Mark O’Connor is a renowned and revered bluegrass, jazz and country violinist and fiddler, composer and music educator. Backed by his Grammy Award-winning O’Connor Band, Mark O’Connor puts on an engaging, dynamic show showcasing compelling arrangements, virtuosic solos, and tight vocal harmonies. The O’Connor Band’s debut album, Coming Home, hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Bluegrass Albums chart in 2016 and won Best Bluegrass Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in 2017. This award was in addition to Mark O’Connor’s two previous Grammy wins.
2017/2018 Performing Arts Series
Fri, Nov 3, 2017, 7pm
Mark O’Connor with the O’Connor Band
Sun, Dec 10, 2017, 7pm
Thu, Jan 18, 2018, 7pm
International Guitar Night
Tue, Feb 6, 2018, 7pm
Socks in the Frying Pan
Tue, Mar 6, 2018, 7pm
Series tickets are available to Center members starting at $135 and include a ticket to each show. Call to purchase the series, 208.726.9491 x110.
The Center’s Commitment to Enhancing Arts Education:
Professional Artist Residency Program—Every performer in the 2017–2018 Performing Arts Series will be working in local schools as a part of The Center’s ongoing commitment to arts education. The Professional Artist Residency Program is supported by Scott Miley & Jane Rosen and, in part, with funds for International Guitar Night and Socks in the Frying Pan provided by the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF), the Idaho Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, and all of our members, donors and our annual Wine Auction participants.