Get ready for an evening of new bluegrass music this week, as I feature the world-class instrumentalists Brad and Ken Kolodner, and the new album from Steve Spurgin. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Laurie Lewis, Bearfoot, and Jackstraw, 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: John Fogerty plays at Deer Valley on June 21st, Neko Case headlines the Utah Arts Festival on June 16th, 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, 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 Melissa Etheridge on June 13th, Wilco on June 25th, the B-52s on July 2nd, Brandi Carlisle on July 15th, Josh Ritter on July 17th, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers on July 19th, and much more . In Logan, Blue Sage perform at Crumb Brothers on July 14th.