Downtown SLC sees more musical guests with Utah Arts Festival lineup

Downtown SLC sees more musical guests with Utah Arts Festival lineup

The 46th once-a-year function runs June 23-26 in downtown Salt Lake Metropolis, at Library Sq.

The 46th once-a-year function runs June 23-26 in downtown Salt Lake Metropolis, at Library Sq. and Washington Square.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Arts pageant revelers dance to the seems of Super Bubble, at the Salt Lake Arts Pageant, on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. For this year’s competition, there will be 9 countrywide headliners, ranging from jazz to pop to place.

Following a calendar year off and a calendar year delayed, the Utah Arts Competition is again to its June day, bringing collectively a large assortment of arts disciplines — visible arts, tunes, dance, movie, literary general performance, food stuff and extra — to downtown Salt Lake Town.

Organizers of the arts occurring — established for June 23 to 26 at Library Sq. and Washington Sq. (200 E. 400 South, Salt Lake Town) — introduced Friday the nine headlining musical acts slated to carry out. The 9 are the most “musically varied combine of headliners” the pageant has ever introduced, organizers reported.

In this article are the headliners for the 46th yearly Utah Arts Festival:

Lyrics Born (June 23, 9:30 p.m.): A Japanese-American rapper, who is also element of the Latyrx with Lateef the Truthspeaker duo.

Kombilesa Mi (June 23, 9:45 p.m.): An Afro-Colombian group that combines regular audio with rap, in Palenquero (a Spanish-centered creole language) and Spanish.

The Fixx (June 24, 9:30 p.m.): London-based rock band identified for hits like “One Factor Qualified prospects to Another” and “Saved By Zero.”

Theo Croker (June 24, 9:45 p.m.): A Grammy-nominated jack-of-all-trades jazz trumpeter, composer, vocalist and producer.

Judith Hill (June 25, 9:30 p.m.): This pop-soul singer-songwriter commenced out as a backup singer, was profiled in the documentary “20 Ft From Stardom,” and was picked to sing “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You” with Michael Jackson for the star’s by no means-performed “This Is It” live shows in 2009.

Esther Rose (June 25, 9:45 p.m.): Louisiana-based nation audio artist.

Toubab Krewe (June 26, 5:45 p.m.): A five-member alternate-indie instrumental band that fuses tunes from Mali and the southern United States.

Leyla McCalla (June 26, 7:45 p.m.): An American basic and folks musician, who was a cellist with the Grammy-profitable band Carolina Chocolate Drops.

Diggin’ Dirt (June 26, 7:45 p.m.): An 8-piece Northern California soul and funk band.

A full schedule of music functions can be viewed at uaf.org. Ticket info and passes are readily available at https://uaf.org/tix. The festival’s several hours are midday to 11 p.m. Thursday, June 23, via Saturday, June 25, and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday, June 26.