Marshall Trimble – Arizona’s Official State Historian in Concert at OTCA
Cowboy singer, humorist, storyteller and Arizona State Historian, Marshall Trimble will be on hand on Saturday, February 22nd at 7:00 PM at Old Town Center for the Arts. Trimble who has been called ‘Arizona’s Will Rogers’ will perform this special concert brought to you by the Old Town Center for the Arts. Known throughout Arizona, Marshall Trimble brings history to life with his music and storytelling, delving into the fascinating tales of Arizona and the west.
Marshall Trimble has performed throughout Arizona for decades and has become well known across the United States as an ambassador of good will for the State of Arizona. Who would have ever thought that a drop out from Phoenix College would become the Arizona State Historian? What a fascinating life, through the back roads of Arizona! This multi-talented historian can deliver anything from a serious history lecture to a stage concert of Western folk music and stories with his guitar. Trimble has received many honors both as a historian, writer and performer. In 1997, the governor of Arizona appointed him Official State Historian. In 2000, he was selected as one of Arizona’s representatives in the Library of Congress’ “Local Legacies.” Two years later he received the first “Copper Star Award” from the State Society of Arizona in Washington D.C. In 2003 he received the Scottsdale Jaycees “Distinguished Service Award,” That same year he was named a Charter Member of the Arizona Culturekeepers. Marshall was inducted into the Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame in February 2011.