DEER VALLEY RESORT SUMMER CONCERT SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED


DEER VALLEY RESORT, PARK CITY, UTAH (Summer, 2008) – As anticipated as warm summer weather itself, locals and visitors alike look forward to Deer Valley’s rich schedule of outdoor summer concerts at its beautiful Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. The 2008 summer concert line-up is as follows:

The Deer Valley Music Festival, presented by Utah Symphony | Utah Opera, runs from

July 19th to August 16th, 2008. Deer Valley Music Festival performances this summer include: Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture on Saturday, July 19th; Beethoven’s 5th Symphony on Friday, July 25th; Classical Mystery Tour on Saturday, July 26th; Time for Three and Dvorak’s New World Symphony on Friday, August 1st; Bravo Broadway in Broadway Rocks! on Saturday, August 2nd; Utah Opera present highlights of Gilbert and Sullivan’s on Friday, August 8th (final dress rehearsal open to the public on Thursday, August 7th) and please note that a previously scheduled performance on August 9th has been cancelled due to 24-hour closure of westbound I-80 that day beginning at 4 p.m.; The Mormon Tabernacle Choir with the Utah Symphony on Friday, August 15th (with a free dress rehearsal open to the public on Thursday, August 14th) ; and Gladys Knight on Saturday, August 16th (please note that eastbound I-80 will close for 24 hours on that evening, beginning at 7 p.m., so guests will need to plan accordingly, ensuring that they have left the Salt Lake valley prior to the road closure).

Utah Symphony will also perform “Patriotic Favorites” at Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater on Friday, July 4th at 7 p.m.

All programs begin at 7:30 p.m. (with the exception of July 4th). Tickets are available online at deervalleymusicfestival.org, by calling the Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s box office at 801-355-ARTS (2787) or toll free at 800-864-9298. Ticket prices range from $20 for general admission to $80 for reserved seating.


The St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Outdoor Concert Series, presented by Park City Performing Arts Foundation, will also be held at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater this summer. This summer’s lineup will include Marc Cohn with Aimee Mann on July 12th, Feist on July 17th; Lucinda Williams on July 28th; Golden Dragon Acrobats on August 17th, Boz Scaggs on August 19th, Gipsy Kings on August 26th and Dwight Yoakam on August 30th. For information and ticket sales please call the Park City Performing Arts Foundation at 435-655-3114 or visit parkcitytickets.com.

The Park City Jazz Festival, now in its 11th year, will take place at Deer Valley from August 22nd – 24th, 2008. Nationally renowned and emerging jazz musicians scheduled to perform are: Blues Traveler, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Blind Boys of Alabama, The Rippingtons, Joshua Redman with Christian McBride, Los Hombres C and much more.

Gates open for the Park City Jazz Festival on Friday, August 22nd at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, August 23rd at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 24th at 1:00 p.m. For detailed schedule and information on the event, please visit parkcityjazz.org or call 435-940-1362. Tickets to the event are available online at parkcityjazz.org.

Deer Valley welcomes the Frontier Bank Local Summer Concert Series presented by Mountain Town Stages for a fifth summer season. Ample parking, easy access and the sizeable grassy seating

area make this concert series a staple of Park City’s weekly social life. The event is free and features

local musical acts every Wednesday night, June 25th to August 27th,, (excluding August 6th) from 6 to 8 p.m. This year’s lineup includes Motherlode on June 25th; Joy & Eric band on July 2nd; Ryan


Hiller on July 9th; Pat Carnahan Band on July 16th; Fat Soul on July 23rd; Junior and Transportation on July 30th; Wisebird on August 13th; John Boy’s Mule on August 20th and MuddPuddle on August 27th. Picnics and dancing are welcome, but dogs are not permitted. For more information call 435-901-SONG (7664) or visit mountaintownstages.com.

In-person ticket sales are also available at the Deer Valley Signatures store located at

625 Main Street

or at Deer Valley Etc. in the Snow Park Lodge or the Deer Valley Signatures store in Silver Lake Village beginning June 13th.

At all of Deer Valley’s summer concerts, picnics, coolers, glass containers and dancing are permitted, but animals are not. Guests may bring their own picnic baskets, purchase Deer Valley Gourmet Picnic Baskets (to order, call 435-645-6613 or visit deervalley.com. 72-hour advance notice is required) or visit the convenient on-site concession stand. The concession serves Deer Valley favorites such as grilled chicken sandwiches with sautéed onions and mushrooms, burgers and garden burgers, chicken Caesar salads, the famed Deer Valley Turkey Chili (or a Turkey Chili Dog), Deer Valley’s jumbo cookies, homemade ice cream sandwiches and more.

For more information on Deer Valley’s 2008 summer musical events, or a complete summer events calendar, please contact Deer Valley Communications Manager Erin Grady at 800-424-DEER (3337) or 435-645-6522, or view the Resort website at deervalley.com.