Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces new Summer 2018 performances at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, including additional acts on the Filene Center stage and a promotional events schedule.
Wolf Trap’s Summer 2018 season kicks off on May 25, with opening weekend performances by The Washington Ballet Giselle, Live From Here with Chris Thile, and the annual free 2018 Summer Blast Off! with the United States Marine Band and a fireworks show.
New acts added to the Filene Center season include the debut of the legendary Steven Tyler and The Loving Mary Band, Alanis Morissette, Disney Beauty & The Beast in Concert – Film with Live Orchestra & Singers, Dawes with Shovels & Rope, and more.
Other favorites returning to the Filene Center stage are Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue + Galactic + Preservation Hall Jazz Band + New Breed Brass Band, Harry Connick Jr., Indigo Girls, Slightly Stoopid on the School’s Out for Summer 2018 tour, Boy George & Culture Club + The B-52s, Gladys Knight and The O’Jays, Jeff Beck + Ann Wilson of Heart, Michael McDonald and debut artist Peter Cetera, Kenny G and The Tenors, and Ziggy Marley + Steel Pulse. Additional debut acts include Nile Rodgers & CHIC with returning artist Chaka Khan, Ludovico Einaudi, two National Symphony Orchestra performances – Casino Royale in Concert and Hanson, and For U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince with Wolf Trap Orchestra. For a full list of performances this summer, click here.
Throughout this spring and summer, Wolf Trap will participate in community events across the region, including business improvement district events with DowntownDC, SWBID, and Golden Triangle in the District, and with Rosslyn in Arlington; Easter-Eggstravaganza at Roer’s Zoofari in Vienna; the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital Annual Meeting in Leesburg; and the Capital Pride Alliance’s 2018 Festival in the District. Some of these events feature music, food trucks or concession options, lawn games, giveaways, photo opportunities with Wolfie, and chances to win tickets to performances at the Filene Center.
All performances at Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods will be announced Tuesday, April 10 and go on sale to the public on Friday, April 13.
Tickets may be purchased online at wolftrap.org, by phone: 877.WOLFTRAP, or in-person at the Filene Center Box Office, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA