At a Glance: Folk Sessions features Emily Scott Robinson
Folk Sessions features Emily Scott Robinson
Emily Scott Robinson, one of Rolling Stones’ “10 New Country and Americana Artists to Watch in 2019,” is coming to the Elks theatre and Performing Arts Center for a Friday, Sept. 27, show in the third floor ballroom.
Having received critical acclaim from “Billboard,” “No Depression” and “American Songwriter” for the stories she’s captured on her new album, Robinson has traveled a quarter million miles, paying her dues along the dusty highways of America’s wild country in the RV she calls home.
Tickets for the 7 p.m. show are $15 and available online at www.folksessions.com. The Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center is located at 117 E. Gurley St.
Enjoy Elton John, Billy Joel music
Tad Management is bringing its “Piano Men – Generations” show back to the Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center for a 7 p.m. show Friday, Sept. 27. Two men on two pianos will perform the music of Billy Joel and Elton John.
Tickets are $25 for adults and $22 for seniors, available online at www.prescottelkstheater.com, by calling 928-777-1370 or at the door one hour prior to the performance.
The Elks Theatre and Performing Arts Center is located at 117 E. Gurley St.
Steep Canyon Rangers perform at Yavapai College
The Grammy Award-winning North Carolina-based sextet, the Steep Canyon Rangers, are bringing their contemporary American music to the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center Saturday, Sept. 28. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and features the band’s genre-defying bluegrass aesthetic combined with pop, country, folk rock and more.
Recently, the Steep Canyon Rangers have collaborated with some of Americana most distinctive musicians, including accomplished singer-songwriter and three time Grammy Award-winning producer for their 2018 release “Out in the Open.”
Tickets for the show start at $32 and are available online at www.ycpac.com. Yavapai College Performing Arts Center is located at 1100 E. Sheldon St.
Hope Fest happening Saturday
The eighth annual Hope Fest, an event dedicated to serve veterans, active military members, first responders and the vulnerable of Yavapai County is Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at courthouse plaza. With a special opening ceremony at 11 a.m. This year’s theme is Extravagant Transformation.
This year, Seventh Day Slumber is the headline music artist and Desmond Doss Jr., son of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Desmond T. Doss, is the special guest speaker. Also performing are Likewise Worship Collective, Bodly Broken, Susan Cheathham and Called to Serve.
Northern Arizona’s premier community outreach Festival, the event will also have three congressional Medal of Honor recipients, the Arizona delegation of the Hispanic Medal of Honor Society, the Arizona Rangers and the “Legacy of Valor” exhibit, a family fun zone, a car and motorcycle show, the HOPE Serves Community Resource Fair, a Harley Davidson Motorcycle drawing, presentations to Fallen Military and First Responder Families and the Fostering Hope Award and painter Vanessa Horabuena.
For more information, visit www.hopefestaz.com.