SUMMER 2018

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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Queen Latifah
Common
A Grammy and Golden Globe-winning rapper, singer, hip-hop artist, and actress, Queen Latifah was the first hip-hop performer to be crowned with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Joined by Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy, and Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Common, experience the Wolf Trap debuts of two of the most accomplished, all-around stars today.
  • Friday, Jul 20 | 8 PM
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Gavin DeGraw
Phillip Phillips
Experience a night of soulful music from a pair of gifted singer-songwriters featuring multi-platinum performer Gavin DeGraw known for “Not Over You” and “I Don’t Want to Be” and American Idol winner Phillip Phillips acclaimed for radio hits like “Home” and “Gone, Gone, Gone.”
  • Friday, Aug 31 | 8 PM
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UPCOMING SHOWS

Straight No Chaser
Straight No Chaser

This a cappella group’s musical cocktail mixes stunning vocals with lively performances for unique spins on contemporary standards ranging from Charlie Puth and Beyoncé to Bob Dylan.
  • Tuesday, Jul 17 | 8 PM
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The Life Tour
Boy George & Culture Club
The B-52s
Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey
The Life Tour
Boy George & Culture Club
The B-52s
Thompson Twins' Tom Bailey

Boy George & Culture Club, the UK pop sensation behind “Karma Chameleon” shares the stage with the technicolor party rockers behind “Love Shack” and “Rock Lobster,” The B-52s, for a night of non-stop, dancey bliss.
  • Wednesday, Jul 18 | 7 PM
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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Comedians, journalists, celebrity guests, and more compete in NPR’s humorous and award-winning current events quiz show, hosted by author and playwright Peter Sagal along with scorekeeper Bill Kurtis.
  • Thursday, Jul 19 | 8 PM
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Queen Latifah
Common
Queen Latifah
Common

A Grammy and Golden Globe-winning rapper, singer, hip-hop artist, and actress, Queen Latifah was the first hip-hop performer to be crowned with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Joined by Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy, and Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Common, experience the Wolf Trap debuts of two of the most accomplished, all-around stars today.
  • Friday, Jul 20 | 8 PM
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Jaws in Concert
National Symphony Orchestra
Emil de Cou, conductor
Jaws in Concert
National Symphony Orchestra
Emil de Cou, conductor

With just two notes, Academy Award winner John Williams created a sense of fear for beachgoers that would last for decades! Join us at Wolf Trap for a screening of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws as the National Symphony Orchestra performs the iconic score.
  • Saturday, Jul 21 | 8:30 PM
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Casino Royale in Concert
National Symphony Orchestra
Emil de Cou, conductor
Casino Royale in Concert
National Symphony Orchestra
Emil de Cou, conductor

Film Concerts Live! proudly presents Casino Royale in Concert, produced in association with EON Productions and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM). For the first time in North America, audiences will experience Bond on the big screen accompanied by a full symphony orchestra performing composer David Arnold’s thrilling musical score live to picture!

Directed by Martin Campbell, Casino Royale brings us Bond at the start of his career, having just earned 00 status and his license to kill, and introduces us to the next James Bond – Daniel Craig.
  • Sunday, Jul 22 | 8:30 PM
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Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Hiss Golden Messenger
Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit
Hiss Golden Messenger

“Often cited as being one of the best songwriters in the world” (Paste), Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit make their Wolf Trap debut with a distinguishable blend of Americana and Alabama roots that recently earned them two Grammys for The Nashville Sound (2017).
  • Tuesday, Jul 24 | 8 PM
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