From national touring acts to the best of local music, the Festival presents a large spectrum of musical styles. Eight performing arts stages/venues showcase the best of local, regional, national and international musical talents. Local musicians are juried in and represent every imaginable variety of musical format - from classical to jazz, bluegrass to blues, rock to world, acoustic to electronic.
Don't forget to use the app to vote for your favorite visual artists and local musicians in the 2014 Utah Arts Festival People's Choice Awards.
Cee Cee James
Roots, Rock & Blues
Thursday, June 26, 8:30pm, Amphitheater Stage
Cee Cee James has a blistering voice that reaches for every ounce of emotion, sweat and raw power that she can muster. She is old-school blues: a steamy, sexy delivery of smoky back room stories spread over a bed of greasy slide guitar and pumping rhythms. She oozes the blues.
Thursday, June 26, 9:55pm, Amphitheater Stage
This award-winning guitar singer blends smoking electric funk and slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals and a tight blues groove with soulful, feminine vocals.
Blair Crimmins & The Hookers
Jazz, Dixieland & Ragtime
Friday, June 27, 8:30pm, Amphitheater Stage
Evoking the hot jazz, ragtime and blues of the1920s, Dixieland Jazz revivalist Blair Crimmins brings a perpetual motion machine of the notes, rhythms, rattles and roars of these musical styles. Still a rocker at heart, Crimmins combines these distinct musical worlds with timeless flair.
Friday, June 27, 9:45pm, Festival Stage
Kidjo's dance music and percussive rhythms have earned her acclaim beyond her homeland of Benin. Kidjo's new album "Eve," is a rhythmic, enthusiastic, and Afrocentric tribute to the women of Africa.
Chris Robinson Brotherhood
Psychedelic filling in a Folk Blues pie
Friday, June 27, 9:45pm, Amphitheater Stage
Chris Robinson Brotherhood boasts a vintage rock vibe that is at once quirky, trippy, soulful and downright magnetic.
Harper And Midwest Kind
Blues, World Fusion, Funk
Saturday, June 28, 4:30pm, Roaming
Saturday, June 28, 5:30pm, The Leo Stage
Sunday, June 29, 2:00pm, Art Yard
Sunday, June 29, 4:30pm, C&C
Sunday, June 29, 9:00pm, Park Stage
An amalgamation of blues, rock, funk, soul and world music, Harper creates a heady mix of roots music through his creative use of the harmonica and the haunting drone of the didgeridoo.
Vince & Mindi
Saturday, June 28, 7:15pm, Garden Stage
Drawing inspiration from their western roots, Vince & Mindi's award winning harmonies, rich vocals and down-to-earth approach will captivate and inspire. Their charismatic presence, natural humor, heartfelt ballads and energetic instrumentals will touch your heart and hold your attention.
Saturday, June 28, 9pm, Festival Stage
An American folk music singer and multi-instrumentalist, McCutcheon has produced 34 albums over a career than spans four decades. Considered one of folk's true renaissance men, he is a master instrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist, and author.
Josiel Perez's AC Jazz Project
Afro-Cuban Jazz and Modern Cuban Dance Music
Saturday, June 28, 9:45pm, Park Stage
Josiel Perez's AC Jazz Project, a who's who of former members of some of the best Cuban jazz and dance bands, throws down some serious Timba, Cuba's hottest dance music, along with a sidecar of contemporary Afro-Cuban Jazz.
Saturday, June 28, 9:50pm, Festival Stage
Mountain Heart combines elements of rock, jam band, country, blues, jazz, folk and Bluegrass music into a high-energy sound widely known throughout the music industry for continually redefining the boundaries of acoustic music.
MarchFourth Marching Band
American Musical and Performance Group
Saturday, June 28, 7:30pm, Roaming
Sunday, June 29, 7:30pm, The Round
Sunday, June 29, 9:45pm, Amphitheater Stage
MarchFourth is a musical and visual journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the gypsy camps of Eastern Europe and through the deepest grooves of American funk, rock, and jazz.
Then, it boils it all together in cinematic fashion with high-stepping stilt acrobatics and dazzling dancers.