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June 7 - 6pm | Belle Nuit: A Beautiful Night of Song

Teton Geo Center & Museum, 60 South Main Street

Join soprano Jennifer Youngs from Dallas Opera, mezzo-soprano Lauren McNeese from the Metropolitan Opera, and pianist Stephen Thomas from BYU Idaho for a beautiful night of song!

Jennifer and Lauren, founders of the Teton Valley Chamber Music Festival, will be performing their favorite opera duets, arias, and art songs from composers Johannes Brahms, Robert Schumann, Amy Beach, Jacques Offenbach, and Gioachino Rossini, and more.

Stay after the performance to learn more about the Teton Geo Center, an exciting new arm of Downtown Driggs Association with engaging exhibits and artwork that interpret Teton Valley’s unique history and culture.

July 3 - 6pm | Cordovas

Driggs Plaza, 60 South Main Street

Downtown Driggs Association is excited for our 2nd year partnering with Teton County Idaho Fairgrounds for a jammin' July 3rd Independence Day kickoff with Cordovas!

With two songs currently charting top 25 on country radio stations, Cordovas are an award-winning American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee.  Their latest full-length album, The Rose of Aces, is a work of wild poetry and wide-eyed abandon, set to a glorious collision of folk and country and good ole' rock and roll.

Beer on tap from Citizen 33 Brewery, wine from Two Mountain Winery, and food by Captain Ron's Smokehouse and treats by Salt Lick Pops.

July 21 - 6pm | The Shift

Driggs Plaza, 60 South Main Street

The Shift is an all-star lineup of seasoned jazz and R&B musicians from the Rocky Mountain Region with the talent and finesse to effortlessly shift from one genera of music to another. Whether it’s the intensity and earthiness of Marvin Gaye, Wilson Picket, and Al Green or, the melodic lushness of George Gershwin, Erroll Garner, and Duke Ellington, The Shift delivers! And, when it’s time to “shift” the party into high gear and fill the dance floor, The Shift is ready with classic rock and blues that will get audiences of all ages up and moving.

Beer on tap from Citizen 33 Brewery and wine from Two Mountain Winery. Treats by Salt Lick Pops.

July 26 - 6pm | Black Rock Winds

Driggs Plaza, 60 South Main Street

Formed in 2008, the Blackrock Winds features musicians who play in the Idaho Falls Symphony, the Idaho State Civic Symphony, and other Eastern Idaho regional ensembles. They are a lively 5-piece classical wind quintet with flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn.

Beer on tap from Citizen 33 Brewery, wine from Two Mountain Winery. Food by Pinky G's Pizzeria and treats by Salt Lick Pops.

August 16 - 6pm | The Wild Potatoes

Driggs Plaza, 60 South Main Street

The Wild Potatoes bring traditional Irish music to Idaho potato country, with high-powered, thoughtfully arranged Celtic tunes and songs that will get you out of your lawn chair to dance and jig! The band hails from Eastern Idaho with Kevin Young on whistles, Jeff Forbes on fiddle, Dave Gianotto on guitar, David Combs on accordion, and Kristi Austin on flute. 

Beer on tap from Citizen 33 Brewery, wine from Two Mountain Winery. Food by Pinky G's Pizzeria.

August 30 - 6pm | Dirty Cello

Driggs Plaza, 60 South Main Street

From Iceland to Italy, and all over the U.S., San Francisco based band Dirty Cello brings the world a high energy and unique spin on blues, rock, and Americana. Led by vivacious cross-over cellist, Rebecca Roudman, Dirty Cello is cello like you’ve never heard before. From down home blues and rock with a wailing cello, to virtuosic stompin’ Americana, Dirty Cello is a band that gets your heart thumping and your toes tapping!

Beer on tap from Citizen 33 Brewery, wine from Two Mountain Winery. Food by Captain Ron's Smokehouse and treats by Salt Lick Pops.

September 5 - 6pm | Nicolas Meier Trio

Driggs Plaza, 60 South Main Street

The Driggs Summer arts finale is a concert by the internationally acclaimed Nicolas Meier Trio at Driggs Plaza. UK-based guitarist Nicolas Meier, a young star on the rise, has won numerous awards and studied at some of the world's top music conservatories. Meier's music is inspired by a love of Turkish, Eastern & Middle Eastern music, Flamenco, Tango, and more -- all mixed with jazz. Other members of the trio are bassist David Bundy, a Teton Valley local, and Thomas Blomster, Music Director of the Colorado Chamber Orchestra and Opera.

Beer on tap from Citizen 33 Brewery and wine from Two Mountain Winery. Treats by Salt Lick Pops.

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