On the show this week, I feature the rural songs of David Mallett, and the nature-themed tunes from Elaine Mahon. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Ben Bullington, Carrie Rodriguez and Mary Gauthier, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
The summer concert season is in full swing, and here’s a list of what’s happening when:
Tift Merritt at the State Room on July 21st, Keller Williams at Snowbird on July 27th, the Infamous Stringdusters at the Depot on July 31st, Bob Dylan and Wilco at USANA on August 1st, Ray Wylie Hubbard plays at the State Room on August 7th, Erykah Badu performs for the Twilight Concert Series on August 8th, Lyle Lovett plays at Deer Valley on August 17th, and Jewel with Lucy Wainwright Roche do a show at Deer Valley on August 24th.
Red Butte Garden’s season includes:
Kenny Loggins on July 23rd, Dwight Yoakam on July 25th, Merle Haggard on July 30th,, Steve Miller Band on August 7th, Steely Dan on August 10th, Michael Franti on August 18th, John Prine on August 20th, Buddy Guy on August 27th, the Black Crowes on Sept 15, Neko Case on Sept 16th, and Earth Wind and Fire on Sept 17th. In Logan, the duo Otter Creek plays at Crumb Brothers on July 20th, Windy Hill bluegrass band does a house concert on August 8th, the Beaver Mt Music Festival takes place August 17th, and Cindy Novelo does a show at Crumb Brothers on August 17th.