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Adrienne Haan: Cabaret Français

Hailed as “an entertainer of the highest caliber” by The New York Times and “The First Lady of Live Entertainment” by The Huffington Post, award-winning Chanteuse Internationale, Adrienne Haan is one of the most electrifying concert and cabaret stars at work today. A singer, writer, and producer, she is constantly touring across the globe with a diverse repertoire. Adrienne Haan will be presenting two different programs of music on June 28th and July 2nd. On June 28, Adrienne Haan will be performing Cabaret Français, which she presented as part of the French night En Français, s’il vous plaît during the United Nations General Assembly in September of 2022 as a tribute to the French Chanson for which Haan received the Manhattan Bistro Award in 2018.

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Paco Versailles

Paco Versailles is a collaboration between guitarist/composer Vahagni and songwriter/producer Ryan Merchant (Capital Cities). Their sound is a mix of flamenco guitar rhythms with disco-leaning electronic production and captivating vocals – a new genre they call Dancemenco. The name “Paco Versailles” was conceived while imagining a collaboration between their biggest influences, the legendary Spanish guitarist Paco De Lucia and French electronic artists Daft Punk and Air, both products of the Parisian suburb of Versailles.

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Tylor & the Trainrobbers with Steven Denmark

For the past decade, Tylor & the Trainrobbers have been blazing trails, carving a path through the heartland with their roots country and Americana music. With boots worn thin from relentless touring, they’ve crisscrossed the country, honing their craft and delivering electrifying performances, leaving a trail of devoted fans in their wake. Brothers Tylor Ketchum, Jason Bushman, and Tommy Bushman form the core of this musical powerhouse. Tylor, the eldest, takes the reins as the band’s frontman, rhythm guitarist, and songwriter, weaving stories through his lyrics. Jason, on bass and backup harmonies, and Tommy, on drums and harmony vocals, provide the steady heartbeat and backbone that defines the band’s signature sound. Completing the quartet is Rider Soran, whose lead guitar, pedal steel, and lap steel chops add layers of depth and emotion to their music. Now, as the band gears up for their latest release, Hum of the Road, the excitement among their devoted fanbase is palpable. Recorded amidst the dust and heat of a Southern tour, this album is more than just a collection of songs—it’s a sonic odyssey that captures the essence of the open road and the soul of the American musical landscape.

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Lyle Lovett and his Large Band

A singer, composer, and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel, and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. Whether touring as a ‘Duo’ or with his ‘Acoustic Group’ or his ‘Large Band,’ Lovett’s live performances show not only the breadth of this Texas legend’s deep talents, but also the diversity of his influences, making him one of the most compelling and captivating musicians in popular music. Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into one of music’s most vibrant and iconic performers. Among his many accolades, besides the four Grammy Awards, he was given the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award and was named Texas State Musician. His works, rich and eclectic, are some of the most beloved of any artist working today.

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Puppy Pals LIVE!

Puppy Pals LIVE is a hilarious and heart-warming presentation for the whole family and the dog lover in all of us. This action-packed show stars adopted and rescued dogs performing spectacular stunts and breathtaking feats. Wesley Williams leads the puppies and audience through challenging and comical tricks, as they show everyone who is really boss! Full of surprises and laugh-out-loud canine comedy, this performance appeals to children of all ages. In every performance, we invite the audience to take part in the show, and maybe even step up on stage!

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Songs and Stories with Roger McGuinn

Get up close and personal with the magic of Roger McGuinn’s live performance of Songs and Stories! You’ll be transported by his legendary songs, complemented by stories and anecdotes that will give you a glimpse into the inspiration behind the music. With his iconic voice and unparalleled guitar skills, McGuinn is sure to deliver a night you won’t forget. “Mr. Tambourine Man” not only lived history, he made history with his fearless sense of experimentation. As the leader of the influential 60s group, The Byrds, he was on the leading edge, combining the rock beat of the Beatles with the folk sensibilities of Bob Dylan, to create a genre known as “folk-rock.” His groundbreaking work on The Byrds Sweetheart Of The Rodeo album is widely credited with ushering in the genre of country rock. Roger’s solo career began in 1973 and has yielded 13 albums, a Grammy nomination, and extensive touring and performing that has enthralled audiences ever since. The Byrds 1965 recording of Pete Seeger’s “Turn! Turn! Turn!” has become an iconic American anthem, and is often remembered as one of the most important folk-rock songs of the 1960s.

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ODC/DANCE

ODC (Oberlin Dance Collective) was founded in 1971 by Artistic Director Brenda Way. Brenda, who trained under the legendary George Balanchine, moved ODC to San Francisco in 1976, aiming to ground the company in a dynamic and pluralistic urban setting. ODC was one of the first American companies to return, after a decade of pedestrian exploration, to virtuosic technique in contemporary dance and to commit major resources to interdisciplinary collaboration, including musical commissions, for the repertory. ODC performs its imaginative repertory for more than 50,000 people annually. The company has long been recognized for its rigorous technique as well as its wide ranging collaborations with other artists. In 2024, Brenda was inducted into the California Hall of Fame with a class that included other luminaries such as Ava DuVernay, Los Lobos, and The Go-Gos. The Argyros is honored to welcome this groundbreaking company and its visionary leader back to Ketchum!

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LED: Kid Lightning

LED is a group of artists, directors, designers, and producers who make art. LED weaves movement, original musical compositions, and elements of film into stories that push the boundaries of what an artistic encounter can look and feel like. Based in Boise, they aim to uplift their community, and far beyond, by creating meaningful experiences for all that spark curiosity and wonder. Kid Lightning tells the story of a group of talented contestants on a popular game show. Set within a 1970s stylized world, these individuals push their limits to claim fame and enter the intoxicating arena of celebrity, only to discover that it was more than they bargained for.

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2024 Thinking Globally, Acting Locally Speaker Series – Sierra Robatcek – “Wildlife Migration and Status in the Valley”

Join the Wood River Land Trust and The Community Library this winter to discuss how we can take local action in the face of global and regional challenges. “Wildlife Migration and Status in the Valley” WITH SIERRA ROBATCEK Idaho Fish & Game Regional Wildlife Biologist – Her research focused on modeling pregnancy rates of elk in Idaho, as a function of habitat quality and habitat use. M.S., Natural Resources – University of Idaho FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TIMES AND HOW TO REGISTER VISIT COMLIB.ORG

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2024 Thinking Globally, Acting Locally Speaker Series – Evan Thomas – “Valuing Water to Survive Climate Change”

Join the Wood River Land Trust and The Community Library this winter to discuss how we can take local action in the face of global and regional challenges. “Valuing Water to Survive Climate Change” WITH EVAN THOMAS PhD, PE, MPH Professor Mortenson Endowed Chair in Global Engineering Director, Mortenson Center in Global Engineering and Resilience Director, Climate Innovation Collaboratory – University of Colorado Boulder FOR MORE INFORMATION ON TIMES AND HOW TO REGISTER VISIT COMLIB.ORG