Category Archives: Concert

Concerts organized by IAMA

March Local Concert Series

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Friday evening March 3rd the Intermountain Acoustic Music Association will celebrate St. Patrick’s day a little early with two outstanding Celtic groups making an appearance.  Shanahy and Callanish will bring some green to the South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society.

http://www.katemacleod.com/shanahy

Pictured above Callanish

 

We will also be hosting our popular Jamming 101 class just before the concert at 6 PM.  The concert is $7.00 for IAMA members/$12.00 for non-members.  The class is FREE!

January Local Concert Series

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Pictured at top Mindy Dillard and above Elizabeth Hareza

 

The Local Concert Series swings into 2017 with our yearly Songwriters in the Round showcase.  Mindy Dillard, Elizabeth Hareza, Scott Rogers & Alicia Stockman will be performing some original songs from their repertoire.  This is certainly a highlight of the concert season.

Friday January 6th.  7:30 PM at The South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society.  6876 South Highland Drive.  IAMA members are $7.00 , non-members $12.00.  Coolers welcome!

A special FREE Acoustic 101 workshop will take place at 6:00 pm just before the concert.  Peter and Mary Danzig will be talking about song writing collaboration.  Check this class out from some accomplished professionals.

www.mindydillard.com

www.elizabethlivemusic.com

www.aliciastockman.com

 

2017 Utah State Instrument Championships and Fundraiser

Pictured:  Peter Danzig playing the Martin 12 string guitar generously donated by the estate of Tom Florence, to be auctioned off at the USIC fundraiser concert on 2/25.

The 2017 Utah State Instrument Championships will take place on June 3 & 4 in conjunction with the Ogden Music Festival at Ft. Buenaventura State Park in downtown Ogden. www.ofoam.org

Registration is now available at  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-utah-state-instrument-championships-tickets-30801914355

A special fundraiser will take place on Saturday February 25th in Salt Lake City at The South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society.  The Rail Jumpers, Pixie & The Partygrass Boys, and Moriah Ozberkmen will be performing. Tickets are $15.00 for this fun night of music.  The link to buy tickets is available below.

A very special drawing will take place during the fundraiser.  A mandolin donated by the very talented luthier Sterling Snyder, several handcrafted native American Flutes by Bill Hughes will be available.

There will also be a silent auction for several guitars donated by the estate of John Florence. These guitars will be available to play and inspect at the fundraiser.  A description of the four guitars is provided below.  There will be bid sheets available with a minimum reserve for each instrument.  The bidding will take place from 2/25/17 until 3/5/17 at midnight. Each guitar is provided with a storage case.

Martin OM 28V Vintage Series

Serial # 1191472

This beautiful Martin features the orchestra model body, stylish herringbone purfling, zipper backstrip, slotted diamond inlay on the fretboard, and vintage style open geared tuners. The guitar is equipped with a dual sours under saddle and microphone B-Band pickup. There is an expertly repaired crack on the lower face of the guitar from the a string pin to the tailbone.

Martin HD 28 Sesquicentennial Edition (1833-1983)

Serial # 442436

This guitar was crafted to celebrate Martin’s sesquicentennial year. The guitar features Martin’s powerful dreadnought body, herringbone purfling and zipper backstrip. The guitar is in excellent condition and ready for someone who love’s Martin’s legacy and sound to take home!

Martin D12 28

Serial # 830071 (2001)

This guitar is in excellent condition. 12 strings give the already powerful dreadnought style body a full and beautiful sound.

 

Goya G-10

Serial # 386617

This Swedish made Nylon String guitar has been well seasoned and broken in for a full and rich tone. As you might expect for a guitar made in 1959 and well loved and played through the years since then it has some wear and tear but all issues have been fully repaired and the guitar is ready for another half century of love and music.

A huge thanks from the IAMA to these special benefactors who are committed to making the Utah State Championships the best instrument contest in the country!

TICKETS FOR THE CONCERT ARE AVAILABLE.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-usic-benefit-concert-tickets-30785537371

Saturday June 3    8:00 AM Flat Pick Guitar Championships  Novice & Open Divisions.

Mandolin Championships  Novice & Open Division.  Directly following the Flat Pick Guitar Championships.

Fingerstyle Guitar  Open Division Directly following the Mandolin Championships.

Sunday  June 4   8:00 AM

Banjo  Novice & Open Division

Bluegrass Fiddle  Novice & Open Division  Directly following the Banjo Championships.

 

December Local Concert Series

Come celebrate the holidays IAMA style with a great concert on Friday night December 2nd.  Bronwen Beecher, “The Fiddle Preacher”, will be performing songs off of her new much acclaimed CD  The Nathan Spenser Revue will be spinning some great classic Americana tunes along with some fun originals.  7:30 show at the South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, located at 6876 South Highland Drive in Cottonwood Heights.  $7.00 for IAMA members and $12.00 for non members.  Coolers welcome.

www.bronwenbeecher.com

November Local Concert Series

The Local Concert Series continues on Friday night November 4th, featuring national touring singer/songwriter Julian Moon and the Celtic Jazz band Synkofa.  The show starts at 7:30 and coolers are welcome.  Tickets are general admission at the door.  $7.00 IAMA members and $12.00 non-members.  Kids 12 and under are Free.

South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society  6876 South Highland Drive.

www.synkofa.com

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Pictured Julian Moon

November Local Concert Series

The Local Concert Series continues on Friday night November 4th, featuring the fabulous singer/songwriter Julian Moon and the Celtic Jazz band Synkofa.  The show starts at 7:30 and coolers are welcome.  Tickets are general admission at the door.  $7.00 IAMA members and $12.00 non-members.  Kids 12 and under are Free.

South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society  6876 South Highland Drive.

www.synkofa.com

msmoonmusic.com

Pictured Synkofa

Murray Acoustic Festival

Labor Day Evening, come on out to the Murray Amphitheater and enjoy a great night of music to complete the summer.  Pat & Roy and Marty Warburton and The Home Girls will be performing.  The show starts at 6:00PM and is $5.00 at the door.  You can bring dinner and pop, but alcohol is not allowed in Murray Park.

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Bluegrass Saturday Night Gallivan Center

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Keep Saturday night August 20th open for a fun night of Bluegrass at The Gallivan Center.  This event is Free!! Music starts at 5:00

The Gallivan Center is located in downtown Salt Lake City, between 200 and 300 south and is just east of main street.  Trax is a great option to get to the venue.  Food trucks will be available along with beer vendors.

Bring a low back festival chair and a blanket to throw down on the grass.

GrapeGrass  www.amandabgrapes.com/GrapeGrass

Red Desert Ramblers                                http://www.reddesertramblers.com/

Pixie and the Partygrass Boys           http://www.partygrassmusic.com/

James Reams and the Barnstormers       http://www.jamesreams.com/

The Badly Bent  http://www.thebadlybent.com/

Pictured James Reams and the Barnstormers, Pixie and the Partygrass Boys and Amanda B. Grapes of Grapegrass.