Wolf Trap welcomes trains Rockers pop, jazz, saxophonist Dave Koz, Doo-Wop Sensation Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons; soul of the hero of Al Green and more during the week of August 21


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with special guest:

Mat Kearney

Tuesday 21 August 2012 at 07.00 clock

$ 48 in the home, lawn $ 35


Grammy-winning San Francisco pop-rock retrains Wolf Trap after his last appearance in 2011. His recently released album, California, 37 (2012), debuted at number 4 on the Billboard 200 and featured the Top 10 Single Drive By. Founded in the mid-’90s, the band got their breakthrough with their eponymous debut album in 1998. Meet Virginia, the second single from the album, at number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached was the first Top 20 hit for the band. Train followed his successful debut with 2001s Drops of Jupiter, which debuted at number 6 on the Billboard charts. Individual drops of Jupiter (Tell Me) won the band their first Grammy Award for Best Rock Song in 2002.

Video: Train – Drops of Jupiter (Live)

Mat Kearney

play fusion of hip-hop and folk guitar influences to create his unique style, are the singer / songwriter Mat Kearney Wolf Trap on stage as the opening acthis a second time for the train. Kearney currently touring in support of their latest album, Young Love (2011) that the hit single, Hey Mama has. In 2006, nothing to lose Kearney hit single from their second album with the same name. The track number 21 on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks assigned and reached No. 41 on the Billboard Hot 100th The single was also featured in the trailer for the movie Catch and Release (2007) and Anatomy of the hit Grey Television.

Video: Mat Kearney – ships in the night

Dave Koz


Average White Band

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 20:00 o’clock

$ 42 in the home, lawn $ 25

Dave Koz

American jazz saxophonist Dave Koz returns to the stage of Wolf Trap after his last appearance for over a decade. His latest album release Hello Tomorrow (2010), reached No. 1 on the Billboard jazz and received a Grammy nomination for Best Pop Instrumental Album made her recording debut in 1990 with its namesake albumhis raid for the first time as a solo artist. Koz has received several gold certified albums in the last two decades and was the publication of one of the first musicians to hit singles and albums full.


: Dave Koz – live in Tver

Bebe Winans

Two decades after his last appearance at Wolf Trap are, gospel singer BeBe Winans on stage with Dave Koz. His latest album release LATIN AMERICA (2012), has a collection of classic and original patriotic songs. Raised in a musical family, began his career with his sister CeCe Winans, the duo released their debut album in the gospel, the Lord lifted in 1984. Were nine more albums, including even published in 2009 and has won three Grammy Awards. Winans began his solo career in 1997 with the release of their debut album. Since then has 10 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards and three Grammy awards, including a win for Best Gospel Vocal Performance.

video: Bebe Winans – Through It All

Average White Band

Scottish funk and R & B of the Average White Band (AWB) to lead the Wolf Trap for the first time in five years. Shooting to fame in the 70’s, after they opened for Eric Clapton Rainbow concert at the Rainbow Theatre in London in 1973, he published the only band Pick up the Pieces, No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 hit in 1975. AWB continues to be successful with their next album, cut the cake (1975) and soul searching (1976), each produced Top 40 hits. AWB has over 100 Hip Hop and R & B songs and it is the act 15 th sample of the story.

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: Average White Band – Live at the House of Blues

Frankie Valli

and The Four Seasons

Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 20:00 o’clock

$ 45 in the house, $ 25 lawn

quartet of New Jersey, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons back to the Filene Center stage for an evening full of hits doo-wop. The group released their debut album of Jerez and 11 (1962), the Top 10 hits and Sherry Big Girls Do not Cry includes. As a group, Valli and The Four Seasons have sold more than 80 million albums and won 29 singles on the Billboard Top 40 began his solo career in the ’60s, Valli found success with the singles I can not take my eyes off you (1967), praying my eyes (1975), and platinum Grease (1978). Although the group disbanded in 1979, later incorporated into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. The Broadway musical Jersey Boys, based on the story of Four Seasons and a great variety of classic songs, debuted in 2005 and won three Tony Awards.


: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – Like A Man


Al Green

special guest: the Taj Mahal

Friday, August 24, 2012 at 08:00 clock

$ 45 in the house, $ 25 lawn


American gospel and soul singer Al Green returns to Wolf Trap after his last appearance in 2008. His latest release, Lay It Down (2008), his first album since 1973s the first 10 to call me. Green made his solo debut with the album Al Green Gets Next To You (1970), which included single and not being alone, the first of seven consecutive gold certified singles. To continue to gain popularity in the 70’s, Green threw three back-to-back hit records, Let’s Stay Together (1972), I’m Still In Love With You (1972), and call me (1973). In 1976, Green was ordained pastor of the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Memphis and began his career in gospel music, releasing her first gospel album, the Lord is a way out, in 1980. During his career, Green has over 25 albums, published more than 20 million albums and won 11 Grammy Awards. He is a recruit of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and was voted one of Rolling Stones 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

Video: Al Green – Let ‘s Stay Together (Live)

Taj Mahal

Grammy-winning blues musician Taj Mahal back to the Filene Center stage as the opening act for Al Green. Born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, Jr., was Mahal, went to music at a very early age his mother are members of a local gospel choir and his father was a jazz arranger in western India and pianist, was exposed. He began his career in the mid 60’s when he formed one of the first interracial band of the time Kincaid Sons with Ry Cooder increase and Jessie Lee. The group split up and later began his solo Mahal careerhe their self-titled debut was released in 1968. Mahal was known for its unique blend of reggae, jazz, zydeco, West African and Hawaiian influences. During his 50-year career, which has tens films, performed with the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton Etta James got together and nominated for nine Grammy Awards, won two Grammys for Best Contemporary Blues Album in 1997 and 2000.


: Taj Mahal – Queen Bee


Sound of Music

Saturday, August 25, 2012 to 0715 the clock?

Tickets: $ 15 – $ 38

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popular in the fun with Sing-A-Long Sound of Music. The original film is displayed in its entirety, is in full HD screens on the lawn and in the house, accompanied by the original soundtrack. A fun series will lead the audience through a variety of sing-alongs, a costume contest and other fun activities.

Video: Wolf Trap Presents: Sing-A-Long Sound of Music

Straight No Chaser

Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 08:00 clock

$ 42 in the home, lawn $ 25

make their debut at Wolf Trap, bringing the all-male a cappella group Straight No Chaser catchy vocal versions of classic favorites and contemporary hits such as the Alleluia and the pace
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