CASA GRANDE — Tucson-based folk singer Don Armstrong will serenade audiences Saturday at the BlackBox Foundation theater.
Armstrong is considered a “Tucson legend” and “folk treasure,” according to a press release about the show.
For the last 50 years, he has performed in clubs, coffee houses, concert halls and festivals across the U.S. as well as on TV and radio. He has performed internationally as well.
Armstrong performs music with a Southwestern and traditional Americana edge.
On guitar and five-string banjo, he was part of the Don & Victoria Armstrong singing duo for 42 years before Victoria’s death in 2014. Together, the couple recorded 10 albums, each one receiving national acclaim, according to the press release.
Armstrong is a recording artist with Ronstadt Record Company and his first solo album is due out around Labor Day.
He has performed with Ian Tyson, John Hartford, Norman Blake, Michael Nesmith, Utah Phillips, Peter Rowan, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Laura Nyro, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton and Kenny Rankin.
The show is part of the BlackBox Foundation’s concert series, which features musicians from a variety of genres performing at the organization’s theater on Sacaton Street.
The performance begins at 7 p.m. at the BlackBox Foundation theater, 407 N. Sacaton St.
Tickets are $12 each and may be purchased online at www.blackboxaz.org.