A Season of Note 2018-2019 Entertainment Series -
- 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
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- Tickets also available at Vickers Western Stores in Idaho Falls and Pocatello
Jim Witter's Fire and Rain Musical Journey - November 17, 2018
The music of James Taylor and Carole King featuring special guest Giselle Sanderson.
Jim Witter has been entertaining crowds for over 30 years. Whether it is his original music, the music of Billy Joel and Elton John, or any of the other many artists he pays tribute to, Jim's versatility as an artist has allowed him the opportunity to reach out and share his music with audiences of all ages across Canada, the United States, the U.K., Dubai, and the Netherlands. Jim Witter and his amazing band use the Carole King/James Taylor hits to create musical magic. You DO have a friend-many friends-and we are all in this emotional journey back in time together. Just sit back, let go, and enjoy the ride. (www.jimwitter.com)
The Oak Ridge Boys' Shine the Light on Christmas Tour - December 12, 2018
Every year, a man with a white beard goes city to city giving the gift of Christmas joy, and his name is...William Lee Golden (were you expecting someone else?). For 29 years now, Country Music Hall of Fame members The Oak Ridge Boys have been a part of their fans' holiday seasons with their annual Christmas tour. A mixture of traditional and contemporary songs- including religious, romantic and fun holiday tunes- makes up the set list, which includes songs from Oaks' six bestselling Christmas CDs. A highlight of the eveing is the much-loved 'rocking chair' segment were each BOY rocks by the fireplace and shares personal thoughts about Christmas.
Oaks' lead singer, Duane Allen, says, "Christmas is my favorite time of year. I love the positive things about the season...the joy, happiness, giving, sharing, time with family, and gifts. The beautiful lights and decorations. Christmas music. Special food. And most of all the true meaning, which, of course, is celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ".
"Every year I look forward to taking our Christmas tour all over the USA. I hope everyone will come out this year and celebrate Christmas with The Oak Ridge Boys." (www.oakridgeboys.com)
Kurt Bestor Christmas - December 18, 2018
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 to sold-out Christmas shows for twenty five years, as he is best known for his innovative interpretation of season carols found in his popular 5-CD boxed set " The Complete Kurt Bestor Christmas." (www.kurtbestor.com)
A Celtic Celebration - January 26, 2019
featuring Pianist Marvin Goldstein with special guest Vanessa Joy
Over fifty years, Marvin Goldstein has been an acclaimed pianist and well-sought out performer. At eighteen, he was awarded a music scholarship to Tel Aviv University School of Music in Israel. He completed his Bachelor of Master of Music degrees at Florida State University. Goldstein has recorded nearly 50 albums. He also has arranged 15 piano solo arrangement books including many sacred hymns. Goldstein is listed in the Who's Who in Music in Europe at Cambridge, England. During the program titled "Celtic Celebration", Marvin and featured soprano Vanessa Joy will perform vocal favorites such as Danny Boy, Amazing Grace, and Celtic Orchestra Audience favorites such as Celtic Dance, Irish Sweet by Leroy Anderson, and the Fair Day ny Hamilton Harty. (www.marvingoldstein.com)
The Irish Rovers - February 23, 2019
Back by popular demand, these international ambassadors of Irish music have maintained their timeless ability to deliver a rollicking, raising performance of good cheer -one that will soon have you singing and clapping along. Their songs have become anthems of revelry and joy among generation after generation. The days of long tour hours are coming to an end for these Irish lads as they are now completing one last tour. After that, they will rove only for special events, festivals, and longer stays. Band members hail from Ireland and one from Scotland. They have produced over 40 albums in North America with many more internationally with the band's 2014 album "50 Years" being touted as "The Greatest of their Greatest Hits'. (www.theirishroversmusic.com)
Williams and Ree - March 9, 2019
Williams and Ree, aka the Indian and the White Guy, are a music and comedy team out the the Dakotas. Bruce Williams and Terry Ree have decades of knocked out shows under their belts and their belts reflect that. The message the bring is one of love and harmony, with an underlying note of deceit and debauchery. Their overall theme is "We Are All The Same". But really, they are totally different than whoever is reading this bio. (www.williamsandree.com)
B - The Underwater Bubble Show - March 26, 2019
or... "The Unexpeted Journey of Mr. B in the Colorful Underwater World of Bubblelandia"
This is a story about our lives. We all know life can be gray or colorful...Don't worry...this time it is going to be very colorful! Mr. B finds himself transported as if by magic to a special, colorful, happy place called Bubblelandia, a place to linger, to dream, to listen, to watch, to savor and to marvel but, above all, a place to dream.
The "inhabitants" of Bubblelandia - seahorse, dragon fish, starfish, mermaids, clown fish and others - will carry Mr. B alonghis imaginary journey in this beautiful underwater world where fantasy becomes reality and you are invited to follow him.
With some references and quotes from classics such as "Pinocchio", "The Little Mermaid", "Beauty and the Beast", and "Peter Pan, "B" is considered a modern fairy tale in which we can all find ourselves, without age limits...
"'B' is a visual, musical, emotional and lavish show that transports people in an impaginary underwater world with a real feeling of being submersed in the ocean deep." (www.underwaterbubbleshow.com)
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