See What's Coming Up At The Barns At Wolf Trap
The Barns at Wolf Trap announced its upcoming shows for January and February. Check them out below!
The Verve Pipe
Wolf Trap Debut
Friday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m.
With a reputation for spectacular live performances, the multi-platinum alternative rock band The Verve Pipe is recognized worldwide for the No. 1 smash single "The Freshmen" and radio hits "Photograph," "Hero," "Happiness Is," and "Never Let You Down."
Saturday, January 20 at 8:00 p.m.
A contemporary and collaborator of Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin, and Richard Shindell, among others, "Lucy Kaplansky is a truly gifted performer with a bag full of enchanting songs" (The New Yorker).
Chamber Music at The Barns
Sunday, January 21 at 3:00 p.m.
"This was music-making at its best: joyful abandonment without a trace of inhibition..." - Cue Magazine
Clarinetist David Krakauer has been widely praised as a major voice in chamber music. Pianist Kathleen Tagg has been praised for her outstanding technique and deep musicality. Together they delve into the canon of works inspired by folk music, beginning with Brahms and Debussy, and ending with their own arrangements.
Friday, January 26 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 27 at 8:00 p.m.
A charming veteran of stage and screen productions including Grease Live!, Les Miserables, Gossip Girl, and Graceland returns to The Barns for two evenings filled with Broadway favorites and pop tunes.
International Guitar Night
Wednesday, January 31 at 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m.
Four global guitar masters come together to create two exhilarating evenings of entertainment. Germany's gypsy jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt returns along with Canadian contemporary sensation Calum Graham, Poland's innovative classical composer/performer Marek Pasieczny, and award-winning American guitarist Michael Chapdelaine.
New York Festival of Song
Bernstein at 100
Chamber Music at The Barns
Friday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Monday, February 5 at 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 6 at 8:00 p.m.
For over 50 years, South Africa's four-time Grammy Award-winning group, Ladysmith Black Mambazo has warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves, and charming onstage banter. In their fall 2017 release Songs Of Peace & Love For Kids & Parents, the group shares their uplifting message with audiences of all ages through their music and the stories behind the songs.
Friday, February 9 at 8:00 p.m.
For over 40 years, the ever-reliable Marcia Ball has put her own spin on the blues. "Ball is the real deal: equal parts New Orleans, boogie woogie, swamp music, and Texas soul all wrapped up into one package" (PopMatters).
Masters of Hawaiian Music
Saturday, February 10 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 11 at 8:00 p.m.
Performing in a traditional Hawaiian style, the Masters of Hawaiian Music bring "folklore and cultural memory into a performance that...[unfolds] as breezy entertainment" (The New York Times).
The Seamus Egan Project
Friday, February 16 at 8:00 p.m.
Seamus Egan, a founding member of Irish-American supergroup Solas, hits the road for the first time with The Seamus Egan Project. Bringing along friends and musical guests, Egan will introduce fans to his immense and influential catalog of music, as well as new music he's never recorded or performed live.
The Gershwin Songbook
Saturday, February 17 at 8:00 p.m.
American Rhapsody: The Gershwin Songbook is an evening of iconic American music by one of the most indelible composers of the twentieth century, George Gershwin. This special evening features The Gershwin Big Band, led by "the next Harry Connick, Jr.quot; (The New York Post), Michael Andrew.
Wednesday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m.
With "a soul marinated voice that can easily be compared to the likes of a young Steve Winwood or Van Morrison" (Rolling Stone), the self-taught guitarist and singer blends folk, soul, blues, and more into a distinct and unique sound.
1964: The Tribute
Thursday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m.
Friday, February 23 at 8:00 p.m.
"Twist and Shout" and relive Beatlemania with "best Beatles tribute on Earth" (Rolling Stone).
Cherish The Ladies
Wednesday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 1 at 8:00 p.m.
Consistently creating "thoroughly engaging performance[s] brimming with spirit, precision, wit and soul" (The Washington Post), this Irish-American supergroup returns with Grammy-nominated music and stepdancing that has earned great acclaim.