SUMMER 2018

Steven Tyler and The Loving Mary Band
The Sisterhood Band
Steven Tyler is the dynamic front man of Aerosmith whose hits like “Dream On,” “Walk This Way,” and “I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing” have solidified the band’s place in history. For one night only "one of the greatest singers of all time" (Rolling Stone) performs Aerosmith classics, tells stories behind some of the band's most beloved hits, and performs new songs.
  • Thursday, Jun 21 | 8 PM
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Alanis Morissette
With sales of over 60 million albums worldwide, Alanis Morissette is one of the most influential singer-songwriter-musicians in contemporary music. Her deeply expressive music (including “Ironic” and “You Oughta Know”) and performances have earned vast critical praise including seven Grammy Awards, 14 Canadian Juno Awards, and an induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
  • Thursday, Sep 06 | 8 PM
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Trombone Shorty,
Galactic,
Preservation Hall, and more!
“New Orleans jazz-funk alchemist” (The Guardian) Trombone Shorty knows how to get the party started with genre-busting street rhythms and brass-filled jams that pay tribute to the history of the city, while also propelling the distinct sound forward. Laissez les bon temps rouler as seminal jazz-funk band Galactic, New Orleans staple Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and second-line champion New Breed Brass Band transport audiences straight to "The Big Easy" to party like it’s Mardi Gras!
  • Friday, Aug 17 | 7:30 PM
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Halsey
Jessie Reyez
hopeless fountain kingdom
Dark, gritty, and rebellious aren’t how pop stars are usually described, but that doesn’t seem to faze Halsey. Taking cues from electropop and synth-pop, the superstar’s hits including “Closer” with The Chainsmokers, “Him & I” with G-Eazy, “Bad At Love,” and “Now Or Never” rule the airwaves.
  • Sunday, Jul 15 | 8 PM
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UPCOMING SHOWS

The Washington Ballet
Giselle

Wolf Trap Orchestra
The Washington Ballet
Giselle

Wolf Trap Orchestra

A beloved romantic ballet. Love, betrayal, and forgiveness are paired with coveted virtuoso roles. This haunting and tender classic tells the story of the promise and tragedy of young love.
  • Friday, May 25 | 8 PM
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Live from Here
with Chris Thile
special guest Kacey Musgraves

with comic Sheng Wang and duet partner Sarah Jarosz
Live from Here
with Chris Thile
special guest Kacey Musgraves

with comic Sheng Wang and duet partner Sarah Jarosz

The only live music and variety radio show aired nationwide today, Live from Here (formerly A Prairie Home Companion) has been a staple for the 2.6 Million fans who have tuned in each Saturday evening over the past 43 seasons. Hosted by Chris Thile of the Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, the show draws new, diverse talent to public radio with a unique blend of musical performances and comedy. This performance features special guest Kacey Musgraves, comic Sheng Wang, and duet partner Sarah Jarosz.
  • Saturday, May 26 | 5:45 PM
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John Fogerty | ZZ Top: Blues and Bayous Tour
Ryan Kinder
John Fogerty | ZZ Top: Blues and Bayous Tour
Ryan Kinder

Named one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Guitarists and 100 Greatest Singers of all time, John Fogerty, formerly of Creedence Clearwater Revival, returns to Wolf Trap along with blues and boogie renegades ZZ Top. Experience two Rock & Roll Hall of Fame icons on one stage performing countless classic rock hits like “Have You Ever Seen the Rain,” “Fortunate Son” (Fogerty), “La Grange,” and “Sharp Dressed Man” (ZZ Top).
  • Tuesday, May 29 | 7 PM
  • Wednesday, May 30 | 7 PM
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John Prine
Margo Price
John Prine
Margo Price

Two-time Grammy-winner John Prine is among America’s premier phrase-turners with songs like “Angel From Montgomery” and “In Spite of Ourselves.” The post-Dylan musician is “one of the most critically acclaimed singer-songwriters of the last 50 years” (Los Angeles Times) and continues his streak with The Tree of Forgiveness (2018). At this special performance, he is joined by “one of Nashville’s biggest new stars” (Pitchfork), Margo Price.
  • Friday, Jun 01 | 8 PM
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Classic Albums Live Presents:
The Beatles - White Album
Classic Albums Live Presents:
The Beatles - White Album

The White Album is “perhaps The Beatles’ most ambitious studio album” (BBC) and features classics including “Blackbird,” “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” and “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da.” Experience the celebrated album played in full, note for note, cut for cut, by some of the world’s best musicians.
  • Saturday, Jun 02 | 8 PM
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