The annual Living Traditions Festival: A Celebration of Salt Lake’s Folk and Ethnic Arts is held at the Salt Lake City & County Building in downtown Salt Lake.
The Living Traditions Festival is free to the public and presents the music, dance, crafts and foods of the many ethnic communities that make Salt Lake City rich in its diversity. The Festival opens on Friday evening and continues through Saturday and Sunday.
This year's Living Traditions Festival will present featured guest artists Ana Tijoux (Santiago, Chile) and Mexican Institute of Sound (Mexico City, Mexico) on Friday night, Bettye LaVette (Detroit, Michigan) Saturday night and Charlie Musselwhite (Memphis, Tennessee) on Sunday.
Admission is free and festival hours are: Friday, May 18, 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, May 19, noon to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, May 20, noon to 7 p.m.
Date: May 18, 2012
Address: 450 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, 84111
Where: Washington Square