Utah Arts Festival organizers just announced the music headliners for the 2013 Festival, running June 20-23 on Library Square in downtown Salt Lake City.Opening Night kicks off with New Orleans funksters, The Iguanas, and the music and dance of Ghana's African Showboyz who will also be headlining on Friday night.
During the four days of the Utah Art Festival, Art Fans can listen to the jazz of percussionist Dennis Chambers and Grafitti, bluegrass of the SteelDrivers, the Latin rock of Y La Bamba, the blues guitar of Kenny Neal, the roots of music of Shovelman, Jason Isbell, Ryan Innes, Sound Mass, Royal Bliss, and the Portland Cello Project.This year the Utah Arts Festival also partners for the first time with the Gina Bachauer Young Artists International Piano Competition, presenting 2012 gold and silver medallists Leonardo Colfelice and Bolai Cao in performance.The 2013 Utah Arts Festival runs Thursday, June 20 through Sunday, June 23 from noon to 11 p.m. on Library Square, 400 South and 200 East in downtown Salt Lake City.Adult admission is $12 at the gate, $8 in advance. Reduced adult admission is available for opening day at $10 and a $6 lunchtime special from noon - 3 p.m. is available on Thursday and Friday. Seniors 65 and above are $6. Children 12 and under are free. Musical Headliners Festival ScheduleThe Iguanas, Thurs, June 20, 9:45pm, Festival StageRoyal Bliss, Thur, June 20, 9:45pm, Amphitheater StageKenny Neal, Fri, June 21, 9:45pm, Amphitheater StageY La Bamba, Fri, June 21, 9:45pm, Festival StageAfrican Showboyz, Friday, June 21, 10:15pm at the Park StageGina Bachauer winners Leonardo Colafeliece and Bolai Cao, Sat, June 22, 6:30pm, Festival StageShovelman, Sat, June 22, 8:45pm, Park StageDennis Chambers & Grafitti, Sat, June 22, 9:45pm, Park StageThe SteelDrivers, Sat, June 22, 9:45pm, Festival StageThe Sensations Soul Band, Sat, June 22, 9:45pm, Amphitheater StageRyan Innes, Sun, June 23, 8:30 pm, Amphitheater StageSound Mass (Theta Naught + My Education), Sun, June 23, 9:30pm, The RoundJason Isbell, Sun, June 23, 9:45pm, Amphitheater StagePortland Cello Project, Sun, June 23, 9:45pm, Festival Stage Artist Bios