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Local bands Insatiable (ska); Muscle Hawk (electronica/dance); and Rumba Libre (salsa and Latin jazz) are among the performers at the High Road World Music Festival at Liberty Park on Saturday, Oct. 9.
Rockey Anderson's High Road for Human Rights Education Project is organizing the event, which will run from 1 to 7 p.m.It will be free of charge to the public. Said High Road for Human Rights Education Project Executive Director Rocky Anderson in a statement: "Making the world a better place and raising awareness about solutions to our most pressing problems can be fun, interesting, and community-building all at the same time. By making this first-of-its-kind event free to the public, our sponsors have helped make it possible for many thousands of people of all ages and types to come together to enjoy a wide variety of world-class music and to learn about the many products and policies that can save money and contribute toward a cleaner, healthier, more peaceful world." No coolers or outside food or drink. Beverages (including beer and wine) and food available for sale. Blankets and low-rise, low-back chairs (10" or less from ground to seat, back no more than 26" high) welcome. Bicycle Valet will be provided by the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective.