Cultural Tourism DC Calendar

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Jan
19
Sat
Evening of Indian Dance @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm
Enjoy a rich and innovative program from IDEA (Indian Dance Educators Association) showcasing a variety of dazzling Indian dance.
Jan
25
Fri
Linda Eder @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Vocal powerhouse Linda Eder returns to The Barns to showcase her diverse repertoire spanning Broadway, standards, pop, country, and jazz. “Who needs a Broadway show when you’ve got Linda Eder?” (Chicago Tribune).

Jan
26
Sat
Bumper Jacksons @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm
Reimagining roots and Americana music by mixing in street jazz, early blues, and country swing, the DC-based Bumper Jacksons bring audiences into the center of a party where the dancing never stops.
Jan
30
Wed
International Guitar Night @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan 30 @ 8:00 pm
Four global guitar masters come together to create two exhilarating evenings of entertainment. Luca Stricagnoli, Italy’s explosive contemporary showman, returns by popular demand, joined by two of France’s acclaimed young prodigies, swing guitarist Antoine Boyer and Flamenco guitarist Samuelito, and the ground-breaking Turkish fretless guitarist Cenk Erdogan.
Jan
31
Thu
International Guitar Night @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm
Four global guitar masters come together to create two exhilarating evenings of entertainment. Luca Stricagnoli, Italy’s explosive contemporary showman, returns by popular demand, joined by two of France’s acclaimed young prodigies, swing guitarist Antoine Boyer and Flamenco guitarist Samuelito, and the ground-breaking Turkish fretless guitarist Cenk Erdogan.
Feb
1
Fri
St. Lawrence String Quartet @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm
The St. Lawrence String Quartet returns to the Barns after more than a decade to explore the rich relationship between Haydn and Mozart.
Feb
2
Sat
The Dustbowl Revival & Hot Club of Cowton with The Great Divide: A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Band @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm
Honoring the 50th anniversary of The Band—the seminal roots-rock group that famously toured with Bob Dylan—two of America’s defining roots groups join in a celebratory outpouring of song. Eclectic LA octet Dustbowl Revival mashes up traditional American music into a time-bending, genre-hopping dance party, while Austin-based Hot Club of Cowtown delivers hot jazz licks and Western swing on a wild and woolly ride.
The Dustbowl Revival & Hot Club of Cowton with The Great Divide: A Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Band @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 2 @ 8:00 pm
Honoring the 50th anniversary of The Band—the seminal roots-rock group that famously toured with Bob Dylan—two of America’s defining roots groups join in a celebratory outpouring of song. Eclectic LA octet Dustbowl Revival mashes up traditional American music into a time-bending, genre-hopping dance party, while Austin-based Hot Club of Cowtown delivers hot jazz licks and Western swing on a wild and woolly ride.
Feb
9
Sat
Martin Le vin herbé Wolf Trap Opera/ Washington Concert Opera @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm
Wolf Trap Opera and Washington Concert Opera collaborate on Frank Martin’s rare modern retelling of the Tristan and Isoldelove story.
Feb
10
Sun
Martin Le vin herbé Wolf Trap Opera/ Washington Concert Opera @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm
Wolf Trap Opera and Washington Concert Opera collaborate on Frank Martin’s rare modern retelling of the Tristan and Isoldelove story.
Feb
14
Thu
1964 The Tribute @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 14 @ 8:00 pm
Beatlemania is back at The Barns with the “best Beatles tribute on Earth” (Rolling Stone).
Feb
15
Fri
1964 The Tribute @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 15 @ 8:00 pm
Beatlemania is back at The Barns with the “best Beatles tribute on Earth” (Rolling Stone).
Feb
16
Sat
Masters of Hawaiian Music @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 16 @ 8:00 pm
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).
Feb
17
Sun
Masters of Hawaiian Music @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm
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).
Feb
19
Tue
Cherish The Ladies @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 19 @ 8:00 pm
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.
Feb
20
Wed
Cherish The Ladies @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 20 @ 8:00 pm
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.
Feb
22
Fri
Wu Han and Friends – Schubertiad @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm
An all-star group of musicians presents an evening of Schubert including his E-flat piano trio, several beautiful Lieder, and the beloved Trout Quintet.
Mar
8
Fri
The Montrose Trio @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm
The Washington Post commented after their 2015 Barns debut: “Absolutely top-notch music-making, as fine as one could ever expect to hear…” Martin Beaver, Clive Greensmith, and Jon Kimura Parker return to play Haydn, Brahms, and Dvořák.
Mar
9
Sat
Laura & Linda Benanti @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti and her mother, former Broadway star, Linda Benanti on a musical journey through the special relationship between a mother and daughter. Laura’s stage credits include Broadway’s The Sound of MusicGypsy, and She Loves Me and television’s The DetourSupergirl, and Nashville. Linda last appeared on Broadway in the 1981 revival of Brigadoon.

Laura & Linda Benanti @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti and her mother, former Broadway star, Linda Benanti on a musical journey through the special relationship between a mother and daughter. Laura’s stage credits include Broadway’s The Sound of MusicGypsy, and She Loves Me and television’s The DetourSupergirl, and Nashville. Linda last appeared on Broadway in the 1981 revival of Brigadoon.