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Upcoming Arizona Folklore Preserve Events

The Arizona Folklore Preserve, in partnership with the University of Arizona South, and Dolan Ellis, Arizona’s Official State Balladeer, is proud to present the following concerts. Show time for the regularly scheduled Saturday and Sunday matinees is 2:00 p.m.; doors open at 1:00 p.m. Reservations are recommended. The cost for the matinee shows is $15.00 for adults and $6.00 for children 17 and under. (Click on the artist's name for more information. Click on the small "thumbnail" picture to see a larger image.)




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4 & 5

Dolan Ellis Arizona's Official State Balladeer

The theme for this weekends show is "Amerizona"

The inspiration for the theme of this weekend's concerts, "Amerizona," was an Arizona Highways Magazine issue featuring photos from all 50 states. It wasn't until the reader got to the last page that it was revealed that all the "photos from other states around the nation" were actually taken in Arizona. So, of course, Dolan Ellis, Arizona's Official State Balladeer, just had to write a song about Arizona being such a little microcosm of the U.S.A., and thus "Amerizona" was born.

"Arizona is more than a's a state of mind".

Dolan Ellis



All show times are 2:00 p.m. unless indicated otherwise, doors open at 1:00 p.m.. All other future weekend performances to be announced.

NOTE: As always, this schedule is subject to change. Performance schedule as of 1.20.2015

For a pdf printable copy of this schedule, click here. (If you can't view the pdf file, you need Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded for free by clicking here.)