The 2007 Canyons Spring Concert Series play list
March 10: Liquid Soul
The Chicago-based band fuses rock with jazz and funk to deliver music they call hard-edged acid jazz.
March 16: Marmalade Hill
Named after Salt Lake City’s Marmalade Hill Historic District, the Salt Lake-based cover band has been reviving the spirit of classic 1980s tunes for the better part of the last decade.
March 17: The Blasters
A rockabilly band that hails from Downey, California, the Blasters cite influences like Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly. The band says they play songs of "the working man’s curse and rock and roll romance."
March 23: Wisebird
A Salt Lake City and Park City standard at local clubs, the four-piece group takes its cue from Classic Rock, Bluegrass, Funk, and Jazz.
March 24: MOFRO
A band that exudes rock, funk and a self-described "front porch realism," MOFRO explains their sound as derived from a long tradition of Southern storytellers. Their songs run the gamut of soul ballads to "gospel-fried funk" to straight rock.
March 30: The Hammer Smith Band
Hammer Smith Band gets its name from its lead harmonica-playing member, Chris "Hammer" Smith. The band’s sound has been heralded as high-energy electric blues with jazz, R&B and rock influences.
March 31: Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
1980s punk iconoclast Joan Jett paved the way for female rock pop singers with nine Top 40 hit singles, including "I Love Rock ‘n Roll," which spent a reported eight weeks at No. 1. Jett and her band, the Blackhearts, continue to blaze trails, since headlining at New York’s notorious punk club CBGBs with bands like the talking Heads and Cheap Trick. The band released a new album, "Sinner" in 2006.
Concerts begin at 3:15 p.m. at The Canyons Resort.
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