Backstage at The Utah Arts Festival 2017: Saturday headliners include Mitch Barrett, Fruition, RJD2, The Sauce Boss, IAMA Millsaps finals

Saturday’s weather will be perfect and the Utah Arts Festival’s headliner slate is ideal for a summer evening. Among the highlights are performers marking the fourth annual IAMA Day for musicians and members of the Intermountain Acoustic Musician Association (IAMA). There will be the finals of the Susanne Millsaps Performing Songwriter Showcase competition (noon, Big … Read more

Backstage at The Utah Arts Festival 2016: Winners announced for Artist Marketplace, Literary Arts competition, IAMA songwriter

The Utah Arts Festival has announced various awards for the 40th anniversary event. Nine awards were presented for the Artists Marketplace. All of the award winners are eligible for invitation to the Utah Arts Festival in 2017. Best of Show and People’s Choice Award winners also will have their booth fees waived. The 41st annual … Read more

Backstage at Utah Arts Festival 2014: IAMA brings songwriter academy, songwriting competition to festival

Songwriters of every skill level, from beginner to professional, will have plenty of activities along with networking opportunities during the Intermountain Acoustic Music Association (IAMA) Day on June 28 at the 38th Utah Arts Festival. For the first time, IAMA’s songwriter academy, now in its 7th year, and the finals of the nationally juried Susanne … Read more