Idaho State University’s summer concert series set Thursdays on the Quad
June 4, 2015
Idaho State University’s Summer Activities is sponsoring concerts and barbeques throughout the summer at 6 p.m. Thursdays on the Hutchinson Quadrangle
The barbeques are free for ISU summer students with valid Bengal Cards and $3 for the public. The concerts are free.
The concert schedule is as follows:
• June 4 – DNK, a Nashville pop/rap group featuring David and Kayla, has exploded on to Nashville’s competitive live scene. After a wide range of reviews and awards, they’re living their dream together, along with award-winning industry reps and producers. For more information visit www.dnkofficial.com. Opening band is HillyBilly Deluxe.
• June 11 – Nicole Lewis has performed on “American Idol” and “The Voice” and won the Texaco Country Showdown. Her debut album, “My Kind of Paradise,” was released in December and is described as “showing captivating honesty and effortless fluency.” For more information visit www.nicolelewismusic.com. Opening band is Hot Flash.
• June 18 – Small Time Napoleon, a combination of new ideas and old sounds, has been described as “a mad science blend of western sing, hot jazz, and folk.”For more information visit www.smalltimenapoleon.com. Opening band is Happy Havoc.
• June 25 – Clumsy Lovers offers a mix of fiddle and banjo-fueled, bluegrass Celtic rock. The band has performed more than 2,500 times in the last decade, and its shows are always high energy. For more information visit www.clumsylovers.com. Opening band is Aaron Ball Band.
• July 2 – Tyler Stanfield, originally from a small town in Colorado, began playing in back alley bars and venues across the Rocky Mountain. His unique sound is a combination of his roots in rock and blues and he passionately writes and plays his music. For more information visit www.tylerstanfield.com. Opening performance is Mary Kaye.
• July 9 – Compared to Bob Dylan and Ryan Adams, Ian McFeron has dedicated himself to building audiences the old-fashioned way – on the road. For more information visit www.ianmcferon.com. Opening performance is Justin Klump.
• July 16 – Steve Means combines smooth grooves with powerful lyrics. Although only 24, he is rapidly growing in popularity and has a national fan base. He is a songwriter, musician, and performer and has been compared to everyone from Bruno Mars to Justin Timberlake. For more information visit www.youtube.com. Opening music will be offered from the ISU high school marching band camp featuring Kylle Strunk.
• July 23 – David and Whitney bring the same mixture of high energy and familiarity to acoustic shows as you’d find with a professional DJ, yet the live stage show is entertaining and interactive for students. Their growing list of original songs as well as pop and country covers keep crowds energized and venues packed. For more information visit www.davidandwhitneymusic.bombplates.com. Opening band is Happy Havoc.
• August 6 – Tim Bergstrom first picked up the guitar at age 7 and has been connecting with people through music and song ever since. His journey has been full of surprise and expected twists that have led him from his hometown of Indianapolis to Nashville. For more information visit www.timbergstrom.com. Opening performance is Zandra Higley.