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Walters 2017-18 Concert Series Highlights Folk, Americana, Folk, Americana, Celtic, Opera, Jazz, Classical, Country, Soul, Roots & More

Post Date:08/07/2017 10:00 AM

Photo collage of 2017-18 Concert Series

The Walters Cultural Arts Center at 527 East Main Street in Hillsboro announces its 2017-2018 Concert Series line-up. The series opens with a return performance by Seattle’s beloved Naomi Wachira (named Best Folk Singer by Seattle Weekly) on Friday September 29 at 7:30 p.m. The series will conclude with the infamous Acoustic Guitar Summit on Friday, May 18, 2018.  This multi-cultural line-up includes Nuevo Americana, Singers + Songwriters, Family Friendly Opera, Educational Jazz, Celtic, Fingerstyle Guitar, Roots, Gospel, Classical, Bi-Lingual Theatre, Country and Folk  - along with emerging and legendary performers. The Walters Concert Series has evolved over the years and continues to enrich the community with world class talent and affordable, culturally significant performances.

Tickets are on sale now with general admission tickets ranging in price from $5 to $30.  Ticket purchases can be made via phone at 503-615-3485, in person at the Walters box office or online at

Doors open one hour before show time and wine, beer, snacks and concessions are provided by Longbottom Coffee and Tea.

The Walters is a ground-breaking home for creativity and culture providing expanded opportunities for the entire metro area community, including increased access to exceptional performing and fine arts experiences. Recently celebrating its 10 year anniversary, the Walters is one of the area’s hidden gems in regional cultural entertainment. The Walters Concert Series highlights a diverse range of beloved artists in its 200 seat theatre recognized for its architectural beauty and excellent acoustics. 

Located in the heart of historic downtown Hillsboro, the Walters is part of the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Hillsboro’s Parks and Recreation Department.  In addition to its concert series and gallery season, the Walters hosts a variety of cultural events as part of its Tuesday Happenings: First Tuesday gallery receptions, open-mic poetry nights, and a spoken word series.  The Walters also offers arts education opportunities for all ages in fine and performing arts, in its studios and classrooms. Year after year, the Walters is a vibrant testament to the positive and enriching role that the arts play in our communities, and is a thriving example of Hillsboro’s commitment to arts and culture.

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