Tuesday May 31st, 2016 - 7:00 pm
Tad Calcara & New Deal Swing will perform, May 31, 2016. Calcara and his 17-piece band pay tribute to the classic era of swing, honoring the 100-year centennial of the birth of band leader Harry James. Melissa Pace Tanner will sing. Swing dance lessons at 7 p.m. from Ballroom Utah and Swingin' on Main. Music starts at 7:30 pm. More information at excellenceconcerts.org or at 801-718-3862.
Saturday June 18th, 2016 - 1:00 pm
The 2nd Annual Utah Blues Festival will be held June 18, 2016. The Gallivan Hall will be the site for blues music related Workshops – one on blues slide guitar and another on learning to play harmonica (with free harmonicas included), and it'll then serve as the VIP area later in the day. Music Garage is again putting together its popular, special Blues Youth Showcase of teenagers to kick off the UBF at 1 p.m. The main stage will feature local bands Tony Holiday & the Velvetones, the Sister Wives, and Jordan Young. Advance tickets of $20 can be purchased through midnight on June 1 at www.utahbluesfest.org. Tickets are $25 thereafter and at the door. Visit www.utahbluesfest.org and www.utahbluessociety.org for information.