Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Joseph Hall's Elvis Rock & Remember Tribute To Rock the Nampa Civic Center

NAMPA — Elvis is in the building. Joseph Hall is thrilled to be bringing his Elvis Rock N Remember tribute show to the Nampa Civic Center, the Idaho Press Tribune Reports.

WHAT: Rock N Remember  WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Saturday  WHERE: Nampa Civic Center, 311 Third St. S.  ADMISSION: $26  WEBSITE: nampaciviccenter.com
This show is designed to show the roots of Elvis in a fast-paced show that will have the audience finding it hard to stay in its seats. It caters to both the young and the young at heart. He’s got the look, the voice, the charm and the moves that take us back to a time when parents were flabbergasted by the flauntingly provocative hip action.
The article goes on to say that in Hall’s Elvis Rock N Remember show, he achieves a powerful flashback experience to the moment when fans fell in love with the talented, handsome, carefree, energetic, high spirited young man that is Elvis Presley.

The show is masterfully produced with a mixture of Elvis hits — from rock n’ roll to country to gospel — as well as stage props, multiple costume changes, and a live rock band. The finale features a one of a kind heartfelt tribute to our veterans. He’s even got the teddy bears and scarves to woo the ladies. It’s a show that’s appropriate and fun for all ages to see.
There are thousands of Elvis impersonators out there. Why settle for the average when you can see Joe Hall live? Hall was a top 10 finalist on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” He is officially recognized by Elvis Presley Enterprises and was Branson’s 2014 male performer and tribute show of the year.
Rock N Remember also features music by the Rock’n Horse Medicine Show.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Sean Rogers and Chicken Dinner Road Ignite the Nampa Civic Center!

TONIGHT! Sean Rogers brings a lively show to the Nampa Civic Center. Rogers joins together with local Idaho progressive bluegrass band Chicken Dinner Road to provide an evening of ragtime, rock-a-billy and fun. With visual art and great music, this is a must see show!

Sean has won praise and acclaim nationally and internationally for his artistic mastery at the keyboard. Sean is a concert artist who is just as comfortable in classical as he is with jazz. At the age of eight, Sean accepted his first organist-post for a church and has continued playing ever since. He started playing the organ in restaurants at age 12 and accepted a job of playing cocktail piano in a lounge when he was 16 years old. 

At age 16, Sean accepted the job of musical director for the “Illustrious Onion-Skin Players” where he improvised background music throughout their dramatic productions and performed ragtime and honky-tonk music for their touring productions. 

Sean’s experience in productions has led him to direct over 80 Opera and Musical Theatre productions. Sean is currently General Music Director/ Resident Conductor of The Utah and Idaho Performing Arts Company in Draper, Utah.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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Experience Alexis Cole: The Magic of Disney Love Songs at Nampa Civic Center

Award winning jazz vocalist Alexis Cole comes to the Nampa Civic Center for a Valentine’s Day appearance Sunday, Feb. 12 at 2 PM. Experience sheer delight relishing in the music as Alexis and her quartet sing classic Disney Love Songs. Tickets start at $29. Purchase tickets by calling 208-468-5555 or visiting www.ictickets.com.

Alexis performs Disney fan favorites such as “When You Wish Upon a Star” from Pinocchio, “So This is Love” from Cinderella, “Once Upon a Dream” from Sleeping Beauty, “If I Never Knew You” from Pocahontas and more. Her enchanting voice is the perfect companion in the re-imagination of these stunning love songs. The Magic of Disney Love Songs is family-friendly, and with the contemporary jazz sound, it is also the perfect show for sweethearts to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Alexis has performed with the Boston Pops and New York Philharmonic on stage at venues from Avery Fisher Hall to the Kennedy Center. She has been called “one of the great voices of today” by Jonathan Schwartz. Christopher Loudon of Jazz Times says “Cole’s easy sense of swing is strongly reminiscent of Sarah Vaughan.” Winner of the 2007 Jazzmobile competition and award recipient of the Montreux Jazz Vocal Competition, Alexis is one singer to pay attention to. As the infamous jazz publication Swing Journal boasts, “We’ve been waiting for the next great singer to come along, and finally … Alexis.”

The spirit and legacy of the community throughout the generations are captured at the Nampa Civic Center through performances such as this one.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Have Family Fun with PBS Kid’s - Odd Squad Live!

Attention Odd Squad fans, there is oddness in your town and Ms. O needs YOU to help solve it. The Velma V. Morrison Center Presents PBS Kid’s - Odd Squad Live!

Team up with brand new agents Orion and Oleanna in this live, interactive adventure. With help from Ms. O back at headquarters, kids will put their STEM skills to the test and decode, decipher and unravel clues to stop villains like Father Time and Lady Terrible.

Recommended for ages 4 and up. Click here for tickets.
  • SATURDAY, FEB 4
  • 2:00 PM
  • $6.50 (ticketing fees not included)
Featuring an original script by the creators of Odd Squad and new music including songs by Soundcheck, “Odd Squad: Live!” is a funny, action-packed experience not to be missed.

Support for this production was provided by the Morrison Center Endowment Foundation and Greenbelt Magazine.