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August 03, 2012 @ 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Kimball Stage: Located on Heber Ave
Small House Strings – Aug 3rd Kimball Stage: 5:00-6:30pm
Over the course of ten years the Small House Strings band has been featured at several Park City live music venues and private events. Small House Strings is well established in the local Wasatch music scene, their music ranges from covers to originals, they have embraced several styles ranging from rock, blues, jazz, bluegrass, and folk.
Ugly Valley Boys – Aug 3rd Kimball Stage: 7:00-8:30pm
This native Salt Lake City Band encompasses the soulful notes of county and the classic lonesome sound. Listeners can feel and connect with notes as they express and conjure notes of the vintage west. The Ugly Valley Boys songwriter, guitar player, and singer Ryan Eastlyn has written chorus lines that are melodic and crafted to transport their listener into the western past.
Trinadadio – Aug 4th Kimball Stage: 11:00-12:30pm
With Trinadadio’s newly released albums “Tropical Rock’ and “No Lifeguard On Duty” this band brings the Caribbean beat of steel drums juxtaposed with rock, pop, and reggae, brings the vibrant and lively island music to the Kimball Arts Festival. Trinadadio focuses on combining different genres with the steel drums which has been documented to leave listeners with a lasting impression.
Daniel Day Trio – Aug 4th Kimball Stage: 1:00-2:30pm
The Daniel Day Trio known as a regular musical guest at The Red Door in Salk Lake City every Saturday night or at Gracies on Thursday nights. Known for their clever arrangements of different genres from various eras along with their own original arrangements, their credo is to present music that is ultimately about listener and the legacy of music.
Sofia Dion – Aug 4th Kimball Stage: 3:00-4:30pm
Born and raised in Park City, UT, Sophia is known as an acclaimed musical artist. Her career began at 12 years old as a singer and songwriter, her music is influenced by fellow artists Sara Bareilles, Kt Tunstall, and Ingrid Michaelson. Sophia’s has played at several local Wasatch venues and events including the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, the Fender Lounge in 2011, and Deer Valley Summer Concert series.
Rattle & Hum – Aug 4th Kimball Stage: 5:00-7:00pm
Rattle & Hum is the Intermountain West’s #1 U2 Tribute show, founded by Tony Oros (Bono) and Fab Rodig (Adam) of Park City Productions. Rattle & Hum has performed since 2005 in Las Vegas casino showrooms and overseas for Armed Forces Entertainment (Japan, Iraq) bringing audiences an authentic visual and audial representation of U2′s 30-year career.
Motherlode Canyon Band – Aug 5th Kimball Stage: 11:00-12:15pm
Founded in 1993 in the heart of Park City, UT the Motherlode Canyon Band is rooted in acoustic folk, blues, and bluegrass. They packed local coffeehouses as people came to hear the raw and strong vocals combined with the guitar chords. With their continuous exposure in Park City and range of venues from private parties to large concerts , including being featured at the 2002 Olympics, this bands genres have expanded to classic rock and staying on the cusp of innovation of musical genres.
Dry Lake Band – Aug 5th Kimball Stage: 12:45-2:00pm
The Dry Lake Band musical background draws from writing lyrics, each member brings a new type of genre to the band such as Classical, Jazz, Blues, Metal, and Rock & Roll. With such a diverse background the Dry Lake Band formed a Bluegrass band performing a carefully selected set of original and traditional bluegrass. With a range of harmonies reflecting passion and each member represents the professional attitude of a musical artist.
Wasatch Jazz Project – Aug 5th Kimball Stage: 2:30-3:45pm
The Wasatch Jazz Project began in October of 2003 from the beginning this band or shell we say project has been featured at several musical venues, ranging from different Salt Lake City downtown jazz night events at the Baci and the Bayou to their frequent gigs at the Zanzibar. They have been musical staples from special events at the University of Utah, the Promontory Ranch Club in Park City, and the Salt Lake Arts Academy.
George Greggory Band – Aug 5th Kimball Stage: 4:15-6:00pm
Saxophonist and vocalist George Gregory presents a mix of modern originals and covers in various genres from R &B to Motown, Pop Jazz, and rock and roll. Gregory music gets folks out of their seats dancing. With three major tours under his belt and a featured soloist on the blues greatest last album for Buddah Records, Gregory has joined us in Park City for the 2012 Arts Fest.
Miner’s Stage: Located at Miner’s Park
Gary Stoddard – Aug 3rd Miner’s Stage: 5:00-6:30pm
Stoddard has a history of performances and has played with family, friends, and fellow musicians, at other western U.S. festivals and concerts. Stoddard’s keen abilities to embrace various genres of music is evident in his performances, his goal is to have the listener gain a sense of spirituality, tolerance, and love.
John Boy’s Mule – Aug 3rd Miner’s Stage: 7:00-9:00pm
A three member band in Park City, UT the John Boy’s Mule is full of acoustic guitar and the pioneer fiddle, the a claw hammer banjo and the upright bass. They have also been known to feature washboard, mandolin, and dobro combined with vocal harmonies.
Matthew Santos – Aug 4th Miner’s Stage: 11:00-12:30pm
With exceptional talent Santos emerged on the Chicago music scene, which lead him to be compared with artists such as jeff buckley and Adele. With much praise from fellow pop artists today such as Kanye West and John Legend and his current collaborations with Lupe Fiasco and Grammy nomination, Santos presents an alternative, indie-rock, and funky set.
Michael Lucarelli – Aug 4th Miner’s Stage: 1:00-2:30pm
Lucarelli’s musical career began with the electric guitar fostered by Led Zepplin. Over the years Lucarelli’s music has grown with the influence of the classical guitar and Peruvian Guitarist Ricardo Linares. With a B.A. in Music from the University of Utah and a Master’s in Guitar Performance from the University of Arizona, Lucarelli has brought the Kimball Art’s Festival his skill, passion, and taste.
Fiddle About – Aug 4th Miner’s Stage: 3:00-4:30pm
Fiddle About is a side project from the native Park City band Swagger. Swagger features a combination of Celtic Rock, Ska, country, and reggae. Fiddle About has joined us for the Kimball Art’s Fest to share unique sounds that is often not highlighted.
BD Howes – Aug 4th Miner’s Stage: 5:00-7:00pm
A Salt Lake City resident B.D. Howes is a singer and writer, with a 60s blues and contemporary vibe. Howes music is directed towards all ages and has performed at various venues across the nation. His most recent performances have been in Idaho and Utah festivals.
Jake Johnson – Aug 5th Miner’s Stage: 11:00-12:15pm
Despite his young age of 15, Johnson has played for a range of credited venues here in Park City, UT, such as the Deer Valley Amphitheater, and the Park Silly Market along with his Thursday nights at the NYPC. Recently his had the opportunity to play with Alice Copper and Slaughter.
Tony Oros – Aug 5th Miner’s Stage: 12:45-2:00pm
Oros has performed across the nation and internationally, and locally for the Wasatch community. As the founder of Park City productions, Oros has presented himself as a seasoned entertainer and has performed for small to large scale venues.
Rich Wyman – Aug 5th Miner’s Stage: 2:30-3:45pm
As an award-winning artist, with accomplished piano skills and reflective songwriting abilities; Wyman has recently been awarded the ten ASCAP Awards as an acclaimed music producer and film composer, working with several large music industries. Dedicated to playing rock piano with soulful and direct lyrics. We are happy to have Wyman be apart of the 2012 Kimball Art’s Fest.
Terrance Hanson Trio – Aug 5th Miner’s Stage: 4:15-6:00 pm
The Terrance Hanson Trio is a one man band, of two guitars, and drums along with a tapping technique. Come watch this amazing talent, as Terrance presents tapping on the bass and rhythm guitar with one hand, while his right is tapping the lead guitar.
Artisan Stage: Located at the top of Main Street
McKail Seely & Brad Tallman – Aug 3rd Artisan Stage: 5:00-6:30pm
This band is comprised of singers, songwriters, and performers. Band members McKail Seely and Brad Tallman create a calm yet energetic and contemporary performance. With McKail’s unique vocals and Brad’s ability to handle the violin with both their songwriting capabilities brings a sincere and haunting set.
Robyn Kemp – Aug 3rd Artisan Stage: 7:00-9:00pm
Salt Lake City raised Kemp is a singer songwriter from as long as she can remember, self-taught to read music and writing her own sheet music lead to her studying under composer Jeff Manookian. With several competitions including the 1st place nation-wide in the MTNA Composition Contest along with 1st place in the International Composer’s Guild Competition.
Aaron Rashaw – Aug 4th Artisan Stage: 11:00-12:15pm
Aaron Rashaw was born in Connecticut and grew up in West Hartford. He started playing guitar in Junior High School. In Elementary School he played trombone and took an interest in piano at home. In 1992 he studied at Berklee College of Music and later finished his schooling at Plymouth University, under New Hampshire Guitarist Paul Bourgelais. Aaron later moved to the Mountain West and has lived in Salt Lake City, Utah for a decade. He has played and recorded with several great local musicians. Aaron’s latest CD is entitled “Long Time Coming.” This recording is a departure from sideman work to solo fingerstyle instrumentalist. You can hear many influences in the 8 original compositions on this CD. His latest musical journey is playing 8 String hybrid Bass/Guitar. “The transition from fingerstyle acoustic to 8 string electric felt natural.” In the duo he focuses on groove and space.
Steve Swift – Aug 4th Artisan Stage: 12:45-2:00pm
As the front man of his band, Swift presents a rhythmic section and vocals for each song he plays, influenced by fellow artists Ben Harper and Jeff Tweedy. Swift’s music reflects a certain sense of the nostalgic past countered with upbeat tunes.
Mike Rogers – Aug 4th Artisan Stage: 2:30-3:45pm
Mike Rogers and his band is a young version of Aaron Neville, Neil Young, with a hint of the John Mayor Band. With a series of covers and originals, the Mike Rogers and his band brings a unique and comfortable atmosphere.
Ryan Walsh – Aug 4th Artisan Stage: 4:15-6:00pm
Ryan Walsh is a Park City resident and performs an unexpected selection of cover songs at festivals, clubs and private events locally. He has performed in front of audiences large and small across the country for the last 16 years with Nik and The Nice Guys, America’s #1 Party Band. Walsh brings an eclectic mix of pop songs from many genres and decades to the stage with an acoustic guitar and witty banter.
Janey Lyon – Aug 5th Artisan Stage: 11:00-12:15pm
Lyon began her career as a music artist in 2010, since then she has played at 25 music venues in the course of one year. As a songwriter and singer she has played at Desert Rocks in 2011 and has plays to play there again in the future.
Nicole Paradiso – Aug 5th Artisan Stage: 12:45-2:00pm
Coming from New York City, N Y, Paradiso is a singer-songwriter and performing artist. She has been placed under the genre of alternative, rock, and the classic singer songwriter.
Alicia McGovern – Aug 5th Artisan Stage: 2:30-3:45pm
In 2009 McGovern released her first record, as a songwriter and performer. Since then McGovern has won several contests including the Dave Carter Memorial Songwriting Contest at the Sister Folk Festival; with a passionate and poetic lyrics, McGovern poetic lyrics and relaxing melodies.
Melody & Tyler – Aug 5th Artisan Stage: 4:15-6:00pm
From Logan, UT, Tyler Forsberg once the drummer for a well known band began working with Melody, a solo singer-songwriter to create a mixture of alternative music. They have been featured at several UT venues. We are happy to have them join us for the Kimball Arts Fest.