Prescott Office of Tourism - November 2013 Newsletter
Prescott Office of Tourism Newsletter
Arizona History Adventure:
Feeding the Frontier
Sharlot Hall Museum
Preparing for winter on the frontier meant making sure that you had enough of everything was important before winter set in. Once the winter rain and snow started, it could be weeks before roads were passable to go to town, or even perform meaningful work about the home. Join Museum staff and volunteers to learn how pioneers prepared for the cold winter months. This program is included with your admission to the Museum.
Following is a sample of events taking place in Prescott during the coming month. For a more comprehensive calendar of events, as well as information about lodging, dining, outdoor adventure, shopping and more, please visit our website at
"How Great Thou Art" Gospel Music of Elvis Presley
November 3 at 7:30 pm Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, Prescott
Starring Robert Shaw and 12-piece Lonely Street Band with a gospel quartet performing such hits as "Peace In The Valley," "Amazing Grace," and, of course, "How Great Thou Art," you're sure to find inspiration and lots of great memories in this wonderful music. Come and see for yourself why the Arizona Daily Star says "Shaw's firm grasp of Presley's powerful vocals are keeping the King's spiritual legacy alive."
The comparison is inevitable. How could it be otherwise? Tito Puente Jr. carries his father with him - imprinted on his physical being and locked in his soul. It's in his looks, his joy, and his music. Tito, Jr. is on a passionate mission. The younger Puente is determined to nurture the musical legacy left by his father. He refuses to let his father become a distant memory. "He was just too vibrant, too exciting. There was magic in the music my father made. It made people happy all over the world." Experience that legacy for yourself.
Pre-Show Dinner available for this performance. Go to www.ycpac.com to make reservations.
An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt
November 5 at 7:30 pm
Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, Prescott
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. Lovett has appeared in 13 feature films, and on stage and television. Among his many accolades, besides the four Grammy Awards, he was given the Americana Music Association's inaugural Trailblazer Award, and was recently named the Texas State Musician.
John Hiatt earned a Grammy nomination for his album Crossing Muddy Waters, and B.B. King and Eric Clapton shared a Grammy for their album Riding With The King, the title track from which was a Hiatt composition. In 2007, John Hiatt was honored with his own star on Nashville's Walk of Fame and his legacy was even further cemented with a pair of accolades in the fall of 2008: the Americana Music Association's Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting in September, and his October induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Pre-Show Dinner available for this performance. Go to www.ycpac.comto make reservations.