CEDAR CITY — The Frontier Homestead State Park Museum and the Frontier Homestead Museum Foundation will host the fourth annual Frontier Folklife Festival in Cedar City on Friday and Saturday.
Original art, live music and living history demonstrations and activities combine to celebrate the diverse heritage of Southern Utah. Admission is free.
According to a news release from the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, the festival promises to be filled with remarkable talent.
Featured performers include Common Ground, Mountain Top Sound, Karyn Whittemore, the Washburn Family Bluegrass Band, Marty Warburton and Home Girls, Bill and Loretta Westbrook, Southern Utah String Quartet and John Stone Trio, among many others. The performance schedule can be found on the Frontier Homestead Museum Foundation website.
“Launched four years ago in cooperation with our Museum Foundation, the Folklife Festival has become a celebration of history, the visual arts and folk music,” park manager Todd Prince said in the news release.
Food vendors will also be on hand, including Havana Cabana the Taste of Cuba, Carolina Smokehouse, Williams Shaved Ice and High Voltage BBQ.
The Frontier Homestead Museum Foundation is looking forward to a diverse, high quality show, and wishes to thank its exhibiting artists, musicians and food purveyors in advance for helping to bring the arts in all of their forms to the residents of Iron County and beyond.
The foundation board also wishes to extend a special thank you to the Cedar City and Brian Head Tourism Bureau for their support in helping to advertise the festival throughout the western U.S. A list of all Folklife Festival sponsors can be found on the Frontier Homestead Museum Foundation website.
“The foundation is thrilled to offer this family-friendly experience to the community,” museum foundation chairman Mike Scott said. “It is a wonderful opportunity for us all to experience our heritage, both past and present.”
- What: Frontier Folklife Festival.
- When: Friday, June 21, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Where: 635 N. Main St. in Cedar City.
- This event is free and open to the public.
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