Friday, December 15, 2006

Coming up in January

Our offices will be closed Monday, December 25, through Monday, January 1, so when we come back to work on Tuesday, January 2, we'll have a whole slew of Barn shows upon us. Here's a look at what we have coming up next month.

For any of the sold out shows, patrons can call (703) 255-1868 to check back for last minute ticket availability. Please note, the shows marked SOLD OUT are based on ticket sales as of this posting on December 15, so more shows may sell out between now and the show dates. For the latest information on which shows are sold out, see the mainpage at

Windham Hill Winter Solstice
30th Anniversary Tour
David Cullen, Tracy Silverman & Will Ackerman

Celebrate 30 years of Windham Hill, a label synonymous with exceptional instrumental music spanning world music, jazz, classical, and new age.
Friday, January 5 at 8 p.m.
$25 -- SOLD OUT

Sonny Landreth
Landreth brings the sounds and spirit of the Louisiana bayou to The Barns with his jaw-dropping slide-guitar and thrilling blues.
Sat., January 6 at 7:30 p.m. -- SOLD OUT
Sun., January 7 at 2 p.m.

Jon Carroll & Love Returns
Member of the '70s super group Starland Vocal Band, this artist celebrates his new CD release and lights up the stage with his keyboard mastery.
Fri., January 12 at 8 p.m.

the subdudes
Bring on the New Orleans funk as this band celebrates the release of its latest album.
Wed., January 17 at 8 p.m.
Thurs., January 18 at 8 p.m.

Johnny Winter
This Grammy-nominated true bluesman makes his Wolf Trap debut after more than 30 years of guitar–wielding genius.
Fri., January 19 at 8 p.m. -- SOLD OUT

John Eaton
The Swinging Thirties

Rising above the grim backdrop of the great depression, American music enjoyed one of its greatest eras during the 1930s. The songs of Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, Harold Arlen, and Yip Harburg, not to mention the big bands of Benny Goodman and Count Basie kept America singing and swinging during hard times. Eaton’s concert concludes with his extraordinary interpretation of Gershwin’s groundbreaking Porgy and Bess.
Sat., January 20 at 7:30 p.m.

String Wizard
John McEuen
with his sons:
Jonathan & Nathan

Hot bluegrass from a legendary founder of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and his talented sons. Featuring NGDB favorites, a bluegrass version of Prince’s “Kiss,” and a stirring rendition of “Leader of the Band” that doesn’t leave a dry eye in the house.
Wed., January 24, 2007 at 8 p.m.

An Evening with
James Naughton
Cabaret Series

This two-time Tony Award-winning theater and television star brings the bright lights of Broadway to The Barns
Thurs., January 25 at 8 p.m.

Parker String Quartet
The Discovery Series
Wolf Trap Debut Artist

Grand Prize Winner, 2005 Bordeaux String Quartet Competition, and Winner of the 2005 Concert Artists Guild Competition, the Parker was founded in 2002 at Boston’s New England Conservatory. “Superb string quartets are plentiful at the moment. But the performance that the Parker String Quartet gave on Tuesday evening at Weill Recital Hall set the group apart as something extraordinary.”—The New York Times
Fri., January 26 at 8 p.m.

John Jennings & Friends
John Jennings, singer/songwriter, and producer of numerous multiplatinum-selling and Grammy Award-winning albums, will perform songs from his previous four CDs and his upcoming CD at a release party.
Sat., January 27 at 7:30 p.m.

An Evening with
Last Train Home
General Admission Dance

Known for their rootsy alt-country sound, this group will rock the night away.
Sun., January 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Buckwheat Zydeco
General Admission Dance

An all-out dance party set to accordion-based fusion of zydeco, rock, and R&B.
Tues., January 30 at 8 p.m.

John Hammond
A true pioneer of blues musicians, Hammond’s powerful combination of harmonica and guitar overtake the stage.
Wed., January 31 at 8 p.m.

For the full schedule for The Barns at Wolf Trap, which includes close to 70 shows between January and May of 2007, check out The Barns Quick Sheet.


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