Friday, June 12, 2009

Deer Valley Announces Summer Concerts

A diverse array of outdoor musical events has become the main rhythm of summer at Deer Valley’s beautiful Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater.
Deer Valley guests have come to expect a full repertoire of musical performances including the Utah Symphony’s Deer Valley Music Festival; the Park City Performing Art Foundation’s St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Outdoor Concert Series; the Park City Jazz Festival produced by the Park City Jazz Foundation; the Community Summer Concert Series presented by Mountain Town Stages and select shows produced by United Concerts. Resort Director of Marketing Coleen Reardon said, "we love that we can offer world-class entertainment right here at home to both locals and destination visitors in a beautiful, relaxed outdoor setting".
Utah Symphony/Utah Opera’s Sixth annual Deer Valley Music Festival will return in 2009 with four weeks of performances in the picturesque setting of Park City, Utah, July 17 through August 15. For the past five years, DVMF has brought the best Pops, Classical, and Chamber performances to the mountains of Park City. 2009 Deer Valley Music Festival performances include: Frederica von Stade with the Utah Symphony on Friday, July 17; ABBA: The Symphonic Hits on Saturday, July 18; Tales of Scheherazade on Friday, July 24; LeAnn Rimes with the Utah Symphony on Saturday, July 25; Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3 on Friday, July 31; 1812 Overture on Saturday, August 1; Peter and the Wolf on Friday, August 7 ; Bravo Broadway on Saturday, August 8; Rhapsody in Blue on Friday, August 14 and Elvis Costello with the Utah Symphony on Saturday, August 15. Utah Symphony will also perform "Patriotic Favorites" at Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater on Saturday, July 4.
The St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Outdoor Concert Series, presented by Park City Performing Arts Foundation, will also be held at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater this summer. This summer’s lineup will include Blood, Sweat and Tears on July 3; Simone with Ryan Shaw on August 2; Madeleine Peyroux and Lucy Wainwright Roche on August 16; Chuck Berry with special guest TBA on August 29 and Robert Earl Keen with John Doe and Jill Sobule on September 7.
The Park City Jazz Festival, now in its 12th year, will take place at Deer Valley from August 21 – 23, 2009. Deer Valley’s Outdoor Amphitheater will host nationally renowned and emerging jazz musicians. Current scheduled acts include: Al Jarreau, Poncho Sanchez, Sean O’Bryan Smith, Anna Wilson with Jazz Your Azz Band, Nicholas Payton with the Park City All Stars, Brain Bromberg with the Crescent Super Band and Esperanza Spalding. The Park City Jazz Festival features, on-going, non-stop entertainment, a Festival Village full of artisan, music, book and local business vendors and a beer garden. Educational programs are a very important part of the Festival, involving everyone from top-level performing artists to disadvantaged youth. An education day at the Festival allows students to play with world-class performers.
Deer Valley welcomes the Frontier Bank Community Concert Series presented by Mountain Town Stages for a sixth summer season. Ample parking, easy access and the sizeable grassy seating area make this concert series a staple of Park City’s weekly social life. The event is free and features local musical acts every Wednesday night, June 24 to August 26, from 6 to 8 p.m.This year’s lineup is: Rich Wyman on June 24; The Swinging Richards on July 1; Fat Paw on July 8; The Soul Survivors on July 15; Swagger on July 22; Mary Beth on July 29; Dr. Bob on August 5; Sin City Soul on August 12; Coverdogs featuring Tony Oros on August 19; and the Detonators on August 26. Utah-based United Concerts will also be featuring Jackson Browne on August 25.