On the show this week, I feature the first Darryl Purpose album in 7 years, and the new collection from the beautiful singer Sally Barris. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Anne Hills, Luke Powers, and The Broken Stares, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
There some great concerts happening around the state, including: The Shins at Park City Live on May 13th, the Living Traditions Festival takes place May 15-17, the Ogden Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival takes place May 31- June 2nd with The Boxcars, Elephant Revival, Sam Bush and Tim O’Brien headlining, They Might Be Giants at The Depot on June 8th, Rachel Yamagata at the State Room on June 14th, Rhonda Vincent at the Sandy City Amphitheater on June 15th, and Jackson Browne at Red Butte on June 19th. 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, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell on June 25th, and Old Crow Medicine Show on July 5th. In Logan, folk-rocker Dana Hubbard returns to Crumb Brothers on June 8th, and Otter Creek plays at Crumb Brothers on July 20th.