Craft Lake City Announces 2013 DIY Festival’s Music & Performance Lineup!
July 30, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Angela H. Brown – firstname.lastname@example.org, 801-487-9221
Along with an array of handcrafted goods, engineering technology and artisan foods, Craft Lake City’s DIY Festival also plays host to several local musicians and dance performers from all across Utah. Over 50 musicians, bands, performers, dancers, singer/songwriters and more will take part in this year’s festival, showcasing their talents across two stages. The festival will also include a Busking area, traditionally made up of street performers , featuring smaller and acoustic acts which will be located on the north end of the plaza near the food trucks and Yelp & SLUG Lounge. This year’s lineup is as follows:
FRIDAY: August 9
5pm — The Soggy Scots 6pm — Alexander Ortega 7pm — Quilts 8pm — DuskRaps
90.9FM KRCL Stage
5pm — The Weekenders 6pm — Polytype 7pm — The Femme Medea 8pm — WIldcat Strike 9pm — Dark Seas
90.1 FM KUER Stage
5:30pm — The Souvenirs 6:30pm — Glinting Gems 7:30pm — Birthquake 8:30pm — Mad Max & The Wild Ones 9:30pm — Golden Sun
SATURDAY: August 10
12:30pm — The Soggy Scotts 1:30pm — Richard Tyler Epperson 2:30pm — Lyndy Rogers Butler 3:30pm — Lady Murasaki 4:30pm — The Ambassadors 6pm — Isaac Puriri 7pm — Gina Bangerter 8pm — Alexander Ortega
90.9FM KRCL Stage
12:30pm — MiNX 1:30pm — Jazz Jaguars 2:30pm — Callow 3:30pm — The 321's 4:30pm — Subsky Boy 5:30pm — Albino Father 6:30pm — The Pentagraham Crackers 7:30pm — Worst Friends 8:30pm — Baby Ghosts
90.1 FM KUER Stage
12pm — Music Garage Kids 1pm — Vincent Draper & The Dirty Thirty 2pm — Rifamos 3pm — Hectic Hobo 4pm — Beachmen 4:50pm — Davina Tribal Collective 5pm — Habibi Habibi 5:10pm — Hathor Dance Collaborative 5:20pm — Lunar Collective with Triple Moon Tribe 5:30pm — Blue Lotus Dance Collaborative 5:40pm — Municipal Ballet Co. 5:50pm — Ashley Anderson 6:30pm — St. Boheme 7:30pm — David Williams 8:30pm — Crook & The Bluff 8:30pm — Night Sweats
“We are extremely excited about the lineup this year,” says Craft Lake City’s Marketing Manager, Karamea Puriri. “Moving to a two-day format has given us the opportunity to feature even more performers during the DIY Festival, giving the community more time to see their favorite acts and discover new ones along the way. The performers add a key element to the Craft Lake City DIY Festival and we cannot wait to see what happens this year!”
The music for this year’s festival kicks off as the festival opens on Friday, August 9 at 5 p.m. with The Weekenders performing on the 90.9 KRCL Stage, and Golden Sun closing the day out at 9:30 p.m. on the 90.1 KUER Stage. Saturday’s lineup on August 10 begins at Noon with The Music Garage kids performing on the KUER Stage, closing out with Night Sweats on the KUER stage at 9:30 p.m. For a complete schedule and more info on all of this year’s performers, visit CraftLakeCity.com.
About KUER: KUER is a public radio station licensed to the University of Utah featuring a mix of programming from NPR, BBC, and its own local news department. KUER broadcasts to more than 170,000 weekly listeners on FM and HD as well as streaming live at kuer.org and on KUER’s mobile app for iOS and Android devices.
About KRCL: For more than 34 years generations of Utahns have made 90.9fm KRCL a part of their lives. KRCL celebrates Utah – its music, arts and culture, neighborhoods and community organizations. 90.9FM KRCL believes that it’s possible to inspire positive change in the community by presenting a unique and adventurous selection of music and community programming.
About Craft Lake City: Craft Lake City is a 501-C3 charitable organization. Craft Lake City’s mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. In an effort to keep the community active, educated and aware of the local DIY culture, Craft Lake City hosts monthly workshops, gallery shows, fundraisers and an annual DIY festival to promote regional spending with independent artisans and businesses. The 2012 Craft Lake City festival welcomed over 200 vendors and 15,000 attendees at the Gallivan Center in downtown Salt Lake. Craft Lake City will expand the fifth annual gathering into a two-day format on Friday, Aug. 9 and Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013. Craft Lake City was recently awarded “2013 Best of State” in the "Fairs, Festivals and Events" category.
Max Pain & The Groovies playing in 2012 ont he KRCL stage.
Kim Pack of SubRosa playing on the KUER stage in 2012
Dusk Raps busting out the shymes at the Busking area in 2012.
Lady Murasaki will be playing the Busking area Saturday afternoon.
The Ambassadors take over the Busking area Saturday evening.
Alexander Ortega will perform Friday evening in the Buskign area.
Polytype will be on hand playing the KRCL stage Friday evening.
Baby Ghosts will close out the KRCL stage on Saturday night.
MiNX will be on hand to play the KRCL stage Saturday afternoon.
Golden Sun will close out the KUER stage Friday night.
Habibi Habibi will be perfoming on the KUER stage as one of the many dance troupes on Saturday afternoon.
David Williams will be one of the final bands playing the KUER stage on Saturday night.