Wolf Trap Park in Vienna, Va., has announced a summer concert season that includes everything from the country music of Travis Tritt to the swinging pop of Natalie Cole. The park, at 1551 Trap Road off I-495, is about an hour's drive from Baltimore.
May includes Tritt and the Charlie Daniels Band perform on May 24; and Seal and Des'ree on May 25. The Irish folk festival, with more than 150 performers, takes place on May 28.
Shawn Colvin and Bruce Cockburn will appear on June 2, John Prine on June 10, the Louisiana Swamp Romp is June 11, Regina Belle on June 14, John Denver and the National Symphony Orchestra on June 15, John Michael Montgomery on June 18, Little Feat and Delbert McClinton on June 10 and Trisha Yearwood on June 21.
June also will bring the Jazz and Blues Festival at Wolf Trap, with Al Jarreau performing on June 23, Grover Washington Jr. and Buddy Guy on June 24, and an all-day concert on June 25 featuring Joshua Redman, Poncho Sanchez, Keb' Mo' and others.
Mary Chapin Carpenter will perform July 2 and July 3, Sarah McLachlan on July 5, the Temptations and Four Tops July 6 and 7, Judy Collins on July 9, magicians Penn and Teller on July 12, Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band on July 17, Natalie Cole on July 23, Lyle Lovett and His Large Band on July 26, Clint Black on July 27, Ricky Skaggs on July 29 and Santana July 31-Aug. 1.
Ray Charles will perform on Aug. 8, Willie Nelson and Tammy Wynette on Aug. 9, Aaron Neville and the Neville Brothers on Aug. 10, Tony Bennett on Aug. 16, children's performer Raffi on Aug. 20 and Peter, Paul and Mary Aug. 25 and Aug. 26.
The season will end in September with the Gypsy Kings on Sept. 5 and Julio Iglesias on Sept. 10.
Call (703) 255-1860 to order tickets.