On the show this week, I feature the new release from Joshua James and the latest album from the Australian songwriter Paul Kelly. I’ll also play new songs from albums by Gareth Pearson, Chicago Farmer, and Daniel Romano, 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:
They Might Be plays at The Depot on June 8th, Rachel Yamagata performs at the State Room on June 14th, Rhonda Vincent plays at the Sandy City Amphitheater on June 15th , Sarah Jarosz at the State Room on June 18th, The Steeldrivers at Library Square on June 22nd, Paper Route at the Urban Lounge on June 24th, Los Lobos and Alejandro Ecovedo play at Deer Valley on July 4th, the BoDeans at the State Room on July 13th, Railroad Earth at Deer Valley on July 15th, Dave Alvin at Peery’s Egyptian Theater on July 16th, Steve Martin at Deer Valley on July 19th, John Hiatt at the State Room on July 20th, and Ray Wylie Hubbard plays at the State Room on August 7th.
Red Butte Garden has announced their summer concert season, which includes: Big Head Todd and the Monsters on June 9th, , Grace Potter and the Nocturnals on June 16th, Jackson Browne on June 19th, the Tedeschi Trucks Band on June 24th, She and Him on June 25th, Old Crow Medicine Show on July 5th, Brandi Carlisle on July 14th, David Byrne on July 15th, A Prairie Home Companion with Aoife O’Donovan on July 17th, Kenny Loggins on July 23rd, Dwight Yoakam on July 25th, Merle Haggard on July 30th,, Steve Miller Band on August 7th, and Steely Dan on August 10th.
In Logan, folk-rocker Dana Hubbard returns to Crumb Brothers on June 8th, Pat Benatar plays at the Cache County Fairgrounds on July 5th, and the duo Otter Creek plays at Crumb Brothers on July 20th.