Start your July 4th weekend early as your Utah Symphony and vocalist LaKisha Jones perform an evening of red, white, and blue favorites in this patriotic celebration under the stars. Known to millions of TV viewers as a top four finalist during the 2007 season of American Idol and to Broadway fans for her roles in the Oprah Winfrey-produced, Tony Award-winning musical The Color Purple, LaKisha Jones is known for her expressive, full-bodied voice that’ll have the valley shaking. From beloved Broadway and film classics like “Over the Rainbow” to honored anthems like “God Bless America,” this special evening of tried-and-true tunes will resonate with all ages. Celebrate our nation at Snowbasin surrounded by beautiful spacious skies, majestic mountains, and momentous music.
Benjamin Manis, conductor
LaKisha Jones, vocalist
SOUSA: “The Washington Post”
ARLEN: “Over the Rainbow” from The Wizard of Oz
GERSHWIN: “Summertime” from Porgy and Bess
JOHN WILLIAMS: “Midway March”
LEE GREENWOOD: “Proud to be an American”
COPLAND: Lincoln Portrait
BERLIN: “God Bless America”
BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide
SMALLS: “Home” from The Wiz
COPLAND: “Saturday Night Waltz” and “Hoedown” from Rodeo
LOWDEN & EILERS: Armed Forces Salute
JOHN WILLIAMS: “Hymn to the Fallen” from Saving Private Ryan
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN: “You’ll Never Walk Alone” from Carousel
WARD: “America the Beautiful”
***No outside food or beverage allowed in the music venue or the lodge. Utah State Law prohibits the possession and consumption of outside alcohol including beer & wine on premise. Bags may be subject to search at the music venue gate and any alcohol or outside food may be confiscated.
At Snowbasin Ski Resort, located at 3925 Snow Basin Rd, Huntsville, UT 84317.
–Approximate performance length is two hours with one 20-minute intermission.
–General Admission is lawn seating.
–Low chairs and blankets are allowed in General Admission areas. If you have a tent or umbrella, please set it up near the back of the venue and do not block other’s views. Low chairs welcome towards the front – if you cannot fit a basketball underneath, it’s a “low chair.” If you have higher chairs (basketball fits underneath), please move towards the back.
–Areas for wheelchair patrons are available. Wheelchair area does not have chairs, please bring your own if you will need one.
–Earl’s Lodge will have food and drinks available starting at 5:30 PM.***
–The lawn opens at 6:30 PM to the public.
–No animals, other than service animals, are permitted.
–Temperatures drop significantly when the sun goes down. A blanket or jacket is highly recommended.
–The performance will take place rain or shine.
–ABSOLUTELY NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED ON SNOWBASIN RESORT PROPERTY.