Wolf Trap performance schedule August 2013

The summer season is coming to a close; however there are plenty of great nights under the stars at Wolf Trap left. Photo: Ms. Diana Ross / Wolf Trap

VIENNA, Va., August 7, 2013 ― In August, Wolf Trap Presents a non-stop parade of classic entertainers including Judy Collins, Don McLean, Peter Frampton, Diana Ross and Chicago.

All Shows at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182

SEE RELATED: A conversation with the legendary Judy Collins


Ballroom with a Twist

Starring Dancing with the Stars Pros Derek Hough, Peta Murgatroyd, Anna Trebunskaya & Tristan MacManus

Plus So You Think You Can Dance Finalists: Jonathan Platero, Randi Lynn Strong, Jaymz Tuaileva & Legacy plus American Idol Finalists Melinda Doolittle, Von Smith & Gina Glocksen

SEE RELATED: Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters time warp at Wolf Trap

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 8 pm


From the timeless foxtrot to rousing tango and hip-hop routines, this thrilling musical showcase features lithe, animated dancers who push the boundaries of ballroom to the accompaniment of unparalleled singers.

Gipsy Kings

SEE RELATED: Wolf Trap Opera, National Symphony Orchestra summer season on tap

Thursday,August 8, 2013 at 8 pm


World music superstars put a contemporary twist on traditional flamenco music with sizzling hits like “Djobi Djoba,” “Bamboleo,” and “You’ve Got a Friend in Me.”

Don McLean
Judy Collins 
Friday, August 9, 2013 at 8 pm


Two legendary singer/songwriters showcase their insightful and down-to-earth performance styles that have shaped America’s musical landscape with songs like “American Pie” and “Both Sides Now.”

Mary Chapin Carpenter
Shawn Colvin

Special Guest: BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
Saturday, August 10, 2013 at 8 pm


These GRAMMY-winners behind heartfelt hits like “The Hard Way,” “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her,” and “Sunny Came Home” share the stage for an intimate performance.

Frampton’s Guitar Circus
Featuring Peter Frampton and B.B. King
Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 7:30 pm

One of the world’s most famous rock sensations joins “the last of the great bluesman” (Telegraph) to showcase their unmatched guitar talent.


Monday, August 12, 2013 at 8 pm

“Tik Tok,” Ke$ha’s party won’t stop with edgy electro-pop tracks like “Your Love is My Drug,” “Die Young,” and “We R Who We R.”

Huey Lewis & The News
“Sports” 30th Anniversary Tour

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 8 pm


Let this chart-topping pop/rock outfit take you back to “The Heart of Rock ’n’ Roll” with a powerful horn section and hook-laden hits backed by “The Power of Love.”

Diana Ross

Wednesday,August 14, 2013 at 8 pm


From “You Can’t Hurry Love” to “I’m Coming Out,” the endless stream of No. 1 hits from this Motown diva have defined her as a pop, soul, and R&B icon who has inspired generations of singers.

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

with Very Special Guest: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue 
Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:30 pm


With “the best female rock singer in the country right now…” (USA Today) at its helm, one of Rolling Stone’s Best New Bands of 2010 offers a dynamic blues and rock sound.

Josh Groban *Sold Out*
Friday, August 16, 2013 at 8 pm


Find romance in the elegant refrains and extensive range of this lyrical vocalist who brought you pop favorites and arias such as “You Raise Me Up,” “You’re Still You,” and “You Are Loved.”

Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 8 pm


Take a chance on this ultimate tribute band that recreates hits of the world’s most phenomenal pop ensemble, from “Dancing Queen” to “Mamma Mia!”


Monday, August 19, 2013 at 8 pm


These horn-driven icons of American music have achieved rock ’n’ roll immortality with stunning longevity and myriad chart-topping hits of the ’70s and ’80s like “If You Leave Me Now” and “25 or 6 to 4.”

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo with Cheap Trick

Special Guest: Brynn Marie

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 7:30 pm


Rock out to the original “Heartbreaker” who’s still giving her best shot with powerful GRAMMY-winning vocals, as well as the raucous riffs of Cheap Trick, who still wants you to want them.

Carly Rae Jepsen

Hot Chelle Rae and more

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 7 pm


Don’t miss this call! Canada’s sensational pop singer/songwriter brings her irresistibly catchy tunes highlighted by last summer’s “Call Me Maybe.”

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 8 pm


This beloved Texan singer/songwriter and his all-star band fuse storytelling and sly humor into legendary alt-country music with hints of blues, gospel, and swing.

Sound of Music

Huge screens in-house & on the lawn!

Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 7:15 pm


A few of your favorite things are back! Quickly becoming a Wolf Trap tradition, this Oscar-winning movie will be shown on HUGE screens in-house and on the lawn, paired with an unforgettable costume contest.


Tickets can be purchased by calling 1 (877) WOLFTRAP or online atwww.wolftrap.org. For more information, call Wolf Trap at (703) 255-1868.

Wolf Trap is Metro accessible!

Our environmentally friendly Wolf Trap Express Bus travels from the West Falls Church Metro stop every 20 minutes starting two hours prior to show time. For details, please visit http://www.wolftrap.org/Plan_Your_Visit/Access_by_Metro.aspx.

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