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ISU Alumni Association presents Steve Eaton in concert July 9 in Boise

June, 15, 2011

Enjoy the music of singer/songwriter Steve Eaton, sample Idaho wines, and help feed Idaho’s hungry during “An Evening with Steve Eaton,” Saturday, July 9, presented by the Idaho State University Alumni Association.

The event is from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with Eaton’s concert beginning at 6 p.m., at the Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Old Penitentiary Road, Boise.

“The ISU Alumni Association is excited to present this concert. Steve is a Pocatello native and an ISU alumnus and his continued connection to and support for ISU is tremendous.  To have this kind of partnership that will benefit the local community and Idaho Food bank is a bonus,” said K.C. Felt, ISU alumni relations executive director.

Eaton, who attended ISU in the 1970s and now lives in Boise, has performed with Carole King and written songs for The Carpenters, Art Garfunkel and Lee Greenwood. He has received two Emmy nominations for original music created for PBS television specials and has written music for the Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts, according to Eaton’s official website.  

Admission, which includes a wine tasting, is $15 per person or $10 a person with a donation of two cans of food to The Idaho Foodbank.  Order tickets and RSVP online at

Bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on.  Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase.  No outside coolers are allowed into the venue.  
For more information, call 1-800-933-4781 or visit