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A free concert was scheduled Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Sugar House Park in Salt Lake City as part of the Joe Hill Centennial Celebration, arranged by the nonprofit Joe Hill Organizing Committee.

Hill, a renowned songwriter for the Industrial Workers of the World, was executed in Salt Lake City on Nov. 19, 1915, for the death of a Salt Lake City grocer. John G. Morrison and his teenage son, Arling, were shot in their downtown store on Jan. 10, 1914, after two men masked with bandanas burst in.

Read about the controversy over the conviction, the impact on the grieving Morrison family and Hill's continuing influence at

Learn more about the committee and other events at