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Aug
22
Thu
BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS with TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE and JESSY WILSON @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm
Experience an evening of good vibes. Go cross-country with the socially-conscious blues, soul, reggae, and rock of California artist Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and get transported to New Orleans with the funky jazz rhythms of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.

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Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Aug
24
Sat
SING-A-LONG: SOUND OF MUSIC @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Aug 24 @ 7:15 pm
Celebrating over 50 years, the classic family film returns to the screen in Technicolor…with a twist! Sing-a-long with the movie using on-screen lyrics and become the star of the show. Lederhosen and veils welcome! A costume contest precedes the performance.

7:15 pm – Costume contest
7:40 pm – Film start (includes one 15 minute intermission)

This is the original film and is not accompanied by an orchestra (original soundtrack).

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Sound of Music

Aug
25
Sun
THE BEACH BOYS @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm
America’s favorite surf rockers bring the “Good Vibrations” with their iconic summer soundtrack featuring songs like “Surfin’ USA,” “Fun, Fun, Fun” “Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” and more that reach across generations of music lovers.

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The Beach Boys

Aug
26
Mon
STING @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm – Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm
The Grammy-winning former front man of The Police returns to Wolf Trap for another string of unforgettable evenings packed with nonstop hits like “Englishman in New York,” “Fields of Gold,” and “Every Breath You Take.”

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Sting

Aug
29
Thu
WAIT WAIT… DON’T TELL ME! @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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.

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Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

Aug
30
Fri
WAIT WAIT… DON’T TELL ME! @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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.

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Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

Sep
5
Thu
JENNIFER HUDSON with the NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and THOMAS WILKINS as CONDUCTOR @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm
Showcasing her undeniable powerhouse pipes with the National Symphony Orchestra, Grammy and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson brings her signature soul sound to the stage.

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Jennifer Hudson

Sep
6
Fri
THE PIANO GUYS @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm
Racking up billions of views on YouTube and millions of followers online, The Piano Guys are a viral phenomenon. Since 2011 they’ve made over 65 cover videos featuring an original blend of classical music infused with pop that’s nothing short of sensational. See their stunning mashups live on stage!

Every ticket for this show includes a digital download of The Piano Guys’ new album, Limitless. You will receive an email with more details about this offer approximately 7 days after your purchase. US/Canadian residents only. Offer not valid on Resale tickets.

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The Piano Guys

Sep
7
Sat
KACEY MUSGRAVES – OH, WHAT A WORLD: TOUR II @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm

With her third studio album Golden Hour, multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves earned her third No. 1 debut on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. Golden Hourhas received massive critical acclaim as one of the best of albums of 2018, and has been nominated for 4 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and Best Country Album. These nominations follow Musgraves’ historic Album of the Year win at the CMA Awards, with Musgraves becoming the first female to win the category in four years and only the sixth female in the show’s 52-year history to do so. Musgraves has toured extensively over the past year, playing to sold-out crowds around the world from her headlining Oh, What a World: Tour to major festivals including Stagecoach, C2C: Country to Country Festival, Fuji Rocks in Japan, and Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in South Africa, with many more festival and tour dates to come in 2019. NPR declares “Kacey Musgraves is magnetic — there are no two ways about it,” and Varietyproclaims “it’s hard to imagine that within the next couple of years Kacey Musgraves won’t be one of the biggest stars in music.”

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Kacey Musgraves

Sep
8
Sun
GIPSY KINGS featuring NICOLAS REYES and TONINO BALIARDO @ Filene Center at Wolf Trap
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm
“Explosive,” “brilliant,” and Grammy-winning (The New York Times). Get ready to dance with Wolf Trap’s favorite flamenco kings behind “Bamboleo” and “Djobi Djoba.”

Every online ticket purchase comes with one (1) digital download of The Gipsy King’s upcoming album, Evidence. US residents only. One album download per ticket. On the album’s release date, you will receive instructions via email on how to redeem your album. For ticket purchases made after the album release, you will receive instructions 10-14 business days after your order is placed.

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Gipsy Kings