway by storm! Set against a gloriously rich score, Ragtime transports you to the dawn of the 20th century where change is booming and possibilities are endless. Experience an all-new, striking production brought to life with vibrant dance and compelling characters, as three stories unfold in a timeless tale of hope, hardship, and the American Dream.
  • Thursday, Jun 09 | 8 PM
  • Friday, Jun 10 | 8 PM
  • Saturday, Jun 11 | 2 PM
  • Saturday, Jun 11 | 8 PM
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Lake Street Dive
The Lone Bellow

The buzz-worthy band that lives at the intersection of the Beatles and Motown gets audiences dancing with its “joyous, upbeat songs and big, groovy vocals" (The Guardian).
  • Thursday, Jun 16 | 8 PM
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Kenny Rogers
Linda Davis

One of the top selling artists of all time with hits like “The Gambler” and “Lucille,” Country Music Hall of Famer Kenny Rogers makes his final stop at Wolf Trap on his Final World Tour.
  • Friday, Jun 17 | 8 PM
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Ray LaMontagne

With his distinct, soulful vocals on tracks like “You Are the Best Thing” and “Trouble,” the ever-evolving Grammy-winner for Best Contemporary Folk Album hits the road to coincide with the release of his 2016 record, Ouroboros. Members of My Morning Jacket join Ray LaMontagne as his touring band.
  • Sunday, Jun 19 | 8 PM
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The international Irish dance phenomenon is back in Riverdance—The 20th Anniversary World Tour! Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music, and song. Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland—in rock, music, theatre, and film—nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance.
  • Thursday, Jun 23 | 8 PM
  • Friday, Jun 24 | 8 PM
  • Saturday, Jun 25 | 2 PM
  • Saturday, Jun 25 | 8 PM
  • Sunday, Jun 26 | 2 PM
  • Sunday, Jun 26 | 8 PM
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