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Mar
23
Sat
The Second City – It’s Not You, It’s Me @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm
Full of the live and in-your-face entertainment Netflix can’t provide, this must-attend show features improvised comedy, audience interaction, and of-the-moment sketches and songs from The Second City made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, and more.
The Second City – It’s Not You, It’s Me @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 23 @ 10:00 pm
Full of the live and in-your-face entertainment Netflix can’t provide, this must-attend show features improvised comedy, audience interaction, and of-the-moment sketches and songs from The Second City made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray, and more.
Mar
24
Sun
Sitkovetsky Trio with Sean Lee, violin @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm
The Sitkovetsky Trio and violinist Sean Lee make their Barns debut in a program that traces the journey of chamber music and classical composition from the salon to Hollywood. Featuring music by R. Strauss, Kreisler, and Korngold.
Mar
25
Mon
An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 25 @ 8:00 pm
Legendary singer-songwriter and founding member of Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies, Graham Nash is a two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Award winner, New York Times bestselling author, and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.). With many Billboard-charting songs like “Teach Your Children” and “Chicago,” catch your favorite Nash tunes and stories from his illustrious career.
Mar
27
Wed
An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 27 @ 8:00 pm
Legendary singer-songwriter and founding member of Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies, Graham Nash is a two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Award winner, New York Times bestselling author, and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.). With many Billboard-charting songs like “Teach Your Children” and “Chicago,” catch your favorite Nash tunes and stories from his illustrious career.
Mar
28
Thu
An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm
Legendary singer-songwriter and founding member of Crosby, Stills & Nash and The Hollies, Graham Nash is a two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Award winner, New York Times bestselling author, and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.). With many Billboard-charting songs like “Teach Your Children” and “Chicago,” catch your favorite Nash tunes and stories from his illustrious career.
Mar
29
Fri
Mountain Man @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Mar 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

“Harmony-drenched” folk trio featuring Sylvan Esso’s Amelia Meath with Molly Erin Sarlé and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig (Pitchfork)

Apr
4
Thu
Tom Paxton & The DonJuans @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 4 @ 3:16 pm
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winner and folk icon, Tom Paxton, teams up with the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter duo The DonJuans: Don Henry and Jon Vezner. Within days of writing and playing together, they knew they were onto something. Now they’re taking it on the road!
Apr
5
Fri
Roger Street Friedman @ The Mansion on O & O St Museum
Apr 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Roger Street Friedman

When: Friday April 5th 7:00pm

Where: The Mansion on O & O Street Museum | 2020 O Street NW, DC

Tickets: $25/person

On-line reservations are required: omuseum.org/friedman

Roger Street Friedman is a singer-songwriter based in Sea Cliff, New York. His works have received critical acclaim from top outlets including No Depression, American Songwriter, Relix Magazine, and the New York Daily News, and his 2017 album, Shoot The Moon, reached #2 on the Roots Music Report Americana Country Album Chart. His new single, Sun Never Sets, serves as a soothing protest track in support of all immigrants past, present, and future. For more information please visit www.rogerstreetfriedman.com

“One moment he’s turning out harmonically rich Paul Simon-esque art-folk; the next he’s digging into the kind of good ‘n’ greasy Americana groove John Hiatt would kill for.” — Jim Allen, Culture Sonar

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Proceeds of this concert go to support the artist-in-residence, heroes, and other programs at O Museum in The Mansion.

Cash bar.

The Swingles @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm
For more than half a century, The Swingles have pushed the boundaries of vocal music with a rotating lineup. The seven young singers that make up today’s London-based group are driven by the same innovative spirit that has defined the five-time Grammy winners since they first made waves in the 1960s. At a time when a cappella music is more popular than ever, The Swingles are recognized as masters of their craft.
Apr
7
Sun
Calidore String Quartet with Juho Pohjonen, piano @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm
An homage to impresario Ignaz Schuppanzigh, who gave birth to the modern chamber music recital in the early 1800s. The Calidore String Quartet and pianist Juho Pohjonen pay tribute in their Wolf Trap debuts.
Apr
11
Thu
Robyn Hitchcock @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring singer-songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist, and musician’s musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock’s father figures. Hit hits include “Balloon Man” and “The Yip Song.”
Apr
12
Fri
Storm Large @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 12 @ 8:00 pm
Cole Porter, Pat Benatar, and Black Sabbath—powerhouse singer-songwriter Storm Large can sing them all and more! Whether performing with Pink Martini, at a cabaret, or with a rock band, this sassy yet classy artist with an edge knows how to bring the house down.
Apr
19
Fri
The Secret Sisters @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 19 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The chillingly perfect harmonies of The Secret Sisters haunt audiences long after their songs end. Produced by Brandi Carlile, the real-life siblings’ recent album You Don’t Own Me Anymore (2017) earned a Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album.
Apr
25
Thu
John McCutcheon @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm
A master instrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist, and author, John McCutcheon is folk music’s Renaissance man. “His storytelling has the richness of fine literature” (The Washington Post).
Apr
26
Fri
Wu Han, piano, Gloria Chien, piano, and Gilles Vonsattel, piano @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm
Wu Han, Gloria Chien (“…fiercely lavish”) and Gilles Vonsattel (“ …utter ease, fluidity, and calm…”) exploit every color the piano has to offer in this wide-ranging evening of piano music for four hands.
May
1
Wed
Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
May 1 @ 8:00 pm
Few groups in history are capable of defining an entire era in pop music. With hits like “Be My Baby” and “Baby, I Love You,” Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes are one of those groups: the embodiment of the heart, soul, and passion of ‘60s female rock and roll.
May
2
Thu
Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
May 2 @ 8:00 pm
Few groups in history are capable of defining an entire era in pop music. With hits like “Be My Baby” and “Baby, I Love You,” Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes are one of those groups: the embodiment of the heart, soul, and passion of ‘60s female rock and roll.
May
3
Fri
32nd Annual Evening of Comedy @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
May 3 @ 8:00 pm
The Barns transforms into a comedy club for three performances of hilarious stand-up entertainment.
May
4
Sat
32nd Annual Evening of Comedy @ The Barns at Wolf Trap
May 4 @ 7:00 pm
The Barns transforms into a comedy club for three performances of hilarious stand-up entertainment.