The State Theatre Presents

Loudon Wainwright III and Tom Rush

With Matt Nakoa

The State Theatre Presents

Loudon Wainwright III and Tom Rush

With Matt Nakoa

Sponsored by Poole Anderson Construction and Yocum Real Estate Centre

About Loudon Wainwright III

After thirty albums, countless concert appearances, a Grammy, many film and TV roles, and songs recorded by such artists as Johnny Cash, Mose Allison, Bonnie Raitt and his son Rufus, Loudon sounds as engaged and passionate as ever. His singular talent as our foremost six-string analyst and tragicomedian extraordinaire is not only undiminished, but hitting new heights of what NPR calls his “unmatched wit and wisdom.” Loudon is looking forward to bringing new songs from his album, Lifetime Achievement, onto the stage.

About Tom Rush

Tom Rush is a gifted musician and performer, whose shows offer a musical celebration…a journey into the tradition and spectrum of what music has been, can be, and will become. His distinctive guitar style, wry humor and warm, expressive voice have made him both a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific story-telling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues Rush’s impact on the American music scene has been profound. He helped shape the folk revival in the ’60s and the renaissance of the ’80s and ’90s, his music having left its stamp on generations of artists

About Matt Nakoa

Matt Nakoa is an award-winning songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. A modern troubadour, he makes his home on the highways and concert stages of America and appears regularly with folk music icon Tom Rush. The Boston Globe says of Nakoa, “Between his piano chops and heartfelt originals on guitar, he drops jaws.


Wednesday, Mar 15th, 2023


8:00 pm


Advanced - $46; Day of Show - $51

Onsale Info

Member Presale:

September 20, 2022 12:00 pm

Public Sale:

September 23, 2022 12:00 pm


The Friedman Auditorium
130 W. College Ave. State College, PA

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