Craft Lake City Presents Three Days of Local Music and Dance at the 8th Annual DIY Festival

Salt Lake City, Aug. 12 Craft Lake City is delighted to present all-local performers at the 8th Annual DIY Festival on two stages: the 90.0FM KRCL Stage and the SLUG Mag Stage. More than 50 performers will grace the stage for the three days of the festival, Aug. 12–14.

Audiences can expect live music that runs the gamut from indie rock to electronic to hip-hop. Dance performances include ballet, belly dance, hip-hop, tap and Afro-Brazilian.

On Saturday, Aug. 6, Craft Lake City Executive Director Angela H. Brown joined Courtney Blair on KRCL’s Afternoon Delight radio program to highlight the music of festival performers. You can hear the playlist from the show here.

Craft Lake City prides itself on featuring local-only artisans, craft foodies, DIY engineers and performers at the annual DIY Festival, which has grown in its eight years from 78 local artisans and performers in the first year to more than 300 in this year’s festival.

The DIY Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 12, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 13, from noon to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 14, from noon to 7 p.m. In addition to live performances, the festival features artisans, craft foodies and DIY engineers. Tickets can be purchased at The festival is FREE for kids 12 and under.

About Craft Lake City: We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Our mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. In an effort to keep the community active, educated and aware of local DIY culture, Craft Lake City hosts monthly workshops, gallery shows, fundraisers and an annual festival to promote regional spending with independent artisans and businesses. The 2016 DIY Festival will be held at the Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main Street, on Friday, Aug. 12, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 14, from noon to 7 p.m.