CONCERT HONORING WILLIAM GRANDSTAFF, AKA “NEGRO BILL”
Urban Arts Gallery
116 South Rio Grande Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Contact Name: Salty Cricket Composers Collective
Music honoring William Grandstaff, the 19th century African American rancher long referred to as “Negro Bill,” who was forced off his land by white settlers in Moab in 1881, will be featured on a concert on May 2nd at 7:30PM. The composition by Gerald Elias will be sung by the eminent African American baritone, James Martin, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Salty Cricket Composers Collective.
The concert will take place at the Urban Arts Gallery, 116 South Rio Grande Street, in Salt Lake City and will also include music by Aaron Kirschner and other prominent local composers. General admission is $20, or $15 for students. Tickets may be purchased at the door, or at: “Salty Cricket Composers Collective Facebook event: Quodlibet 2019: Featuring music by Gerald Elias.” Doors open a 7:00 for a pre-concert discussion.