As summer season kicks into full swing at Deer Valley Resort, the strains of beautiful music will soon be heard at the resort’s renowned Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. This favored, outdoor musical venue of local and visiting guests features summer-long performances ranging from the Utah Symphony’s 1812 Overture! to the musical styling’s of Dwight Yoakam.
“With Deer Valley Resort Lodging and Reservation’s special summer concert package, the amphitheater’s convenient location and added amenities, such as gourmet picnic baskets, Deer Valley’s summer concerts provide an idyllic experience to an unforgettable alpine getaway,” said Coleen Reardon, resort director of marketing.
This summer’s musical performances include the Utah Symphony’s Deer Valley Music Festival, the Park City Performing Arts Foundation’s St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Outdoor Concert Series, Frontier Bank Community Concert Series presented by Mountain Town Music and select shows presented by First Tracks Entertainment.
Proudly running for its ninth season, the Deer Valley Music Festival, presented by the Utah Symphony and Utah Opera, runs from July 7 to August 11 and encompasses a month-long celebration of music, showcasing performances of classical and pops repertoire and guest artists at Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater, chamber orchestra and guest chamber performances at Park City’s St. Mary’s Church and Temple Har Shalom and salon events in exquisite Deer Valley area homes, where guests will hear and meet artists in intimate settings. Highlights of the 2012 season include: Patriotic Celebration with the Utah Symphony on July 7, the Music of Michael Jackson with the Utah Symphony on July 14, Opera Hits! with Utah Opera on July 20, Kansas with the Utah Symphony on July 21, 1812 Overture! on July 27, Broadway Rocks! on July 28, Disney in Concert on August 3, Earth, Wind and Fire with the Utah Symphony on August 4, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir with the Utah Symphony on August 10 and Pink Martini with the Utah Symphony on August 11 .Show times and ticket information are available at deervalleymusicfestival.org.
The St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Outdoor Concert Series, presented by the Park City Performing Arts Foundation, is proud to host at the Amphitheater Aaron Neville on July 13, Lucinda Williams on July 16, Dwight Yoakam on July 29, Roger Hodgson, the legendary voice of Supertramp, on August 5, The All-American Rejects on August 12, Rickie Lee Jones on August 25 and The Sound Of Music Singalong, hosted by Heather Urich (Louisa Von Trapp), on September 1 . For show times and ticket information, please visit ecclescenter.org.
Deer Valley also welcomes back for its ninth season the Frontier Bank Community Concert Series, presented by Mountain Town Music. This weekly staple of Park City’s social scene is free and highlights local musical acts Wednesday nights from June 20 to August 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. This year’s musical lineup includes Muddpuddle on June 20, Dr. Bob on June 27, Afro Omega on July 11, Swagger on July 18, Shaun Canon on August 1, Apres Swing Big Band on August 8, Colin Robison’s Honest Soul on August 15, Detonators on August 22 and Josh & Friends on August 29. Additional information is available at mountaintownmusic.org.
In addition, select shows presented by First Tracks Entertainment include John Fogerty on June 21 and The String Cheese Incident on July 10. For more information on and to purchase tickets, please visit fteslc.com.
For visiting guests, Deer Valley Resort Lodging and Reservation is providing a Summer Concert Package that offers a 20 percent savings on deluxe accommodations and tickets to select concerts. And to compliment any evening concert, Deer Valley also features Gourmet Picnic Baskets or Bags filled with delicious epicurean items from Deer Valley’s kitchens, a 72-hour advance notice and pre-payment is required for the Baskets and Bags.
For all concerts, guests are welcomed to bring picnics, blankets, chairs and their best dancing moves; dogs are not permitted. For more information on Deer Valley’s summer concert series, concert packages and Gourmet Picnic Baskets and Bags, please contact resort Communications Manager, Emily Summers at 800-424-DEER (3337), 435-645-6522 or visit the resort website.