Tag Archives: Music Festivals

Utah State Instrument Championships

Fiddle, Mandolin, Banjo, Bluegrass Acoustic Music, Ogden, Utah Music Festival

In conjunction with the Annual Ogden Music Festival. Nine contests, with five “Open” divisions and four “Novice” divisions, featuring Flatpick Guitar, Fingerstyle Guitar, Bluegrass Fiddle, Banjo and Mandolin.

Annual Utah State Instrument Championships
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1st Week in June
Fort Buenaventura Park
2450 A Ave , Ogden, UT 84401-2203

Intermountain Acoustic Music Association
IAMA-USIC
P.O. BOX 520521 SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84152

Spring City Bluegrass Festival

Spring City Arts Council presents The Spring City Bluegrass Festival Saturday, August 06, 2011 in Spring City, Utah, featuring CrosStrung and more.

CrosStrung (The Cluffs)
CrosStrung Bluegrass & Celtic Band, Bluegrass Music, Bluegrass Festival, Spring City, Utah, The Cluffs, Banjo, Mandolin, Acoustic MusicOne of Utah’s newest up and coming Bluegrass and Celtic bands. Entertaining with their tight harmonies and hot instrumentals is what this fun family group is all about. Not only do they switch off playing each others’ instruments, on occasions 3 or 4 of them can be seen playing on the same instrument at the same time. State champions Dan Riggs on fiddle and Sarah (Cluff)Riggs on mandolin and guitar, are joined by Old Time Fiddler Junior winner, Leah Cluff on fiddle, Daniel Cluff on banjo, guitar, and electric bass, Emma Cluff on acoustic bass, and Sheri Cluff (mom) on guitar, banjo, and bodhran. The band enjoys performing a wide variety of bluegrass, celtic and acoustic music, adding their own unique style.

This wonderful, fun Bluegrass Festival will be held in Spring City, location to be determained.

The festival will begin at 4:00pm and run until 10:00 pm.

There will be great music and food, overnight camping is available.

Contact: Mark or Vicki Allen (435) 602-9787

  • Spring City, Utah
    Spring City Hall 150 E Center, Spring City, UT 84662 (435) 462-2244

Salt Lake City Jazz Festival

Saxaphone, Jazz Music, Salt Lake City Jazz Festival, Jazz MusicEvery early July since the inaugural Festival in 2001 – which featured some great performers in jazz, including Nancy Wilson, Chuck Findley, Eddie Daniels, Phil Woods and Jack Jones- the Salt Lake City International Jazz Festival has brought together electrifying jazz artists and enthusiastic jazz audiences for a three or four-day celebration of jazz.

Free Clinics for all ages.

Friday 4pm -11pm  Saturday 3pm-11pm.
$16 or $35 for all three days (children with ticketed adults/Free)

Folk & Bluegrass Festival

IAMA, Kirkhams Outdoor Products and the Gallivan Center present an incredible night of folk and bluegrass music under the summer stars. Join the Gallivan Center for a spectacular lineup of today’s most inspiring bluegrass artists such as Hot Buttered Rum, Cosy Sheridan & TR Ritchie, Kristin Erickson, Lab Dogs, Kate Mac Leod & Shanahy, Josh Rosenthal, Mary Tebbs and Marv Hamilton. The Folk and Bluegrass Festival is Downtown SLC’s night to relax on the grass, enjoy a cold beverage and take in the very best in Bluegrass.

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Utah Arts Festival

2011 Utah Arts Festival, Live Music, Live Performances, Dance, Music Festival, Arts Festival, Salt Lake City, utahThe Utah Arts Festival is the largest outdoor multi-disciplinary arts event in Utah. Having garnered numerous awards internationally, nationally and locally, the event remains one of the premiere events that kicks off the summer in Utah each June.

More than 80,000 patrons enjoy four days of award-winning fine arts in the Artist Marketplace, live performances on five stages, local and international street theater, a short film festival, a fine arts exhibition and culinary delights.

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Children are fully immersed in the arts at the Art Yard where local nonprofits create hands-on projects; teenagers have an opportunity to explore their creative sides at the Urban Arts venue; and Artists At Work show cases the talents of local artist guilds as they set up and create art on site.

2012 – June 21, 22, 23, 24
Adults: $10.00 – Children 12 and under: FREE

Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music Festival

Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music Festival, Bluegrass, Ogden, UtahOgden’s Annual Music Festival brings to you each year an incredible lineup of musicians, workshops, contests, food and fun!

2012 will include Robert Earl Keen, Claire Lynch, Swamp Cabbage, Jr. Sisk and Rambler’s Choice, Elephant Revival, and  more!

Camping reservations can be made through Weber County Parks & Recreation (801)399-8491 after January 2nd. You must have proof of festival pass purchase before making a camping reservation.

 

Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music(OFOAM)was established in 2008 to bring more live acoustic music to Ogden and with a mission to provide musical opportunities to the youth of Ogden. OFOAM is a non-profit organization run by an all-volunteer board of directors.

Groovefest American Music Festival

groovefest-american-music-festival-banner-250xGroovefest American Music Festival is Cedar City, Utah’s premiere all music festival and has gotten bigger and better since it’s beginning in 2002! The family-oriented event runs annually the third weekend of June at the Cedar City Main Street Park and other venues in the historic downtown.

Since 2002, Groovefest has grown from its humble beginnings as a small handful of music lovers gathered for a few hours to hear music in a back parking lot, to a major four-day festival event with over 30,000 in attendance. Festival-goers come to Cedar City from all over the United States to hear and see performers from all over the world.

The Groovefest crew and volunteers transform the park into a full-fledged celebration of outdoor music and fun. Vendor booths selling food, art and gifts set-up and as well as a kid’s corner with inflatable rides. Two stages host over fourteen national touring acts and several local musicians for two days of music beginning at noon and continuing until 11:00 PM both Friday and Saturday.

The Groovefest American Music Festival is a five day festival that is dedicated to American music, whether it is Blues & Folk, Bluegrass & Country Western, Americana, Jazz, Jam… well, the list goes on.

Contact Tim and Lisa Cretsinger, 173 N 100 W, Cedar City, UT 84720
Email [email protected] or call (435) 867-9800

Groovefest American Music Festival