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A Season of Note 2022-2023 Entertainment Series

2022-2023 Season of Note 

All Tickets Available Now

Note: Kingston Trio tickets not included in season packages.  Will be sold as individual tickets only.

  • All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Jensen Grand Concert Hall at the Stephens Performing Arts Center unless otherwise noted.
  • Box Office phone: 208-282-3595
  • Buy Tickets online

Season of Note 22-23 Brochure

Night Ranger

Night Ranger- September 26, 2022


Tickets-($55, $40)

In 2021, Night Ranger released their 12th studio album, ATBPO (which stands for And The Band Played On), an ode to making music during the COVID era. The album was released on August 6, 2021. The band began writing the album in early 2020, amid the rise of the global pandemic. After narrowing down the song selection and tightening them up to their well-known rock ‘n roll sound, the band hit the studio, although separately, due to the times we are in. Throughout ATBPO we hear Night Ranger continuing their hot streak that kicked off with 2011's "Somewhere In California". Ten years on, and two highly acclaimed albums later, "High Road" and "Don't Let Up", the band's latest studio work shows them still burning with that high octane hard rock energy Having sold over 17 Million albums worldwide, performed across more than 4000 stages, and captivated a radio audience that exceeds 1 Billion, Night Ranger has both epitomized and transcended the arena rock sound and style well beyond that era. With multiple songs having a significant impact on popular culture, Night Ranger continue to grow their ever-evolving fan-base. The band is proof that powerful songs alongside, incredibly talented musicians is the perfect formula for continued success. Night Ranger has earned widespread recognition that includes both multiplatinum and gold album status all while leaving their indelible mark on the music industry with a long list of best-selling albums (Dawn Patrol, Midnight Madness, 7 Wishes, Big Life and Man In Motion). Their popularity is fueled by an impressive number of instantly recognizable hit singles and signature album tracks, including legendary titles such as "Sister Christian", "Don't Tell Me You Love Me", "When You Close Your Eyes", the anthemic "(You Can Still) Rock In America", along with "Sentimental Street", "Goodbye", "Sing Me Away", and "Four in the Morning".

www.store.nightranger.com

 

Kingston Trio

Kingston Trio - October 7, 2022 

 Tickets-($55- Frist 5 rows) $45 – lower $30 - upper

Beginning as a group of college singers in the mid 50’s, the Kingston Trio formed in the San Francisco Bay Arena of California and decided to give it their best shot for a year to see what would happen. What happen was the group released its self-titled, first album in 1958, and it contained a little, irresistible ditty called “Tom Dooley” – a tune that became a 6 million –selling super hit and started folk music’s huge revival of popularity in the ‘50’s and ‘60’s. At one point, the group had four albums at the same time in Billboards Top 10 and nobody, not even the The Beatles, have ever had that. Favorite songs performed by the trio include “the Road to Freedom,” “M.T.A,” “this Land Is Your Land,” “Jamaica Farewell,” and “You’re Gonna Miss Me.”

www.kingstontrio.com 

Gatlin Brothers

Gatlin Brothers - November 10, 2022

(Tickets – ($45, $40)

Larry, Steve & Rudy, the Gatlin Brothers are Grammy award-winners who have dazzled audiences for more than sixty-five years. They have accrued a lifetime of noteworthy achievements in their storybook career, including a Grammy for Best Country Song (“Broken Lady”), three ACM awards for Single of the Year (“All The Gold In California”), Album of the Year (Straight Ahead) and Male Vocalist of the Year, along with five nominations for CMA Vocal Group of the Year, Single, Album. The Brothers have accumulated 8 # 1 Singles, 30 Top 40 Records, 24 Studio Albums and 5 BMI “Million-Air” Awards. As a solo writer, Larry ranks 4th on Billboards top 40 self-penned hits & was recently inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. His impressive song catalog has been recorded by the “Who’s Who” of entertainers, including Elvis Presley, Barbra Streisand, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Glen Campbell, Kris Kristofferson, Sir Tom Jones, Dottie West, Charlie Rich, Johnny Mathis, the Oaks Ridge Boys and many others, securing his legacy as one of BMI’s top solo songwriters.

www.gatlinbrothers.com 

Croce Plays Croce

Croce Plays Croce- December 6, 2022

Tickets ($40, $30)

A.J. Croce performs Croce Plays Croce, a special night of music featuring a complete set of classics by his late father Jim Croce, some of his own tunes, and songs that influenced both him and his father. This special event features such timeless songs as “Operator,” “You Don’t Mess Around with Jim,” “Time in a Bottle” (a song written for A.J.), “Rapid Roy (The Stock Car Boy),” and “Lovers Cross,” to name a few. Classic covers may include songs by Lieber and Stoller, Bessie Smith, and other folk and roots artists. Jim Croce was an American folk singer with a short-lived professional recording and touring career, and decades of posthumous fame as one of the greatest songwriters and artists ever. With sales surpassing 50 million records, including three #1 songs and 10 Top 10 hits, Jim Croce’s short career and long-lived legacy are well-remembered through his era-defining standards like “Operator,” Time in a Bottle,” and “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown.” A.J. Croce’s 30-year touring and recording career has produced ten studio albums that have been released via both major and independent labels, and have charted 20 Top 20 singles and all ten albums on the radio including on Top 40, Americana, and Blues. A virtuoso piano player, he has performed at a TED Talk and gave a master class at the University of Barcelona. Croce has performed on major talk shows and news programs including The Late Show, The Tonight Show, The Today Show, CNN, MTV, and VH1. He’s toured with such esteemed artists as Willie Nelson, Lenny Kravitz, Earth, Wind, and Fire, and B.B. King. While his last album, “Just Like Medicine,” paired him with producer and soul legend Dan Penn and an all-star cast of players and guests like Vince Gill and Steve Cropper, his new album was born of memories — of favorite artists and shows, but mostly, of late-night gatherings with groups of friends, many of them fellow musicians, with Croce at the piano taking requests. Croce revisits these musical evenings on “By Request” (out on Compass Records) with 12 personally curated covers that traverse decades and genres, propelled by his spirited, piano mastery and emotive vocals. With a rich catalog of original compositions A.J. first recorded and released a composition of his fathers with a never-before-recorded song “Name of the Game” on his “Just Like Medicine” release. In 2018 he covered the 1973 hit “I Got A Name” for a Goodyear commercial with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

www.ajcrocemusic.com 

Kurt Bestor Christmas

Kurt Bestor Christmas- December 10, 2022

Tickets ($40, $36)

Nobody does Christmas better. From the magical, starry stage to the featured musicians, from invited guests and Bestors own playing, conducting and emceeing the show, to the arrangements that add such texture and layers to Christmas songs, there is nothing like a Kurt Bestor Christmas. Bestor has been performing sold-out Christmas shows for over thirty years, as he is best known for his innovative interpretation of seasonal carols found in his popular 5 CD boxed set “The Complete Kurt Bestor Christmas,” and his haunting musical prayer for peace “Prayer of the Children,” The Utah based composer and performer launched his career writing music for television and movies. His credits include more than 40 film scores and more than 40 themes for national TV programs and commercials. It is Bestor’s music that has introduced NFL Monday Night Football and National Geographic Explorer; he scored TBS’s Wild! Life Adventures and the IMAX film “The Great American West.” He also was given the Outstanding Film Score Award at the New York Film and Television Festival for his music for PBS’s “A More Perfect Union.” Bestor was awarded an Emmy® for his collaboration with Sam Cardon on the original music for ABC’s coverage of the 1988 Winter Olympics. In 2012, his arranging and producing of Jenny Oaks Baker’s CD “Wish Upon a Star” earned the two of them a Grammy nomination.

www.kurtbestor.com

 

Christmas with the Celts

Christmas with the Celts - December 21, 2022

Tickets-($30, $26)

 

Back by popular demand!  The high-stepping spirited musical selections have audiences clapping alon form the first lively renditions of popular contemporary Christmas Classics: 'God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman', 'Little Drummer Boy', 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town'; also 'Count Your Many Blessings', 'White Chirstmas' and John Lennon's perennial 'Happy Christmas'.  The show presents a perfect combination of modern Christmas hits, lively ancient Irish Carols, hilarious spontaneous humor, thrilling Irish dancing, a children's choir and lush string arrangements giving audiences a most memorable interactive Christmas experience.  Christmas with the Celts is the name of the holiday show form the music group The Nashville Celts.  The Nashville Celts are Laura McGhee from Dundee Scotland on vocals/fiddle, Fiachra O'Regan from Connemara, Ireland on uilleann pipes, Ric Blair on vocal-guitar-bodhran & piano, Will Clark on vocals/mandolin/banjo and others including the crowd pleasing Irish dancers.

www.christmaswiththecelts.com

 

 

Peking Acrobats

Peking Acrobats- January 18, 2023

Tickets-Lower – Adult $30 Child - $15 Upper- Adult - $26 Child - $12 (Child Age- 4-18)

For the last thirty two years, THE PEKING ACROBATS have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese arcorbatics.  They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics.  They push the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control.  THE PEKING ACROBATS are often accompanied by live musicians who skillfully play traditional Chinese instruments; the time-honored Chinese music coalesces with high-tech special effects and awe-inspiring acrobatic feats, creating an exuberant entertainment event with the festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival.  Since their founding in 1986, THE PEKING ACROBATS have been featured on numerous television shows and celebrity-studded TV specials. These include Nickelodeon's Unfabulous, Ellen's Really Big Show (hosted by Ellen DeGeneres", The Wayne Brady Show, That's Incredible, ABC's Wide World of Sports, and NBC's Ring In The New Year Holiday Special.  They have also appeared on HDNet TV's In Fousseries, and have appeared regularly in 3D on NBC/Comcast's new 3D Channel.  THE PEKING ACROBATS set the world record for the Human Chair Stack on FOX Network's Guinness Book Primetime television show in 1999: they balanced six people precariously atop six chairs twenty one feet up in the air without safety lines, astounding audiences with their bravery and dexterity.  THE PEKING ACROBATS have also made their way onto the silver screen - company members were featured in Steven Soderbergh's hit film Ocean's Eleven playing alongside Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt and George Clooney.  PEKING ACROBATS' alumums Shaobo Qin also appeared in that film's two sequels, Ocean's Twelve and Ocean's Thirteen.

www.imgartist.com/roster/the-peking-acrobats

 



Bee Gees Gold

Bee Gees Gold- February 10, 2023

Tickets ($30, $26)

John Acosta as Barry Gibb has performed in Bee Gees Tributes all over the world. His portrayal of lead singer Barry Gibb is with a zest for detail, like no other. From the look to the falsetto you will close your eyes and say its Barry! John Acosta's Bee Gees Gold tribute Is the ultimate salute, and experience of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime, LIVE ONCE AGAIN! With the detailed vocal stylings of John Acosta (Barry), Daryll Borges (Robin), Jeff Celentano (Maurice) as the brothers Gibb, there is a sensation that will make you blurt out , Wow.. I just seen and heard the Bee Gees! Backed by a live band, the Vegas Bee Gees tribute recreates the look and sound of the Bee Gees from the 60's to the late 70's, with their unique falsettos that made them legends. Performing such early hits as Massachusetts, I started a Joke, to the later Disco classics, Stayin' Alive, and You should be dancing!

www.fuzion.com/artists/bee-gees-gold-tribute 

 

Taikoproject

Taikoproject -  March 17, 2023

Tickets – Lower-Adult - $30 Child - $15 Upper- Adult - $26 Child - $12 (Child Age- 4-18)

About the only American taiko group to ever win the prestigious Tokyo
International Taiko Contest, LA Weekly says, “This ain’t your mama’s taiko,
but it may be your hip, younger cousin’s”.  Founded in 2000 by a group of
young, emerging taiko drummers led by Bryan Yamami and Masato Baba, their
music is rooted in the rich traditions of Japanese taiko, but expressed through the
lens of their American upbringing and experiences.
Their new full-length concert program “BENZAITEN” is inspired by the Japanese
goddess of wisdom, beauty, and dance.  TAIKOPROJECT has always sought to
break the boundaries of traditional taiko and create new music and choreography
based in the art form, but expanding past its original expressions.  In this latest
work, they are challenging gender roles in taiko music and emphasizing the
equity present in their ensemble that has not been present in the genre in the
past.  But not only will they be showcasing their female members in powerful,
strenuous roles, but also delving into their male members’ delicacy and grace in
a multi-layered exploration of taiko and gender.
Having performed and recorded with Stevie Wonder, Usher, Alicia Keys, John
Legend, Kanye West and with appearances on the Academy Awards, the
Grammy Awards, NBC’s “The Voice,” Syfy’s Face/Off, The X-Factor, Conan and
Jimmy Kimmel Live, TAIKOPROJECT is THE taiko show for your discerning
audience.

www.taikoproject.com

 

Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra -  March 27, 2023

Tickets - $30, $26

The world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra brings timeless classics like In the
Mood, Moonlight Serenade, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Pennsylvania 6-5000,
String of Pearls and Tuxedo Junction back to the stage. Even 80 years after
founding his famous orchestra Glenn Miller’s music is alive and well.
 
Over 18 musicians and singers bring the unforgettable Glenn Miller sound and
perform those songs that everyone remembers... This is a show not to miss for
jazz and swing fans alike or the incurable romantics who want to step back in
time. The legendary Glenn Miller was the most successful of all the dance
bandleaders back in the Swing era of the 1930s and 1940s.

www.glennmillerorchestra.com 

Matt Dusk Sings Sinatra

Matt Dusk Sings Sinatra -  April 29, 2023


Tickets- $30, $26

Sinatra. All that cool, classy style and energy from the Rat Pack shows of
yesterday are right here, right now. Take a journey with Award Winning, Multi
Platinum selling crooner Matt Dusk as he whisks you away to Las Vegas in 1966
where he pays homage to his hero Frank Sinatra.
With new arrangements by Grammy Award winning arrangers Pat Williams and
Sammy Nestico, Dusk transports you back in time to one of music’s most elegant
era’s. A time when Come Fly With Me, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Fly Me To
The Moon and One For My Baby dominated the charts.
Multi-award-winning, Platinum-selling artist Matt Dusk has been enthralling
audiences around the world for years, leaving in his wake a series of radio hits,

acclaimed albums, and a loyal fan base that continues to grow with every
passing year.
 
He has had three number one radio hits: All About Me, Back in Town and Good
News, is an alumnus of the St. Michael’s Choir School and studied under jazz
piano legend Oscar Peterson at York University.
Dusk has been awarded three GOLD albums: Two Shots, Good News and
JetSetJazz and three PLATINUM albums: My Funny Valentine, Just The Two of
Us and Old School Yule!
Notable award nominations include, five JUNO awards, one ADISQ, one Róże
Gali: Muzyka and a Dimond from Trójka PR3 in Poland.

www.mattdusk.com

 

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ISU Events Calendar | Symphony | Theatre Events | Music Events

David Archuleta: The More the Merrier Christmas Tour

Event Date: Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Facility: Jensen Concert Hall - Reserved Seating

Tickets: SPAC Box Office, 208-282-3595, www.idahostatetickets.com

 
 
David Archuleta: The More the Merrier Christmas Tour is coming to Pocatello's Stephens Performing Arts Center for an unforgettable Christmas experience! Saturday, November 26, 2022 - Jensen Grand Concert Hall Doors: 6:30pm / Show Starts: 7:30pm

 

Nathan Pacheco

Event Date: Friday, December 9, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Facility: Jensen Concert Hall - Reserved Seating

Tickets: SPAC Box Office, 208-282-3595, www.idahostatetickets.com

 
 
Nathan Pacheco is a classically trained tenor who has a passion for reaching out and uplifting people through music. He has been featured globaly in live performances, including touring the United States, Canada, and Mexico with Yanni; performing with Latin singing sensation Olga Tanon; touring Englad, Scotland, and Wales with Katherine Jenkins and the National Symphony Orchestra; performing for Prince Charles in conjunction with the British Forces Foundation and the USO; and performing with orchestras and symphonies around the U.S. Introducing Nathan Pacheco and Christmas with Nathan Pacheco began airing on PBS in 2012. Nathan has also been featured prominently in broadcasts with Yanni and The Tabernacle Choir. He has been featured on multiple Yanni recordings, including on the album inspirato, where Nathan was featured alongside Placido Domingo, Renee Fleming and other opera stars. Nthan's debut album was released in 2012 by Disney Pearl, an affiliate of Disney Music Group. His second album, Nathan Pacheco II, was released on Valentine's Day 2015. Nathan collaborated with David Archuleta in November 2015 to release "The Prayer" which quickly climbed to #3 on the holiday charts on iTunes. And in 2016, David and Nathan performed together for a largely sold-out Christmas tour. Nathan produced and arranged his first sacred songs album, Higher, which was released in February 2017 and was ranked #1 on Billboard for best classical and classical/crosssover album.

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