Upcoming Performances

John Prine
Patty Griffin
Chicago songwriting legend and Grammy Hall of Famer, John Prine tells the story of America's counter-culture heritage through song. Catch one of the true greats of American music when he delivers folk classics like “Angel from Montgomery,” “Paradise,” and “Hello In There.”
  • Friday, Jun 03 | 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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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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Asha Bhosle
The Farewell Tour
With Wolf Trap Orchestra
Falu's Bollywood Orchestra

“The world's most celebrated 'playback' singer” (BBC) and most-recorded artist in music history with over 13,000 songs ranging from Bollywood to classical ragas, Asha Bhosle is lauded by CNN as one of the 20 most iconic artists of all time.
  • Wednesday, Jun 29 | 8 PM
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DreamWorks Animation in Concert | NSO

Come experience the thrilling music from Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon and more, as DreamWorks Animation’s great stories and beloved characters inspire and delight audiences of all ages. We celebrate 20+ years of visually stunning footage projected in HD onto the big screen while iconic music scores by Hans Zimmer, John Powell, Alexandre Desplat, Alan Silvestri, Danny Elfman, and others are performed live by the National Symphony Orchestra.
  • Thursday, Jun 30 | 8:30 PM
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America the Beautiful | NSO

Celebrating the National Park Service's Centennial, the NSO journeys across America honoring many of the nation's finest landmarks with music from Bernstein's Fanfare for the Inauguration of John F. Kennedy, Copland's "Promise of Living" from The Tender Land, Grofé's "On the Trail" from Grand Canyon Suite, and more. The program also premieres the National Park Suite image collection, performed by multimedia artist Nicholas Bardonnay of Westwater Arts on in-house screens only, set to Dvorak's "From the New World."
  • Friday, Jul 01 | 8:15 PM
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Mary Chapin Carpenter
The Milk Carton Kids

Renowned and beloved singer, songwriter, and performer Mary Chapin Carpenter will return to Wolf Trap for a special performance on July 2, 2016. The concert will feature material from her highly anticipated new album, The Things That We Are Made Of, which was produced by Dave Cobb (Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, and Chris Stapleton) and will be released in 2016. Carpenter has won five Grammy Awards and is a 2012 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee.
  • Saturday, Jul 02 | 8 PM
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Bob Dylan
Mavis Staples

Widely considered one of the most influential American musicians of all time with iconic hits like “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door,” “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” and “Like a Rolling Stone,” this introspective singer/songwriter continues to push the boundaries of music ranging from folk to country-rock.
  • Tuesday, Jul 05 | 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, Jul 06 | 7:30 PM
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