Grammy-winning Sara Watkins, best known for her work with the "newgrass" trio Nickel Creek, will headline Park City's Eccles Center on Saturday, June 5.
Juno Award winner Ruth Moody – acclaimed for her work with The Wailin' Jennys – kicks off the concert with her eponymous band at 7:30 p.m. Since the release of her self-titled solo debut in 2009, Watkins has toured the world performing her own music and as guest fiddle player and vocalist with indie group the Decemberists. She joined Garrison Keillor on his nationwide "Summer Love" performance tours, which stopped at Red Butte Garden two years ago.
Sara's brother Sean will perform with his sister.
Watkins and Moody are also slated to participate in PCPAF's Student Outreach Program. The George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Center for the Performing Arts is at 1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City, and the show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: range from $20 to $67 (20-percent discount for seniors, children ages 16 and under are half price; $5 seats are available in the Copper Section for Summit County students in K-12). Tickets and information are available at The Eccles Center box office, 435-655-3114 or www.ecclescenter.org. Upcoming Eccles Center shows and PCPAF Events:Quixotic - December 22, 2012Kristin Chenoweth - New Year's Eve 2012 (SOLD OUT)Sara Watkins and Ruth Moody - January 5, 2013Anna Deavere Smith - January 12, 2013Delta Rae - February 2, 2013Intergalactic Nemesis: Book II - February 16, 2013Marvel's Super Heroes - March 9, 2013Cirque Mechanics "Birdhouse Factory" - March 2, 2013Bowfire - March 8, 2013Vox Lumiere – Peter Pan - March 23, 2013DanceBrazil - March 30, 2013Ethel with Todd Rundgren - April 6, 2013TEDxParkCityYouth – April 13, 2013