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Review: The Oak Ridge Boys at The Barns at Wolf Trap

The The Oak Ridge Boys along with their Mighty Oaks Band performed a dazzling mix of Country and Gospel tunes before a highly appreciative audience on March 20, 2016, Palm Sunday, at The Barns at Wolf Trap. The sold-out concert was part of their Celebration Tour; the band has much to celebrate, having been officially […]

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‘An Acoustic Evening with Over the Rhine’ at The Barns at Wolf Trap

An Acoustic Evening with Over the Rhine is the equivalent of a big, warm musical hug. Everything, from their chords to their consonants, was soft and rounded with nothing even resembling a pointed sound. Experimenting with what I would call a bluesy folk, and what they would dub “post-nuclear, pseudo-alternative, folk-tinged art-pop,” the night’s simple set […]

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Madeleine Peyroux at The Barns at Wolf Trap

Last night, jazz virtuoso Madeleine Peyroux shared her enormous talent with an appreciative crowd that held onto her every note. Peyroux’ witty comedic chops were also on display between and even during songs to the crowd’s delight. Her talented back-up band and  singers, stand-up bassist Barak Mori from Tel-Aviv and electric guitar player Jon Herington […]

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Laura Benanti at The Barns at Wolf Trap

You know how it feels to reunite with a friend you haven’t seen in a while? I’m talking about a good friend, the kind of friend where you can let time go between meetings but you pick up right where you left off? The two of you laugh so hard your sides are sore, you […]

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Joe Sample. Photo courtesy of Wolf Trap.

Joe Sample at The Barns at Wolf Trap by Audrey Thornton

Continuing a long tradition of top notch performances, The Barns at Wolf Trap featured the compositions of contemporary jazz pianist Joe Sample on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. Even before Joe appeared on stage, the ambiance of The Barns’ unique, intimate atmosphere was an inviting prelude with offerings of wine, beer and light […]

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Holly Near. Photo by Mike Rogers.

‘Holly Near’ at Wolf Trap by Eric Denver

The packed Holly Near concert last night  at the Barns at Wolf Trap was a coming home for me. The last time I saw Holly was in the exact same venue about ten years ago. The 90-minute non-stop concert only skimmed her successful career as a singer/songwriter, but what a concert it was! Holly’s band […]

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Howard Levy and Chris Siebold at Wolf Trap. Photo from Chris' facebook page.

Howard Levy with David Siebold at The Barns at Wolf Trap by Francine Schwartz

Friday night, The Barns at Wolf Trap hosted multiple Grammy Award winner, an acknowledged master of the diatonic harmonica. The man is a superb pianist, innovative composer, recording artist, bandleader, teacher, producer as well as a founding member of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones. The performance highlighted his versatility. Together with guitarist Chris Siebold he […]

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