L.E. & Thelma E. Stephens
Performing Arts Center

  • 1002 Sam Nixon Ave.
    Building 88,
    Pocatello, ID 83209.
Stephens Center

2015-2016 A Season of Note:

Don Williams

September 24, 2015

Known for his laid-back, straightforward vocals, commanding presence and self-assured ease, "the Gentle Giant" serves up well-worn truths and wisdom about life, love, and everything in between. From number one hits to his latest collection of outstanding songs written by the likes of other country music legends including Townes Van Zandt, Merle Haggard, Jesse Winchester and more, fans will not be disappointed in the classic Don Williams concert. Williams has performed over 50 years, recording more than 20 albums and a total of 17 number one hits. He has been nominated for dozens of music awards, has won the CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010.


October 15, 2015

Are you ready to take a 'slow ride'? Just great rock 'n roll/boogie and blues. With the band as high energy and intense as ever, Foghat's audience now consists of fans of all ages. Foghat has been together for 43 years, with Roger Earl in that drum seat throughout. The band never sleeps or rests on its history. They still tour relentlessly because they just love to play, which is evident in the passion and fun they have onstage during their live performances. That is what Foghat is all about. It's about music.

An Evening with Melissa Manchester

October 22, 2015

Spend an evening with the incomparable Grammy award-winning, singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester as she performs her great hits and many other classics including Midnight Blue, Whenever I Call You Friend, Don't Cry Out Loud and You Should Hear How She Talks About You. Don't miss the opportunity to see this legendary performer live! Manchester's self-made You Gotta Love the Life album is the singer-songwriter's first album since 2004 and celebrates 40 years of making music. The album offers a variety of songs performed with legendary artists such as Stevie Wonder, Al Jarreau, Keb' Mo', Dionne Warwick, Dave Koz, and Joe Sample, in one of his last recordings.

Golden Dragon Acrobats

November 14, 2015

The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than 25 centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the United States and abroad as the premiere Chinese acrobatic touring company of today. The reputation of the company is solidly rooted in a commitment to the highest of production values and an attention to artistic details that is unparalleled in the art form. World-renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.

David Archuleta

December 15, 2015

David Archuleta became a star when he was just 16. In 2008 more than 30 million television viewers fell in love with his angelic voice and their 44 million votes made him runner-up in Season 7 of "American Idol."
Soon after, the young Utahan signed with Jive Records and his first single "Crush" debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Holt 100 Chart the week of the release. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the track sold 166,000 downloads that first week in the U. S. and subsequently more than 1.92 million digital copies. Three months later, David's self-titled album, "David Archuleta," went gold, selling more than 750,000 copies in the U. S., and more than 900,000 worldwide. "It was so neat to see how positive fans were about 'Crush,'" says David of the enthusiastic reception for his chart debut.

Terri Clark and Aaron Tippin

Acoustical Performance
February 25, 2016

Terri Clark and Aaron Tippin are two powerhouses of memorable county music. Clark and Tippin will be performing in an intimate acoustic setting for one sensational night of county music. Clark has eight Canadian Country Music Awards for Entertainer of the Year, and five for Female Vocalist of the Year, and she's also enjoyed a tremendously successful music career in the U. S. She's sold more than 5 million albums, and she was the first Canadian female to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. Tippin has enjoyed a successful 25 year career in country music, including scores of big hits. Tippin's hits include There Ain't Nothin' Wrong with the Radio, That's as Close as I'll Get to Loving You, Kiss This, My Blue Angel, Workin' Man's PhD, and the patriotic favorite, Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly.

An Evening with Garrison Keillor

February 29, 2016

One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor is a writer and humorist best known for his popular live radio show, A Prairie Home Companion, which attracts more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations each week. Keillor is also the host of the daily radio online program, The Writer's Almanac, and the editor of several anthologies of poetry, most recently, Good Poems: American Places. A best-selling author he has published more than two dozen books, including Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims, Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny and Homegrown Democrat. With Grammy, ACE and George Foster Peabody awards, Keillor has also been honored with the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Barrage 8

March 25, 2016

Barrage 8 is the latest project from John Crozman, Dean Marshall and Tony Moors, the original creators of the hit show Barrage. Utilizing the same energy, panache and innovative stage performance that Barrage was known for, Barrage 8 features all the instruments in the modern string family. The "8" in the name represents a re-imagining of the string octet: 4 violins, 2 violas, cello and double bass. This instrumentation drives a rich and powerful sonic palette that further explores the musical diversity in the Barrage 8 compositions and arrangements. Barrage 8 presents what the Barrage name has come to represent worldwide: A memorable presentation of music, from many genres and cascading generations, delivered in a way not seen or heard before.

The Fab Four

The Ultimate Tribute
April 14, 2016

The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles-Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note for note live renditions of Beatles' songs, the Fab Four will make you think you are watching the real thing. This loving tribute to the Beatles has amazed audiences around the world including Japan, Australia, France, Hong Kong, The United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and Brazil. Hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In the Life," "Twist and Shout," "Here Comes the Sun," and "Hey Jude." If you want to see the BEST Beatles band in the world, you won't want to miss the Fab Four.

The Charlie Daniels Band

April 16, 2016

Playing music that ranges from earnest gospel tunes to rowdy, Southern rock to classic country anthems, Charlie Daniels has left an indelible mark on America's musical landscape. With hits like The Devil Went Down to Georgia and The South's Gonna Do It Again, as well as memorable appearances on the Urban Cowboy movie soundtrack, Daniels has topped country and pop charts, won a Grammy Award, earned three CMA trophies, and been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. An outspoken patriot and still a road warrior at age 78, Charlie Daniels and his band imbue their live performances with fierce musical passion and easy southern charm.

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