On the show this week, I feature the new album of Red Dirt songs from Jimmy LaFave, and the new release from the refreshing band Bobtown. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Hardin Burns, Cris Cuddy, and Buskin and Batteau, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
There some great concerts happening around the state, including: the amazing bass player Victor Wooten at the State Room on February 11th, The Chieftans at Kingsbury Hall on February 13th, Eric Bibb at Weber State University on February 14th, Dave Mason at the Egyptian Theater on February 15th, 16th, and 17th, the amazing Hot Tuna at the State Room on February 16th, Carrie Rodriguez at the State Room on February 19th, the Infamous Stringdusters at Park City Live on February 20th, Martin Sexton also at Park City Live on February 21st, James McMurtry at the State Room on February 22nd, Mickey Hart at the Depot on February 26th, Leftover Salmon at Park City Live on March 1st, guitarist Adrian Legg at the State Room on March 5th, Leo Kottke at the Egyptian Theater on March 9th and 10th, the English Beat at the State Room on March 14th, G Love and Special Sauce at the Depot on March 14th, Yonder Mt String Band at the Depot on March 15th, and blues artist Janiva Magness at the Egyptian Theater on March 30th. In Logan, a Battle of the Bands competition takes place at WhySound on February 9th, the duo Small Potatoes plays at Crumb Brothers Bakery on February 16th, and the great fiddler Natalie MacMaster at the Ellen Eccles Theater on March 20th.