On the show this week, I feature the shimmering sound of Amy Speace’s new release, and the vivid lyrics on the new album by Tylan. I’ll also play tracks from albums by Jason Isbell, Stephen Kellogg, and Dar Williams, to name just 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: 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, 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: the Black Crowes on Sept 15, and Neko Case on Sept 16th. In Logan, song historian Sara Grey returns to Crumb Brothers on Sept 28th. And, the Zion Canyon Music Festival takes place in Springdale on Sept 27th and 28th with Hollering Pines, Rainbow Girls and Nicki Bluhm, among others, performing.