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Idaho State University announces ‘A Season of Note’ concert series lineup; season tickets on sale beginning July 31

August 2, 2015
ISU Marketing and Communications

POCATELLO – Idaho State University will host a range of entertainment during the 2015-16 “A Season of Note” series with all performances at the Stephen’s Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.

Season tickets are available to purchase July 31, individual tickets are available August 14.

There are three different season packages available. Package A is for the full season, $300 for main seating and $250 for upper level seating. Package B features Don Williams, Golden Dragon Acrobats, The Fab Four-the Ultimate Tribute, The Charlie Daniels Band for $130 main and $110 upper. Package C features Foghat, Melissa Manchester, Garrison Keillor, Terri Clark and Aaron Tippin and Barrage 8 for $170 main and $140 for upper.

The upcoming shows are:

• Sept. 24 – Don Williams – ($42 main seating, $30, upper level)

Known for his laid-back, straightforward vocals, commanding presence and self-assured ease, “the Gentle Giant” serves up well-worn truths and wisdom about life, love, and everything in between. Williams has performed for over 50 years, recording more than 20 albums and 17 No.1 hits. He has been nominated for dozens of music awards, has won the Country Music Awards Male Vocalist of the Year and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010. For more information on Williams visit don-williams.com.

• Oct. 15 – Foghat – ($38, $32)

Foghat has been together for 43 years singing great rock ‘n’ roll, boogie and blues, with Roger Earl playing drums throughout. The band never sleeps or rests on its history. They still tour relentlessly because they just love to play, which is evident in the passion and fun they have onstage during their live performances. For more information on Foghat visit foghat.net.

• Oct. 22 – An Evening with Melissa Manchester – ($28, 24)

Grammy award-winning, singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester will performs her great hits and many other classics including “Midnight Blue”, “Whenever I Call You Friend”, “Don’t Cry Out Loud” and “You Should Hear How She Talks About You.”

For more information on Manchester visit melissamanchester.com.

• Nov. 14 – Golden Dragon Acrobats – ($26,22)

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time-honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. The reputation of the company is solidly rooted in a commitment to the highest of production values and an attention to artistic details that is unparalleled in the art form. World-renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty. For more information on the Golden Dragon Acrobats visit goldendragonacrobats.com

• Feb. 25 – Terri Clark and Aaron Tippin Acoustical Performance – ($38, $32)

Terri Clark and Aaron Tippin are two powerhouses of memorable county music. They will perform in an intimate acoustic setting for one sensational night of county music. Clark has eight Canadian Country Music Awards for Entertainer of the Year, and five for Female Vocalist of the Year, and she’s also enjoyed a tremendously successful music career in the United States. She’s sold more than 5 million albums, and she was the first Canadian female to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. Tippin has enjoyed a successful 25-year career in country music, including scores of big hits. For more information on Terri and Aaron Tippin visit terriclark.com and aarontippin.com.

• Feb. 29 – An Evening with Garrison Keillor – ($55, $45)

One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor is a writer and humorist best known for his popular live radio show, A “Prairie Home Companion,” which attracts more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations each week. Keillor is also the host of the daily radio online program, The Writer’s Almanac, and the editor of several anthologies of poetry, most recently, Good Poems: American Places. A best-selling author he has published more than two dozen books. He has also been honored with the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. For more information on Keillor visit garrisonkeillor.com.

• March 25 – Barrage 8 – ($28, $24)

Barrage 8 is the latest project from John Crozman, Dean Marshall and Tony Moors, the original creators of the hit show “Barrage.” Utilizing the same energy, panache and innovative stage performance that Barrage was known for, Barrage 8 features all the instruments in the modern string family. The “8” in the name represents a re-imagining of the string octet: four violins, two violas, cello and double bass. This instrumentation drives a rich and powerful sonic palette that further explores the musical diversity in the Barrage 8 compositions and arrangements. For more information on Barrage 8 visit barrage8.com.

• April 14 – The Fab Four, The Ultimate Tribute – ( $28,$24)

The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatle tributes due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ songs, the Fab Four can make audiences think they’re watching the real thing. This loving tribute to The Beatles has entertained audiences around the world including in Japan, Australia, France, Hong Kong, The United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and Brazil. For more information on the Fab Four visit thefabfour.com.

• April 16 – The Charlie Daniels Band – ($48, $44)

Charlie Daniels has left an indelible mark on America’s musical landscape. With hits like “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” and “The South’s Gonna Do It Again”, as well as memorable appearances on the “Urban Cowboy” movie soundtrack, Daniels has topped country and pop charts, won a Grammy Award, earned three CMA trophies, and been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. An outspoken patriot and still a road warrior at age 78, Charlie Daniels and his band imbue their live performances with fierce musical passion and easy southern charm. For more information on the Charlie Daniels Band visit charliedaniels.com.

For more information contact The Stephen’s Performing Arts Box Office with any questions (208) 282-3595.


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