We have selected a few performers we think you should check out, but there are so many great ones, see the full schedule here.
Thursday, June 20th is the first night of the festival and the line up is pretty stacked from Flutes to Folk, you’re not going to want to miss this. See the full schedule for Thursday here!
THURSDAY NIGHT HEADLINER · THE SLACKERS
Ending the first night of performances will be the ska, reggae and soul group, The Slackers. They have been performing together for 28 years and will be joining us here in Utah Thursday night at the Amphitheater Stage at 9:45pm.
AFTERNOON · FLUTES AFIRE
You don’t want to miss these 4 best friends fluting away on stage, they have been performing together for 17 years! They will be performing at the Garden Stage this year at 1:15pm.
EVENING · JAIL CITY ROCKERS
Another 4-piece group you need to see on Thursday is the Jail City Rockers. Jail City Rockers will be performing at The Amphitheater Stage at 8:15. They mix everything from ska and 70’s punk rock to 60’s R&B and a little bit of 50’s rock-n-roll, with a performance that will definitely get you up and dancing the night away.
Friday features some pretty powerful females in the Utah music industry and there are a few that we think you need to stop by and see. See the full line up here and keep reading to see our top female artists for Friday.
FRIDAY NIGHT HEADLINER · CAROLINE ROSE
Friday Night’s Headliner is Caroline Rose. After touring for her new album, Loner, she is making a stop at the Utah Art’s Fest and closing off Friday Night with a bang. She will be performing at 9:45pm at the Amphitheater Stage.
AFTERNOON · MIA GRACE
Mia Grace is an Utah Native and a women who rocks. Just to give you a little background her music is inspired by the likes of Joni Mitchell and Emmylou Harris, her and her band will be performing at 1:15pm at the Park Stage.
EVENING · MICHELLE MOONSHINE
Small Lake City is right. One of our favorite local artists Michelle Moonshine will be performing Friday evening at 5:15pm at the Park Stage. This is her first time performing at the Utah Arts Festival, be sure to go and see her folk/bluegrass inspired performance. If you miss it, we got you covered here at one of our SLMag Concert Series performances.
Saturday is one of the busiest days of the festival so there is plenty more music to enjoy if you missed out the first two days. See the full line up here and keep reading to see our Saturday picks!
SATURDAY NIGHT HEADLINER · HOT BUTTERED RUM
Not the usual suspects coming into town from the Bay Area. This 5 piece bluegrass ensemble closes out Saturday night starting at 9:45 pm at the Amphitheater Stage.
AFTERNOON · PUDDLE MOUNTAIN RAMBLERS
Veterans of the Utah Arts Fest, the Puddle Mountain Ramblers will be back again at noon on the Garden Stage serving up some danceable bluegrass for everyone at the festival!
EVENING · MOTHERS OF MAYHEM
Mother musicians, without the mom jeans. Mothers of Mayhem pop/rock foursome will be performing all of your rock favorites at 4 pm on the Park Stage.
Sunday is the final day of the Utah Arts Festival and is full of many more performances. From stilts to Jazz, you’re in for a treat. See Sunday’s full line up here.
SUNDAY NIGHT HEADLINER · MARCH FOURTH
They have saved the best for last this year. Oregon Natives, March Fourth, combine music and visual performance on the stage. The artists are sure to entertain Sunday night and you can see them at our very own Utah Arts Festival. Catch them at 9:45pm at the Amphitheater Stage with drums, stilts, and hopefully some acrobat tricks, you won’t regret this one.
AFTERNOON · LARUSSO
To start off your Sunday check out Salt Lake’s favorite band next door, Larusso. They have been writing and playing together since 2004 and this year they will be performing on the Park Stage at 12:15pm.
EVENING · WENDY & THE LOST BOYS
For a little Sunday swinging and jazz romance check out Wendy and the Lost Boys. Wendy and the gang will be starting at 1:15pm on the Garden Stage.
Salt Lake has been blessed with talented geniuses. Don’t miss any of them at the Utah Arts Festival this weekend, check out the schedule here and if music isn’t your thing we have more about the festival here.
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