“The evening, which began with an impressive indie folk set by Canadian pianist and songstress Lucette, played out much like Escovedo’s four-decade career – diverse and panoramic offerings spanning rock, Americana, folk and Tex-Mex propelled by the singer-guitarist’s extraordinary musical vision and wide-ranging influences.
At his core, Escovedo is a masterful musical storyteller, an artist who reflects his life – and the world’s travails and triumphs – in his words and his songs…Escovedo told tales and complimented the venue. He’s a true troubadour…” – John Sinkevics, Local Spins –
Our Presenting Concert Season brings the world’s best artists in the genres of Chamber Music, Jazz and Folk to perform on the historic Royce Auditorium Stage. Constructed in 1894, Royce Auditorium has been called “the Carnegie Hall of the Mid-West.” Designed by famed Chicago Architect Henry Ives Cobb, the Auditorium is known for its intimacy (less than 700 seats) and its acoustic superiority. Join us for a unique and intimate concert experience where you are so close to the musicians, it feels like they are playing just for you. Tickets can be purchased as a subscription, which includes all concerts within a genre (Chamber, Folk, Jazz), or individual concerts. Our subscribers enjoy the same seats for each concert, discounted tickets, a 60% discount on pre-concert receptions and other perks throughout the season. Single tickets for all shows can be purchased online by clicking here, you may also call our Box Office at 616.459.2224.