On the show this week, I feature the straightforward songs of Donna Adler, and the debut album from the California singer Jenai Huff. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Nanci Griffith, Paul Kelly, and Emily Pinkerton, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
There are some great concerts happening around the state, including: Aimee Mann at the State Room on Oct 6thand 7th, Beth Orton at the State Room on Oct 13rd, Ian Anderson at Abravanel Hall on Oct 22nd, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals at the Depot on Oct 27th, Rusted Root at the State Room on Oct 30th, Morrissey at Kingsbury Hall on Nov 4th, Martin Sexton at the Depot on Nov 7th, the Infamous Stringdusters at the State Room on Nov 8th, Rachel Yamagata at the State Room on Nov 23rd, and the Punch Brothers at the Depot on Dec 7th. The always fabulous Moab Folk Festival takes place Nov 2-4 with Harry Manx, Cheryl Wheeler, Cosy Sheridan, Willy Porter, Sara Hickman, Suzy Boggus, among others, scheduled to perform. In Logan, Justin Roth plays at Crumb Brothers on October 27th, and the bluegrass band Chicken Dinner Road performs at Legends Billiards on Nov 30th.