The 2014 summer concert lineup includes seven Monday evening performances and one Saturday Showcase during both June and July. The Saturday Showcase feature three groups that will each perform a twenty minute music set.
Join us for live music at the Stage at City Center Park. Performances begin at 7:00 PM and are free and open to the public. Feel free to bring your own chairs or blankets to sit on.
Monday, June 16: Bluegrass Thunder
Bluegrass Thunder was originally begun to compliment a well-known dance team, Cloggers West, a young persons’ group of Clog Dancers led by the Tuckers of Orem, Utah. Since its beginnings, Bluegrass Thunder has performed locally, nationally, and abroad representing American Folk Traditional Music and Dance (along with Cloggers West). Bluegrass Thunder's repertoire includes bluegrass, western, country, contemporary and exciting songs featuring fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar and bass.
Saturday, June 21: Saturday Night Sampler
The Saturday Night Sampler will showcase the talents of three groups performing a twenty minute set each. Join us for a musical sample of Utah County with Grassroots Shakespeare, Wasatch Contemporary Dance Company, and Wandering Woods.
Monday, June 23: Aspen Winds
Since its beginning in 2011, Aspen Winds seeks to educate and inspire audiences through creative, quality performances of chamber music. Collaborating with musicians holding performance degrees from major universities and music schools across the country, Aspen Winds brings years of study, practice and performance together to guarantee the best possible quality in each performance and outreach opportunity.
Monday, June 30: Mississippi Mud
Mississippi Mud is a ten piece swing band with musicians from all along the Wasatch Front and play big band hits of the Glen Miller Era.
Monday, July 7: One Voice Children’s Choir
The One Voice Children’s Choir was formerly known as the 2002 Winter Olympic Children’s Choir, which consisted of volunteer children, organized for the purposes of promoting the Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. These children ranged from 5 – 18 years of age, and they come from all over Wasatch Front (extending out to Park City / Heber City). They have received numerous awards in the recording industry, including the prestigious John Lennon International Music Award, presented by Yoko Ono and George Martin of the Beatles. They were invited guest performers at the private party for Mitt Romney and The First Lady’s Parenting Conference in 2012, and now the 2013 State Inauguration. The choir is all-year-round, and children have a chance to perform 50 – 55 times a year on average.
Monday, July 14: New Time Ensemble
Simultaneously traditional and innovative, New Time Ensemble weaves an articulate tapestry from the rugged threads of Irish dance tunes. New Time Ensemble recorded their debut album at the Irish World Academy of Music in 2010 and has since toured Europe and the United States. Formed in Ireland while its members pursued advanced music degrees at the University of Limerick, New Time Ensemble emerged from a shared passion for animating tunes in new ways.
Saturday, July 19: Saturday Night Sampler
The Saturday Night Sampler will showcase the talents of three groups performing a twenty minute set each. Join us for a musical sample of Utah County with rock bands Soul Correction, and ONE.
Monday, July 21: The Shane Lee Band
The Shane Lee Band is a group of local musicians who have worked very hard to reproduce the very best of today's country music live on stage. These experienced performers have entertained communities with a great mix of new country, as well as a few surprise pop songs, throughout the intermountain west for the past 15 years. Join them for a celebration of family, community, and songs to honor America.
Monday, July 28: The Orem High Jazz Band
The young musicians at Orem High have continued this school’s legacy of quality music. Join them for their take on modern and classic favorites.
Wednesday, August 6: The New Hot Five
The New Hot 5 is an American New Orleans-style band, specializing in the music of Louis Armstrong, Sydney Bechet, Jelly Roll Morton, and other classic jazz legends. Professor Steve Call¹s sidemen in the New Hot 5 were all once his Brigham Young University students. Three were trained in Traditional Jazz performance as members of the BYU Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band, a group that Call first organized in 1982.