Mavis Staples (Courtesy of Wolf Trap)
Mavis Staples (Courtesy of Wolf Trap)

The Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts has announced five additional performances for the 2022 spring season at The Barns at Wolf Trap.

Beginning in February, these newly announced performances that will follow local, state and federal government health guidelines will feature singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Amy Helm. Mavis Staples, of the legendary Staple Singers, will also serenade with her once-in-a-generation voice for three nights.

In March, while Bob Mould, known for his work with punk band Hüsker Dü, will be featured along with the alternative rock group Sugar and Allison Russell, a singer with a powerful and grace-filled voice.
Joseph, a sister trio known for their ethereal harmonies, will enchant audiences in April.

These performances will join the lineup of previously announced concerts at The Barns at Wolf Trap’s celebratory 40th anniversary season.

Tickets for the shows will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 22 only at, the official source for purchasing Wolf Trap performance tickets.

Other performances in The Barns at Wolf Trap’s 40th Anniversary Season lineup include:

November 2021

Nov. 3 – John Waite
Nov. 4 – Harlem 100
Nov. 10 – Kayhan Kalhor
Nov. 11 – John Lloyd Young’s Broadway
Nov. 12 – Spanish Inspirations (Chamber Music at The Barns)
Nov. 17 – Storm Large
Nov.18 – California Guitar Trio | Trace Bundy
Nov. 20 + 21 – Joan Osborne
Nov. 27 – Newmyer Flyer Presents: Time Loves A Here: A Tribute to Little Feat

December 2021

Dec. 2 – An Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine
Dec. 3 – Christmas with Cantus: Lessons and Carols for Our Time Chamber Music at the Barns

Go to for a complete calendar of performances.

Safety Guidelines

Wolf Trap Foundation requires that all patrons, regardless of age, provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of the performance upon entry. The name on your vaccination card must match your photo ID. Additionally, all patrons must wear masks inside The Barns, except when actively eating or drinking. Go to for more information.

Ticketing and On-Sale Information

• Tickets for newly announced performances are on sale to the public on Friday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. Tickets may be purchased:
• Online at
• Additional information, amenities, and protocols will be posted to the Wolf Trap website as information becomes available.

Tickets may be purchased online at, the official source for purchasing tickets for performances at Wolf Trap.

WI Guest Author

This correspondent is a guest contributor to The Washington Informer.

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