On the show this week I feature the latest album from the fabulous songwriter Darrell Scott, and the triumphant new release from Gretchen Peters. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Crabtree and Mills, Trevor Gordon Hall, and Ally MacLeod, among other talented artists. 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 bluegrass band Blue Highway plays at the SL Library on June 24th, Glen Campbell performs at the Sandy City Amphitheatre on June 26th, the Avett Brothers play at the Gallivan Center on June 28th, 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, Lucinda Williams plays at Deer Valley on July 16th, Red Molly plays at the Gallivan Center on July 21st, Mary Chapin Carpenter performs at Kenley Amphitheatre on July 26th, and Neil Diamond does a show at Rio Tinto Stadium on July 28th. At Red Butte Garden this summer, the season continues with Wilco on June 25th, the B-52s and Squeeze on July 2nd, Brandi Carlisle on July 15th, Josh Ritter on July 17th, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers on July 19th, Los Lobos with Steve Earle on July 29th, and much more . In Logan, Blue Sage perform at Crumb Brothers on July 14th, and Sarah Sample plays in the same venue on August 25th.