Luca Stricagnoli, born and raised in Italy, is an acoustic guitarist known for his unique style and innovative playing techniques. Using up to five guitars in the same piece, Luca continually leaves his audiences in awe and wondering what’s next for the up-and-coming guitarist.
World-renowned guitarist and singer Pizzarelli has recorded over twenty solo albums and has appeared on more than forty albums by other recording artists, include greats like Paul McCartney, James Taylor, Rosemary Clooney, and Kristen Chenoweth. The Toronto Star pegged him as “the genial genius of the guitar.” And The Seattle Times saluted him as “a rare entertainer of the old school.”
The John Pizzarelli Trio will be presenting “For Centennial Reasons: 100 Year Salute to Nat King Cole.”
Collision of Rhythm is a duo comprised of tap-dancing classical virtuoso, Aaron Williams , and beatbox-juggling keynote speaker, Bronkar Lee. Though there are only two of them, they fill the stage as a 12-person ensemble would, moving from instrument to instrument with a high level of skill and diversity.
With drumming, tap dancing, rhythmic juggling, marimba, piano, saxophone, flute and so much more, the show has been described as “Stomp meets Blue Man meets Cirque du Soleil.” Between musical pieces, there is audience interaction, humor, and personal stories that make this show all at once captivating, inspiring and flat-out extraordinary. A lively show for all ages!
Award winning singer, songwriter, and saxophonist Curtis Stigers visits The Argyros for an evening of Jazz. His string of hit singles, millions of albums sold, and a 28-year recording career aside, his commitment to artistic growth, and to bringing new tunes to the Great American Songbook, has become unparalleled in modern music. Along the way, Stigers has redefined the constitution of contemporary jazz singing.
Over a 40 year career Rush has become one of rocks’ most beloved bands and are known for expansive and complex songs inspired by science fiction, fantasy and philosophy. Cygnus 5B is a tribute band consisting of Wood River Valley musicians and lifetime fans of Rush. Join Cygnus 5B at The Argyros for two nights of a Rush rock and roll extravaganza.