On the show this week, I feature the organic music of Beth Wood, and the story songs of David Francey. I’ll also play tunes from new releases by Lauren Sheehan, Ashleigh Flynn, and Matt Stone, to name a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
The summer concert season is winding down, and here’s a list of what’s happening when: JD Souther at the Egyptian Theater in Park City on Aug 23rd and 24th, Jewel with Lucy Wainwright Roche at Deer Valley on August 24th, the Ogden Roots and Blues Festival takes place Aug 24th-25th with The Wood Brothers and Betty Lavette headlining, Dave Matthews Band at USANA on August 27th, Jason Isbell at the State Room on September 5th, James Taylor with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Sept 7th and 8th, Mickey Hart at Park City Live on Sept 13th, and Tab Benoit at the Egyptian Theater on Sept 13th and 14th, Diana Krall at Kingsbury Hall on Sept 24th, Gordon Lightfoot at the Dee Events Center on Sept 26th, Matt Nathanson and Joshua Radin at the Murray Theater on Oct 7th, KT Tunstall at the State Room on Oct 8th, Carbon Leaf at the Urban Lounge on Oct 14th, and Taj Mahal at the Eccles Center for the Perf Arts on Oct 16th. Red Butte Garden’s season concludes with: Michael Franti on August 18th, John Prine on August 20th, Buddy Guy on August 27th, the Black Crowes on Sept 15, and Neko Case on Sept 16th.