One of the major components of the Utah summer concert scene revealed a slate that runs the gamut of musical styles, and includes genuinely thrilling headliners Punch Brothers and Muscle Shoals Live with Lisa Fischer (recently seen stealing the spotlight in the Oscar-winning doc Twenty Feet from Stardom.
Park City Institute's St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights shows at Deer Valley typically are some of the best concert experiences one can have in Utah. The beautiful setting, the coolers-friendly guest policy and consistently diverse lineups have to thrill Park City locals, and are certainly a draw for SLC dwellers as a fine way to get out of the heat in the valley. This year, the acts run from country and bluegrass to pop and rock, and there is still one more yet to be announced.
Tickets for this summer's shows go on sale to members of the Park City Performing Arts Foundation on Wednesday, April 9, and to the public on Wednesday, April 16. Visit the organization's site to buy a membership and for more information on the shows.
Here's the lineup for 2014:
The Bacon Brothers, June 28, $55-$75 reserved/$40 lawn
Punch Brothers (pictured), July 6, $55-$75 reserved/$40 lawn
Dierks Bentley, July 24, $65-$85 reserved/ $45 lawn
Kix Brooks, July 31, $65-$85 reserved/ $45 lawn
Muscle Shoals Live and Lisa Fischer, Aug. 3, $55-$75 reserved/$40 lawn
Five for Fighting, Aug. 16, $55-$75 reserved/$40 lawn
Trampled by Turtles, Aug. 19, $55-$75 reserved/$40 lawn
Nashville Cafe, Aug. 23, $65-$85 reserved/ $45 lawn
Vince Gill and the Time Jumpers, Aug. 30, $65-$85 reserved/ $45 lawn