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Wolf Trap Located in the Washington, DC area, Wolf Trap is a place for year-round concerts and performances. Our Vision: Wolf Trap will harness the power of the performing arts to enrich and change lives by extending the Wolf Trap experience to millions of people worldwide.

About Us: Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a majestic natural setting for over 100 performances across all genres every summer. Home to the architecturally stunning Filene Center and the charmingly intimate Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, the 117-acre Park offers dining and hospitality amenities throughout the summer season, and year-round recreational opportunities, including h

About Us: Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a majestic natural setting for over 100 performances across all genres every summer. Home to the architecturally stunning Filene Center and the charmingly intimate Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, the 117-acre Park offers dining and hospitality amenities throughout the summer season, and year-round recreational opportunities, including h

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SNEAK PEEK ALERT! Tomorrow, the Wolf Trap Ball takes over the Filene Center stage! Themed “In Bloom,” this annual celebr...
09/22/2022

SNEAK PEEK ALERT! Tomorrow, the Wolf Trap Ball takes over the Filene Center stage! Themed “In Bloom,” this annual celebration is a joyous end to summer. Join us as we applaud Wolf Trap’s growth and plant seeds for the future. Keep an eye on Stories tomorrow evening to see the night unfold!

Goodbye summer, hello fall! 🍁🍂 📍: Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
09/22/2022

Goodbye summer, hello fall! 🍁🍂

📍: Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

October 6: Rebirth Brass Band in DC → wolftrap.org/b/100622New Orleans’ natives Rebirth Brass Band return to Wolf Trap f...
09/22/2022

October 6: Rebirth Brass Band in DC → wolftrap.org/b/100622

New Orleans’ natives Rebirth Brass Band return to Wolf Trap for a celebration of jazz, funk, soul, and R&B that will have you dancing all night long. Party with the Crescent City’s finest musicians at The Barns!

Hot off her 2022 Grammy win for "Best Latin Jazz Album," internationally celebrated virtuoso pianist and alluring vocali...
09/21/2022
Multi-GRAMMY Winner Eliane Elias Returns to Bossa Nova Roots on 'Quietude'

Hot off her 2022 Grammy win for "Best Latin Jazz Album," internationally celebrated virtuoso pianist and alluring vocalist Eliane Elias Music returns to her Brazilian bossa nova roots on her new album "Quietude." Read more about the exciting project ahead of Eliane's Nov 5 performance at The Barns.

A showcase of Eliane’s sensuous Portuguese vocals, Quietude arrives after two brilliant recordings that reveal what an adventurous, multifaceted artist she is. 2019’s Love Stories featured soft-focused classic songs and originals mostly sung in English and arranged with full orchestral momentum.

Summer isn't quite over yet. In a few days, the Wolf Trap Ball will take over the Filene Center stage. This annual celeb...
09/20/2022

Summer isn't quite over yet. In a few days, the Wolf Trap Ball will take over the Filene Center stage. This annual celebration is a joyous end to summer, as we reflect on an incredible season of performances and supports Wolf Trap Foundation’s arts and education programs. Take a peek at some of our favorite moments from previous years as we await this year’s festive fundraising event!

Internationally acclaimed pianist Wu Han joined Wolf Trap as Artistic Advisor for Chamber Music at The Barns in 2018. Sh...
09/19/2022

Internationally acclaimed pianist Wu Han joined Wolf Trap as Artistic Advisor for Chamber Music at The Barns in 2018. She began playing the piano at the age of nine and has performed at the world’s most renowned venues and won the highest awards, including Musical America’s Musician of the Year.

This Chamber Music at The Barns season, enjoy a season of quartets, sonatas, and ensembles curated by Wu Han.

Today we welcomed choirs from across the region to sing together on the stage AND in the house. Wolf Trap and The Washin...
09/18/2022

Today we welcomed choirs from across the region to sing together on the stage AND in the house. Wolf Trap and The Washington Chorus are pleased to present Joyfully Together, a new community choral festival celebrating the power of singing to connect and inspire. Thank you for joining us in this special show to mark the end of the 2022 Wolf Trap summer season ☀️

Last day of summer shows! What yummy treats will you miss most from the Filene Center's Concessions?
09/18/2022

Last day of summer shows! What yummy treats will you miss most from the Filene Center's Concessions?

Who is your favorite bassist of all time? Read about some of the best rock 'n' roll bassists, as chosen by American Song...
09/18/2022
10 of the Best Rock 'n' Roll Bassists: From Paul McCartney to Flea

Who is your favorite bassist of all time? Read about some of the best rock 'n' roll bassists, as chosen by American Songwriter.

It’s hard to ignore an incredible wailing guitar solo or poignant lyrics accompanied by a heartbreaking vocal, but one aspect of music that is deeply integral to the makings of a great song and yet is often underappreciated is the bass. Whether it’s Paul McCartney’s hypnotic riff on “Come To...

Happy birthday Michael Cleveland! 🎉 See you at The Barns on October 13. → wolftrap.org/b/101322
09/18/2022

Happy birthday Michael Cleveland! 🎉 See you at The Barns on October 13. → wolftrap.org/b/101322

ICYMI: More shows at The Barns are on sale now! → wolftrap.org/barnsDon't miss Kelli O'Hara, The 5th Dimension, The Del ...
09/18/2022

ICYMI: More shows at The Barns are on sale now! → wolftrap.org/barns

Don't miss Kelli O'Hara, The 5th Dimension, The Del McCoury Band, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Yonder Mountain String Band, and more. More shows announced soon!

🎤 It's not unusual to have fun with anyone 🎶 unless it's Tom Jones at Wolf Trap on a beautiful September night!
09/18/2022

🎤 It's not unusual to have fun with anyone 🎶 unless it's Tom Jones at Wolf Trap on a beautiful September night!

John Lloyd Young Friends, Altan, and Holly Bowling are amongst the many talented artists heading to The Barns this fall!
09/17/2022
Just Announced! The Barns at Wolf Trap Lineup

John Lloyd Young Friends, Altan, and Holly Bowling are amongst the many talented artists heading to The Barns this fall!

Check out some highlights of the new 2022-2023 season at The Barns at Wolf Trap.

Here are 100 of the best country albums of all time, including Lucinda Williams, Kacey Musgraves, Emmylou Harris, and mo...
09/17/2022
The 100 Greatest Country Albums of All Time

Here are 100 of the best country albums of all time, including Lucinda Williams, Kacey Musgraves, Emmylou Harris, and more, as chosen by Rolling Stone.

From Tom T. Hall to Taylor Swift, from honky Bob Wills to Brandy Clark

You've heard of Bonnie Raitt's ”I Can’t Make You Love Me,” “Something To Talk About,” and “Nick of Time,” but are these ...
09/17/2022
5 Deep Cuts From Bonnie Raitt You Should Be Listening To

You've heard of Bonnie Raitt's ”I Can’t Make You Love Me,” “Something To Talk About,” and “Nick of Time,” but are these songs on your playlist?

There’s something indescribable about Bonnie Raitt’s music. Whether it’s the stellar line-up of guest musicians in her recording sessions, or her own unparalleled playing and singing—whatever the x factor is, you can feel it from the second you queue up a Raitt song. While many may know her ...

It's National Dance Day! From ballet to Bollywood, each style of dance has its own set of skills, music, and excitement....
09/17/2022

It's National Dance Day! From ballet to Bollywood, each style of dance has its own set of skills, music, and excitement. Let's celebrate some of the incredible dancers we've had on the Wolf Trap stage, including Misty Copeland, Tony Yazbeck, Caracalla Dance Theatre, The Washington Ballet, and more.

🎵 It’s long overdue, but now…🎵 Boyz II Men made their Wolf Trap debut with special guests SWV
09/17/2022

🎵 It’s long overdue, but now…🎵 Boyz II Men made their Wolf Trap debut with special guests SWV

Are you a high school performing arts teacher in MD, DC, or VA? Wolf Trap wants to support your next arts project! We ar...
09/16/2022

Are you a high school performing arts teacher in MD, DC, or VA? Wolf Trap wants to support your next arts project! We are now accepting applications for our Grants for High School Performing Arts program. Apply by Sat, Oct 1 → wolftrap.org/grants

Celebrate the last weekend of Filene Center performances with Boyz II Men and SWV, Tom Jones, and "Joyfully Together" wi...
09/16/2022

Celebrate the last weekend of Filene Center performances with Boyz II Men and SWV, Tom Jones, and "Joyfully Together" with The Washington Chorus! We can't wait to sing and dance with you one more time! → wolftrap.org/summer

ON SALE NOW: Kelli O'Hara + The Del McCoury Band + Ladysmith Black Mambazo + more at The Barns! → wolftrap.org/barns Mus...
09/16/2022

ON SALE NOW: Kelli O'Hara + The Del McCoury Band + Ladysmith Black Mambazo + more at The Barns! → wolftrap.org/barns

Music moves inside this fall! Experience incredible performances in Wolf Trap’s intimate indoor venue. Dozens of shows already on sale. More announced soon!

Tonight we rocked—en español! ¡Muchas gracias Caifanes Mex!
09/16/2022

Tonight we rocked—en español! ¡Muchas gracias Caifanes Mex!

Photos from Caifanes Mex's post
09/15/2022

Photos from Caifanes Mex's post

09/15/2022
Sep 17: Tom Jones

Tom Jones comes to Wolf Trap on Sat, Sep 17! → wolftrap.org/f/091722

Bring the family together for one final night of music this summer with a living legend! Get your tickets now to enjoy a night with the pop icon and baritone "heart throb" singing all the songs you know and love.

Throwback to Wait Wait Don't Tell Me's summer episode taped live at Wolf Trap!
09/15/2022
'Wait Wait' for August 27, 2022: Live from Wolf Trap!

Throwback to Wait Wait Don't Tell Me's summer episode taped live at Wolf Trap!

Recorded at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, with Not My Job guest Eleanor Holmes Norton and panelists Alzo Slade, Roxanne Roberts and Tom Bodett

Sep 18: Sing with Wolf Trap + The Washington Chorus → wolftrap.org/f/091822Don't miss this first time community choral f...
09/15/2022

Sep 18: Sing with Wolf Trap + The Washington Chorus → wolftrap.org/f/091822

Don't miss this first time community choral festival featuring some of the most talented ensembles in the DC area! From Beethoven's "Hallelujah Chorus" to John Legend's "Wake Up Everybody," you won't be able to stop singing along to fabulous songs. Join us at the Filene Center for this celebratory event!

A magical evening showcasing the talent of The Washington Ballet✨
09/15/2022

A magical evening showcasing the talent of The Washington Ballet✨

From Alison Krauss to Crosby, Stills & Nash, Summer 2022 artist Tom Jones is behind some of your favorite hits. Take a d...
09/14/2022
Tom Jones Duets with Wolf Trap Artists

From Alison Krauss to Crosby, Stills & Nash, Summer 2022 artist Tom Jones is behind some of your favorite hits. Take a dive into the pop icon's incredible collaborations ahead of his Sat, Sep 17 show!

Legendary pop icon Tom Jones is behind some of your favorite classic hits like “It’s Not Unusual” and “What’s New Pussycat.” The singer, who was born in Wales, sang in clubs at night as a teenager. He gained popularity in the ‘60s as the frontman for Tommy Scott and the Senators. Throu...

Loudon Wainwright III is no stranger to sharing intimate details of his life through music. The singer/songwriter tackle...
09/14/2022
Wainwright’s new music about aging

Loudon Wainwright III is no stranger to sharing intimate details of his life through music. The singer/songwriter tackles the topic of aging on his new album "Lifetime Achievement."

NEW YORK — Loudon Wainwright III points out that the first line of the first song on his first album, released when he was 23, is about aging: “In Delaware when I was younger.”

60 years after "Puppy Love," Dolly Parton has added doggy fashion designer to her many accomplishments. Read more about ...
09/14/2022
Barking 9 to 5! Dolly Parton launches 'Doggy Parton,' a pet apparel collection

60 years after "Puppy Love," Dolly Parton has added doggy fashion designer to her many accomplishments. Read more about "Doggy Parton."

The line features fringe-trimmed cowgirl dresses, rhinestone-bejeweled harnesses, gingham shirts and bandanas, concert T-shirts, toys and even a blond wig inspired by the singer.

When's the last time you visited the Park? Take a stroll or hike on the trails this week.📍: Wolf Trap National Park for ...
09/13/2022

When's the last time you visited the Park? Take a stroll or hike on the trails this week.

📍: Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

09/13/2022
Sep 15: Caifanes

Sep 15: Caifanes Mex comes to Wolf Trap! → wolftrap.org/f/091522

Inspired by The Beatles, The Cure, King Crimson, and more, Caifanes adds a Latin spin on rock music. See the band for the first time ever in the Washington, DC area--only at Wolf Trap. Hurry and get your tickets!

JUST ANNOUNCED: Kelli O'Hara + Ladysmith Black Mambazo + The Del McCoury Band + Yonder Mountain String Band + more! → wo...
09/13/2022

JUST ANNOUNCED: Kelli O'Hara + Ladysmith Black Mambazo + The Del McCoury Band + Yonder Mountain String Band + more! → wolftrap.org/barns

Don’t miss these incredible performances at The Barns! Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, Sep 16 at 10 AM.

This week at Wolf Trap:Sep 14: An Evening with The Washington Ballet Sep 15: Caifanes Mex Sep 16: Boyz II Men with SWV S...
09/12/2022

This week at Wolf Trap:

Sep 14: An Evening with The Washington Ballet
Sep 15: Caifanes Mex
Sep 16: Boyz II Men with SWV
Sep 17: Tom Jones
Sep 18: "Joyfully Together" with The Washington Chorus

Don't miss our last week of shows! → wolftrap.org/summer

Rebirth Brass Band's trumpet player Glenn Hall III talks about his familial relationship with Troy "Trombone Shorty" And...
09/12/2022
A Spin on Tradition: Rebirth Brass Band Kicks Off Wolf Trap Season

Rebirth Brass Band's trumpet player Glenn Hall III talks about his familial relationship with Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews & Orleans Avenue, New Orleans' music culture, and the unique nature of the band's performances.

“I think the band has always been adaptive and evolving,” Hall says. “New Orleans people always keep the tradition. But we find ways to stay new.”

09/12/2022
Sep 14: The Washington Ballet

Enjoy a night of ballet under the stars on Sep 14. 🩰​✨​ → wolftrap.org/f/091422

Celebrate Balanchine's most beloved works and two original works with The Washington Ballet!

Experience Caifanes Mex's powerful music on Sep 15! → wolftrap.org/f/091522The generational Latin rock band brings their...
09/11/2022

Experience Caifanes Mex's powerful music on Sep 15! → wolftrap.org/f/091522

The generational Latin rock band brings their contemporary and innovative sound to DC. Get your tickets to enjoy an unforgettable night!

Need a pick-me-up? Summer 2022 artists Boyz II Men, JP Saxe, Little Big Town, and more have just what you need. Add thes...
09/11/2022
65 love songs that'll make you feel all the feels

Need a pick-me-up? Summer 2022 artists Boyz II Men, JP Saxe, Little Big Town, and more have just what you need. Add these songs to your playlist:

Read on for songs that speak to every stage of the romantic journey.

Happy birthday to Wolf Trap fan favorite Harry Connick Jr! 🎉
09/11/2022

Happy birthday to Wolf Trap fan favorite Harry Connick Jr! 🎉

Sing with The Washington Chorus and other ensembles across the DMV at Wolf Trap's season closing event! → wolftrap.org/f...
09/11/2022

Sing with The Washington Chorus and other ensembles across the DMV at Wolf Trap's season closing event! → wolftrap.org/f/091822

Sep 18: Close out a summer of amazing music with a choral extravaganza featuring "Lean on Me," "I Sing Because I’m Happy," "Circle of Life," and more! Get your tickets now for this community powered singing celebration.

09/11/2022
Sep 17: Tom Jones

Sep 17: Tom Jones comes to Wolf Trap! → wolftrap.org/f/091722

🎶 It's Not Unusual🎶 to have a great night at Wolf Trap. Get your tickets for an unforgettable night with a legendary artist.

Take us back to a night we wanted to last forever with Andrew Bird Iron & Wine, and Meshell Ndegeocello. 🎶 What was your...
09/10/2022

Take us back to a night we wanted to last forever with Andrew Bird Iron & Wine, and Meshell Ndegeocello. 🎶 What was your favorite moment from the show?

09/10/2022
Sep 14: An Evening with the Washington Ballet

Jeté into an Evening with The Washington Ballet on Sep 14! 🩰 → wolftrap.org/f/091422

Join us for a night of talent, elegance, and creativity as The Washington Ballet performs Balanchine's "Serenade" and a trio of other original works.

Happy Birthday to the one and only Misty Copeland! If you could see the trailblazing dancer perform in any ballet, which...
09/10/2022

Happy Birthday to the one and only Misty Copeland! If you could see the trailblazing dancer perform in any ballet, which would you choose?

🎶 Red bells rang like thunder 🎶 under a harvest moon at Wolf Trap tonight with Neko Case and Patty Griffin!
09/10/2022

🎶 Red bells rang like thunder 🎶 under a harvest moon at Wolf Trap tonight with Neko Case and Patty Griffin!

Watch Tedeschi Trucks Band perform a few songs from "I Am Moon" on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
09/09/2022
Tedeschi Trucks Band Performs On ‘Kimmel’

Watch Tedeschi Trucks Band perform a few songs from "I Am Moon" on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Tedeschi Trucks Band played "Soul Sweet Song" for Monday's episode of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' and performed three additional 'I Am The Moon' songs for an off-air session that was livestreamed.

Thank you, Virginia Living Magazine readers for voting Wolf Trap’s Filene Center “Best Music Venue,” The Barns “Best His...
09/09/2022

Thank you, Virginia Living Magazine readers for voting Wolf Trap’s Filene Center “Best Music Venue,” The Barns “Best Historical Theater,” and among the best in “Family Entertainment!” We are honored to be considered one of the Best of Living & Recreation in Northern Virginia.

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DON'T FORGET! Everyone who registers for tomorrow's Shabbat Purim is entered into a drawing for 2 tickets to see ABBA: The Concert at Wolf Trap this summer. RSVP now at https://www.whctemple.org/event/shabbat-purim/
Playing The Beacon Theatre & Wolf Trap with Gipsy Kings this summer!
Announcing the The Gipsy Kings feat. Nicolas Reyes Early Summer US Tour Dates! 5/28 Atlanta, GA Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park * 5/31 Huntington, NY The Paramount * 6/1 Medford, MA Chevalier Theatre * 6/3 New York, NY The Beacon Theatre - 6/4 Niagara Falls, NY Fallsview Casino Resort 6/5 Vienna, VA Wolf Trap - 6/7 New Brunswick, NJ State Theatre New Jersey * Mikaela Davis - Shutterdog * Get tickets: https://www.nicolasreyes.com/
Wolf Trap you’re next! See you Wednesday and Thursday! Grab your tickets quick! Both shows are close to selling out! ➡️ JimBrickman.com/tour Come see me sing ALL of my Greatest Hits! 🎹
Wow. That was fun. Thank you Wolf Trap for being SO LOVELY and welcoming! Thank you Allison Russell for your grace and sharing this SOLD OUT audience with me 💜. Tonight we’re at City Winery NYC with another #soldout crowd. You can watch via livestream at Mandolin though! Go snag a ticket. Photos by Rah Studios ✨ #kyshonatour #allisonrussell #outsidechild #listen
We're going back in time for Shabbat Purim 2022! Register now, and you'll be entered to win a pair of tickets to see ABBA: The Concert at Wolf Trap this summer. The top ABBA tribute group in the world dazzles audiences with fantastic performances of ABBA’s iconic hits. More info and register at whctemple.org search "Purim"
Tonight's the night! Our newest, summeriest streaming show, filmed last summer at Wolf Trap at one our very first shows after hiatus debuts in just a few hours. "Dream a Little Dream of Summer" is available starting at 5pm PST/8pm EST TODAY. Whether you want a taste of summer shows you've never seen, are looking to relive the magic of prior shows at this gorgeous venue, or just want to start your weekend off with Pink Martini in your home, this concert will be sure to delight. Get your tickets now! ourconcerts.live/pinkmartini
The 2022 International Workshop on the Neural and Social Bases of Creative Movement will be held as an in-person event at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Virginia, from April 7 to April 10. The workshop will include 3 days of scientific presentations and 1 day of educational outreach and performances. Attendance is limited, so register today! https://bit.ly/3GBLLKb
This Sunday, genre-resistant musical artist Allison Russell will perform at The Barns at Wolf Trap. We had a chance to catch up with Russell back in December about her critically acclaimed debut solo album "Outside Child," and her journey to reaching success. Read the feature here: https://districtfray.com/articles/the-audacity-to-dream-with-allison-russell/
Gain arts administration experience with a paid summer internship or apprenticeship at Wolf Trap! 🤩
C'est pas croyable! It's already March! Aside from the inevitable *march* of time (hee hee) this means it's only 48 hours until our next virtual streaming show, filmed at the iconic and summery Wolf Trap last summer on one of our very first concerts back after pandemic lockdown. It was a joyous and action packed show lead by China Forbes, and featuring guest vocals of Edna Vazquez, Ari Shapiro, and The von Trapps. We are thrilled to be able to offer it to all our fans for viewing at home, streaming March 3-5th.Tickets available at ourconcerts.live/pinkmartini
🌺Meadowlark Botanical Gardens 📍9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct, Vienna, VA 22182 🌺Did you know that Meadowlark is FREE Dec-Feb? We recently found this out--a little too late. We headed to the botanical gardens TODAY--the last #FREE day till December 1st. 🌺It was a cold day, but we still had fun wandering around. We loved the water, the koi, the turtles, the geese, and the beautiful scenery. 🌺Our favorite part--the Korean Bell Garden. We learned that it is the only one of its kind in the Western Hemisphere and remains a symbol of friendship between Virginia and South Korea. 🌺It's worth a visit. There's so much to see in this garden--the bell forged in Korea, the Dol Hareubang, the totem poles, the flower wall, and much more. ✅Things to Know: ✔️95 acres of large ornamental display gardens & unique native plant collections ✔️3.5 miles of paved walking trails and 1.25 miles of mulched trails ♿️ADA accessible trails ⏰Jan-Mar 10 am - 4 pm April-Oct 10 am - 7 pm Nov-Dec 10 am - 4 pm 💰5 & Under -- FREE 6-17 -- $3 18-54 -- $6 55+ -- $3 🗺Paper maps are no longer available onsite. Download at home or use the QR code in the Visitor Center. 🚻Restrooms in the Visitor Center or Atrium ❌Outside food & drink is not allowed within the gated garden grounds. There is a designated picnic area. 🎄Annual Winter Walk of Lights -- Tickets go on sale in October ✔️Near Tysons Corner Center, Wolf Trap, & Great Falls Park ✔️20 min. from Friends of Frying Pan Farm Park . . . #familyadventuresva #exploreva #lovevienna #DC #novablogger #novamom #botanicalgardens #meadowlark #korea #peace #harmony #1000hoursoutside #lovenature #dolhareubang #jejuisland #kidfriendly #jangseung #totempoles #loveva #vagardens #explorevienna #tysonscorner #getoutside
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