On the show this week, I feature the newest release from the Irish singer Mary Black, and the traditional music release from Katie Hoffman. I’ll also play songs from new albums by February Sky, the Green Children, and Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
The summer concert season is upon us, and here’s a list of what’s happening when: Joe Walsh plays at the Gallivan Center on August 21st, Mumford and Sons do a show at Saltair Pavilion on August 22nd, Rickie Lee Jones with Lucy Wainwright Roche performs at Deer Valley on August 25th, Bruce Hornsby plays at the Sandy City Amphitheater on August 31st, Rosanne Cash performs at the Kenley Amphitheater also on August 31st.
The Wood Brothers perform at the Canyons on September 1st, the Old 97s do a show at the Urban Lounge on September 8th, Pat Metheny plays at the State Room on September 9th, James McMurtry performs at the State Room on September 22nd, and Ben Taylor plays at the State Room on September 24th. At Red Butte Garden this summer, the season continues with Norah Jones on August 21th, Crosby, Stills, and Nash on August 23rd, Huey Lewis and the News on August 26th, Bonnie Raitt with Mavis Staples on August 28th and 29th. In Logan, Sarah Sample plays at Crumb Brothers on August 25th.