Turnup Truck

LOCATION: Escalante Town Park – Festival Stage
September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Turnup Truck is an eclectic group of local musicians performing Rock and Blues from the 60s  thru 2000’s. They play the songs you forgot you loved and will have you movin’ and groovin’.

Members include Tony Bertucci, Jimmy Vista and Jabe Beal from Escalante and Boulder, Utah, each who have played in a variety of bands as musicians. Join them for a 90 minute set – it is sure to remind you of good times.

Pasos Gigantes

LOCATION: Escalante Town Park – Festival Stage
September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pasos Gigantes are veteran explorers of the world of vibration. With roots in the Sonoran lowlands, these harmonic artisans have long wandered the waveform Universe, decanting sweet melody and extracting deep groove from the sonic landscape. They have recently settled in Canyon Country, eager to share their musical curios with the unsuspecting populace.

Runaway Fire

LOCATION: Escalante Town Park – Festival Stage
September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The world’s new original rock and roll band, Runaway Fire, is creating waves in the unisphere with vocal melodies and stylish guitar tones soaring through tube amps so beautiful they may just send a rip tide of audio large enough to shift the weather into a random rainstorm in the desert. Their original songs are melodic, magical, rhythmic, percussive, catchy, beautiful, powerful, and easy to sing along with. Drummer Ian Shaw holds Runaway Fire together with his dedication to music and rhythm. The Keys are played by Marci Allen, who brings some amazing and much needed beauty to the rock and roll sound. The guitarist and vocalist, Mike Wilson, has written a wide variety of music for all listeners to enjoy. Chancelor Taylor has bass grooves that will get you dancing and moving.

The Universe smiles on this band and is fulfilling their dreams to perform music together!

John Hewitt

LOCATION: Escalante Town Park – Festival Stage
September 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

John Hewitt is a Canadian touring singer/songwriter whose songs are inspired by the great writers before him. Inspired by the likes of John Prine, Neil Young, Gordon Lightfoot, Tom Petty and Van Morrison, John’s stories and songs are melodic, poetic and sound like they’ve come from the era that inspired them.

With four full length Albums (American Hotel, Dead Lovers, Life Blood & Tears and Broken Rebels) John tours relentlessly in support of his recorded material.

Kenny Hall

LOCATION: Escalante Town Park – Festival Stage
September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Kenny Hall is a singer of western ballads and songs. He resides in the beautiful Bryce Canyon area of Southern Utah. Kenny is a popular entertainer and has a great arsenal of songs that cross many western genres. His rich cowboy heritage connects with his songs and music that he performs.

Sample his music here.

Mel Soul

LOCATION: Escalante Town Park – Festival Stage
September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Created during the summer of 22’, Mel Soul and the Heartbeat provides the heart and soul to every performance. Notable performances include the Utah Arts Festival 2022. Opening for Robby Krieger during the Sundance Film Festival. Headliner for the Reggae Thursday for the State Room in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sample the music here.

Matt Burke

LOCATION: Escalante Town Park – Festival Stage
September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Matt Burke is a Nashville-based singer/songwriter whose soulful voice and powerful songwriting have earned him critical acclaim. His music draws from a wide range of influences, including 1970s’ outlaw country, 90’s contemporary country, and classic songwriters like Townes Van Zandt and John Prine. Since the fall of 2020, Burke has been releasing a steady stream of quality new material that has drawn comparisons to Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, and Zac Brown. His newest single Won’t Give Up is a powerful testament to the resilience of the human spirit and is a must-listen for anyone in need of inspiration and hope.