Frontier Folklife Festival 2019 Is Here!

Frontier Homestead State Park Museum and The Frontier Homestead Museum Foundation are pleased to bring the fourth annual Frontier Folklife Festival to Cedar City, Utah, June 21-22. The Festival runs from 11am to 7 pm on Friday June 21 and from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday June 22. Thanks to the support of generous sponsors, admission is free.

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Original art, live music, and living history demonstrations and activities combine to celebrate the diverse heritage of southern Utah.  The Frontier Folk 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, John Stone Trio, among many other talented performers. The entire performance schedule can be found at: https://frontierhomestead.org/folk-fest/ 

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“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,” says Todd Prince, Park Manager.  Museum Foundation Chair, Mike Scott, added, “The Foundation is thrilled to offer this family-friendly experience to the community.  It is a wonderful opportunity for us all to experience our heritage, both past and present.”

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 wish 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/Brian Head Tourism Bureau (http://visitcedarcity.com) for their support in helping to advertise the festival throughout the western U.S.  A list of all Folklife Festival sponsors can be found at https://frontierhomestead.org/folk-fest/

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