Summer 2017

Sting
Joe Sumner
The Last Bandoleros
The former frontman of The Police who has garnered 16 Grammy Awards and a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame makes his Wolf Trap debut.
  • Tuesday, Sep 05 | 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, Sep 06 | 7:30 PM
  • Thursday, Sep 07 | 7:30 PM
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Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie
The longtime members of Fleetwood Mac hit the road as a duo to celebrate their forthcoming new album and Fleetwood Mac favorites.
  • Monday, Jun 26 | 7:30 PM
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Lionel Richie
Formerly of the Commodores and one of the most successful Motown artists of all time, Lionel Richie is “a peerless tunesmith, natural born entertainer and custodian of the finest moustache in pop” (The Telegraph) who brings the energy “All Night Long.”
  • Tuesday, Jun 27 | 8 PM
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Natalie Merchant
Summer Tour 2017
3 Decades of Song
The former singer of 10,000 Maniacs found early solo success with her debut album Tigerlily (1995) and hasn’t slowed down since. Merchant is plainly “an artist who has never compromised, but instead evolved with integrity, thought and meaning” (The Telegraph).
  • Thursday, Jul 06 | 8 PM
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UPCOMING SHOWS

Disney’s The Little Mermaid
Disney’s The Little Mermaid

An Under the Sea Sensation!
With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, this beautiful Broadway hit is based on your favorite Disney film! Come fall in love with the magic for the first time–or all over again! “One of the most ravishing things I have ever seen on a Broadway stage” – Time Magazine
  • Thursday, Jun 29 | 8 PM
  • Friday, Jun 30 | 8 PM
  • Saturday, Jul 01 | 2 PM
  • Saturday, Jul 01 | 8 PM
  • Sunday, Jul 02 | 2 PM
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John Mellencamp
Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour
Emmylou Harris
Carlene Carter
John Mellencamp
Sad Clowns & Hillbillies Tour
Emmylou Harris
Carlene Carter

“One of the best bandleaders in pop music” (The Washington Post) known for his Americana and folk rock hits “Jack & Diane,” “Hurt So Good,” and “Small Town,” John Mellencamp makes his Wolf Trap debut in promotion of his latest album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies (2017). A full night of folksy fun as Emmylou Harris and Carlene Carter open the show!
  • Monday, Jul 03 | 7:30 PM
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Wheels of Soul
2017 Summer Tour
Tedeschi Trucks Band
The Wood Brothers
Hot Tuna
Wheels of Soul
2017 Summer Tour
Tedeschi Trucks Band
The Wood Brothers
Hot Tuna

Founded by husband and wife duo Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, this Grammy-winning, 12-piece “vanguard of modern roots music” (Austin City Limits), has been hailed as “a deeply skilled groove machine” (Los Angeles Times).
  • Wednesday, Jul 05 | 7 PM
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ - In Concert
National Symphony Orchestra
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™ - In Concert
National Symphony Orchestra

The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. This concert will feature the National Symphony Orchestra performing every note from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone™. Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score.
  • Friday, Jul 07 | 8:30 PM
  • Saturday, Jul 08 | 8:30 PM
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Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman

"I make things up and write them down" is the way Neil Gaiman describes his varied art. Today, as one of the most celebrated, bestselling writers of our time, his popular and critically acclaimed works (Coraline, The Sandman, American Gods, and The Graveyard Book) bend genres while reaching audiences of all ages. In his live event, he will tell stories and read stories, answer questions, and in his own words “amaze, befuddle and generally delight. It will be fun and odd and not like any other evening with Neil Gaiman.”
  • Sunday, Jul 09 | 8 PM
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Puccini’s Tosca
Wolf Trap Opera
National Symphony Orchestra
Puccini’s Tosca
Wolf Trap Opera
National Symphony Orchestra

Caught up in a world of political intrigue and corruption, Puccini’s fiery diva is trapped between her allegiance to her rebel lover and a treacherous police chief who will stop at nothing to possess her. The explosive conflict between these three unforgettable characters comes to a hair-raising conclusion in one of opera’s most popular, suspenseful, and unforgettable dramas.
  • Friday, Jul 14 | 8:15 PM
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The Tenors
National Symphony Orchestra
The Tenors
National Symphony Orchestra

The three magnetic singers of The Tenors join the National Symphony Orchestra to showcase the powerful crossover sound that has earned them international acclaim. “The star of the show is the Tenors’ voices and tasteful arrangements, which flow liquid-smooth from tag-team lead exchanges to rich, choral harmonies” (Billboard).
  • Saturday, Jul 15 | 8:15 PM
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MAMMA MIA!
Farewell Tour
MAMMA MIA!
Farewell Tour

MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. It’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical now on its farewell North American tour! MAMMA MIA! combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me,” and “The Winner Takes It All,” with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!.
  • Tuesday, Jul 18 | 8 PM
  • Wednesday, Jul 19 | 8 PM
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