Crossroads Music Festival

June 16-17, 2023

Join us June 16th and 17th for the 2023 Crossroads Music Festival! This year we are featuring Samba Fogo and the Heartland Marimba Quartet. These two professional groups will bring diverse music to our beloved Cedar City. These concerts are free and family friendly. Bring your blanket, sit on our lawn on the SUU Library Quad, and enjoy two nights of great music! VIP seating is also available for $10.

Friday, June 16, Schedule

Time Event Location
7:00pm Red Rock Percussion Group SUU Library Quad
8:00pm Samba Fogo SUU Library Quad

Saturday, June 17, Schedule

Time Event Location
10:30am Family Day starts SUMA
12:00pm Percussion Parade SUMA to Johnson Center
12:30-2:00pm Instrument Petting Zoo Johnson Center
7:00pm Red Rock Percussion Group SUU Library Quad
8:00pm Heartland Marimba Quartet SUU Library Quad

The Festival Fellows Program and the Red Rock Percussion Group:

An important part of our mission is education. Select students have the opportunity to join our Crossroads Festival Fellows program, which includes a week-long camp of lessons, and rehearsal with SUU professors Dr. Lynn Vartan and Professor Joseph Howe. Performing as the Red Rock Percussion Group, these students will perform as an opening act on both nights of our festival.

Crossroads Family Day:

In conjunction with artsFUSION, SUMA, and the Johnson Center, we are excited to announce our 2023 Crossroads Family Day. Start your day off at SUMA on SUU Campus and create an art project and a percussion instrument inspired by samba music and culture from Brazil. Then join us at Noon for a percussion parade with Samba Fogo while we march and play music from SUMA to the Johnson Center just around the block. You will then be invited to join our "Instrument Petting Zoo" at the Johnson Center where families are given a hands-on and family geared learning experience from Samba Fogo and Heartland Marimba Quartet.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Samba Fogo group photo
Samba Fogo

Heartland Marimba Quartet

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