L.E. & Thelma E. Stephens
Performing Arts Center

  • 1002 Sam Nixon Ave.
    Building 88,
    Pocatello, ID 83209.
    208-282-3595
Stephens Center
Season of Note

2013-2014 A Season of Note:

The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute
October 18
Tickets - $28, $24

The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles' songs, the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing. This loving tribute to the Beatles has amazed audiences around the world including Japan, Australia, France, Hong Kong, The United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and Brazil. Hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In the Life," "Twist and Shout," "Here Comes the Sun," and "Hey Jude." If you want to see the BEST Beatles band in the world, you won't want to miss The Fab Four.

Three Dog Night
November 2
Tickets - $45, $40

Legendary music icons, Three Dog Night, had 21 consecutive Top 40 hits, including 3 #1 singles, 11 Top 10's, 18 Straight Top 20's, 7 million-selling singles and 12 straight RIAA Certified Gold LPs. In the years 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets than Three Dog Night. Top hits include "Mamma Told Me (Not To Come)," "Joy to the World," "Black and White," "Shambala," "Easy to be Hard," "An Old Fashioned Long Song" and "One." "Joy to the World" became the band's biggest hit in 1971, spending six weeks on top of the pop charts. Since 1986, the band has performed over 2,200 shows including two Super Bowls.

Opera Idaho presents The Marriage Of Figaro
November 14
Tickets - $25, $21, $15, $11

One of the greatest operas ever written, The Marriage of Figaro is a witty, yet profound tale of love, revenge and forgiveness set in the late 18th century. Figaro, valet to Count Almaviva, and Susanna, maid to the Countess, are set to be married, but the Count has his own designs on Susanna's virtue. Naturally, Figaro is determined to prevent the Count from compromising his fiancée. What follows is a hilarious exercise in duplicity that leads to a blissful, memorable finale, all set to Mozart's timeless music.

An Olde English Christmas with Herman'S Hermits starring Peter Noone
December 21
Tickets - $36, $32

Universally regarded as one of Rock and Roll's finest and most versatile entertainers, Peter Noone is second to none! Star of stage, screen and record, Noone's performances are the stuff of legend, deftly delivering a broad palette of music, all gems that, through his voice, defined a generation. Rocks premiere raconteur packs plenty of puns but pulls no punches with his music. Peter Noone is the real deal. Over 60 million records sold! 20 top 40 hits including "I'm Henry VIII, I Am," "Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter," "I'm Into to Something Good" and "Wonderful World."

Celtic Nights
January 18
Tickets - $28, $24

Drawn from the history and folklore of Ireland and her Celtic cousins, Celtic Nights will bring the audience on a stunning musical journey of a people leaving and arriving. Telling the tale of emigration and how people's lives would be spent in a world traveling by rail, horses and ships. Songs will be sung with the audience of the night becoming part of the story on stage. Dances will be danced, music will be played and you will be left with a memorable evening of total entertainment for all who have come to be a part of Celtic Nights. The cast of three male vocalists and three beautiful female singers, six of Ireland's most talented and coveted international dancers and our fine musicians, will leave the concert hall ringing with the sounds of Celtic Music old and new.

The Bronx Wanderers
February 20
Tickets - $28, $24

Quite possibly the best two hours of 50's, 60's and 70's rock n' roll that you will experience on one stage... or should we say, EVER! One Part "Oldies," Two Parts "Rock N' Roll," THE BRONX WANDERERS are the "perfect musical storm," effortlessly creating the perfect level of synergy between generations and the music, the family and the band that pulls it all together. Like their new CD title implies, this is a father and two sons that DARE TO DREAM. United by their passion for great music (regardless of the decade), former gold record producer YO' VINNY and sons VINNY "THE KID" and NICKY "STIX" form the heart and soul of this pitch perfect band that delivers a non-stop barrage of hit after hit after delicious hit.

John Anderson and Tracy Lawrence: An Acoustical Evening
March 24
Tickets - $40, $30

Country superstars John Anderson and Tracy Lawrence team up for an unforgettable acoustical evening. Anderson, whose successful career has lasted more than thirty years, has charted more than forty singles in the Billboard music charts, including five number ones: "Wild and Blue," "Swingin'," "Black Sheep," "Straight Tequila Night," and "Money in the Bank." Lawrence, who has one of the most recognizable voices in Country music, has enjoyed twenty-two songs on the Billboard top ten charts with eighteen number one singles, selling over thirteen million albums. The Multi-platinum CMA and ACM award winning recording artist has helped shape the sound of Country music for two decades, recently celebrating twenty years in music. Few country artists have ever known the kind of success that Tracy Lawrence has earned and the influence his iconic voice has contributed to the Country music genre.

Chris Botti
April 1
Tickets - $59, $49, $42

Chris Botti has become the world's largest selling American jazz instrumentalist artist. His success has crossed over to audiences usually reserved for pop music and his ongoing association with PBS has led to four #1 Jazz Albums, as well as multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards. Since the release of his first solo album in 1995-he has created a series of recordings which have made him a virtual genre-of-one in the realm of contemporary Jazz while at the same time capturing the attention of the pop music world. Botti has collaborated with many performers over the years including Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole, Bette Midler, Joni Mitchell, Natalie Merchant, Scritti Politti, Roger Daltrey and others. Botti also has had the distinguished honor of performing a concert at the White House during a state dinner for the President of China.

Dragonfly Orchestra
April 10
Tickets - $28, $24

The core of the Dragonfly Orchestra is a self-contained musical ensemble that bridges the gap between eastern and western performance sensibilities and styles. The ensemble consists of eight female musicians performing Western Classical-Crossover music styles on standard Western Classical instruments. They deliver a high energy, choreographed, stylistic performance that highlights the diversity and intensity of their playing. Original compositions, Folk, Pop, Classical, Jazz, Movie/Television/Broadway themes will all be a part of the musical set list for the show.

Jake Shimabukuro
April 29
Tickets - $28, $24

In his young career, ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has already redefined a heretofore under-the-radar instrument, has been declared a musical "hero" by Rolling Stone, won accolades from the disparate likes of Eddie Vedder, Perez Hilton and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, wowed audiences on TV (Jimmy Kimmel, Conan), earned comparisons to Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis, and even played in front of the Queen of England. Shimabukuro's new record Grand Ukulele, an ambitious follow-up to 2011's Peace, Love, Ukulele (which debuted at #1 on the Billboard World Charts), finds him collaborating with legendary producer/engineer Alan Parson's, best known for his work in Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, The Beatles' Abbey Road and his own highly successful solo project.

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