On the show this week, I feature the vibrant harmonies of The Refugees, and the clever songwriting of Emily Hurd. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Ashley Robertson, Jimmy Wahlsteen, and the Franklin Brothers, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
The summer concert season is upon us, and here’s a list of what’s happening when: the String Cheese Incident does a show at Deer Valley on July 10th, Ringo Starr and his band perform at Usana Amphitheatre on July 11th, Paul Thorn does a show at Pat’s BBQ on July 14th, Lucinda Williams plays at Deer Valley on July 16th, Joshua Radin does a show at the Depot on July 17th, Fiona Apple performs at Kingsbury Hallon July 21st, Red Molly plays at the Gallivan Center also on July 21st, Mary Chapin Carpenter performs at Kenley Amphitheatre on July 26th, Neil Diamond does a show at Rio Tinto Stadium on July 28th, Bruce Cockburn plays at the State Room on August 10th, Kathleen Edwards performs at Pioneer Park on August 16th, Joe Walsh plays at the Gallivan Center on August 21st, and Mumford and Sons do a show at Saltair Pavilion on August 22nd.
At Red Butte Garden this summer, the season continues with Brandi Carlisle on July 15th, Josh Ritter on July 17th, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers on July 19th, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals on July 20th, Los Lobos with Steve Earle on July 29th, Diana Krall on August 8th, Gavin DeGraw on August 10th, Norah Jones on August 21th., and Crosby, Stills, and Nash on August 23rd. In Logan, Blue Sage perform at Crumb Brothers on July 14th, and Sarah Sample plays in the same venue on August 25th.